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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be closed to all walk-in services for the public. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

FAQ - Outdoor Recreation

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Yes. So long as you are maintaining a safe social distance of six feet from people who aren’t a part of your household, it is ok to go outside for exercise, a walk or fresh air.

The current health officer order allows for reopening in certain industries to open with modifications as specified in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy.  For more information about where each California county falls and what activities will be allowable in each county, visit


You can walk your dog. You can go to the vet or pet hospital if your pet is sick. Remember to distance yourself at least six feet from other pets and owners.

Californians can walk, run, hike and bike in their local neighborhoods as long as they continue to practice social distancing of 6-feet. This means avoiding crowded trails & parking lots. To help reduce crowds, State Parks is modifying operations at some parks, including closing vehicular access and parking lots to reduce density of visitors. A list of closures can be found at

Yes, golf courses are open in Imperial County.  Face coverings must be worn and social distance maintained whenever possible.