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Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus was first identified during an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The first case of COVID-19 in the U.S. was reported on Jan. 21, 2020.

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services is the lead agency for communicable diseases affecting the public in Temple City. For general information or questions about COVID-19:

  • Visit their website
  • Dial 2-1-1 or call (888) 700-9995
  • Send an e-mail

The City of Temple City encourages the community to stay informed, practice good hygiene and be prepared.

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  3. FACTS

MARCH 26, 2020

Mayor’s Message to the Community
(official statement)

MARCH 23, 2020

Temple City Announces First Coronavirus Case
(news release)

Local Dining Options for Take-out and Delivery
(resource sheet)

MARCH 22, 2020

County Issues Stronger Safer-At-Home Order
(information sheet)

MARCH 19, 2020

County Health Officials Issue Safer-At-Home Order
(news release)

Safer-At-Home Order for Control of COVID-19
(health order)

Coronavirus: Resident Resources
(resource sheet)

MARCH 18, 2020

Temple City to Indefinitely Close Facilities and Modify Services
(news release)

Two Temple City Grocery Stores Designate Shopping Hours for Seniors
(social media post)

MARCH 17, 2020

Mayor’s Message to the Community
(official statement)

Coronavirus: U.S. Delays April 15 Tax Payment Deadline by 90 Days
(Los Angeles Time)

COVID-19: Sheriff Reassures Residents; “Let’s Be Prepared, Not Scared”

SBA Offers Financial Assistance to Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus
(news release)

MARCH 16, 2020

County Issues Temporary Health Order on Certain Businesses and Gatherings
(official notice)

MARCH 15, 2020

Governor Urges Californians Over 65 to Self Isolate, Says Bars Should Close
(Pasadena Star-News)

LA County Closing Buildings, Courts Scaling Operations

CharterAT&T Offering Free or Low-Cost Internet Service to Students

Southern California Edison to Temporarily Suspend Disconnections

Southern Caliifornia Gas Not Suspending Services

California American Water Issues Facts About Coronavirus and Drinking Water

MARCH 14, 2020

Employees Sidelined by Coronavirus Can Apply for Benefits

County Library Announces Temporary Closures

MARCH 13, 2020

City Alters Services to Slow Spread of Coronavirus
(city news release)

City Declares Local State of Emergency
(city staff report)

Public School Closures
(Pasadena Star-News)

Senior Lunch Program Modifications