Coronavirus-COVID-19

Overview

Coronavirus/COVID-19

Please check this page often for updates.

California Shop Safe Shop Local Campaign

Updated closure orders as of July 13, 2020

Updated orders and guidance for the use of face coverings

Count of COVID-19 Cases in Redlands and Surrounding Communities

No-cost walk-up testing available by appointment

San Bernardino County COVID-Compliant Business Partnership Program

Business Opening and Operating Guidance

Caring during Covid19: Where to donate and where to find help

A reminder to residents and businesses to continue following public health mandates

Latest Information from the County Public Health Officer

Video Messages from Redlands Mayor Paul W Foster

The Redlands City Council, City Manager, Executive Staff and Emergency Operations staff continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, closely following the recommendations and orders of County, State and Federal Public Health officials. For more information about COVID-19 guidelines, business planning resources, economic resources and local updates, please visit this page frequently.
 

For the latest information regarding confirmed COVID-19 cases in San Bernardino County, please visit the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health website.

For Further information, Please click on the links below:

COVID-19 Testing Locations

No-cost walk-up testing available by appointment

San Bernardino County Community Drive-Through Events

Redlands Urgent Care open 7-days a week for COVID-19 testing

City Closures and General Information

Utility Customers

We are not accepting payments in person.  Here is information on paying your utility bill.

Late fees, penalties, utility disconnection suspended to June 30

Redlands water is safe to drink

Southern California Gas

SoCal Edison

Business Resources

California Shop Safe Shop Local Campaign

San Bernardino County COVID-Compliant Business Partnership Program

Business Opening and Operating Guidance (Updated Continuously)

Shop It Forward

Guidance to essential businesses for worker and customer safety (April 23rd)

Daily webinars for small business

Emergency court rule effectively stops most evictions for duration of emergency (April 13th)

Financial and Technical Assistance Business Resources

Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers (April 28th)

To report potential violations of Public Health orders by businesses

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development COVID-19 Resource (Updated Continuously)

Food Resources

Caring During Covid-19: Where to donate and where to find help

Meals for Seniors fund

Redlands Senior Nutrition Program

California Grocers Association Urges Restraint When Grocery Shopping

Redlands Unified School District Free Grab & Go Meals 

Information for Renters

Emergency court rule effectively stops most evictions for duration of emergency (April 13th)

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order establishes moratorium on evictions (March 27th)

Education and Child Care resources

Find child care options

RUSD Distance Learning Information

COVID-19 Guidance for Early Learning and Care Programs

How to Help

Caring During Covid-19: Where to donate and where to find help

Donate to Redlands Family Services to help them distribute meals 

Donate to The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside

Hospitals and Health Services

Redlands Community Hospital

Loma Linda University Medical Center

Mental Health Services

Mapping the Pandemic

City of Redlands COVID-19 Dashboard
John Hopkins World and United States Maps
Redlands Open for Business Map
San Bernardino County Dashboard
Social Distancing Grade by County

COVID-19 Resource Links

World

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 information

WHO Global Situation Reports

Federal

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Framework for Mitigation

FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control  

FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control in Spanish

State

California Department of Public Health

State of California COVID-19 Website

County

San Bernardino County Department of Public Health

San Bernardino County COVID-19 Website

San Bernardino County COVID-19 Dashboard

COVID-19 Information Sheets

COVID-19 Fact Sheet COVID-19 Hoja informativa (Español)
Sick with COVID-19 Fact Sheet Enfermo de COVID-19 Hoja informativa (Español)
Stop the spread of germs Detener la propagación de gérmenes (Español)
COVID-19 Symptons

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Redlands Strong

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State Department of Public Health issues new closure orders

This guidance and the Statewide Public Health Officer Order, dated July 13, 2020:

Closes, on a statewide basis, indoor operations for certain sectors, and both indoor and outdoor operations for bars and similar establishments, consistent with the June 28 and July 1 restrictions on counties on the County Monitoring List.

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Weekend outdoor dining to begin on State Street July 9

Following State of California Public Health guidance that prohibit indoor dining at all restaurants in San Bernardino County as of July 1, the City of Redlands, working with local downtown restaurants, will begin closing portions of East State Street and Fifth Street on weekends to facilitate outdoor dining, beginning July 9.

On July 1, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the new restrictions on indoor dining, along with other business sectors, effective immediately. The restrictions are in place for at least three weeks.

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City of Redlands to host Redlands Kids Care Poster Contest

The City of Redlands is pleased to offer the Kids Care Poster Contest for Redlands school and pre-school students of all ages. Have fun and help our community stay safe by entering the contest now through June 19. This contest is co-sponsored by the Redlands Chamber of Commerce, Citrograph Printing Co. and the Rochford Foundation.

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Skatepark reopens; other facilities also set for reopening

A young man rides his scooter at the Redlands Skatepark.

