By Order of the San Diego County Public Health Officer
No later than 12:00 a.m. on April 7, 2020:
All businesses that remain in operation in accordance with the Order and that allow members of the public to enter a facility must prepare and post a “Social Distancing and Sanitation Protocol” for each of their facilities open to the public. The Social Distancing and Sanitation Protocol must be posted at or near the entrance of the relevant facility, and shall be easily viewable by the public and employees.
A fillable Social Distancing Protocol template can be found here and utilized to fulfill this requirement.
A copy of the Social Distancing and Sanitation Protocol must also be provided to each employee performing work at the facility.
All businesses shall implement the Social Distancing and Sanitation Protocol and provide evidence of its implementation to any authority enforcing this Order upon demand.
The Social Distancing and Sanitation Protocol must ensure all required measures are implemented and must identify and require measures necessary to implement social distancing and sanitation at that facility.
If the measures identified and implemented are not effective in maintaining proper social distancing and sanitation, additional measures shall be identified and implemented or the facility shall be closed.
Effective Saturday, April 4, 2020: All employees who may have contact with the public in any grocery store, pharmacy/drug store, convenience store, gas station, restaurant or other business establishment that serves food shall wear a cloth face covering as described in the California Department of Public Health Face Covering Guidance.
Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
From the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Click Here -
Step-by-Step Instructions to Make a Fabric Face Mask
For those interested in making masks to wear in nonclinical settings or for personal use, Kaiser Permanente offers step-by-step instructions and an accompanying how-to video. Even homemade masks need to meet certain specifications in order to be effective. Please, if you are sharing the community masks you are making with others, masks should be washed before wear. - Mask Instructions -