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Buena Park and the County have moved back to the most restrictive COVID-19 tier.

Post Date:11/16/2020 6:01 PM

Buena Park, Calif. - Orange County has moved back to the most restrictive tier in California's coronavirus reopening framework, Governor Newsom announced Monday. On Sunday, Orange County reported 639 new COVID-19 cases, its highest number of daily coronavirus cases since mid-August. Buena Park has also seen a steady increase in the number of daily cases.

Purple Tier OC

Under the purple tier, the state's most restrictive tier, the following changes will occur:

  • Restaurants, gyms, fitness centers, and places of worship must discontinue indoor operations.
  • Movie theaters must close.
  • Stores and shopping centers must go from 50% capacity to 25% capacity.
  • Schools that have started in-person learning may continue to do so. But schools yet to start in-person learning are now unable to.

Find the full list of state guidelines depending on your industry and activity here by typing in "Orange" in the County field and entering your business or activity type.

Impacted industries and businesses in Buena Park have 24 hours in which to comply with this action and make the necessary modifications. The state made this directive to immediately address the recent increase and protect the state's healthcare system.

For questions related to COVID-19 and business guidelines, contact the Orange County COVID-19 Hotline at (833) 426-6411 or visit

Businesses conducting outdoor operations can click here for information from Orange County Fire Authority on portable heater guide, and COVID-19 heater guidance.


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