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Learn more about COVID-19, City services, and the Shelter-in-Place Order.  

 

 

On April 23, the City of Cupertino issued an Order requiring individuals to wear a face covering when they need to leave their home to work or obtain essential goods and services. The Order goes into effect on Friday, April 24 at noon and currently has no end date.

Read the entire Order here.

Note: A face covering is not a substitute for guidance about social distancing and handwashing.

Learn more about face coverings and how to create your own here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Order require?
Does it change when I can leave home?
Why this is a requirement: face coverings protect others
When you must wear a face covering
When a face covering is not needed
Who is exempt?
How long the face covering requirement will last
How does this rule affect businesses and transportation?
What counts as a face covering?
How often should I clean my face covering?
What shouldn't I use?
Why is the face covering requirement being issued now?
Should I buy an N-95 mask?
Do I need to wear face coverings at home?
Do I need to wear face coverings for riding transit?
What if I can't afford to buy a face covering or can't find one for sale?
How do I clean a face covering?
The order says masks with one-way valves cannot be used. Why not?
The order talks about children 2 years old and under not being allowed to wear a face covering. Why is that?
Is a child 3 to 6 years old or younger required to wear a face covering?
I operate an essential business or another business or facility that is permitted by the Shelter in Place Order. What am I required to do under this Order?
I run an essential business. How do I deal with children who are not wearing a face covering?
Can I use a plastic Halloween mask for myself or my child as a face covering?
Am I required to wear a face covering when I'm driving my car?
Am I required to wear a face covering on public transit and while waiting for public transit?
Am I allowed to take my face covering off when I am at work doing an activity authorized by the Stay at Home Order and nobody else is around?
Do I need to wear a face covering when walking down the street or hiking?
Do I need to wear a face covering when running or bicycling outside?
Am I required to wear a face covering at home?
I'm going to my doctor or health care provider for an appointment. Am I required to wear a face covering?
I am unable to wear a face covering due to a health condition or physical disability, or because I rely on my mouth and face to help communicate. Am I required to wear a face covering?