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Previous COVID-19 Updates

(updated 9:30 pm on 3/8/2021)

December 22, 2020

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

December 17, 2020

San Mateo County Now Under Regional Stay At Home Order as Virus Cases, Hospitalizations Rise

December 9, 2020

San Mateo County Health Advisory Stresses Community Interventions to Limit Surge of COVID-19

December 7, 2020

Governor Newsom Announces Statewide Expansion of CA Notify, a Smart Phone Tool Designed to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

December 3, 2020

State issues a Regional Stay Home Order - Bay Area is put on alert

November 28, 2020

Press Release: State Moves San Mateo County to Purple Tier 1

November 16, 2020

Press Release: San Mateo County Regresses to Red Tier

November 9, 2020

Health Officials from Ten Bay Area Counties Issue Recommendations for Safer Holidays and Travel

See Also: Safety Recommendations for Holiday Travel (SMC Health)

November 4, 2020

Press Release: Playground Re-Openings

October 27, 2020

Press Release: San Mateo County Moving to Orange Tier

September 30, 2020

Local County Health Officials Offer Guidance on How to Celebrate Halloween and Día de Los Muertos Safely

September 22, 2020

Press Release: San Mateo County Moves to 2nd Stage of State's Reopening System

September 1, 2020

Press Release: Labor Day Holiday Weekend Beach Closures

Emergency Order to Temporarily Close Beaches within Pacifica from Sunrise 9/5/2020 to Sunrise 9/8/2020

August 31, 2020

Indoor Salons, Modified Retail Allowed in San Mateo County Under Governor’s Revised Reopening System

COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020, enacted by AB 3088, was passed by the California Legislature and signed by Governor Newsom. Read the bill hereFind a fact sheet with details here.

August 14, 2020

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020 – Amended Emergency Order Related to Outdoor Commercial Activities

August 10, 2020

Pacifica City Council extends Urgency Ordinance Establishing a Temporary Moratorium on Commercial Tenant Evictions for non-payment of rent.

August 6, 2020

New County Ordinance Allows Fines for Violating Health Orders

July 30, 2020

UPDATE: As of July 29, 2020, SMC is now on the state monitoring list, which can mean additional closures

July 13, 2020

Governor Orders Statewide Shutdown of Indoor Dining, Movie Theaters, Family Entertainment Centers as COVID-19 Cases Spike

July 2, 2020

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

July 1, 2020

Press Release: 4th of July Holiday Weekend Beach Closures and Fireworks Restrictions

Emergency Order to Temporarily Close Beaches and Beach Parking Facilities

June 12, 2020

Press Release: Pacifica Municipal Pier and Pacifica Skatepark Re-Opening

June 5, 2020

City of Pacifica Issues Emergency Order Related to Outdoor Commercial Activities (click to find out if you qualify)

June 4, 2020

San Mateo County Shelter in Place Order Modified to Allow Outdoor Dining, Charter Boats

June 3, 2020

City of Pacifica's Restoration of Operations Plan

May 29, 2020

Health Officer Issues New Shelter in Place Order Allowing Places of Worship, In-Store Retail to Operate with Restrictions

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

May 28, 2020

05/28/2020 Press Release: Coastal Beach Parking Lots Set to Open

May 15, 2020

Health Officer Issues New Shelter in Place Order to Align County with State’s Early Phase 2

May 13, 2020

Press Release: Health Officer Plans to Align San Mateo County with State’s Early Phase 2

May 4, 2020

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

May 1, 2020

05/01/2020 Press Release: City of Pacifica – Coronavirus Update (as of May 1, 2020)

April 29, 2020

Bay Area Health Officers Extend Shelter-in-Place Orders with Some Rules Eased

April 24, 2020

San Mateo County Strong small business grant application portal is tentatively scheduled to open on Monday, April 27 at 12pm

April 22, 2020

Mayor Martin launches "Mayor Deirdre Martin Answers Your Questions" on YouTube

April 17, 2020

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

April 13, 2020

Pacifica City Council urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium on commercial tenant evictions for non-payment of rent.

April 10, 2020

City Manager Update re: Coronavirus Impacts on City Priorities 

April 8, 2020

City of Pacifica Park Closure Update

April 6, 2020

San Mateo County launches new COVID-19 Resource website for San Mateo County residents

April 3, 2020

SAMCEDA Provides a COVID-19 Business Continuity Action Plan for Small & Medium-Sized Businesses

April 2, 2020

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

April 1, 2020

Effective Immediately - City of Pacifica Park Closures

March 31, 2020

Bay Area Health Officers Issue Updated Stay-at-Home Order with New Restrictions to Last Through May 3

March 30, 2020

Seven Bay Area Jurisdictions to Update Shelter-in-Place Order thru May 1

March 26, 2020

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 24, 2020

San Mateo County temporary, countywide moratorium on eviction due to non-payment of rent

Press Release: Pacifica Closes Beach Parking Lots

March 23, 2020

San Mateo County Health Officer Reinforces Social Distancing Message

March 19, 2020

Governor's Executive Stay Home Order

Letter from the Mayor with Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 18, 2020

Video Update from City Manager, Mayor, & Police Captain

Video Update from Mayor

Video Update from Police Captain

Proclamation of Local Emergency Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 16, 2020

Shelter in Place Order from San Mateo County Health Officer

March 12, 2020

Letter from the Mayor on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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