In keeping with State and County public health recommendations, City staff are working on plans to reopen several City facilities and loosen restrictions on others. Users are encouraged to continue to maintain appropriate physical distancing and wear face coverings when in close contact with people outside their own household.

On Wednesday, May 27, the Redlands Skate Park was reopened after more than two months. Basketball courts at several Redlands parks will be reopened by the end of the week.

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Household Hazardous Waste collection site set to reopen

The Redlands Household Hazardous Waste site at 500 Kansas St. is scheduled to be reopened on Saturday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Beginning with this weekend’s reopening, the site will be staffed by the County of San Bernardino Fire Protection District Household Hazardous Waste Division staff.

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County Program Wants to Help Small Businesses Become COVID Compliant

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has introduced the San Bernardino County COVID Compliant Business Partnership that will direct $30 million in funding to help small businesses offset some of the costs needed to meet public health guidelines when reopening.

The new program will provide $2,500 grants to local companies that meet County and State safety and health guidelines. Participating businesses will be issued a window sign noting that “This Business Partner is COVID Compliant” — offering reassurance to employees and customers that their health is a priority.

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Redlands Community Foundation seeks support for Meals for Seniors program

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, the City of Redlands Senior Services Division has teamed with the Redlands Community Foundation to establish a “Meals for Seniors Fund.”

To date more than $3,000 has been raised, which has provided 500 meals to Redlands low-income seniors who are at high risk and are unable to leave their homes.

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City assistance available as County begins Phase 2 reopening

UPDATE: On Tuesday, May 12, Gov. Gavin Newsom updated the state’s guidelines, adding new categories of businesses that can begin reopening.

Businesses added to participate in Phase 2 reopening include:

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A place for those who need help and those who wish to donate

In an effort to provide a central location for those in need and those who wish to make donations during the Covid-19 pandemic, the City of Redlands and the Redlands Service Club Council created the “Redlands Strong – Caring During COVID-19” web page.

The web page, which is linked to the City’s COVID-19 information page, includes sections “If you need help …” and “If you can offer help …” with links to meals, child care, medical and mental health services and others.

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City assistance available as County begins Phase 2 reopening

The City of Redlands is working to assist local businesses as the County of San Bernardino begins implementing Phase 2 reopening of business under the State guidelines announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors late Thursday, May 7, announced some businesses can start to re-open Friday.

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Household Hazardous Waste facility closed due to Covid-19 restrictions

As part of the City of Redlands efforts to reduce the risk and spread of COVID-19, the City of Redlands Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center will remain closed indefinitely. The facility has been closed since the City of Redlands declared a state of emergency on March 16, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

San Bernardino County residents (including Redlands) can utilize the San Bernardino County facility which is scheduled to reopen for normal business hours beginning May 4, 2020.

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A reminder to residents and businesses to continue following public health mandates

Sign in a shop window that reads, "Sorry, we're closed" and text saying, "Slow the Spread of Covid-19"

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to engulf our country, we feel acutely the effects on the health and safety of our friends and neighbors as well as the economic struggle felt by businesses and employees in Redlands.  With the number of confirmed cases in the county doubling every 10 days and the growing number of deaths from the virus, it is clear that it is not yet time to relax our vigilance.

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City partners with local businesses in Shop It Forward campaign

Shop It Forward logo with roses and text saying Helping Redlands Thrive Through Small Business Support

The City of Redlands is partnering with local businesses and the Chamber of Commerce in Shop It Forward, a local campaign encouraging Redlands residents to do their Christmas shopping now, buying gifts and services online from local businesses, paying now for pickup or delivery in December.

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City to open limited recreational facilities following county order

Following issuance of a new public health order from the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health on Thursday, the City of Redlands is implementing plans to reopen park and recreational facilities “on a limited scale for passive recreation,” which includes individual activities such as “wildlife observation, walking or hiking, biking … and participating in non-contact sports like golf or tennis with members of their households.”

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City of Redlands provides guidance to ‘essential businesses’ for worker and customer safety

In keeping with California law requiring employers to establish and implement injury and illness prevention programs to protect employees from worksite hazards, including infectious diseases, the City of Redlands is providing guidelines to businesses in our community that continue to operate as essential businesses within the state and county public health orders.

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County issues new omnibus public health order

(April 18, 2020) In our mission to serve, protect and respect our residents, employees and businesses, the County today enacted an omnibus COVID-19 health order that helps clarify items related to public safety directives.

Highlights of the new order include:

* Face coverings are not required for drivers traveling alone or with members of their households, unless they must lower their windows to interact with someone who is not a member of their household.

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Redlands Community Foundation launches Meals for Seniors program

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, many Redlands senior citizens continue to need assistance.

The Redlands Community Senior Center and Family Services are currently distributing 120 meal packages to seniors every Wednesday at the center.

But the needs of low-income seniors and those at high risk, unable to leave their homes, is growing.

To assist, the City of Redlands Senior Services Division has teamed with the Redlands Community Foundation to establish a “Meals for Seniors Fund.”