Oceanside Public Safety Officials and the County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency are working closely with federal and state partners to monitor the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and are mobilized to respond in our region.
The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is the lead agency responsible for coronavirus response countywide. The City of Oceanside works in partnership with the County and other local, state and federal health officials to receive guidance and coordinate response.
What the City is doing:
The City is taking steps to develop its Continuity of Operations Plan, to ensure all critical functions of City government remain operational during emergency events, including infectious disease emergencies. For those individuals or businesses that need to conduct business with the City, City Hall remains open, but many services may be conducted online, such as building permits, business licenses and fee payments. Non-essential services may be curtailed in coordination with Countywide response measures moving forward.
According to the County Health Officials, the virus is not currently spreading widely in our region, and the immediate health risk to the general public from the virus causing COVID-19 is thought to be low both in the U.S. and in Oceanside. However, there are steps the City of Oceanside is taking to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread:
The containment of coronavirus is an ever-evolving situation. Because of this, the best source for the most up-to-date information is San Diego County Public Health and the Center for Disease Control. We’ve established a coronavirus page on the City’s website that mirrors much of their information and will provide status updates on city facilities and events.
As a reminder, there are measures we can all take as the situation evolves:
Information for Specific Groups:
Printable Handouts from CDC: