ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER GENERALLY REQUIRING FACE COVERINGS
Please read this Order carefully. Violation of or failure to comply with this Order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both. (California Health and Safety Code§ 120295, etseq.; Cal. Penal Code§§ 69, 148(a)(l))
UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTIONS 101040, 101085, AND 120175, THE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ (“HEALTH OFFICER”) ORDERS:
This Order temporarily requires the use of Face Coverings in order to further slow transmission of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”). This Order shall become effective at 11 :59 p.m. on April 24, 2020 and will continue to be in effect until it is extended, rescinded, superseded, or amended in writing by the Health Officer. All individuals, businesses and government agencies in the County of Santa Cruz (“County”) are required to follow the provisions of this Order. This Order applies to the unincorporated areas of Santa Cruz County as well as the cities of Capitola, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and Watsonville.
• IMPORTANT: THERE ARE 17 PROVISIONS AND “IMPORTANT POINTS” TO THIS ORDER, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO READ ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE AND ORDINANCE:https://myscottsvalley.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/FACEMASK-PHO-Order-Face-Coverings-April-24.pdf