The Huntington Beach Fire Department has launched it’s Virtual Open House. You can join the fun by visiting HBFDOpenHouse.com. There is also a contest for the kids in our community. Please visit their virtual open house website for more details!
For many years, our Fire Department has hosted an Open House during Fire Prevention Week, the week of October 9, with fun and educational displays and demonstrations in the station and on the training grounds. This event has traditionally brought an outpouring of support from our community and we always look forward to it every year. This year, due to the unprecedented times and to protect the safety of our community and firefighters, we are unable to host this year’s event in-person.
During this unprecedented time, we have seen an increase in citizens and visitors using the Huntington Harbour waterways and beaches. The weather has been warm and we understand that both citizens and visitors want to get outside to enjoy the fresh air, get in the water, and actively recreate but we need everyone to do it … Continue reading Huntington Harbour Safety Compliance
In anticipation of large crowds this weekend, the City will temporarily close all city beaches, Huntington Harbour beaches, Sunset Beach, and the Pier on Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5 to limit the spread of COVID-19. This decision was made in coordination with Orange County and the Cities of Newport Beach and Laguna Beach, which will implement the same measures along their coasts. Orange County has seen a significant increase in COVID-19 cases this week, and these closures are intended to be proactive measures to help flatten the curve.
As the Governor is planning to move to a Stage 3 reopening and also set COVID-19 Industry Guidance for Day Camps, we have decided to move forward with a modified program for the summer of 2020 utilizing the new guidelines. The decision to move forward with the modified program and the following requirements are in compliance with the current guidelines and will continue with the long standing tradition of prioritizing the safety of both our students and instructors.
The Huntington Beach City Junior Lifeguard program has a long history of placing a priority on the safety and protection of our students and instructors. It is with this same priority that we approached the discussion in regard to the 2020 Huntington Beach City Junior Lifeguard program.
As the weekend approaches, the City wanted to remind everyone that our beaches and beach bike pathways are currently open for active recreation only. Beachgoers must “keep it moving” at all times. This will help us continue our efforts to provide open areas while limiting gatherings and potential crowding issues that may make it difficult … Continue reading KEEP IT MOVING AT THE BEACHES
We want to let everyone know what a great job our community is doing in regard to social distancing and give a perspective of what’s really going on at the beach. Huntington Beach Police Department and Huntington Beach Fire’s Marine Safety Division are on the beach patrolling and educating visitors and have found the … Continue reading Thank You for Continuing to Social Distance Huntington Beach
This week, the California Department of Public Health published information in regard to COVID-19 case counts at Skilled Nursing facilities in California. More than one of these facilities are located in the City of Huntington Beach. The Huntington Beach Fire Department is working closely with the involved facilities in conjunction with the Orange County Health … Continue reading COVID-19 Case Counts from Skilled Nursing Facilities in Huntington Beach
The City of Huntington Beach is continuing to monitor the current situation in regard to the spread of COVID-19 in our community and has taken several steps to prevent community spread and assist with social distancing measures outlined in Governor Newsom’s Stay at Home Order. As of today, the City of Huntington Beach has closed … Continue reading Temporary Junior Lifeguard Program Registration Suspension