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Orders Issued by the San Francisco Health Officer Relevant to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Safer Return Together

On October 13, 2021, the San Francisco Health Officer revised Health Order C19-07y -- Safer Return Together to revise the universal face covering requirement for individuals in indoor public settings to include exemptions as of October 15 for stable groups that are 100% fully vaccinated in some controlled settings that meet certain health requirements. Also, the Order describes the heath and vaccination benchmarks by which the County, in coordination with other Bay Area jurisdictions, will lift the indoor universal face covering requirement. It also maintains face covering requirements in other settings such as public transit, health care facilities, homeless shelters, jails, and schools, consistent with federal and state rules. A Redline is available. C19-07y will continue until amended or rescinded by the Health Officer. Please see the FAQ for more information on C19-07y.

Note: On June 15, 2021, the California Blueprint for a Safer Economy was replaced by statewide COVID-19 guidance for certain settings. The San Francisco Health Officer's declaration of a health emergency arising from the pandemic will continue to be in effect.

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Safer Return Together Health Order


Safer-Return-Together Order C19-07y -- Issued June 15, UPDATED October 13*        中文  |   Pilipino  |   Español

Frequently Asked Questions about C19-07y

Redline of Health Order C19-07y

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* Health Orders related to COVID-19 are numbered C19-##. When a number is followed by a lowercase letter, the letter shows that the item has been amended.  The current version of C19-07 replaces previous C19-07 orders: C19-07y (June 15 et seq), C19-07x (May 20), C19-07w (May 6), C19-07v (April 14), C19-07u (March 23), C19-07t (March 2) C19-07s (Jan 27, Feb 8) C19-07r (Jan 20, 2021), C19-07q (Dec 9, 17 and 30, 2020), C19-07p (Dec 4),C19-07o (Nov 28), C19-07n (Nov 3 and 10), C19-07m (November 3), C19-07l (October 27), C19-07k (October 20), C19-07j (September 30), C19-07i (Sepember 14), C19-07h (September 1), C19-07g (August 14), C19-07f (July 13 and 20), C19-07e (June 1 and 11), C19-07d (May 18), C19-07c (April 29), C19-07b (March 31), C19-07 (March 16, 2020).


All Other COVID-19 Health Orders



Allowing Minors to Consent to COVID Vaccination

    C19-19 Released April 28, 2021



Vaccine Plan and Data Reporting

    C19-18 Released January 19, 2021



Requiring Hospitals to Share Data on Inpatients with SARS-CoV-2

    C19-16 Released December 11, 2020



Testing Requirements for Health Facilities and Providers

    C19-15d Updated August 19, 2021


C19-15 Testing Plan and Reporting Outline


Protective Quarantine at LHH C19-11 Released March 26, 2020