April 29, 2020. Press statement. Supervisor Canepa’s cell: (415) 513-9410
San Mateo County Health Officer, Scott Morrow’s Order No c19-5c
Highlights: New 10- Mile limit
“3. Beach parking closed to public? “Beach parking must be closed to the public. Further, local authorities are authorized and encouraged to close and/or prohibit as much parking in areas adjacent to beaches as necessary to prevent crowds that cannot feasibly comply with the requirements of this Order. Additionally, the following items are prohibited for use or possession on a beach: umbrellas; shade structures; tents; BBQs and grills; coolers; chairs, hammocks, and other conveyances designed to sit and or lounge;”
4. Use of outdoor recreational areas and facilities with high-touch equipment or that encourage gathering, including, but not limited to, playgrounds, gym equipment, climbing walls, picnic areas, dog parks, pools, spas, and barbecue areas, is prohibited outside of residences, and all such areas shall be closed to public access including by signage and, as appropriate, by physical barriers;
5. Sports or activities that include the use of shared equipment or physical contact between participants may only be engaged in by members of the same household or living unit;
6. Use of shared outdoor facilities for recreational activities that may occur outside of residences consistent with the restrictions set forth in subsections 1 through 5, above, including, but not limited to, golf courses, skate parks, and athletic fields, must, before they may begin, be in compliance with social distancing and health/safety protocols posted at the site and any other restrictions, including prohibitions, on access and use established by the Health Officer, government, or other entity that manages such area to reduce crowding and risk of transmission of COVID-19; and…..”
Canepa: New ‘Shelter in Place Order 1.5’ begins return to normalcy
DALY CITY – San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa made the following statement today after county Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow announced some shelter in place restrictions have been lifted. The new “1.5” order as Dr. Morrow calls it will allow for construction, outdoor services such as landscaping, estate planning, beach and parks activity to resume.
“This order is incredible news for those who can now return to work,” Canepa said. “We’ve done a magnificent job of bending the COVID-19 curve in the county but it’s caused great economic hardship on so many of us. This signifies that life is slowly returning to normal but that we must continue to be mindful in practicing social distancing.”
Dr. Morrow’s SIP 1.5 is summed up here:
Construction is allowed and all of the complications removed;
Outdoor services are generally allowed (mostly gardening/landscaping);
Traditional outdoor businesses are allowed such as nurseries, agricultural operations, garden centers;
Estate planning services are expanded;
Moving is now allowed;
Prohibitions on real estate transactions have been relaxed but limitations on open houses remain;
Car dealerships are allowed to operate as outdoor businesses only;
Childcare options are increasing somewhat for essential workers;
Allows opening of shared recreational spaces that do not involve shared equipment and that allows for social distancing, like golf courses, skate parks and athletic fields;
Press contact: Bill Silverfarb (415) 314-1737 email@example.com San Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa serves District 5 which includes the cities of Daly City, Colma, Brisbane, portions of South San Francisco and San Bruno and the unincorporated Broadmoor Village.
What about bike, kayak, standup paddle, sailing, Salmon season, boatramp? Stay tuned!
Call 650-779-9939 for the San Mateo County Covid 19 Pressroom.