In May 2021, Santa Clara County implemented some unique requirements on employers in the County with respect to gathering information on the vaccination status of employees. On June 21, 2021, the Health Officer of the County of Santa Clara issued Santa Clara County’s June 21, 2021 Health Order phasing out its May 18, 2021 Health Order for all businesses and employers which have completed both an initial round of employee vaccination ascertainment and a subsequent round of employee vaccination verification 14 days after the initial ascertainment for all employees who were unvaccinated during the initial round pursuant to Section 9(c) of the May 18, 2021 Health Order.
Santa Clara County wasted no time in altering its public health regulations in response to the county’s graduation to the ‘yellow tier’ of California’s Blueprint For a Safer Economy on May 18, 2021. Within hours, the County announced a new Public Health Order that went into effect on May 19,
On July 2, 2020, the health officer for the County of Santa Clara, California, issued a new health order titled “Establishing Mandatory Risk Reduction Measures Applicable to All Activities and Sectors to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The order goes into effect on July 13, 2020.