April 29, 2020
Riverside County Joint Information Center
Clarification of local health officer orders
The County of Riverside issues the following clarification for today’s amended public health
The County’s current health order prohibiting gatherings outside the home expires April 30.
Beginning May 1, the county will fall solely under the governor’s stay at home order as it
pertains to gatherings. The governor’s order states that all California residents must stay home
unless they are engaged in an essential business or activity, such as grocery shopping or visiting
The governor’s order does not have an expiration date. As soon as the governor releases the
stay at home order, Riverside County will be ready to move into the governor’s second phase of
The newly amended health order continues to allow for certain recreational activities in
Riverside County, including the use of trails and parks for hiking, biking and equestrian uses.
Golf is also permitted in Riverside County with certain limitations.
This amended health order continues to require face coverings and a six-foot social distance
through June 19.
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