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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

6 Alerts
November 4, 2020 12:00 PM

November 4 - Contra Costa County Responds to Climbing COVID-19 Cases

With data from the past week showing a marked increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the county, health officials are taking steps to protect the community with modest changes to local health orders.

Under the new order, select high-risk...

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July 30, 2020 9:10 AM

The Regional Stay Home Order is lifted. Continue safe practices.

The Regional Stay Home Order is lifted. Continue to practice health safety measures.

July 12, 2020 9:25 AM

July 11 - Contra Costa County Rolls Back Some Activities Due to Rise in Cases

Due to a significant increase in community transmission, illness from COVID-19, the rate of occurrence of new cases per day, and hospitalization an amended health order imposes "additional restrictions on certain businesses and activities that were...

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March 13, 2020 2:23 PM

City Council to Convene to Consider Declaring a Local Emergency

The Council is considering this action in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including cancellation of non-essential City meetings, events, and activities.

We will continue to update you further on how this impacts the City organization....

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March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 - Today, the City Council declared a local emergency due to COVID-19

Today, the City Council declared a local emergency due to COVID-19 and is cancelling all non-essential public meetings, events, programs, classes through the end of March. This includes programs at the Community Center, the Swim Center, the Midtown...

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March 12, 2020 1:20 PM

Cancelled and Postponed Events Due to Public Health Crisis

Due to the looming global health crisis and direction from the State and County, several events and meetings have been cancelled. Please check the City's calendar to see event status.

Emergency Alerts

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March 9, 2020

March 10 - City Council Strategic Planning Workshop scheduled this Saturday, March 14 is postponed

Contra Costa County Health Services Department (CCHS) has advised against gatherings of more than 50 people to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and has recommended non-necessary meetings be cancelled. As a precaution to protect both staff and our...

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October 27, 2019 8:22 AM

3,375 customers in El Cerrito and 1,017 in Kensington are currently without power.


*The El Cerrito Recycling Center will be closed today, Sunday, October 27.

*To support residents with no electrical power, the El Cerrito Community Center will be open on...

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October 10, 2019 4:30 PM

Power restored in El Cerrito and Kensington!

We've confirmed the most customers have power restored in El Cerrito and Kensington!

Updated 10/10/19 at 4:28 p.m.

October 10, 2019 8:46 AM

Public Safety Power Shutdown Notification - October 10, 2019

About 850 are without power in El Cerrito. The map below is a picture of the outage map at Please check there for more current updates.
Updated 10/10/19 at 8:46 a.m.

PSPS - Power Safety Shutdown

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Red Flag Warning

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