California governor issues order from the state Public Health officer for all Californians to stay 'safer at home' due to COVID-19


The above is a portion of the California governor's full executive order N-33-20, the entirety of which is printed below:


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The above is California Gov. Gavin Newsom's order for all Californians to shelter in place issued the evening of Thursday, March 19

Link here to read governor's order on Thursday, March 19:
It reads in part:

"To protect public health, I, as State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health order all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure, as outlined at:

"In addition, and in consultation with the Director of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, I may designate additional sectors as critical in order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians.
... this order is to go into effect immediately and shall stay in effect until further notice."

For more information, see



See Facebook Live video of governor's March 19 announcement:


Definition of critical infrastructure: 


Ventura County Public Health released the latest numbers of COVID-19 in Ventura County on Thursday, March 19, at 7:49 p.m. For the first time, Ventura County Public Health is releasing the cities and the ages of the people who have COVID-19.

There are no cases in Ojai at the current time.


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