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Posted on: June 10, 2022

June 8 Update of the California Public Health Officer Order for COVID-19

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Below is a summary of changes and modifications, including for workplaces and congregate care facilities, following the June 8, 2022, COVID-19 state's health officer order:

State Public Health Officer Order of June 8, 2022: Beyond the Blueprint

Updates as of June 8, 2022:

  • Added definitions for close contact and infectious period.

View the Complete Guidance Here: Beyond the Blueprint

Non-Healthcare Congregate Facilities COVID-19 Outbreak Definitions and Reporting Guidance for Local Health Departments

Updates as of June 8, 2022:

  • Updated outbreak definitions for local health department reporting to CDPH.
  • Clarified thresholds for reporting to local health departments.
  • Added considerations (size of the outbreak, settings and groups at increased risk, proportion of individuals testing positive, vulnerability of affected individuals) for local health departments in determining which reported clusters or outbreaks to prioritize for investigation 

View the Complete Guidance Here: Non-Healthcare Congregate Facilities COVID-19 Outbreak Definitions and Reporting Guidance for Local Health Departments 

Employer Guidance on AB 685 Definitions

Updates as of June 8, 2022:

  • Changed infectious period definition to align with CDPH Isolation and Quarantine guidance.

View the Complete Guidance Here: Employer Guidance on AB 685 Definitions

Employer Questions about AB 685, California’s COVID-19 Law

Updates as of June 8, 2022:

  • Added information for employers about reporting workplace outbreaks to local health departments.

View the Complete Guidance Here: Employer Questions about AB 685, California’s COVID-19 Law

AB 685 COVID-19 Workplace Outbreak Reporting Requirements

Updates as of June 8, 2022:

  • Added new information and resources about AB 685 and employer outbreak reporting.

View the Complete Guidance Here: AB 685 COVID-19 Workplace Outbreak Reporting Requirements

Guidance for Local Health Jurisdictions on Isolation and Quarantine of the General Public

Updates as of June 8, 2022:

  • Added fully vaccinated and booster-eligible but not boosted to list of individuals recommended for quarantine or work exclusion in high-risk settings.
  • Included link to AFL 22-13 for guidance on quarantine for residents of Skilled Nursing Facilities.

View the Complete Guidance Here: Guidance for Local Health Jurisdictions on Isolation and Quarantine of the General Public

Face Coverings Q&A

Updates as of June 6, 2022: 

  • Added “Applied Behavior Analysis therapists” as an example of providers exempt from wearing mask.

View the Complete Guidance Here: Face Coverings Q&A

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