April 22, 2020 – Nevada County, like the state, continues to be under a Stay-at-Home order. On April 15th, County of Nevada Public Health Officer Dr. Ken Cutler issued a local Stay-at-Home order to help clarify local questions. Projections such as those found at www.covidactnow.org continue to warn against a surge of COVID-19 cases that could overwhelm local healthcare capacity if the state or local Stay-at-Home order is lifted prematurely.
County of Nevada continues to stress the importance of everyone following local, state, and federal orders and asks for community assistance educating others on essential services and safe distancing. Answers to frequently asked questions on Nevada County’s Stay-at-Home Order are updated routinely at www.mynevadacounty.com/coronavirus/faq.
General Coronavirus Questions
For coronavirus questions, non-emergency and non-medical inquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or dial 1-833-DIAL211 to talk to a local 211 call center representative.
Nevada County Stay-at-Home Complaint Process
County of Nevada Code Compliance, Public Health and the Sheriff Office stress the importance of everyone following local, state, and federal orders and asks for community assistance educating others on essential services and safe distancing.
“We appreciate that the overwhelming majority of folks in Nevada County understand the gravity of the situation and importance of physical distancing. The more we do to share information and help others educate the community, the fewer unnecessary visits we need to make. As a last resort, we do have tools to address the handful of cases with the most flagrant disregard for the health of the community and those working on the front lines,” says, Craig Griesbach, Director of Building, Code Compliance Division
To assist in streamlining the process, complaints regarding adherence to the Stay-at-Home Order may be submitted to Code Compliance:
• Online: Ask Nevada County website at www.mynevadacounty.com/asknevco
• App: Ask Nevada County app in Apple Store and Google Play
• Phone: Dial 1-833-DIAL211 to submit a complaint over the phone with a local 211 operator
Community education on the Stay-at-Home Order remains the top priority across all County departments.
For more information on coronavirus in Nevada County, visit www.mynevadacounty.com/coronavirus.