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COVID-19 County Variance Attestation Form 

Revised May 18, 2020

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has revised the COVID-19 County Variance Attestation Form. 

If a county did not meet the criteria outlined in the prior attestation form and would like to complete the COVID-19 County Variance Form (revised May 18, 2020) in order to move more quickly through Stage 2, a county may do so by submitting the required documentation as specified in the new form.

The goal continues to be to open the state in a way that minimizes the risk for COVID-19 to the extent possible, which includes: 1) limiting non-essential movement and mixing of populations, especially within jurisdictions with higher confirmed cases, and 2) delaying the opening of environments in which there is prolonged and close contact as part of the way business must operate. CDPH made some changes most notably in the Epidemiologic Stability of COVID-19 section.   

As we continue to move through this process, we recognized a need to make changes to the criteria that counties must meet to move through Stage 2.  

Counties That Have Filed an Attestation

On May 8th, the Governor outlined a process where counties who met specific criteria could move more quickly than other parts of the state through Stage 2 of modifying the Stay-at-Home order. 

The counties below have filed an Attestation that they have met the readiness criteria specified in the May 8, 2020 COVID-19 County Variance Attestation Form (PDF). These counties can move more quickly through Stage 2 opening sectors once state guidance is posted for that sector. 

Click on the county links below to see the Attestation Form and supporting documentation:

Please visit this webpage for more information on county variance and what is allowed to open.  

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