BREAKING: Alert announces new stay-at-home orders

The order will last for the next 3 weeks

CA Covid-19 Alert

An alert to smartphones was sent out by state officials earlier today. iPhone screenshot

Gabriel Schneider, Managing Editor

California has issued another stay-at-home order sent over an Emergency Alert to mobile devices today. 

“COVID-19 is spreading rapidly,” wrote state officials in the alert that appeared on mobile phones at approximately 12:30 p.m. “Stay home except for essential activity. Wear a mask. Keep your distance.”

This is following an influx of COVID-19 cases in counties all across the state. According to a state website tracking COVID-19. there are 1,389,707 cases and 20,047 deaths in California.

The order will remain in effect for at least three weeks. Then it will be lifted when the region’s projected intensive care unit capacity meets or exceeds 15%.

There will be a weekly assessment after the three weeks of the initial stay-at-home order. 

The state has issued immediate relief funds for businesses going through financial difficulties as a result of COVID-19. To find more information about the different grants and benefits, click here.

The state’s COVID-19 website also said  COVID-19 tests will be provided to everyone in California wanting it. 

“A safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine will be one of the most important tools to end the COVID-19 pandemic,” it added. 


For more information on upcoming vaccines, click here.