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Restaurant Delivery Service for Seniors and High Risk Individuals for COVID – $66 per Day

On April 24, 2020, Governor Newsom announced the “Restaurants Deliver: Home Meals for Seniors” program that provides home meals for individuals at high risk of contracting COVID or who are currently ill with COVID.  The program allows a senior to spend up to $16 breakfast, $17 lunch and $28 for…

State Amends Its Order of Essential Workers

On April 28, 2020, the State Public Health Officer amended its March 19, 2020 order for Essential Workers.  The amendment expands the list of essential workers including auto sales and leasing which is a large industry here in Cathedral City.  Here is the expanded order:   Download Order

CDC Updates Common Symptoms of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control recently updated the symptoms of COVID-19 as they may range from mild to severe.  Additionally, the following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms or combinations of symptoms may have COVID-19:   Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty…

Cathedral City Residents and Local Businesses Giving Back During the COVID Pandemic

Fire Chief Paul Wilson and the first responders are so grateful for the generosity of Cathedral City residents and local businesses giving needed personal protective equipment and care packages to help them make it through this unprecedented time.   Please thank Thommy and Michael Kochan for making and donating over…

Filing for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Now Available

From the EDD.CA.GOV website: As part of the federal CARES Act, the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program helps unemployed Californians who are business owners, self-employed, independent contractors, have limited work history, and others not usually eligible for regular state UI benefits who are out of business or services are significantly…

Riverside County Public Health Updates COVID-19 FAQs

Riverside County has recently updated its COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions on the following website.  The answers provide guidance to various orders by the governor and the county public health officer. https://rivcoph.org/Portals/0/Documents/CoronaVirus/April/FAQs_re_State_and_Local_Orders_Revised_4.22.20.pdf?ver=2020-04-23-095107-760&timestamp=1587660696701  

Riverside County Allowing Everyone to Be Tested for COVID-19

Riverside County Public Health is now allowing anyone who believes they might currently have the coronavirus (COVID-19) to be tested with or without symptoms.  This is a change in policy once reserved for only those who were showing symptoms.  The test is not the antibodies test which would show if…

Mayor John Aguilar Appearing on CBS Local 2 Tonight for a Mayors Forum About COVID-19

CBS Local 2 is holding a special televised forum tonight with the nine Coachella Valley mayors including Cathedral City Mayor John Aguilar.  Anchor Peter Daut will be asking questions on how each of the cities are handling the pandemic, what issues they are facing, the economic impacts, and how are…

Update on the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for Self-Employed

The California Employment Development Department has updated its Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) webpage providing new information on when the self-employed can begin filing claims.  Please know that these benefits are retroactive, so if you lost income as far back as February 2, 2020, you can file for assistance once up…

Riverside County Allows Golf Courses to Reopen with Restrictions

The Riverside County Public Health Officer announced today that golf can return throughout Riverside County with restrictions, such as no tournaments, no fundraisers, and no gathering of players in numbers more than four people.  Golfers also must wear face coverings at all times and practice social distancing.  The public health…