COVID-19 City Updates
Updated: March 25, 2020
The City of Irwindale is taking every precaution available to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in our community. The City is following the guidance of Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the CDC in order to slow the spread and reduce the impact of the Novel Corona Virus in the community. At this time, there are no cases of COVID-19 in Irwindale, nor are there any staff with symptoms. As the City receives information from our health officials, we will update the community and provide you with additional information.
City of Irwindale Closes All City Parks
Beginning, Friday, March 20th, all City of Irwindale Parks will be closed due to the County of Los Angeles "Safer at Home" Order.
City of Irwindale Closes City Hall Offices
Beginning Monday, March 16th, the City of Irwindale will temporarily close all City Hall offices. We will be transitioning to online and telephone services. Emergency response services remain fully staffed and operational. Non-emergency police matters should be referred to 626-430-2244. For official statement, click here: COVID-19 City Closure Press Release
City of Irwindale Closes Non-Essential City Facilities
Beginning Saturday, March 14th, the City of Irwindale will temporarily close certain public facilities to reduce the risk and potential exposure to COVID-19. These public facilities will be closed until the end of March, and may extend further if required.
City facilities which will be temporarily closed include:
- Irwindale Senior Center (Resident Senior Home Delivery Meals Program excluded)
- Irwindale Public Library (Online resources still available)
- Dan Diaz Recreation Center
As a result of these temporary closures, the following programs and services will be suspended:
- All senior programs and social club meetings
- All recreation programs including classes, activities and youth sports
- All programs and events at the Irwindale Public Library
Learn more about COVID-19
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are steps that individuals can take to help minimize and prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- Keep your immune system healthy by getting plenty of sleep, good nutrition, stress-relief, and exercise.
- Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use a 60% alcohol-based hand sanitizer, when soap and water are not available.
- Disinfect public surfaces and do not share commonly used items at home and in public.
- Always cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve (not hands) when coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Avoid close contact with others, such as by handshake or hug.
- Most importantly, stay home if you are feeling even mildly ill.
- If you are experiencing any symptoms such as a fever, cough, and shortness of breath or having difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider before visiting their office.