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New Criterion for Lifting the Current Indoor Mask Requirement.
Marin County Public Health released a new criterion for lifting the current indoor mask requirement.
Currently, Marin County is satisfying two of the three criteria and we’re hopeful to make continued progress on the final metric in a few weeks.
In addition, Marin County Public Health this morning amended its indoor face covering health order to provide an additional indoor mask exception for certain indoor settings.
The indoor settings that are eligible for this exemption are those with certain stable groups of fully vaccinated individuals. This includes indoor offices, gyms, fitness centers, employee commuter vehicles, religious gatherings, college classes, and other organized gatherings of individuals who meet regularly. For these settings, individuals are exempt from the indoor face covering requirement if ALL of the following circumstances are satisfied:
1. The host, employer, or organizer has verified the vaccine status of all individuals present; and
2. The host, employer, or organizer has verified that all individuals present are fully vaccinated (two weeks following a person’s second dose of a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the first dose of a Johnson & Johnson vaccine); and
3. There are no more than 100 individuals present; and
4. The host, employer, or organizer can control access to the setting, and the setting is not open to the general public; and
5. The host, employer, or organizer maintains a list of individuals present.
The new order will be effective Friday, October 15, and outlines methods for vaccination verification.
Who Rides SMART?
A monthly series celebrating North Bay residents who enjoy taking the the SMART train for a stress-free ride to work
Meet Jaime of Bank of Marin. Jaime rides SMART from his Petaluma home to his San Rafael office. Jaime enjoys the convenience of commuting to work by train, avoiding the stress of driving in traffic congestion. Each day, Jaime is busy taking care of his customers and partnering with nonprofit organizations to help support Marin County’s most disadvantaged residents. He has won multiple local awards for his work and is a pillar of our Marin community.
When asked why he rides SMART his response is simple “Life is too short to spend it sitting in traffic, Ride SMART”
He’s just one of many WHO RIDE SMART ……to get to work.
California Relief Grant, Round 9
Governor Newsom signed into law a comprehensive package providing urgent relief for the small businesses of CA. Economic Resources Corporation is hosting an informational webinar on the application process for the Relief Grant. Please sign up using this link and check your email for the webinar link:
The application process is not first come, first served. Based on annual gross revenues for 2019 tax year, eligible business can receive the following:
Revenues $1,000 to $100,000 = $5,000 grant
Revenues $100,000 up to $1,000,000 = $15,000 grant
Revenues Greater than $1,000,000 to $2,500,000 = $25,000 gran
New applicants that meet eligibility criteria. New applicants will need to apply at
www.CAReliefGrant.com. Here is the direct link to our portal:
Reusable Foodware Ordinance- Take the Survey Let your voice be heard.
Need More Information: Read all about it from our partners at the Mill Valley Chamber
Why Does Redistricting Matter To You:
Redistricting determines which neighborhoods and communities are grouped into districts for purposes of electing County Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors is soliciting community input in drawing the next district map based on new census data. The final district map will determine supervisorial district boundaries for the next 10 years. By participating in the process, either through public hearings or written comments, everyone has an opportunity to share how they think district boundaries should be drawn to best represent their community.
For more information and to share your thoughts, visit redistrictmarin.org.
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