Community Updates



Los Angeles Times Live Case Tracking Map in California

  • The Los Angeles Times has created a live-tracking map of all cases in California.
  • The County of Los Angeles has published a dashboard that reports COVID-19 statistics by neighborhood.

Local measures announced to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued the “Safer at Home” public order as an emergency response to COVID-19. The order will be in place until further notice. 
  • Under Garcetti’s order, Los Angeles residents must isolate themselves in their residences, subject to certain exceptions. Read about exceptions here.
  • The Los Angeles County Health Officer issued explicit physical distancing guidelines that essential business must follow while remaining open. 
  • To protect the health and safety of workers, the City of Los Angeles ordered employers, with some exceptions, to provide two weeks of paid sick leave to all employees. Read the Mayor’s order here. 
  • LA City and LA County are requiring residents to wear a cloth face covering over your nose and mouth when you must be in public for essential activities, such as shopping at the grocery store. Read more information on the guidelines here.
  • The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to send vote-by-mail ballots to every voter registered for the November general election. Read more here. 
  • The Governor announced a project that will use FEMA allocations to fund local restaurants providing meals to seniors. The program is being implemented by the City of Los Angeles. Restaurants looking to participate may fill out an interest form here

Culver City and City of Los Angeles Eviction Moratoriums

  • Culver City extended their residential and commercial eviction moratoriums through August 31. 
  • The County of Los Angeles has passed eviction moratoriums through July 31, unless extended. You must notify your landlord in writing of inability to pay rent. For more information about protections, requirements, and local resources relating to the eviction moratoriums, click here.

Los Angeles Unified School District Updates

  • On July 13, Los Angeles Unified School District announced that schools will remain online when instruction beings in August. 
  • Los Angeles Unified, in partnership with the Red Cross, will continue to provide nutritious meals to all students who need them during the temporary closure of schools. The Grab & Go Food Centers are staffed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and provide each child with two take-home meals.
  • On April 2, Los Angeles Unified opened a phone hotline students and families can call for help to manage fear, anxiety and other challenges related to COVID-19. The phone hotline – (213) 241-3840 – will be open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, staffed by counselors and mental health professionals to provide support in both English and Spanish.

Utility Payments

  • California has compiled a resource page detailing utility consumer protections by industry. It includes information about disconnections, flexible payment plans, and low income programs for gas, electricity, broadband, and water and sewage.
  • No constituents of the 54th Assembly District will have their utilities shut off during the COVID-19 pandemic due to an unpaid balance. Read about customer protections here.

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