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File #: 2495   
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/29/2020 Department: County Administrative Office
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action:
Subject: Selective Sector Closing of Bars in Counties on the County Monitoring List
Attachments: 1. COVID Graphs_2020.0630 1000.pdf, 2. BOS Update PPT.pdf
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 30, 2020

FROM
GARY McBRIDE, Chief Executive Officer, County Administrative Office

SUBJECT
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Selective Sector Closing of Bars in Counties on the County Monitoring List
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
1. Provide direction and guidance regarding the State recommendation to counties on the County Monitoring List to close bars, pubs, brew pubs and breweries (unless offering sit-down, dine-in meals) until those establishments are allowed to resume operation per State guidance in order to slow the community spread of COVID-19.
2. Provide direction on proactive measures to encourage compliance by all entities or establishments with orders and guidelines from federal, state and local authorities in order to slow the community spread of COVID-19.
(Presenter: Gary McBride, Chief Executive Officer, 387-5417)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Provide for the Safety, Health and Social Service Needs of County Residents.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
There is no financial impact as a result of this item. The CEO will report back to the Board on any estimated future costs of implementing direction received from the Board pursuant to this item.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION
As a result of climbing COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations, the State took action to immediately close bars in seven counties: Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, Los Angeles, San Joaquin, and Tulare. The State chose to close bars in counties that had transmission and hospitalization rates outside of the State's targets for a period of 14 days or more. Further, the State is recommending that counties who have rates above the State targets for a period of more than three days, but less than 14 days, also close bars pursuant to a local health order. As of Sunday, June 28th when the State took these actions the County had been on the State list for 7 days. ...

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