Board to reassess Riverside County’s virus-related restrictions tomorrow

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors is slated to convene a special meeting tomorrow to reassess whether ongoing restrictions imposed by the Riverside County public health officer based on the coronarvirus pandemic are still necessary on the heels of standards announced by the governor's office. The board held a nearly nine-hour-long hearing Tuesday to receive public testimony regarding the restrictions' impacts and weigh their value compared to the state's mandates. The hearing ended without a vote for lack of consensus — and concerns that Gov. Gavin Newsom might make modifications that merit keeping local requirements in place. Newsom and California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly today broadly outlined the changes under phase two of the governor's multi-
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