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City Council Votes to Mandate the Use of Face Coverings and Social Distancing Until September 30, 2020

At a Special Meeting of the City Council held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the City Council voted to  approve Emergency Order 3A requiring face masks and social distancing in public settings.  Enforcement of this order may include a fine of $100 for the first offense and up to $500 for repeat offenses.  Emergency Order 3A will be in place through September 30, 2020, unless extended or rescinded.

Governor Newsom Outlines Six Critical Indicators the State will Consider Before Modifying the Stay-at-Home Order and Other COVID-19 Interventions

VIEW HERE: Governor unveils six key indicators that will be considered before modifying state’s stay-at-home order SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor noted that the progress…

$5,000 Grants for Artists – Deadline is April 23

Artist Relief is an emergency initiative organized by the Academy of American Poets, Artadia, Creative Capital, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, MAP Fund, National YoungArts Foundation, and United States Artists—all mid-sized national arts grantmakers that have come together in this unprecedented moment—to distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies…

County urges residents to volunteer for medical and non- medical positions

Riverside County is calling on all willing residents, especially those with medical expertise, to support response efforts for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities and other group medical care sites are particularly in need for workers willing to care for COVID-19 patients.   This request goes out…

Riverside County Launches Mobile App to Report Nonessential Businesses

The County of Riverside created an app to report violations of state and county public health orders issued to stem the spread of COVID-19.   “We must mitigate and suppress the spread of the coronavirus. This app will help identify hotspots that will lead to efficiently responding to businesses that are risking…

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for Self-Employed Page Now Available

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 reduced as a direct…

Initial COVID-19 Case and Death Data Similar to State’s Diversity

The California Department of Public Health released the initial data of COVID-19 cases and death rates based on racial and ethnic percentages.  The data shows that the disease affects Californians in line with the state’s diverse population. Latinos: 30% of cases and 29% of deaths (39% of the state’s population)…

Mayor John Aguilar Shows You How to Make a Mask Without Sewing

The Riverside County Public Officer has mandated the use of face masks when going out in public.  Mayor John Aguilar informs you on the importance of wearing a mask to slow the spread, but also shows you how to make a mask with three common household items.  

New Graph Shows Coronavirus Rates Over Time

To better understand the speed of the Coronavirus spread and the significance of social distancing, staying home, and wearing mask while out in public, then take a look at the recent graph:

Riverside County Public Health Officer Amends Order for Public to Stay Home and Cover Face When Leaving

The amended order released on April 6, 2020 makes exceptions to government operations, essential businesses, and public utility work.  Read the amended order here:   Download amended order