Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Menlo Park officials continue to monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and have taken action to reduce public health risks to our community, program participants, employees and facilities. We continue to coordinate with San Mateo County Health and other local agencies.

Residents are urged to stay informed and follow the recommended prevention steps and directives from the San Mateo County Health Officer.

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  1. 8/31/2020 - State announces new “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” including four-tier system

    On Friday, Governor Newsom announced the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Effective August 31, this four-tiered, color-coded system replaces the former county monitoring list and is described as a “slow plan for living with COVID-19.” "This Blueprint is Read on...
  2. 8/1/2020 - Additional businesses ordered to close Sunday, Aug. 2

    As of Aug. 1, the state has informed San Mateo County that due to being more than 3 days on the COVID-19 monitoring list, specific indoor businesses must cease operations, unless they can be modified to operate outside or by pick-up. Beginning 12:01 a.m. Read on...
  3. 7/30/2020 - San Mateo County added to State’s COVID-19 monitoring list

    The County of San Mateo has been added to the state’s monitoring list, due to an increase in the rate of COVID-19 cases in the county. If the county exceeds the state’s case rate threshold for three consecutive days, certain industries and activities Read on...
  4. 7/13/2020 - Governor orders statewide changes as COVID-19 cases spike

    Governor Gavin Newsom announced a statewide rollback of reopening measures including indoor dining, movie theaters, family entertainment centers and additional indoor operations in all counties, including San Mateo County, amid a statewide spike of Read on...
  5. 6/24/2020 - Menlo Park reopens additional outdoor recreation facilities effective June 25

    Effective Thursday, June 25, the City of Menlo Park will reopen additional outdoor recreation facilities with health and safety precautions designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and comply with state and county health orders. The new local order Read on...
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