Health Officer Orders
View active Health Officer Orders related to COVID-19 from the City of Berkeley.
All active Health Officer Orders related to COVID-19 are published on this page. For previously issued Orders that are no longer in effect, see archived COVID-19 Health Orders.
Skilled Nursing Facility Masking Order
Issued April 3, 2023 | Active
Beginning April 3, 2023 operators of Skilled Nursing Facilities must immediately implement a program to ensure that employees and contractors, regardless of vaccination status, must wear a high-quality well-fitting mask whenever they are in patient/resident care areas or in the presence of patients/residents in the facility.
This requirement also applies to people who only visit the facility on an intermittent basis or for short periods of time, such as:
- Delivery people
- Emergency medical technicians (EMTs)
- Police and
- Other law enforcement
All such individuals must wear a high-quality well-fitted mask when in the same room as patients/residents.
Skilled Nursing Facility Masking Order (Effective 4/3/2023)
Last updated on April 3, 2023