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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Please check this page often for updates and share this link with your friends and neighbors so everyone has access to timely, accurate information. Also, please know that the City of National City has plans in place, our staff has received special training related to COVID-19, and we've stocked up on supplies. To keep our community safe, we also need your help. Follow the guidance from public health officials, remain calm and look out for each other. That's what we do best!

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Houses of worship, hair salons and barbershops can all resume services, but they must implement a variety of safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (5/26/20)

San Diego County Health Order (5/22/20) 

National City Toolkit for Restaurants and Retailers Reopening (5/22/20)

San Diego County Safe Reopening for Dine-in and In-store Retail (5/19/20)

Great Plates Delivered Program for Seniors(5/14/20) 

State announces shopping malls, car washes, office buildings and other openings (5/12/20)

State releases guidance for restaurants to prepare for dine-in options once Public Health orders ease restrictions (5/12/20)

San Diego County Health Order (5/9/20)

New State Executive Order for mailing every registered voter a ballot ahead of the Nov. general election (5/8/20)

San Diego County Reopening Strategy (5/7/20)

Safe Reopening Plan to be filled out by businesses (5/7/20)

State Guidance for businesses in all sectors to prepare for reopening (5/7/20)

Food Distribution Collaboration - National City, Catholic Charities, San Ysidro Health and others (5/6/20)

San Diego County Health Order (4/30/20) 

The San Diego COVID-19 Children's Fund (4/23/20)

Resolution 2020-75 Mandating Face Coverings For Members of the Public Visiting Essential Businesses (4/22/20)

National City Press Release - Emergency Order on Face Coverings  (4/21/20)

San Diego County Social Distancing and Sanitation Protocol Check List For Essential Businesses

National Plan to Reopen

State Road-map to Reopen

Temporary Moratorium on Evictions due to COVID-19 - Press Release (4/9/20)

Temporary Ban on Evictions Resource Page- National City Housing Authority - COVID19 Housing Resources  (4/9/20)

Amended County Public Health Order (4/8/20)

Parks are closed to all gathering and organized sports but open to passive recreation (walking/running/biking).  All amenities including restrooms, playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, athletic fields, skate park, and parking lots are closed to the public (4/2/20)

Face Coverings Guidance - CA Department of Public Health (4/2/20)

Tenant Resources (4/2/20)

Things to Do While You're Stuck At Home- for ALL Age Groups - Live Well 30 Day Challenge (4/1/20)

Banks Are Here to Help: The Industry Responds to the Coronavirus (4/1/20)

Virtual Recreation - National City Community Services Department (3/30/20)

Governor Signs Executive Order Providing Relief to California Small Businesses (3/30/20)

New County of San Diego Health Order (3/28/20)

Governor Announces Major Financial Relief Package: 90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis (3/25/20)

Meal Distribution sites (3/22/20)

FACT (Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation) Do you need a  ride to the doctor or grocery store, you may qualify for a free ride. (3/22/20)

Access & Crisis Line is available 24/7 to offer mental health support, it's free & confidential 888-724-7240 (3/22/20)

National City implementing stay at home directive (3/20/20)

New statewide "Stay at Home" order (3/19/20)

New state website for COVID19 (3/18/20)

Local Emergency Proclamation (3/17/20)

Governor's direction for seniors, bars and restaurants (03/15/20)

National City Local Emergency Declaration (3/12/20)

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Small Business Financing 

At risk populations


Medical Providers

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