City of Vallejo COVID-19 Update #4 – March 18th

March 18, 2020 / Comments (0)

CURRENT NEWS

VALLEJO, CA – The City of Vallejo and Solano County Public Health continue to monitor local conditions and circumstances associated with COVID-19.  Solano County Public Health  has jurisdictional authority over public health in the Solano County. As the global pandemic evolves on the local level, it is the City’s top priority to keep essential services available to the community and clear channels of communication on accessibility.  For the most up-to-date Vallejo information, go to cityofvallejo.net/NCOV.

In an effort to protect our Firefighters, Police Officers, and Paramedics, we ask that if anyone calls 9-1-1 for any reason, to inform the 9-1-1 dispatcher if you are experiencing any flu-like symptoms.

The City continues to hold ongoing, internal briefings to assess the event, deploy plans, and advance phased response strategies.  The City is prepared to activate the emergency operation center as the event necessitates.

Orders of the Director of Emergency Services 

Under a local state of emergency, the City Manager assumes duties as Director of Emergency Services to preserve the Health and Safety of the local community.  In this role, City Manager Nyhoff issued three separate orders today:

Beware of Scams 

Times of emergency can become opportune times for scammers.  A few reminders:

  • COVID-19 test kits are only available through your medical provider
  • Banks and credit card companies will ever ask for your bank account or credit card information, or full social security number over the phone
  • Beware of phishing emails and messages on social media. Don’t go to the following site, Corona-virus-map[dot]com or app Coronavirusapp[.]site who claims to track the virus.
  • Always ask for identification
  • Do your research
  • View a helpful video here.

Shop Local, Vallejo Open for Business 

The Economic Development Division is gathering and updating business resources available in response to COVID-19.  A Small Business Resources page was created here.

If you are a Vallejo business, open to the public for deliveries, take-out, etc. we want to help get the word out.  E-mail annette.taylor@cityofvallejo.net  for submission instructions.

Shop local.  View the Vallejo businesses open to serve the community during this time of need, available here.

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