Huntington Beach Launches Second Micro-Grant Program to Support Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Starting April 5, 2021, eligible small businesses in Huntington Beach can apply to receive $5,000 micro-grants being offered through the City’s COVID-19 Small Business Micro-Grant Program.  A total of $648,000 in funds will be distributed to support the Huntington Beach small businesses which form the backbone of our local economy. “Small businesses are the lifeblood … Continue reading Huntington Beach Launches Second Micro-Grant Program to Support Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

State of California Moves County of Orange to Purple Tier Effective Immediately

STATE OF CALIFORNIA PRESS RELEASE CLICK HERE  COUNTY OF ORANGE PRESS RELEASE CLICK HERE – COUNTY PRESS RELEASE AVAILABLE BELOW. Santa Ana, Calif. (January 25, 2021)–Officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to day ended the Regional Stay at HomeOrder, lifting the order for all regions statewide, including Southern California. Four-week intensive care … Continue reading State of California Moves County of Orange to Purple Tier Effective Immediately

City of Huntington Beach to Hold Virtual City Council Meetings During the Current Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Starting Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Huntington Beach City Council meetings will be held virtually, in keeping with the Governor’s mandate to limit in-person gatherings that can spread COVID-19.  Orange County is experiencing an unprecedented surge in cases and a critical shortage of ICU beds, and the City is committed to implementing all proven measures that … Continue reading City of Huntington Beach to Hold Virtual City Council Meetings During the Current Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Huntington Beach Police Department Virtual Tour

The Huntington Beach Police Department is excited to provide everyone with a brief tour of our department. Although it was not practical to host an in-person Open House this year, we hope that you still enjoy our video! The Annual Huntington Beach Police Department Open House event provides an avenue for both law enforcement personnel … Continue reading Huntington Beach Police Department Virtual Tour

Huntington Beach is under the Regional Stay-At-Home Order effective 12/6 at 11:59pm.

PLEASE FIND THE PRESS RELEASE BELOW FROM THE ORANGE COUNTY OPERATIONAL AREA EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER. TO VIEW THE ENTIRE PRESS RELEASE FROM ORANGE COUNTY EOC CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH MEDIA RELEASE CLICK HERE EOC Press Release #54 ORANGE COUNTY OPERATIONAL AREA EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE … Continue reading Huntington Beach is under the Regional Stay-At-Home Order effective 12/6 at 11:59pm.

OneHB Business Support Campaign Earns “Red Tape to Red Carpet” Award from the Orange County Business Council

On November 19, 2020, the Orange County Business Council awarded the City of Huntington Beach with a “Red Tape to Red Carpet” award for its public-private partnership on the “OneHB” Business Support Campaign to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Longtime Huntington Beach philanthropist and hotel developer Robert Mayer, Sr. provided an initial $100,000 donation … Continue reading OneHB Business Support Campaign Earns “Red Tape to Red Carpet” Award from the Orange County Business Council

Huntington Beach Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event for the City’s New Navigation Center

November 2, 2020 – After years of effort, the Mayor and City Council hosted a ribbon cutting event today to celebrate the completion of construction of the City’s Navigation Center.  The facility will provide up to 174 shelter beds for adults, and will also facilitate additional case management and support services.    “During the past … Continue reading Huntington Beach Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event for the City’s New Navigation Center

Joint Statement from Acting Chief of Police Kelly Rodriguez and City Manager Oliver Chi

Acting Chief of Police Kelly Rodriguez announced today her retirement from the Huntington Beach Police Department, effective November 13, 2020. “After 24 years with the City of Huntington Beach, I have decided that now is the right time to retire,” Rodriguez said. “I have loved being part of this amazing Police Department and had been … Continue reading Joint Statement from Acting Chief of Police Kelly Rodriguez and City Manager Oliver Chi

Police Chief Robert Handy Set to Retire After 7 Years of Dedicated Service to HB

 City of Huntington Beach Police Chief Robert Handy has announced his plans to retire after a distinguished 30-year law enforcement career.  “After more than 30 years in policing – 9 as a police chief and 7 years here in Huntington Beach – it is time for me to focus on my health, family, and whatever … Continue reading Police Chief Robert Handy Set to Retire After 7 Years of Dedicated Service to HB

ORANGE COUNTY SEEKS STATE APPROVAL TO REOPEN OUR LOCAL ECONOMY

Huntington Beach launches HB Reopens website to provide clear guidance on proposed reopening plan County Seeks State Approval To Reopen Additional Workplaces This past week, the State provided that certain counties may meet “readiness criteria” to transition more quickly into a Later Stage 2 opening of their local economies.  Given the updated criteria, the County … Continue reading ORANGE COUNTY SEEKS STATE APPROVAL TO REOPEN OUR LOCAL ECONOMY

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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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