COVID-19 UPDATES IN HB

Keeping Huntington Beach Safe and Informed

Updated:  June 15, 2021

RECEIVE UPDATES:

LATEST UPDATE:

City Hall Reopening June 15

Starting June 15, City facilities will fully reopen for in-person services.  We ask all visitors who are NOT fully vaccinated to wear a face covering.  Thank you!

Beyond the Blueprint

Also starting June 15, the State will retire its COVID-19 Tiered system and lift all restrictions (i.e. capacity limits and social distancing), with a few exceptions.  All fully vaccinated people are no longer required to wear a mask in public indoor and outdoor spaces.  Visit HBReady.com/reopen for details.


To view the current COVID-19 case counts and other data in the City of Huntington Beach, please explore the links below.

Our Latest Virtual Town Hall Meeting:

Play Video
april 21, 2021 
for recordings of past town hall meetings, visit HBREADY.COM/TOWNHALL.

Police Department

The Police Department is here to serve you. If you need to go to the police station please follow the signage directions in the lobby. For non-emergency assistance, please contact Dispatch at (714) 960-8811.

Fire Department

Huntington Beach Fire and Marine Safety Services are fully staffed and Fire Stations are open to the public, for necessary visits and appointments. Please call 911 in the event of an immediate emergency including fire and medical.

Water Shutoffs

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City was temporarily suspending water shut offs for customers who are unable to pay their water bills, due to the financial challenges caused by COVID-19. For questions, call (714) 536-5919 and select Option 9.

Senior Services

All senior care services are operational, including wellness checks and transit. Our meal clients will continue to receive meals by delivery or pick-up at the Senior Center in Central Park. For questions, please call (714) 536-5600.

What do we know about COVID-19?

  • Causes mild to severe respiratory illness and has flu-like symptoms such as fever, dry cough, and shortness of breath. A common symptom is the loss of taste/smell and other neurological symptoms.
  • Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause cold-like illnesses in people. Others cause illness in certain types of animals, such as cattle, camels, and bats. Rarely this family of viruses can spread to people.
  • May have originated in an animal and spread to people. Investigations are ongoing to better understand this virus.

Who’s at higher risk of COVID-19 complications?

  • Older adults (ages 65 and higher)
  • Family members who are living in skilled nursing facilities
  • People with serious, chronic medical conditions:
    • Heart Disease
    • Diabetes
    • Lung Disease 
    • Compromised immune systems

How can you protect yourself?

  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Get vaccinated.
  • If you are experiencing symptoms, get tested for COVID-19.

LATEST NEWS

Vaccine Update

New guidelines regarding COVID-19 vaccination protocols at Central Net Training Center on Gothard Street in HB, and the Super POD site in Anaheim! As of

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Keeping Our Community Safe & Informed

City Services Call Center 

Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm: 

(714) 536-5511

 Address:

2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
USA

The City of Huntington Beach is committed to keeping our community and visitors informed of current events in our community. The purpose of this page is to foster transparency and increase the sharing of information. During the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Huntington Beach will make every effort to to update this page when updates are received from our local, state and federal partners.

Postponed/Canceled Events

The following events in the City of Huntington Beach have been postponed or cancelled. The City is actively working with event promoters to hold these events in the future.

CANCELLED

August 24-September 13 – US Open

September 5 – 6 – Civil War Days

September 18 – 20 – Great Pacific Airshow

October 1-4 – AVP

POSTPONED

May 9-10 – Sunset Beach Art Festival

Weekly Surf City Nights

RESCHEDULED

September 12 – Cruise in Car Show

October 11 – Cars and Copters

If you are a senior and in need of assistance, please call (714) 536-5600

Who Is Considered Higher Risk?

Older Adults (People aged 65 and older)
People who have serious chronic medical conditions like:

  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Lung Disease

Watch for symptons & What Should You Do?

  • Pay attention for potential COVID-19 symptoms
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Shortness of Breath
  • If you develop emergency warning signs of COVID-19 get medical attention immediately.
    • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
    • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
    • New confusion or inability to arouse
    • Bluish lips or face
  • If you feel like you are developing symptoms.
  • Stay home and call your doctor
  • Call your healthcare provider and let them know about your symptoms.
  • If you are not sick enough to be hospitalized, you can recover at home.  Follow CDC instructions for how to take care of yourself at home.
  • Get medical attention immediately if you have any of the emergency warning signs listed.

What can you do if you have a family member or friend who is at higher risk?

  • Ensure that they have enough supplies on hand and offer to help them get more if needed.
  • Know what medications they are taking and see if you can help them have extra on hand.
  • Communicate regularly with neighbors, friends, and family to support them.
  • Be cognizant of people visiting their home and inform them what to do to stay safe.
    • Stay home
    • Avoid touching high traffic surfaces in public places.
    • Social distancing
  • If you are feeling ill please avoid visiting.

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