Placer County Moves Into The State’s Blueprint For A Safer Economy ‘Red Tier’, Effective March 14
Vaccine Eligibility Also Updated


The California Department of Public Health announced today that Placer County, including the City of Rocklin, will move into the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy “red tier” on Sunday, March 14, after statewide vaccinations thresholds were met and tier metrics relaxed as a result:

View a summary of what the red tier means for different business sectors and activities here

“This is a big step and one that we welcome. With our case rate increasing gradually in the past week, it remains important to take precautions like masking and distancing, as none of us want to lose the progress we’ve made as a county,” said Placer County Health and Human Services Director and Interim Health Officer Dr. Rob Oldham.

Placer County COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Individuals who are 16-64 with certain underlying health conditions are now eligible for vaccination through many health care providers and at the Placer County HHS clinic beginning next week March 15. 

Appointments at the HHS clinic for next week are available as of this posting: and sign up for notifications about future batches of appointments by texting PLACERVACCINE to the number 898211. Those with underlying conditions will need to bring documentation to the HHS clinic as described in our clinic FAQs:

The state has also added new groups including public transit, foster families, janitors, and others to previously eligible phases of vaccination, as summarized in these links:…/VaccineAllocationGuidelines.aspx…/Provider-Bulletin-2-12-21.aspx