STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) — Leaders in Stanislaus County, which has not been given the green light for an accelerated reopening, are easing up on enforcing the governor’s order.
The Modesto Bee first reported Tuesday that the county board of supervisors voted unanimously to not spend resources on enforcement. But, the county is not giving businesses the approval to reopen yet.READ MORE: The Cost Of $4.99 Rotisserie Chickens: Costco Gets Sued For Animal Mistreatment
Officials say the county sheriff may still enforce restrictions on large gatherings.READ MORE: These US Companies Will Cover Travel Costs For Employees Who Need An Abortion
A board member told CBS13 the action was taken to rescind the local public health order and recognize the state’s order as “the one controlling stay-at-home policies and reopening decisions statewide.”
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A spokesperson for Stanislaus County did not comment on the move Tuesday night.