Cypress City Council COVID-19 Update
Read the letter from Mayor Johnson and City Council with City updates regarding COVID-19.
State Public Health Officer Order
To reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19, Governor Newsom and the State Pulic Health Officer issued an order telling all California residents to stay home unless they work in one of the 16 federal critical infrastructure sectors.
For more information about the order and to access a list of Frequently Asked Questions, please visit https://covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs/
How is the City Responding?
The City of Cypress is actively monitoring the situation involving the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On, Wednesday, March 18, the City of Cypress declared a local emergency to enhance capabilities to respond to COVID-19 concerns.
This emergency proclamation allows the City to promptly take the actions necessary to protect public health, safety, and welfare within the City, coordinate with other government agencies, and seek federal, state, and county assistance, as needed. The emergency declaration must be raftified by the City Council within seven days.
How Have City Operations Changed?
In response, the City has modified its operations as follows:
- All City facilities are currently closed to the public. If your business with the City is time sensitive, please contact us to make arrangements in the interest of public health.
- All recreation classes, programs, and facility rentals are cancelled.
- All City-run adult and youth sports groups and leagues are suspended.
- As an alternate to the suspended Senior congregate lunch program, the Senior Center will provide frozen meals that participants can pick up and take home.
- Drive-thru pick up of frozen meals will take place Monday - Friday from 11am - 12pm at the north end of the Senior Center parking lot on a first come, first served basis.
- Home delivered meals will continue to be delivered on the normal schedule. As the situation may change, please call the Senior Center at 714-229-2005 for additional information.
- Street sweeping parking citations will not be enforced until further notice. However, street sweeping operations remain in effect and we encourage residents to move cars to permit the sweeper to operate effectively to clean the community and protect ocean water quality.
- The City has launched a Virtual Recreation and Resource Center to provide fun, education and resources to residents.
How Can I Stay Informed?
For up to date information on COVID-19, ways to stay safe, and resources available, please visit:
- OC Health Care Agency: www.ochealthinfo.com/novelcoronavirus
- CA Department of Public Health: www.covid19.ca.gov
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov/covid19
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