COVID-19 Update, May 25
Sacramento County Emergency Renter Protection Act of 2020
On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors introduced an ordinance related to temporary prohibition of evicting residential tenants due to the impacts of COVID-19, also known as: “Sacramento County Emergency Renter Protection Act of 2020." The Board adopted the ordinance on April 1. The effective date is May 1, 2020.
Retail in Sacramento County
In accordance with the direction provided by the Governor on Thursday, May 7, florists, toy shops, other small businesses and department stores can provide services, as long as those services are limited to curb-side delivery and pickup only. For questions, call the Public Health Hotline at (916) 875-2400.
Complete COVID-19 Survey and Get Tested.
Starting May 6, anyone 18 years old or older living in Sacramento County can get tested for COVID-19 simply by completing the screening survey. Survey participants who complete the screener will be eligible for an appointment at the Mobile Testing Site. Learn more on the Online Screening webpage for COVID-19 testing in Sacramento County.
COVID19, Closed Schools and Child Abuse Prevention
Child abuse prevention is more important than ever because of the disruptions COVID-19 has caused to daily life. If you see or hear something that causes you concern of suspected child abuse, report it, by calling the Sacramento County Hotline at 916-875-5437 (875-KIDS). If there is immediate danger, call 9-1-1. For more information, read the Sacramento COVID-19 Child Abuse Prevention news story.
Homeless Response Plan
The Board of Supervisors authorized the Department of Human Assistance (DHA) to accept funding from and enter into an agreement with the California Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency (BCSH) to provide emergency services and support to persons experiencing homelessness in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. For more information read the Sacramento COVID-19 Homeless Plan news story. To learn more about the Sacramento COVID-19 Homelessness Response Team and its progress, visit the Responding to Homelessness website.