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The City of West Covina continues to monitor the public health situation associated with COVID-19 and is taking necessary precautions due to the heighten concerns over the spread of COVID-19.  

As the health and safety of our residents is of paramount importance, the City of West Covina has closed City Hall to the public and suspended all City-sponsored events until further notice.  In addition, several City facilities have been temporary closed.  Please note the City Hall has been reopened to the public.  For more information please visit the City’s webpage: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

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Update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Post Date:03/12/2020 7:23 PM

City of West Covina Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

WEST COVINA, CA, March 12, 2020 Novel (new) Coronaviruses disease (COVID-19) is a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people. COVID-19 has now been detected in 28 cases in Los Angeles County including 1 death. There have been no reported cases in the City of West Covina.

The Mayor, City Council and the entire leadership team is keeping up-to-date through our local, state and federal partners to be sure the public is aware of the COVID-19 situation.

The City of West Covina is suspending all City-sponsored events effect immediately due to heightened concerns over COVID-19. This will remain in effect through Monday, April 13, 2020 or until further notice.

Public Health officials continue to recommend that the public do the following:

  • Avoid non-essential travel, public gatherings, or places where large groups of people congregate, such as theaters, concert halls, and sporting events.
  • If you are mildly sick with a fever, stay home until you have been fever-free for 72 hours.
  • Those with high risk factors and who have fever or cough, should consider contacting their health care providers.
  • Wash hands with soap and water frequently. When you cough or sneeze use a tissue or into your elbow.

Always check with trusted sources for the latest accurate information about COVID-19:

 

For questions or to learn more about West Covina contact City Hall at (626) 939-8401.