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SoCo-Launch-scale-purple-400On August 31, 2020, the State of California implemented a Color Tier System to help track the loosening and tightening of restrictions by County. Counties are assigned to a Color Tier by COVID-19 risk level. Sonoma County is in the Purple Tier for Widespread." The following has changed:

  • Hair salons and barbershops open indoors with modifications
  • Personal care services open indoors with modification
  • Museums, zoos, and aquariums open outdoors only with modifications
  • Restaurants open outdoor only with modifications
  • Wineries open outdoor only with modifications
  • Bars, breweries, and distilleries where a meal is provided open outdoor only with modifications
  • Limited services open
  • Family entertainment centers open outdoor only
  • Retail stores (clothing, books, jewelry, etc.) may open at a maximum 25% capacity with modifications
  • Indoor shopping malls may open at a maximum 25% capacity. Food courts and common areas remain closed
  • Grocery stores may open at a maximum 50% capacity with modifications

    Locate the status of State allowed industry activity by County on the State's COVID-19 website. For County allowed industry activity go to "What's Open in Sonoma County." For businesses located in an incorporated city, check with city for compliance guidelines and permits needed for reopening and expanding services. 

    For information on State requirements for advancing counties to the next tier, visit California Department of Public Health Tier Frame work website.

    Understand which activities and businesses are open in the four tiers 

    Guidance for Color Tier System (PDF)

    Regional Stay at Home Order

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    Purple Tier

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    Widespread

    • Many non-essential indoor business operations are closed
    • More than 7 daily new COVID-19 cases (per 100k)
    • More than 8% positive COVID-19 tests

    Red Tier

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    Substantial

    • Some non-essential indoor business operations are closed
    • 4 to 7 daily new COVID-19 cases (per 100k)
    • 5-8% positive COVID-19 tests

    Orange Tier

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    Moderate

    • Some indoor business operations are open with modifications
    • 1-3.9 daily new COVID-19 cases (per 100k)
    • 2-4.9% positive COVID-19 tests

    Yellow Tier

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    Minimal

    • Most indoor business operations are open with modifications
    • Less than 1 daily new COVID-19 cases (per 100k)
    • Less than 2% positive COVID-19 tests

    Contact Information

    Lauren Cartwright

    Business Retention and Expansion Program Manager

    Economic Development Board

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    Marcos J. Suarez

    Asistencia a Negocios en Español

    Economic Development Board
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    Christine Palmer

    Business Development Program Manager

    Economic Development Board

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    141 Stony Circle, Suite 130
    Santa Rosa, CA 95401