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Alameda County Public Health Department to Allow Additional Activities as of October 23

With the decrease in COVID-19 positivity rates in Alameda County, and its move into the Orange Tier, based on the State of California's four-tier Blueprint for a Safer Economy, the County Public Health Officer has announced that the following activities may begin on Friday, October 23, 2020:

  • Indoor dining up to 25% capacity or less than 100 people, whichever is less
  • Indoor family entertainment centers, such as bowling alleys and wall climbing, may begin with up to 25% capacity
  • Indoor worship services may accommodate up to 25% capacity or less than 100 people, whichever is less
  • Indoor movie theaters may open up to 25% capacity or less than 100 people, whichever is less
  • Indoor retail operations and malls may increase capacity up to 50%, and may operate limited food courts
  • Indoor gyms and fitness centers may expand up to 25% of capacity, but indoor pools are not permitted to open
  • Outdoor non-contact fitness classes may expand up to 20 people, including the instructor
  • Wedding and funeral services may expand up to 25% of venue capacity or 100 people, whichever is less

* Business operators should refer to Appendix C of the Health Order for full details including how it pertains to certain businesses.

All businesses allowed to reopen under the Alameda County Shelter-in-Place Order must complete the Site-Specific Protocol Plan and implement the applicable measures. (See current Health Order for specific details and definitions.)

Read the press release (PDF, issued 10/21/2020)

For more information about the current local Health Order, go to the "Health Order" tab (above).

ACPHD urges everyone to wear a mask in public, wash hands regularly, keep at least six feet of physical distance when in public, and limit mixing with people outside their household. These actions will help Alameda County move to a less restrictive tier.

We’re Here for You

The City of Dublin appreciates our business community and remains committed to being your source for reliable and accessible information and resources. The City continues to maintain a COVID-19 webpage and this COVID-19 Business Impacts webpage to provide you with up-to-date information and resources. 

The City is also on social media. Follow us on Twitter at @dublinpio and Facebook at @DublinCOVID19.

The Economic Development Division team is available via email or by calling 925-833-6650. Language assistance is available over the phone by request.

COVID-19 Business Resource Guide

The City of Dublin has published a Business Resource Guide (last updated 9/3/2020) for our local businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19. This Guide provides information on federal, state and local financial assistance as well as support programs, online tools, webinars, and private resources available to businesses. 

Dublin Business Briefs

Below is a list of the most recent emailed Special COVID-19 Notices to Businesses. For the archive of Special COVID-19 Dublin Business Briefs sent since March, see the archives page.

10/21/2020: Special Notice #63

10/16/2020: Special Notice #62 

10/13/20: Special Notice #61 

10/1/2020: Special Notice #60

Didn’t receive these emailed notices? If you are a business in Dublin and did not receive the notices listed above via email, please sign-up using this online form or send us an email and request to be added to the Dublin Business Brief (formerly called the Dublin Business News Update) distribution list.