Public Health Guidelines: Violation of stay at home order may be punishable by fine or imprisonment

Kern County Public Health
Posted at 10:38 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 13:38:11-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Kristopher Lyon, the Public Health Officer for Kern County, has issued updates to Public Health Guidelines.

Per the Health and Safety code, all persons are required to obey Gov. Newsom's stay at home order for the state of California.

According to the document, violation of this order is subject to a fine, imprisonment or both and any person that violates this order is guilty of a misdemeanor.

This order may be enforced by the Sheriff or chiefs of police.

The full order can be found below:

Order of the Health Officer by Ashley Valenzuela on Scribd