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Livermore City Council September 9, 2020 Community Letter (Spanish) -- The Council's letter to the Livermore community provides an update on COVID-19 response efforts and thoughts about moving forward.
Alameda County Allows Indoor Hair Salons and Barbershops --The County is aligning with a limited selection of the State's Purple Tier permitted activities. Beginning September 4, 2020, indoor hair salons and barbershops will be allowed to open. Retail stores must limit to 25% capacity and grocery stores to 50% capacity. There are additional outdoor recreational activities allowed, including outdoor dance classes, mini golf, driving ranges, and kart racing. Read the full press release.
View a complete list of activities that are open and not open in Alameda County.
Alameda County Updated Shelter in Place Order -- Limited outdoor activities and services may resume August 28, 2020 according to an updated Shelter in Place Order issued by the Alameda County Public Health Officer. These include outdoor hair salons, barbershops, and nail salons; outdoor winery tastings without the requirement to provide an accompanying meal; and outdoor swimming pools.
Alameda County Face Coverings Order -- Effective June 8, 2020 and valid until replaced, amended, or rescinded, the Alameda County Public Health Officer issued updated Face Coverings guidelines for the County. The Order generally requires wearing Face Coverings when people are outside their homes, and it is intended to provide simple rules that we must all follow in the months to come. Widespread use of Face Coverings is a critical part of reducing the spread of COVID-19.
Per the Face Coverings Order, everyone over the age of 2 should wear a Face Covering when:
Face Coverings may be removed in the following circumstances, but should always be kept on hand:
Livermore Merchants Outdoor Use Permit -- City Council directed staff to work with Livermore merchants on ways to safely expand their operations into adjacent outdoor areas. Merchants can apply for temporary use of outdoor areas to provide additional seating, retail space, dedicated curbside pick-up, health and fitness classes, or personal services.
There is no cost to apply. The City is procuring all fencing, railing, and barricades for expanded outdoor areas in the publicly owned streets/parking areas and spaces around Stockmen's Park. Merchants will be responsible for providing all tables, chairs, lighting, tents, umbrellas, displays, etc.
The goal is to implement a plan that is:
Livermore merchants can fill out an application for a Temporary Outdoor Use Permit now.
Questions? Contact the Planning Department: (925) 960-4450 / email@example.com.
In addition to individual applications, we encourage merchants to work together with their neighbors to propose unique solutions that take advantage of their particular locations. This could include combined seating areas, street closures, dedicated delivery areas, and/or grouped drop-off and pick-up zones, to further enhance shopping and dining experiences.
Regional Testing Site -- The Regional COVID-19 Testing Site operated by Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare, in coordination with the cities of Livermore, Pleasanton, and Dublin, is open to residents of these cities, ages 10 and above, for no out-of-pocket costs. Visit Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare's website for testing criteria and other important details.
Virtual Community Town Halls -- The City hosted a number of virtual Community Town Halls to share important information with the community. Topics included a COVID-19 public health update, resources for the local business community, and assistance for our vulnerable populations. Experts provided valuable information and answered questions from community members. Watch all recorded virtual town halls on the City's YouTube channel (http://youtube.com/c/CityofLivermoreCalifornia).
Virtual City Council Meetings -- During the current state of emergency, City Council meetings are being held via teleconference and streamed live via YouTube and Zoom. Visit our City Clerk page for links to access meetings and for current and past meeting agendas.
A message from Vice Mayor Bob Woerner in partnership with the Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce and Livermore Downtown Inc. -- Helping Businesses Cope with the Public Health Emergency (Spanish).
Council Members Bob Carling and Trish Munro co-author a letter to the Livermore community about support services for Livermore's unsheltered neighbors (Spanish) during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Council Member Munro has penned a few letters to Livermore. A letter of encouragement offering resources for coping with COVID-19 (Spanish), a letter of gratitude for the work being done by Livermore City staff (Spanish), and a letter encouraging the use of face coverings (Spanish).
Council Member Bob Coomber recommends getting outdoors safely and responsibly (Spanish) in his letter to the Livermore community.
Watch Mayor John Marchand on Tri-Valley Community Television's Mayor's Report.
The City of Livermore is committed to maintaining essential City services while working to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Only essential City facilities remain open due to the "shelter at home" order. During this time, walk-in services are not being offered. If you have essential business to conduct with the City, please do so as follows:
If what you are looking for is not listed above, please call the City’s general information line (925) 960-4000 or check the City website to see if you can conduct your business over the phone, online, or via email.
While the uncertainty surrounding a new virus can cause stress and anxiety, it is important to rely on reputable sources for information, which include the following:
Protecting yourself from COVID-19
Disinfectants for use against coronavirus
How COVID-19 spreads
What to do if you are sick
Cleaning and disinfecting guidelines
COVID-19 FAQs for individuals and families
COVID-19 Myth Busters
For additional information, see the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California Department of Public Health, and Alameda County Public Health Department.