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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Directives

 

On March 6, 2020 San Francisco Health Officer Tomas Aragon declared a health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequently enacted Health Orders to protect the public health. Health Orders are enforceable laws and are usually accompanied by one or more Directives which provide legally binding instructions for how to comply with the Health Order. The Orders and Directives may also be accompanied by Guidance that provides suggestions and frameworks to facilitate compliance.

Recently Issued or Revised Directives or Orders

Click on the Directive Number to navigate to guidance, translations and resources.

Number

Date

Name

C19-07k

10/20/2020

Stay Safer at Home Health Order

2020-19d

10/20/2020

Outdoor Gatherings

2020-36

10/14/2020

Playgrounds

2020-35

10/07/2020

Indoor Movie Theaters

2020-33b

10/06/2020

Schools

 

Health Directives in calendar year 2020 are numbered 2020-## in order of release. When a number is followed by a lowercase letter, the letter shows that the item has been amended.  So 2020-21d was the fourth iteration of Directive 2020-21. All Health Directives issued since March 2020 are listed by category in the large table below. Jump to a category:   Consumer Business  |   Extreme Weather  |   Fitness and Activities  |   Gatherings  |   Health Care  |   Offices, Construction and others  |   Schools, Youth and Education .

 

Health Orders related to COVID-19 are numbered C19-##. As required by health order C19-07k, Appendix C-1 and Appendix C-2, to reopen, businesses must establish a Social Distancing Protocol, ( 社交距離 | الإبعاد الاجتماعي | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Cách Ly Xã Hội ), distribute the Personnel Screening Handout ( 中文 | Pilipino | Español | العربية | Русский | Tiếng Việt ) and Implement a Health and Safety Plan (HSP). Templates for specific businesses to create the HSP are in the table below.

 

All Health Directives

 

Directive

Resources and Health & Safety Plans (HSP)

 

Schools, Education, and Children

 

 

 

Higher Education Programs

   2020-22c (September 30, 2020)

 

Guidance for Higher Education Programs

  Translated materials are forthcoming.
  Please see previous translations of Guidance: 中文 | Pilipino | Español

HSP for 2020-22c

Prevention Plan Checklist

Prevention Plan Template and Instructions

Cleaning and Ventilation Protocols Questionnaire

 

 

Schools

   2020-33b (October 6, 2020)

 

Preliminary Guidance for TK - 12 School (8/10/2020; minor revision 10/16)

   中文 | Pilipino | Español

 

 

Tips for Minimizing Risk in Learning Pods was revised on September 9, 2020
   中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Specialized Support Services

   2020-26b (September 11, 2020)

 

HSP for 2020-26b

 

 

Out of School Time Programs

   2020-21d (September 22, 2020)

 

Guidance for Out of School Programs

HSP for 2020-21d

 

 

Childcare Providers

   2020-14e (updated September 11, 2020)

Guidance for Childcare

   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español

HSP for 2020-14e

 

 

Summer Camps

   2020-13b (updated June 5, 2020)

Guidance for Summer Camps

HSP for 2020-13

  中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español | Tiếng Việt

 

Consumer-Facing Businesses

 

 

 

Dining

   2020-16c (updated September 30, 2020)

Spanish translation of Anexo A Mejores Prácticas.

 

Guidance for Dining   |   中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

Information on Shared Spaces

HSP for 2020-16c Note: Translated HSPs for 2020-16c are forthcoming. Please see translations from 2020-16b: 中文 | Pilipino | Español

 

 

Indoor Movie Theaters

   2020-35 (October 7, 2020)

 

Guidance for Indoor Movie Theaters
   中文 | Pilipino | Español

HSP for 2020-35

 

 

Museums, Zoos & Aquariums

   2020-32 (September 18, 2020)

 

HSP for 2020-32

 

Personal Services Indoors

   2020-30 (September 14, 2020)

 

Guidance for Indoor Personal Services
   中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

HSP for 2020-30
   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Please note: Directive 2020-23, the Guidance for Outdoor Personal Care Services and HSP for 2020-23 released on September 1 are still applicable for Personal Services that can operate outdoors.    中文 | Русский | Pilipino | Español | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Lodging Facilities

   2020-29b (September 30, 2020)

 

Tips for Guests in Lodging Facilities

   中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

Health Screening for Guests in Lodging Facilities

   中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

HSP for 2020-29b

   中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt | العربية

 

 

In-Store Retail

   2020-17 (June 16, 2020)

   Exhibit A - Best Practices |  中文 |  Pilipino |  Español

Tips for In-Store Retail (updated Sept 1)

   中文 | Pilipino | Español

HSP for 2020-17 |  中文 | Pilipino | Español

 

