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HBFD Novel Coronavirus Update 4

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On March 16, 2020, in consultation with City staff, the Huntington Beach City Council officially adopted a coordinated 3 Phase response plan to address the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. While providing flexibility to modify our approach, the three phase response plan pre-identifies triggering events that escalates our approach to instituting community mitigation strategies, coordinating emergency response considerations, and overall impacts to city services.

In addition, the Huntington Beach City Council formally declared a Local Emergency in Huntington Beach on March 16, 2020 to further bolster our ability to respond to the COVID-19 situation, and based on that directive, City staff is now working to implement Phase II of our COVID-19 Response Plan.

Our Huntington Beach community can expect impacts to libraries and recreation services immediately. More details in regard to city services that will be impacted will be posted on the website in the coming days.

Residents can be assured that the decision to proclaim a local emergency is based on guidance from local and federal partner agencies with the welfare of the community, visitors and employees of Huntington Beach at the forefront. The decision was made in order to limit community spread of the virus and continue to provide essential city service to our community.

For more information on the COVID-19 virus, current events that have been canceled over the next thirty days in Huntington Beach and a copy of the 3 phase response plan, please visit:

The City of Huntington Beach has also established a COVID-19 hotline at (714) 536-5978.

For more information please visit the following links:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – COVID-19
Orange County Health Care Agency – COVID-19
California Department of Public Health – COVID-19

More to explorer

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

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Keeping Our Community Safe & Informed

City Services Call Center 

Available Monday through Friday 9am-5pm: 

(714) 536-5511


2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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.


August 24-September 13 – US Open

September 5 – 6 – Civil War Days

September 18 – 20 – Great Pacific Airshow

October 1-4 – AVP


May 9-10 – Sunset Beach Art Festival

Weekly Surf City Nights


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.