Bay Area Dropping COVID Rules

The Bay Area will be wide open along with the rest of California when the state lifts almost all pandemic restrictions next week. Even San Francisco, which has had among the strictest public health responses in the country, plans to align with the state, city officials said Tuesday night.

Health officials in all nine Bay Area counties have said that with very few exceptions, they plan to go along with the rest of the state in lifting mask mandates, capacity rules and pretty much every other order meant to force social distancing and prevent spread of the coronavirus in public settings.

San Francisco public health officials had hinted that they might keep in place some local mandates, but in a meeting with local business leaders Tuesday night, they said those exceptions would apply only to certain indoor settings such as homeless shelters and nursing homes, or so-called mega events with more than 5,000 people gathered indoors or 10,000 outside. …

Click here to read the full article from the San Francisco Chronicle.


  1. JimNorCal says

    Stupid Santa Clara county (Silicon Valley) health dept will ask all employers to provide vaxx status of employees. No medical privacy? These people are loony: any who wants to wear a mask can wear a mask. Anyone who wants a vaxx stab can get one.
    Step back. Get out of the way.

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