SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Bay Area health officials are strongly recommending that people going away for the holidays quarantine for 14 days, upon their return.
The Bay Area was once a hot spot for the virus but now has one of the lowest rates of infection in the country.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Are We Any Closer To Another Relief Payment?
A quarantine advisory could be issued as early as Thursday.READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: New Evacuation Orders For Lake Almanor Communities; Flames Threaten Greenville
A spokesperson for Marin County Public Health said there is “no active effort to draft a health order or mandate quarantines.”MORE NEWS: San Francisco Library Reopening 11 Branches Over Next 2 Weeks
Meanwhile, health officials are urging people to stay local and keep gatherings small.