Based on developments related to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, and based on guidance from the CDC, California Department Public Health, and the Orange County Health Care Agency, pursuant to my authority to control matters before the Court (Code Civ. Proc., § 128; Gov. Code, § 68070); my authority as the Acting Presiding Judge (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.603); the inherent powers of the Court (In re Reno (2012) 565 Cal.4th 428, 522); and in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines and ordinances, I therefore order as follows:
Effective July 26, 2021, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health of court personnel and court users, all persons entering the Central Justice Center are subject to the following restrictions:
This Order supersedes any other order addressing face masks in the Central Justice Center. This Order will remain in effect through August 6, 2021, or until amended or repealed.
THIS ORDER IS EFFECTIVE JULY 26, 2021.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 25th day of July 2021, in Orange County, California.
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