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In response to the state of emergency regarding the outbreak of a novel coronavirus known as COVID-19, and in order to maintain the health and safety of the people of the San Bernardino County and limit the further spread of infection and at the request of the California Department of Public Health in order to increase testing and accessibility to testing, as the San Bernardino County Health Officer, I am issuing this Standing Order to expand COVID-19 testing accessibility within the County. View the Health Officer Order.
Effective 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2020, all previous COVID-19-related Orders from the Health Officer, including the Health Officer Order issues on April 23, 2020 titled Omnibus Health Officer Order, except for the Orders issued on March 10, 2020 titled “Addition of COVID-19 to the Reportable Conditions and Disease List” and May 8, 2020 titled “Requirements for All Individuals Entering Certain Licensed Facilities and Other Agencies Who Are Not A Patient, Resident or New Resident” are rescinded. View the Health Officer Order.
County Public Health will conduct a community drive-through sample collection event for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) testing in Montclair on Tuesday, April 14 at Montclair Place (5060 E. Montclair Plaza Lane, Montclair) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment only. View the news releasein Montclair.
San Bernardino County residents who display symptoms of COVID-19 including fever, cough and shortness of breath can get tested at five upcoming specimen-collection events through the end of April. View the news release.
All persons, including Essential Workers shall wear face coverings, such as scarves (dense fabric, without holes), bandanas, neck gaiters, or other fabric face coverings, when they leave their homes or places of residence for essential activities. View the Health Officer Order.