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Posted on: November 23, 2020

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Watch Contra Costa Health Services Update on COVID-19 at the November 17, 2020, Board of Supervisors Meeting. 
Visit the state's COVID-19 website to see latest Health Orders and updates.

November 17, 2020 - Board of Supervisors Approves Ordinance to Extend Eviction Protection to Certain Small-Business Commercial Tenants. See Press Release (PDF). See Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-29 (PDF). Protections for certain residential tenants were unchanged. Visit Eviction and Rent Freeze Ordinance FAQs and Resources webpage.

November 17, 2020 - Board of Supervisors Approves $4.29 Million of Community Development Block Grant Funding to Provide Emergency Rental Assistance and Tenant/Landlord Counseling and Legal Services. See Press Release (PDF).

November 17, 2020 - Health Services Media Advisory: Media Conference Tuesday to Discuss Reducing COVID-19 Risk in Contra Costa.

November 16, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: State Response to COVID-19 Spike Returns Contra Costa to Purple Tier.

November 13, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa and Other Bay Area Counties Move to Contain Spread of COVID-19. See Health Order: Limits to High-Risk Indoor Activities. Watch Health Services Q&A session online.

November 10, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: As COVID-19 Spreads in the Bay Area, Red-Tier Safety Requirements Return in Contra Costa.

November 9, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Bay Area Health Officials Issue Tips for Safer Holidays and Travel. Recommendations for Staying Safe from COVID-19 During the Holidays (PDF).

November 5, 2020 - See Health Services: West Contra Costa Organizes Mass COVID-19 Testing Event to Slow Community Spread.

November 4, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Responds Quickly to Climbing COVID-19 Cases. See Health Order Amendments: Restrictions of Specified High-Risk Business Sectors and Limits to Attendance of Spectators at Collegiate and Professional Sporting Events.

October 29, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Safe Social Gatherings Recommended to Maintain Orange Tier Status.

October 27, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa County Advances in California’s COVID-19 Reopening Plan. See Health Order Amendment for Outdoor Social Gatherings.

October 15, 2020 - Joint Statement: Bay Area Health Officials #FightFlu, Urge Flu Shots.

October 14, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Health Services Shares Recommendations for Voting Safely in Upcoming Election.

October 8, 2020 - Health Services updated Mass Quarantine Order 10/8/2020 and Orden de cuarentena masiva 10/8/2020.

October 8, 2020 - Health Services updated Mass Quarantine Order 10/8/2020.

October 2, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Health Department to Host Series of Free Flu Vaccination Clinics in October.

September 30, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa County to Begin Offering Free Flu Shots at COVID Testing Sites.

September 29, 2020 - See Press Release (PDF): Board of Supervisors Amends Ordinance to Provide Additional Protections to Commercial Tenants and Press Release in Spanish (PDF). See Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-26 (PDF) and Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-26 in Spanish (PDF) . See updated Eviction Moratorium and Rent Freeze Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Ordinance FAQs in Spanish (PDF).

September 29, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: More Businesses and Services Can Reopen in Contra Costa Thanks to Improving COVID Situation. See updated Openings at a Glance (PDF).

September 28, 2020 - Joint Statement: Bay Area Health Officials Offer Guidance on How to Celebrate Halloween and Día de Los Muertos Safely and Prevent Spreading COVID-19 Among Friends and Neighbors. 

September 24, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa County Requires Local Health Providers to Expand COVID-19 Testing. See Health Order Requiring Testing at Healthcare Facilities. 

September 23, 2020 - See Press Release (PDF): Contra Costa County Passes Ordinance for Eviction Protection and Rent Freeze to Provide Additional Protections through January 31, 2021 and Press Release in Spanish (PDF). See Urgency Ordinance No. 2020-25 (PDF) and Ordinance No. 2020-25 Spanish (PDF).

September 16, 2020 - See  Updated Health Order: Requiring Reporting of COVID-19 Tests to Public Health Authorities.

September 16, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Announces Care Center Plan to Help Residents Transition from Homelessness.

September 16, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Health Services Recommends Planning Safe, Planning Ahead for Halloween. See more Los Servicios de Salud de Contra Costa Recomiendan Planear de Manera Anticipada y Segura las Actividades de Halloween

September 14, 2020 - See Health Services Press Release: Contra Costa Updates Health Order to Align with California’s COVID-19 Blueprint. See updated Social Distancing Order 9/14/2020 and Mass Quarantine Order 9/14/2020. See updated Openings at a Glance (PDF).

See Active Health Orders to date. See Guide to Safer Social Interactions. See Answers to Frequently Asked Questions in English and Spanish.

See Videos related to COVID-19.

See Timeline details.

Questions? Contact multilingual Call Center 844-729-8410, daily 8 am to 5 pm. For help after hours, please call 211 or 800-833-2900 or text HOPE to 20121. Visit cchealth.org/coronavirus for updates. Follow @CCCounty and @CoCoHealth on Twitter and CCHS Facebook. (You do not need a Twitter account to see posts.)  

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