COVID 19: Wear A Face Covering
On April 17, the San Mateo County Health Officer in conjunction with other Bay Area counties issued an order requiring individuals to wear a face covering when they need to leave their home to work or obtain essential goods and services. The Order is effective as of 11:59 p.m. April 17, 2020 and enforceable as of 8 a.m. April 22, 2020.
Violations of the health order are punishable as a misdemeanor under California Health and Safety Code section 120195 . Violations can carry a fine up to $1,000, imprisonment up to 90 days, or both.