Due to rising COVID cases across the state, Orange County will be under a stay-at-home order effective December 6th. Given how confusing it can be to figure out what is open and what isn’t open, we hope this information gleaned from the California Department of Health Services helps to clarify:
Regional Stay-at-Home Order Goes Into Effect Sunday Night
Additional Restrictions will Begin at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, for Orange County and other Southern California Counties
Post Date: 12/06/2020 12:46 pm
Regional intensive care unit capacity has dropped below 15 percent, triggering additional COVID-19 restrictions under the regional stay-at-home order from the State.
As of 11:59 p.m. Sunday, the following sectors must close (or continue to stay closed):
- Indoor and Outdoor Playgrounds
- Indoor Recreational Facilities
- Hair Salons and Barbershops
- Personal Care Services
- Museums, Zoos, and Aquariums
- Movie Theaters
- Bars, Breweries, and Distilleries
- Family Entertainment Centers
- Cardrooms and Satellite Wagering
- Limited Services
- Live Audience Sports
- Amusement Parks
The following sectors in the Southern California Region will have additional modifications in addition to 100 percent masking and physical distancing:
- Outdoor Recreational Facilities: Allow outdoor operation only without any food, drink or alcohol sales. Additionally, overnight stays at campgrounds will not be permitted.
- Retail: Allow indoor operation at 20 percent capacity with entrance metering and no eating or drinking in the stores. Additionally, special hours should be instituted for seniors and others with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems.
- Shopping Centers: Allow indoor operation at 20percentcapacity with entrance metering and no eating or drinking in the stores. Additionally, special hours should be instituted for seniors and others with chronic conditions or compromised immune systems.
- Hotels and Lodging: Allow to open for critical infrastructure support only.
- Restaurants:Allow only for take-out, pick-up or delivery.
- Offices:Allow remote only except for critical infrastructure sectors where remote working is not possible.
- Places of Worship:Allow outdoor services only.
- Entertainment Production including Professional Sports:Allow operation without live audiences. Additionally, testing protocol and “bubbles” are highly encouraged.
For more information please see the County of Orange Dec. 5 News Release: at https://cms.ocgov.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=118612
Huntington Gardens staff are under emergency repair orders so if you have something in your apartment that needs repair, give us a call. We will triage your request based on urgency. We appreciate your patience as we are working under COVID restrictions. Please note for all repair requests that are deemed urgent, properly wearing a face mask the entire time the staff is in your apartment is required by you and our staff for the protection of all! Please help reduce the COVID case load by continuing to wash your hands often, wearing a face mask properly (covers nose and mouth) and keeping a 6 foot distance between others whenever possible.