City of Woodland - COVID-19 

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Updated 2/23/2021 12:00pm

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Yolo County Moves to Red Tier

February 23, the State of California announced that Yolo County would move into the Substantial, or red, tier in the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint) after meeting the red tier’s metrics for two consecutive weeks. As a result, many local businesses and activities will either be allowed to expand capacity or resume operations. Effective Wednesday, February 24, the following restrictions will apply while Yolo County is in the red tier:

  • Fitness centers and gyms: open indoors with 10% max occupancy
  • Gatherings: Indoor gatherings strongly discouraged but allowed with modifications; no more than 16 people from no more than 3 households 
  • Hotels and lodging: fitness centers can now open indoors with 10% max occupancy
  • Movie theatres and family entertainment centers: open indoors with 25% max occupancy or 100 people, whichever is fewer
  • Museums, zoos, and aquariums: open indoors with 25% max occupancy
  • Personal care services (including tattoo parlors, piercing shops, electrolysis and body waxing): open indoors with modifications
  • Places of worship: open indoors with 25% max occupancy or 100 people, whichever is fewer
  • Retail (including standalone grocers): open indoors with 50% max occupancy
  • Restaurants open indoors with 25% max occupancy or 100 people, whichever is fewer; only members of same household may share a table
  • K-12 Schools: May reopen after the County has been in the red tier for 5 consecutive days and must follow the State’s Reopening Framework
  • Shopping centers (including swap meets and indoor malls): open indoors with 50% max occupancy
  • Youth sports: competitions between two teams are allowed for outdoor low- and moderate-contact sports according to the State's Youth Sports Guidance

Click here to the the State's Industry Risk Reduction Guidance webpage.

The max occupancy percentage is based on the California Building and Fire Code that is displayed in every business and determines the maximum number of people, including staff and the public, permitted in a room at a time and able to escape safely in case of a fire. 

The following industries were allowed to open indoors in the purple tier and may continue to stay open in the red tier: critical infrastructure, limited services, hair salons, barbershops and personal care services. 

The following industries are only allowed to open outdoors with modifications, not indoors, while in the red tier: family entertainment centers, wineries, cardrooms, satellite wagering and professional sports with no live audiences. 

The following industries must continue to stay closed in the red tier: bars and breweries where no meal is provided, live audience sports and amusement parks. 

Click here to visit the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy webpage.

Please help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by following these health practices: 

    Gather less or not at all. 

    Wear a face covering.

    Maintain at least six feet of physical distance from those not in your household.

    Stay home if you have symptoms of illness or are high-risk.

    Wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer regularly.

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Yolo County COVID Vaccination Information

Woodland Residents - Click here to provide your information and be notified when it's your phase or tier to get vaccinated.

Yolo County has created a new webpage dedicated to the COVID-19 vaccine. This page has information about Operation Warp Speed, vaccine planning, and the approval process. This page will continue to expand as moreinformation is made available.

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Click here to register with Yolo County to be notified when it's your phase or tier to get vaccinated.

For vaccine questions, please call Yolo County's COVID-19 public line: (833) 965-6268.

Healthcare workers in Phase 1A Tiers 2 or 3, click here to sign up to get notified of future COVID-19 vaccine clinics.

Yolo County COVID Hotline

833-Yolo-COV   -    833-965-6268

Please call the Yolo County hotline with COVID-related questions or concerns.

Green Check Program

The GREEN CHECK PROGRAM is a new, voluntary program from Yolo County that businesses can apply for to show that they are in compliance with state and local guidance regarding COVID-19 and that public health and safety is a priority.

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Businesses that have been certified as compliant will receive a certificate from the County featuring a green check mark and the text “Certificate of Compliance.” This signage means that the County has identified the business as following the guidelines and requirements set forth by the State of California and Yolo County. Green Check businesses will also be featured on the County’s website:

For more information about the Green Check Program’s application and which businesses have received a certificate, visit:

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All businesses and industries must:
1. Follow the social distancing protocol (completed and posted at entry or prominent location)
2. Adhere to any hyperlinks below or specific State guidance and checklist (scroll down the State page to select your industry).

Business Face Covering Distribution

A supporting tactic in the County’s ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ is a new heath order requiring members of the public and workers to wear a face covering. The purpose of this order is to provide additional public health protection in settings that present a risk of COVID-19 transmission. Face coverings must be worn in public settings, such as:

  • Waiting in line to go inside a store
  • Shopping at a store
  • Picking up food at a restaurant
  • On public transportation (or waiting for it)
  • In a taxi or rideshare vehicle
  • Seeking healthcare
  • Going into facilities allowed to stay open
  • Working an essential job that interacts with the public
  • Children 2 years and older should be encouraged to wear a mask when around others closer than 6 feet. When they do, they must be supervised by an adult.

Click here to read the full press release from Yolo County.

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Yolo County has established an interactive dashboard for information regarding the COVID-19 disease in Yolo County. Information is updated daily.

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Emphasis on FACTS not fear. Go to trusted and verified websites:

COVID-19 BIZ Resources 

Resources for Businesses and Employees

The City of Woodland is taking steps to provide critical information and resources to lessen the impact on local businesses. Please click here to visit the City’s Economic Development COVID-19 Response webpage.

Essential vs Nonessential? Click here to read the guidelines for the County’s shelter-in-place order.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act - A comprehensive Guide to the CARES Act is available by clicking here. Links to specific fund assistance resources: 

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