Get Information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
For the latest news on COVID-19, text "covid19" to 211211. This service has been set up by the Santa Cruz County Public Health Service and the United Way.
March 16, 2020, the Santa Cruz County Health Officer ordered all individuals currently living within Santa Cruz County to Shelter In Place at their place of residence. The
intent of this Order is to ensure that the maximum number of people
self-isolate in their places of residence to the maximum extent
feasible, while enabling essential services to continue, to slow the
spread of COVID-19 to the maximum extent possible. Violation of or
failure to comply with this Order is a misdemeanor punishable by fine,
imprisonment, or both. (California Health and Safety Code 120295, et seq.) CLICK HERE to read the full Shelter In Place Order.
To read the most recent important information, resources and alerts/press releases CLICK HERE to go to the County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency COVID-19 webpage.
A FAQ sheet regarding the outbreak COVID-19 is available below (click below). The City is sending this information out to answer common questions and keep you informed. There are English and Spanish FAQ sheets provided below as PDFs. Links to the County Health Services Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are also provided below.
Shelter in Place Order from Santa Cruz County Health Officer 3/16/20
Press Release 3/10/20 - Santa Cruz County Board Declares Local Emergency (103 KB)
FAQ Coronavirus English (92 KB)
FAQ Coronavirus Spanish (178 KB)
Santa Cruz County Interim Guidance for Social Distancing (147 KB)
Santa Cruz County Interim Guidance for Workplace Guidance (134 KB)
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