COVID-19 Updates & Resources [4/28/2020]
Mayor London N. Breed Extends Shelter-In-Place Order From May 3rd To May 31st, 2020:
On, Monday, April 27, 2020, Mayor London N. Breed announced that she was extending the Stay Home order for San Franciscans from May 3rd to May 31st. San Francisco was not alone, the announcement was made in partnership with 5 other Bay Area counties that also extended its respective shelter-in-place orders through the end of May.
In addition to San Francisco, the other counties that extended its own orders are Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo, and Santa Clara plus the City of Berkeley (Berkeley has its own health department).
In short, please stay home and be safe.
As of today (Monday, April 27, 2020) there were 1,424 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 23 deaths. To track the latest City data on COVID-19, please click here:
The City and County Of San Francisco Has CLOSED McLaren Park's Shelly Drive and Golden Gate Park's JFK Drive Starting Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, At 6:00 A.M. For As Long As The Shelter-In-Place Order Is In Place:
On Monday, April 27, 2020, Mayor London N. Breed announced that beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 6:00 a.m., a portion of John F. Kennedy Drive -- from Kezar Drive to Transverse Drive -- in Golden Gate Park and John F. Shelley Drive in John McLaren Park will be closed to vehicles 24 hours per day throughout the duration of San Francisco's Stay Home Order. Why? The street closures are intended to ensure there is enough space for people who choose to exercise in Golden Gate Park McLaren Park to maintain required physical distancing. Please note, while the street closures are intended to increase space for people to get outside all park users must still practice social distancing and people over 60 years of age and/or those with underlying health conditions or who are sick are encouraged to not leave their homes. To review the social distancing guidelines, please click here: https://covid19.ca.gov/
SF Marin Food Bank Opens New Pop-Up Pantry at Minnie and Lovie Ward Rec Center Starting This Saturday!
Starting this Saturday from 9am - 1pm the SF Marin Food Bank will distribute food to families in the OMI and Lakeview area. This effort comes in partnership with Supervisor Ahsha Safai's office, SF Rec and Park, and the SF Marin Food Bank.
"I am grateful that Minnie and Lovie Ward will open up as an additional site to serve families in our District," said Supervisor Ahsha Safai, "We have seen the overwhelming need for food at other distribution sites in our district who are often serving 1500 families in one day. I am grateful that Rec and Park has opened their doors to host our community and look forward to supporting our families in every way we can as we combat this crisis."
The distribution will take place from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. every Saturday at 650 Capitol Avenue.