Coronavirus Updates - PLEASE CHECK OFTEN AS INFORMATION CHANGES OFTEN
Updated County Health Order Extended through May 3, 2020
Health officers in in six counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara, as well as the city of Berkeley, are extending a previous stay-at-home order through May 3, 2020.
The previous three-week order was set to expire on April 7. The new stay-at-home order will supersede the previous order and went into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31. It is a complement to the indefinite statewide stay-at-home order issued by Gov. Gavin Newsom earlier this month.
Like the previous local order, the new order requires people to stay at home except for doing essential activities, such as grocery shopping. Non-essential businesses will remain closed.
The new order adds some clarifying language around essential business and activities, as well as some new directives, including:
An executive summary is here: cchealth.org/coronavirus/pdf/2020-0331-Summary-Superseding-Order-Changes and the full order is here: contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/64727/2020-0331-Health-Officer-Order-COVID19
Updated April 1, 2020 at 9:37 a.m.
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
information about the virus and disease
Coronavirus Call Center: (844) 729-8410
Open Daily from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Abierto diariamente de 8 a.m. - 5 p.m
Updated March 25, 2020 at 12:40 a.m.
- How You Can Protect Yourself
- What to do if You Think You're Sick
- 4 Ways You Can Help Prevent Novel Coronavirus
Every person has a role to play. Protecting yourself and your family comes down to common sense:
- Staying home except for essential needs/activities.
- Practicing social distancing.
- Washing hands with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds.
- Avoiding touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
- Covering a cough or sneeze with your sleeve, or disposable tissue. Wash your hands afterward.
- Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.
- Staying away from work, school or other people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough.
- Following guidance from public health officials.
For more information visit: https://www.contracostahealth.org/
Call ahead: If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough or shortness of breath) and may have had contact with a person with COVID-19, or recently traveled to countries with apparent community spread, call your health care provider before seeking medical care so that appropriate precautions can be taken.
City offices will be closed through May 3, 2020. All City events and non-essential meetings are cancelled through May 31, 2020.
ALL CITY OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AS A RESULT OF THE “SHELTER AT THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE” ORDERED BY THE CONTRA COSTA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT. LIMITED SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE.
|City Manager||General Administrationemail@example.com|
|City Clerk||Council Meeting Communications, Claims, & Public Records Requestsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Passports (Suspended)||1-877-487-2778 or travel.state.gov|
|All other inquiries||(510) 215-4305|
|Community Development||Business Licenses/Parking Permits||(510) 215-4314|
|Housing/Tenant Protections/Rent Registry||(510) 215-4361|
|Community Development - Building||Rental Inspections (Suspended)||(510) 215-4363|
|Building Permits & Inspections||(510) 215-4360|
|Code Enforcement||(510) 215-4363|
|Community Development - Planning||Planning Applications & Services||(510) 215-4330|
|All other inquiries||(510) 215-4360|
|Finance||For all email@example.com|
|Human Resources||For all firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Public Works||Engineering Servicesemail@example.com||el-cerrito.org/public-works|
|Recycling Servicesfirstname.lastname@example.org||Curbside garbage and recycling services will continue.|
|All other inquires||(510) 215-4382|
|Recreation||General inquiries||(510) 559-7000|
|el-cerrito.org/recreation All programs, events, and facility rentals cancelled.|
|Senior Services||(510) 215-4382|
|All programs and events have been cancelled, except Services Available.|
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