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New Masking Order in Alameda County

Neetu Balram
June 2, 2022 Public Information Manager
Public Health Department
Alameda County Health Care Services Agency

Alameda County to Require Masking in Most Indoor Public Settings
Hospitalizations of people with COVID-19 have more than doubled in the last month.
ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA – To limit the impact of increasing COVID-19 cases on hospitalizations, today
Alameda County health officials announced that masks will be required in most indoor public settings
beginning 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022. This Order does not apply to the City of Berkeley, which is an
independent Local Health Jurisdiction. The Alameda County Health Officer continues to monitor COVID
cases and hospitalizations to determine when this Order can be lifted safely.

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