COVID-19: Stay Home Orders


Residents of Moorpark and all of Ventura County are required to stay inside their homes unless they are engaged in certain “essential activities.” On those occasions when you are out of your home for necessary tasks, stay at least six feet away from others.


  • Go to the grocery store
  • Go to the pharmacy to pick up medications and other healthcare necessities
  • Go to a retail store with members of your own household
  • Go to a restaurant with members of your own household
  • Go to medical appointments (check with your doctor or provider first)
  • Care or support a friend or family member
  • Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian if necessary
  • Help someone to get necessary supplies


  • Go to work unless you are providing essential services as defined by this Order
  • Engage in door-to-door solicitation
  • Visit friends and family if there is no urgent need
  • Maintain less than 6 feet of distance from others when you go out, as possible
  • Travel to or from a job outside the County, employed by a business permitted to operate during the Stay Well VC Order
  • Travel to or from a vacation home outside the County
  • Visit loved ones in the hospital, nursing home, skilled nursing facility, or other residential care facility

State of California "Stay Home Except for Essential Needs" Order

Stay Home Save LivesEffective March 19, Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order ordering all individuals living in California to stay home or at their place of residence except for essential needs.  You may leave your homes to access essential services during the "Stay Home" Order.  However, our best tool to slow the spread of the coronavirus is to stay safe at home.  

State Resources:

Ventura County Issues "Stay Well at Home" Order Logo

Ventura County Public Health issued a matching "Stay Well at Home" order on March 20, and updated it multiple times since:

If you have questions about whether a business may open or not, or if you would like to report a business that is not complying with COVID-19 requirements, please call 844-VC-OPENS (844-826-7367).

County Resources: