News Flash

Posted on: March 27, 2020

Letter from the Mayor

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Dear Residents of Menlo Park,

Your patience, courtesy and adherence to the shelter-in-place order are very much appreciated. We are living a new normal in navigating our day-to-day lives, where things are changing rapidly every day due to COVID-19. What ha...

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Contact: Mayor Cecilia Taylor Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Menlo Park closes additional recreation facilities, urges better social distancing

To reduce crowds at local parks and help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City of Menlo Park is taking additional safety measures and closing all park restrooms, all public tennis courts and all public basketball courts. These new closures are in addit...

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Contact: Public Information Officer Nicole Acker Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Construction remains suspended; emergency exception process put in place

On March 19, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order No.N-33-20 ordering all  individuals  in  the  State  of  California  to  stay  home  or  at &...

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Contact: Public Information Officer Nicole Acker Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Governor issues statewide stay-at-home order; Menlo Park moves to halt construction

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Thursday evening, March 19, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay-at-home order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. The or...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Bay Area health officers order residents to shelter in place; focus on essential services

Monday, March 16, 2020, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow and six other Bay Area health officers issued a unified order for residents to stay home and limit activity to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and preserve health...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

County Health Officer amends mass gatherings order; city extends cancellations

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Saturday evening, March 14, 2020, San Mateo County Health Officer Dr. Scott Morrow announced sweeping changes effective at 12:01 a.m., Sunday, March 15, 2020, through 11:59 p.m., Monday, April 6, 2020. This order prohibits public or private gatherings gre...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Menlo Park declares local emergency; closes public facilities, programs over COVID-19

On March 10, 2020, the San Mateo County Health Officer issued an updated statement that acknowledged “evidence of widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in San Mateo County.” On March 11, City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson, und...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Letter from the Mayor addressing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Dear Menlo Park Residents, 

The health and safety of all residents in Menlo Park is our highest priority. I know there is a deep concern about the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.

I want to reassure you that the City of Menlo Park is ...

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Contact: Mayor Cecilia Taylor Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 7, 2020

Menlo Park acts to address public health concerns

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With the evolving situation surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), city leaders understand and take seriously the concerns of our community members as we continue to plan and take proactive steps to address this public health emergency. 

Pu...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Coronavirus update and Menlo Park actions to prepare

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The City of Menlo Park is working closely with San Mateo County on response to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) or “coronavirus.” San Mateo County Health is the lead agency responsible for prevention and response to infectious dis...

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Contact: Public Engagement Manager Clay Curtin Menlo Park City News