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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, City facilities have been temporary closed.  Please note the City will continue to operate.  For more information please visit the City’s webpage: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

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Los Angeles County Issues Safer at Home Order

Post Date:03/19/2020

WEST COVINA, CA, March 19, 2020 West Covina Mayor Tony Wu is asking residents of West Covina to follow the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health order “Safer At Home” to control the spread of COVID-19 according to Mayor Wu” “This is a serious public health issue that requires every resident do their part. A cooperative effort is needed so we can all be healthy and happy.”

The ”Safer At Home” order was issued at 5:30 PM by the County of Los Angeles Public Health Department and it requires that starting at midnight tonight through April 19, 2020:

  • All public and private events of more than 10 persons are prohibited
  • Closure of all non-essential businesses
  • Park playgrounds are closed, but parks will remain open for walking and recreating but bathrooms are closed
  • Social distancing when in public shall be strictly adhered to at all time

YOU CAN …

  • Go to the grocery store
  • Go to the pharmacy to pick up medications and other healthcare necessities
  • Go to medical appointments (check with your doctor or provider first)
  • Take a walk, ride your bike, and be in nature for exercise — just keep at least six feet between you and others in the community.
  • Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian if necessary
  • Help someone to get necessary supplies

YOU SHOULD NOT …

  • Go to work unless you are providing essential services as defined by this Order
  • Visit friends and family if there is no urgent need
  • Maintain less than 6 feet of distance from others when you go out, as possible
  • Travel to or from a job outside the City, unless to perform essential activities
  • Travel to or from a vacation home outside the City
  • Visit loved ones in the hospital, nursing home, skilled nursing facility, or other residential care facility

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

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

 

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