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Due to COVID-19, Keiro has decided to transition all of our scheduled in-person events in 2020 to alternative formats. Read full statement here.
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On Thursday, March 19, Governor Gavin Newsom issued the “Safer at Home” Executive Order. The “Safer at Home” order applies to all residents of California. Residents must stay inside and avoid unnecessary outings. The Executive Order is being issued to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This is a mandatory and legally enforceable order with an indefinite end date. The Order will stay in place for as long as necessary. Violating this order can result in a fine or imprisonment under Government code section 8665*.
In addition to Governor Newsom’s “Safer at Home” Executive Order, Los Angeles County issued its own Order to comply with the state guidance. This Order applies to all areas and cities within the County of Los Angeles, excluding Long Beach and Pasadena. This order is currently set to end on May 15, 2020. Everyone should continue to stay home except for essential outings such as grocery shopping or getting gas. If necessary, this Order can be extended or modified (Safer at Home Order, 2020).
While you should stay home as much as possible, you are still able to go grocery shopping and get necessary health care services. Therefore, you do not need to stock up on supplies, and you can continue to order food and other goods online. Based on this order, here are other things you can and cannot do:
Regardless, we hope that all older adults age 65 and above remain at home as much as possible.
code section 8665 states that anyone who refuses or disobeys the order is
guilty of a misdemeanor and can be fined up to $1,000 and/or jailed for up to
California State Executive OrderLos Angeles County Safer at Home Order Los Angeles City Safer at Home Fact SheetOrange County Information on State Public Health Officer Order Ventura County Stay Well at Home Order
Safer at Home Order for Control of COVID-19. (2020). Retrieved from https://covid19.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/HOO_Safer-at-Home-Order-for-Control-of-COVID_04102020.pdf
“Safer at Home”: What You Need to Know. (2020). Retrieved from https://corona-virus.la/faq
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