Omicron Dictates New Masking Requirements for Alameda

Alameda Post — New masking requirements take effect in Alameda

As of 12:00 a.m. today, December 30, 2021, the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Public Health Department issued updated requirements for masking to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Because the Omicron variant is so contagious, infection rates have skyrocketed at an alarming rate across the country, making this change necessary. In November, CA’s seven day average […]

New CA Mask Guidelines Issued. What Do They Mean for Alameda?

Alameda Post - COVID-19 Omicron variant

Due to the recent rapid proliferation of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, new masking guidelines went into effect today for the State of California. These guidelines closely match the latest order from the Alameda County Health Officer, No. 21-06, so Alameda residents may not notice much difference. The state Masking Guidelines explain that the new […]