On June 15, the State of California reopened and lifted most COVID-19 restrictions. We want to take a moment to thank our Ojai community for all of the efforts to keep our community safe over the last 15+ months. Below is an update regarding updated health orders:

What will California look like after June 15?

California is fully reopening its economy with businesses resuming normal operations (with limited exceptions for Mega Events). The new State Public Health Order, effective June 15, replaces previous health orders issued by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

View CDPH’s Beyond the Blueprint for Industry and Business Sectors and the Beyond the Blueprint Questions and Answers to learn more.

Key points in the Beyond the Blueprint Framework

  • The county color tiers and associated restrictions on businesses are no longer in effect.
  • There are no longer capacity or distancing requirements for most businesses or public settings.
  • Businesses must continue to follow the Cal/OSHA Covid-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). Click here to read the ETS.
  • Mega Events are characterized as large crowds greater than 5,000 (indoors) and 10,000 (outdoors) attendees. These events must still follow the Beyond the Blueprint guidance.
  • California continues to follow current COVID-19 public health guidance for K-12 schools until further updates from the CDC.
  • Fully vaccinated people can stop wearing face coverings outdoors and indoors – with some following exceptions. Learn more and view the Questions and Answers.

What do California employers need to know?

Most employers are subject to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). The Cal/OSHA Standards Board will vote on these revisions to the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) at their meeting on June 17, 2021. Find more details about the COVID-19 Prevention ETS in the Frequently Asked Questions.

Businesses in Ventura County

  • Businesses can remove COVID-19 prevention plans and other signage from their window fronts.
  • It is no longer necessary for businesses to register an attestation.
  • Find business-related information at www.venturacountyrecovers.org/business-info/


Get tested if you suspect you have been in contact with an infected person or have symptoms. Find information about COVID-19 testing here: www.venturacountyrecovers.org/coronavirus-testing/