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Updated: April 1, 2020 at 8:20 PM

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Culver City staff continue to receive updates from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and participate in planning regarding the novel (new) coronavirus. The virus has been named SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes has been named coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19. On March 11, the COVID-19 outbreak was characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).   

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To learn the latest community information about COVID-19, including facility closures and event cancellations, please tap/click on the links below:

Previous Updates

Cancellations and Closures

Current Status of the Novel Coronavirus

Los Angeles County offers a map-based dashboards page with information regarding COVID-19. From park closures to confirmed cases of COVID-19, these tools and dashboards map Los Angeles County's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points to Keep in Mind

  • There is no shortage of food or home supplies.
  • The City Manager issued a supplemental Public Order calling on residents of the City to stay in their residences and limit all activities outside of their homes beyond what is absolutely necessary for essential tasks. Visit the "Safer at Home" Frequently Asked Questions page for more information. 
  • When outside of your home, practice social distancing (i.e. keep at least six feet between yourself and people from other households).
  • If you are mildly sick, stay home for at least seven days or until 72 hours after being fever free, whichever is longer. Call your doctor if you are concerned and/or your symptoms worsen. Individuals who are elderly, have underlying health conditions or pregnant should consider contacting their providers earlier when they are sick.
  • Please consider checking on your older neighbors or those with underlying health conditions. There are ways to let people know you care while keeping a safe distance (e.g., a phone call, a text, a note under their door to make sure they have everything they need). Self-isolation doesn't need to mean loneliness. We are all in this together.
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • More things you can do to prevent illness.

Safety Guidelines for Construction Sites

On April 1, 2020, the City issued new guidelines for construction sites to slow the spread of COVID-19. Construction industry employers are required to develop a comprehensive COVID-19 exposure control plan, which includes control measures such as social distancing, symptom checking, hygiene, decontamination procedures, and training. Construction sites must work to prevent any onsite worker from contracting COVID-19 by completing an exposure control plan and implementing various control practices. Failure to comply with the City’s guidance may result in withheld inspections or shutting down the construction site until corrected. Complaints about construction activity not adhering to the guidelines should be made via email or by phone to the City’s Coronavirus Hotline at (310) 253-6890. 

Waivers and Rule Changes to Assist Businesses

The City Order issued on March 20, 2020 includes the following provisions to assist businesses:

  • Extension of the deadline for submission of Culver City business taxes approximately 60 days to June 1, 2020.
  • Wavier of outdoor dining license fees
  • Waiver of valet parking license fees
  • In order to allow businesses to communicate they are open for pick-up and/or delivery of food, applicable CCMC restrictions related to outdoor business signage (including “sandwich board” signs and temporary banners) are suspended. All signs must be placed preferably on private property or in such a manner to allow for pedestrian access along the public right-of-way.
  • Moratorium on commercial tenant evictions
  • Deferment for the submission of Culver City business taxes until June 1, 2020

More information for businesses

Emergency Preparedness

Are you prepared?  Visit our Emergency Preparedness web page for information on how to prepare.

Have you signed up for Culver City Emergency Alerts?

The City of Culver City has a mass communication system to notify you of an emergency or disaster. If you live, work, go to school, or pass through Culver City, please sign up today. Sign up for Culver City Emergency Alerts to add your cell phone, email address and other information. If you live or have business in the City, your landline phone is already included.

For more information about emergency alerts, check out the Community Guide to Public Alerts and Warnings

Public Health Updates

County and State Orders

Los Angeles County Newsroom

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