News & Updates

LOCAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

The City of Santa Clarita and the County of Los Angeles are actively working to mitigate the COVID-19 virus.  Below are links to both government agencies with the latest news and information to assist you.

 

The County of Los Angeles has a variety of information for residents and businesses available that is regularly updated.

 

 

 

 


You can find all the latest information from the City of Santa Clarita on their Emergency Updates website.

LATEST NEWS

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Relief to California Small Businesses - March 30, 2020

  • Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that will provide tax, regulatory and licensing extensions for businesses. The executive order allows the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) to offer a 90-day extension for tax returns and tax payments for all businesses filing a return for less than $1 million in taxes.

Trump says social distancing guidelines will stay in place until April 30 - March 29, 2020

  • As the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. reaches 122,653 and deaths total 2,112, President Trump said federal guidelines urging social distancing will stay in place through April 30.

Henry Mayo confirms 16 positive cases, 3 hospitalized; at least 36 cases confirmed in SCV - March 28, 2020

  • L.A. County announced Saturday there are now at least 36 confirmed cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.

SCV Water contractor tests positive for COVID-19 - March 27, 2020

  • An SCV Water contractor who had entered 67 apartments on March 12 has been diagnosed as COVID-19 positive, according to water officials.

Coronavirus act expands paid leave, provides tax credits - March 26, 2020

  • The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, or House Resolution 6201, was recently signed into law by President Donald Trump and is set to take effect April 1.

170 tests administered at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital as of Wednesday; 95 so far returned - March 26, 2020

  • Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital officials said since the start of the recent coronavirus outbreak they’ve administered 170 COVID-19 tests as of Wednesday night, as county health officials release a tally of 22 confirmed cases across the Santa Clarita Valley.

Villanueva calls vote to remove him a ‘power grab’ by county supervisors - March 26, 2020

  • Sheriff Alex Villanueva held a news conference Thursday in response to a Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors announcement about a plan to vote on whether they should remove him as head of the county’s emergency response.

Santa Clarita participates in global effort to create personal protective equipment - March, 25, 2020

  • Santa Clarita Valley residents have joined in on the global effort to donate critical personal protective equipment to be used by medical workers battling the coronavirus — even going so far as to create their own masks.

Senate passes $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill - March 25, 2020

  • With a unanimous Senate vote late Wednesday, a $2-trillion stimulus package is now headed to the House, where they will discuss a spending bill.

Kaiser opens COVID-19 ‘drive-up’ clinics for its members - March 24, 2020

  • As part of its response plan to combat the novel coronavirus, Kaiser Permanente has opened “drive-up” testing sites for its members.

Sheriff’s Department: Beware of COVID-19 scams online - March 24, 2020

  • The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to beware of online scams and hacking attempts related to the COVID-19 emergency.

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – March 23, 2020

  • COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials.

Los Angeles County Announces Two More Deaths from the Coronavirus - March 23, 2020

  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed two new deaths and 128 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Los Angeles County Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 update - March 23, 2020

  • The following report is a high level summary of the L.A. County Emergency Operation Center’s COVID-19 disaster response. Please share this information with your family, fellow residents, municipal, state & community partners.

Proclamation of Existence of a Local Health Emergency Regarding COVID-19 - March 23, 2020

  • Executive Order of the Chair of the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors Following Proclamation of Existence of a Local Health Emergency Regarding COVID-19.

COVID-19_Los Angeles County Announces Stricter Restrictions - March 21, 2020

  • Due to the continued rapid spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the need to protect the most vulnerable members of our community, this Order prohibits all indoor and outdoor public and private gatherings and events.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is not allowing visitors in the hospital - March, 20, 2020

  • Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we are not allowing visitors in the hospital, with the exceptions noted below:

    • No visitor allowed in the Emergency Department unless with minor child.

    • Only one spouse/coach at a time allowed in the Center for Women and Newborns.

    • Only one parent/visitor allowed at a time in the Kim and Steven Ullman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

    • Only one visitor allowed for short stay surgery.

    • Only one visitor allowed at a time for end of life and trauma cases,

COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials – March 20, 2020

  • COVID-19 briefing with LA County officials.

Los Angeles County Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 update – March 20, 2020

  • Los Angeles County Emergency Operations Center COVID-19 update - March 20, 2020The following report is a high level summary of the L.A. County Emergency Operation Center’s COVID-19 disaster response. Please share this information with your family, fellow residents, municipal, state & community partners.

Los Angeles County schools chief recommends extending school closures until May 5 to help contain COVID-19 - March 20, 2020

  • Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Debra Duardo today announced her recommendation to extend closure of all public schools until Tuesday, May 5, 2020 to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

Senator Scott Wilk Announces One Stop Coronavirus Information and Resource Website - March 19, 2020

  • The website includes health and safety information, statistics on the Coronavirus in California as well as links to the latest news on education and public location closures.

LA County officials announce Safer at Home order – March 19, 2020

  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles City Mayor Eric Garcetti, Department of Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, and Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek will announce additional public health orders in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Public Health Issues Order to Prohibit Group Events and Gatherings - March 16, 2020

  • Today the Los Angeles County Health Officer (Health Officer) issued an order to prohibit all indoor and outdoor, public and private events and gatherings within a confined space, where 50 or more members of the public.

Supervisor Barger Announces Further Closures, Updates and Precautions - March 16, 2020

  • To prevent further spread of COVID-19, Supervisor Kathryn Barger, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, announced additional precautions on Monday for all cities and unincorporated communities throughout Los Angeles County. All bars, clubs, theaters, entertainment centers, and fitness centers are ordered to be closed until further notice.

    

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