The State of California has lifted the regional Stay-at-Home Order that has been in affect since early December.

The Governor made the announcement Monday morning saying that improving coronavirus conditions will allow for a county-by county setting of restrictions. The Imperial County Public Health Department issued a statement Monday saying that the State order will allow Imperial County to return to the purple tier in the state's blueprint for a safer economy. The statement added that County Public Health officials are currently reviewing the state's new order and will provide updated information when it is available. 

The purple tier allows outdoor dining , hair and nail salons to open , personal care services . Outdoor playgrounds and outdoor recreational facilities , retail at a maximum 25% capacity , shopping centers , gyms and fitness centers outdoor only ,  and outdoor church services , all at the discretion of the County Health Officer.