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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Press Release - Roadmap to Recovery and Reopening Woodland

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May 27, 2020 - Roadmap to Recovery and Reopening Woodland

This week Yolo County announced that they will begin allowing additional activities to resume operations to include non-essential offices, non-essential retail in-store shopping, dine-in restaurants, hair salons and barbershops, and places of worship. Yolo County’s attestation was recently approved on May 20 by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) which allows the County to move further into Stage 2. A reminder that face coverings are still mandatory in Yolo County for the public and businesses, as it is a separate health order in effect until further notice.

Though some activities were approved last week by the State of California, Yolo County delayed reopening to ensure that the proper guidance and guidelines were in place and businesses had time to prepare. The following activities are allowed to resume on the specified dates below as long as they

1) Follow State and/or County guidelines,

2) Adhere to the County’s face covering order;

3) Comply with strict social distancing protocols:

Effective May 27:

  • Non-essential offices (telework strongly encouraged)
  • Non-essential retail for in-store shopping. Including shopping centers.
  • Dine-in restaurants

Effective May 28:

  • Hair salons and barbershops

Effective May 29:

  • Places of worship (remote services strongly encouraged)

For the full press release, please visit the Count website: Yolo County

State Guidelines are available at www.covid19.ca.gov

Resources regarding re-opening requirements, including state guidelines, plan templates, infographics, and flyers, are available for businesses, offices and restaurants at: www.yolocounty.org/business-toolkit.

Guidelines for other permitted activities may be located on the County webpage at www.yolocounty.org/coronavirus-roadmap.

“During the last nine weeks Woodland residents have been doing their part by sheltering in place. Woodland is ready to recover and is now preparing for the reopening of many businesses and our places of worship.  But we must do so in a safe and strategic manner. We will follow guidelines meant to help get our economy back on its feet and get Woodlanders back to work.  We have one goal going forward: protect employees, customers and the public. We are depending on the community to continue their tremendous efforts on slowing down this disease as we move into this next phase”. Rich Lansburgh, City of Woodland Mayor.

Coronavirus in Woodland and Yolo County

The City of Woodland continues to closely monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and provide information to assist residents and businesses to respond to the emergency as it evolves.

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Woodland is 93 (as of 5 pm on May 26, 2020). Stay up to date by visiting the Yolo County Novel Coronavirus website.

Additional information can also be found at www.cityofwoodland.org. To receive email alerts from the City of Woodland visit www.cityofwoodland/notifyme. To receive email alerts from the County visit www.yolocounty.org.

Contact Information: City Manager’s Office at (530) 661-5800.

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