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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Contra Costa County Moves to Orange Tier

Covid-19 Update. Stay Informed.

Contra Costa County Moves to Orange Tier

Beginning on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, Contra Costa County will be moving into the less restrictive orange tier of the State of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.

  • Amusement parks: Overall park capacity and indoor capacity will be limited to 25%, including indoor dining. 
  • Bars: Outdoors with modifications; no meals required to be served
  • Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries: Indoors at 25% maximum capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer; no meals required to be served
  • Family entertainment centers: Indoors for naturally distanced activities like bowling, escape rooms, and billiards; 25% maximum capacity
  • Gyms, fitness centers and studios (including at hotels): 25% maximum capacity and indoor pools are permitted; Indoor hot tubs, saunas, and steam rooms continue to be closed
  • Movie Theaters: 50% maximum capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer encouraged
  • Outdoor sports and live performances with fans/attendees: Up to 33% and with advanced reservations only. Concession sales will be primarily in-seat (no concourse sales). Designated indoor seated dining area capacity will be limited to 25%. Attendance will be limited to in-state spectators and guests must attest their reserved seats are only for one household. 
  • Places of worship: 50% maximum capacity
  • Restaurants: 50% maximum capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer
  • Retail: Open indoors with modifications and food courts permitted with indoor dining restrictions

Contra Costa County must remain in the Orange Tier for at least three weeks before moving into the next, less restrictive yellow tier.

Even with the move to the higher tier, health officials continue to encourage residents to maintain the course when it comes to virus safety. Wearing masks, social distancing, and most importantly, getting vaccinated are key pieces to continuing this positive trend.

Anyone aged 16 years and older who lives, works, or goes to school in Contra Costa County is urged to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination. 

Request a vaccine appointment through the CCHS online form or call 1-833-829-2626. 

More information can also be found at: https://www.coronavirus.cchealth.org/vaccine 

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