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Updated and Amended Order of the Health Office of the County of Santa Clara Requiring Up-to-Date COVID-19 Vaccinations of Personnel in Higher-Risk Settings

DATE OF ORDER: March 7, 2022 UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTIONS 101040, 101085, 120175, AND SANTA CLARA COUNTY ORDINANCE CODE SECTION A18-33, THE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA (“HEALTH OFFICER”) ORDERS: Background and Purpose. This Order updates and amends the December 28, 2021 Order of the Health Officer (“December 28th Order”), which was made in light of the ongoing threat posed by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The December 28th Order was issued in light of a rapidly accelerating surge in COVID-19 cases, evidence that the ...

Order of the Health Officer of the County of Santa Clara Requiring Certain Healthcare Facilities Within The County to Provide COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing

DATE OF ORDER:  January 31, 2022 Please read this Order carefully.  Violation of or failure to comply with this Order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.  (California Health and Safety Code § 120295, et seq.; California Penal Code §§ 69, 148(a)(1); Santa Clara County Ordinance Code § A1-28.)  Violation of this Order is also actionable under Santa Clara County Urgency Ordinance No. NS-9.291, which establishes a civil enforcement program and authorizes administrative fines for violations of Health Officer Orders and other laws related to the COVID-19 pandemic. UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF ...

Order of the Health Officer of the County of Santa Clara Requiring Up-To-Date COVID-19 Vaccination of Personnel in Higher-Risk Settings

SANTA CLARA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT DATE OF ORDER: December 28, 2021 UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTIONS 101040, 101085, 120175, AND SANTA CLARA COUNTY ORDINANCE CODE SECTION A18-33, THE HEALTH OFFICER OF THE COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA (“HEALTH OFFICER”) ORDERS: Background and Purpose. This Order is made in light of the emergence in Santa Clara County (“County”) of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and the imminent threat that it poses to the health of vulnerable residents and the capacity of the healthcare system. Emerging ...