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Indoor dining halted amid COVID-19 rollback of allowable activities and business operations

November 17, 2020

HAYWARD, Calif., Nov.17, 2020—The State of California has rolled back allowable types of activities and business operations in Alameda County and 39 other counties statewide in response to increasing rates of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations.

Effective at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, indoor dining is no longer allowed in Alameda County, while indoor retail activity is being curtailed, and places of worship, museums, zoos, aquariums, movie theaters, gyms and fitness centers are all once again being restricted to only outdoor operations.

Additionally, indoor social gatherings of up to three households, which were being allowed but strongly discouraged, are once again prohibited with the move of Alameda and other counties from red and orange tiers to the purple tier under the State’s Blue Print for a Safer Economy.

For more information on allowable activities and business operations by tier, go online here on the California Department of Public Health website.

In announcing the County rollback to the purple tier yesterday, the Alameda County Department of Public Health said additional guidance for restaurants on how to operate safely outdoors as the weather changes can be found here.

In Hayward, concerns and complaints about compliance with COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders and County and State public health and safety guidance can be directed to the City of Hayward Code Enforcement Division at (510) 583-4143.

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