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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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  1. NEWS
  2. FACTS

MAY 26, 2020

LA County Modifies Health Order to Allow More Openings
official health order

Protocol: In-Person Retail Shopping
Protocol: Office Worksites
Protocol: Shopping Center Operators
Protocol: Swimming Pools
Protocol: Vehicle-Based Parades

Note: All applicable and updated reopening protocols (or guidance documents) can be found on the LA County Department of Public Health coronavirus web page under the "What You Should Know" tab, "Reopening Protocols." 

Temple City COVID-19 Situation Summary
city-issued report

MAY 20, 2020 

Officials Target July 4 to Fully Reopen LA County
news release

MAY 19, 2020

Temple City to Issue Free Cloth Face Masks to Seniors 
online form (supplies now exhausted)

MAY 13, 2020

LA County Issues New Safer-At-Home Health Order
official health order

MAY 11, 2020

Mayor’s Message to the Community
official statement

APRIL 28, 2020

Temple City COVID-19 Summary Report
city-issued report

APRIL 27, 2020

Free Lawn Sign Program: #WeGotThisTC
online form

APRIL 10, 2020

LA County Extends Safer-At-Home Order Until May 15
official health order

APRIL 9, 2020

Mayor’s Message to the Community
official statement

APRIL 2, 2020

Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open Throughout LA County
news release

APRIL 1, 2020

FAQs: Ordinance Prohibiting Evictions
fact sheet

MARCH 31, 2020

Temporary Moratorium Prohibiting Evictions

MARCH 28, 2020

For Residents: What You Need to Know About the Federal Aid Package
fact sheet

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 Times

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