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Stanislaus County rescinds stay at home order

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The stay at home order for Stanislaus County residents has been rescinded by Stanislaus County Public Health Director Dr. Julie Vaishampayan effective immediately and Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday that the county will not spend any resources on enforcing the governor's stay at home order.

What exactly that will mean for residents and businesses remains to be seen.

The new public health order that went into effect on Tuesday, rescinded the stay at home order for residents with a few exceptions. The public health order for self-quarantining if you have come into contact with someone diagnosed or suspected of having COVID-19 and the order for self-isolation if you have been diagnosed or likely have COVID-19 both remain in effect. The public health orders for congregated living guidelines and food and beverage manufacturing also remain in place.

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Governor provides complex outline for reopening

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday outlined a complex set of circumstances for the state to lift coronavirus restrictions and then described a possible startling new normal: temperature checks for restaurant customers, staggered start times for public schools to keep students separated and no crowds at sporting events, fairs or concerts.

It was a reality check for the state's 40 million residents after days of encouraging reports about the slow growth in new cases that had many hopeful for a reset of public life following a depressing early spring spent mainly indoors.

But Newsom said he won't consider loosening the state's stay-at-home orders until hospitalizations, particularly those in intensive care units, "flatten and start to decline" for at least two weeks. Even then, the governor listed six conditions that must be met, including expanded testing, more protective equipment for health care workers, better treatment and an improved ability to track and isolate those who have been infected — all things the state has struggled to accomplish thus far.

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