 

Household Services

   Appendix C1

  

Indoor Household Services Guidance

   中文 | Русский | Pilipino | Español

Safer Cleaning Poster for Household Workers

   中文 | Pilipino | Español

 

 

Curbside Retail

   2020-10b (June 9, 2020)

Guidance for Curbside   | 中文 | Pilipino | Español

HSP for 2020-10b  | 中文 | Pilipino | Español

 

 

Food Prep for Carry Out or Delivery

   2020-05 (May 9, 2020)
   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español

Guidance for Restaurants and Food Delivery

HSP for 2020-05 (word template)

  中文 | Español | Pilipino

 

 

Household Products, Hardware, Grocery etc

   2020-07 (May 9, 2020)

 

HSP for 2020-07 (word template)

  中文 | Español | Pilipino

 

 

Fitness and Activities

 

 

 

Outdoor Playgrounds *** NEW ***

   2020-36 (October 14, 2020)

 

Guidance for Playgrounds

 

 

Indoor Gyms and Fitness Centers

   2020-31 (September 14, 2020)

 

Guidance for Indoor Gyms and Fitness Centers

   中文   |   Pilipino   |   Español

HSP for 2020-31

Screening Handout   中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Outdoor Gyms and Fitness Centers

   2020-27 (September 8, 2020)

 

Tips for Outdoor Gyms and Fitness Centers

HSP for 2020-27

Screening Handout    中文 | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

 

 

 

Outdoor Fitness in Appendix C1

 

Tips for Safe Outdoor Fitness (June 15, 2020)

   中文  |   Pilipino  |   Español

 

 

Recreation -- Outdoor Pools

   2020-24 (September 1, 2020)

 

HSP for 2020-24

 

 

Recreation -- Tennis, Pickleball & Golf

   2020-15b (updated September 1, 2020)

 

HSP for 2020-15

 

 

 

Gatherings

 

 

 

               Tips for Gatherings  (  中文  |   Pilipino  |   Español  |   Русский   |   Tiếng Việt )
  (includes FAQs for Faith-Based Attendees and Practitioners, Outdoor Gatherings and Drive-in Gatherings)

 

 

Indoor Worship

   2020-34 (September 30, 2020)

 

Best Practices for Indoor Worship

HSP for 2020-34

   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Drive-in-Gatherings

   2020-28 (September 14, 2020)

 

HSP for 2020-28

   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Outdoor Gatherings *** REVISED ***

   2020-19d (revised October 20, 2020)

   Exhibit A - Best Practices

HSP for 2020-19d

 

Health Care

 

 

Dentists

   2020-09c (last updated 06/15/2020)

 

FAQ for Dental Patients  (  中文  |   Pilipino  |   Español )

Summary, FAQ and Additional Guidance for Directive 2020-09c

HSP for 2020-09c

 

 

Ambulatory Care, Counseling and Healing Arts

   2020-20b (updated September 1, 2020)

 

Table of Risk Categories for Directive 2020-20

HSP for 2020-20

 

Elective Surgery

   2020-08 (May 15, 2020)

 

 

 

Isolation and Quarantine (updated August 5, 2020)

    2020-03c       2020-02c

 

FAQ for Isolation & Quarantine (for Providers)

Guidance for Isolation and Quarantine

   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español | Русский | 한국어

 

 

Extreme Weather Events

 

 

 

Cooling Centers

   2020-25 (September 4, 2020)

 

Risks and Benefits of Visiting a Cooling Center During COVID-19

   中文 | Pilipino | Español

HSP for 2020-25

 

 

Other Businesses and Industries

 

 

 

Please note: Starting with the July 20, 2020 update to the Stay Safer at Home Health Order C19-07 Appendix C-1, non-essential Offices should not be open.

 

Offices

   2020-18 (June 13, 2020)

   2020-18 號衛生官員指令附件A

   Exhibit A sa Direktiba 2020-18

   Anexo A 2020-18

 

Tips and FAQ for Offices  |   中文  |   Pilipino  |   Español

HSP for Offices 2020-18

   中文  |   Pilipino  |   Español

 

 

Manufacturing

   2020-11 (May 17, 2020)

 

Guidance for Businesses and Employers

HSP for 2020-11 (word template)

   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español | Русский | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Warehousing

   2020-12 (May 17, 2020)

 

Guidance for Businesses and Employers

HSP for 2020-12 (word template)

   中文 | العربية | Pilipino | Español | Tiếng Việt

 

 

Shipping and Delivery for Essential Businesses

   2020-06 (May 8, 2020)

 

HSP 2020-06

  中文 | Español

 

Construction

   2020-04 (May 5, 2020)

 

 

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