City's Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Shelter-in-Place Order Extended through May 31

The seven Bay Area Public Health Officers who ordered a shelter in place in mid-March extended the orders through May 31 while some restrictions are eased and tools to strengthen containment of COVID-19 are put into place. Read the press release here. Read the full order here. Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions. 

Due to the revised Order, City Hall and most City facilities will remain closed to the public; however, you may still contact City services remotely. For an update on Redwood City construction projects in compliance with the San Mateo County Health Officer's Order, go here. For the latest information on the City's response to coronavirus, read the latest edition of eNews here

Thank you for your continued patience and help in flattening the curve by staying home!

Resources and Information related to COVID-19


The City of Redwood City encourages the community to stay informed and take precautions so that you can keep yourself and those around you healthy during this novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Everyone has a role to play in stopping the spread of the virus. Stay informed to stay healthy.


 What's New?

 Click on any of the buttons below for important updates
Federal Response to COVID-19
State Response to COVID-19
San Mateo County Response to COVID-19

Services for Our Community 

Essential services  Library  Restaurant

  Essential Services
Housing resources, food distribution info, homeless support services, safety net info, and referral services

Library Resources
Enjoy ebooks, eaudio, movies and tv! All available for free with your library card! 

 Restaurant Guide
Find a list of restaurants who are still open for delivery & take-out! 
 shopping hours
Seniors   donate 
Special Shopping Hours 
List of stores offering special hours for seniors and people with special needs.   

Senior Services 
Food pick-up/delivery, check-ins, shopping, staying healthy.

Make A Donation
Here is a list of ways you can 
give to those affected by the coronavirus impact.  
Keep Busy Redwood City! Welcome to our Virtual Recreation Center!
Remote City Services

The City's eNewsletter


The City is providing a comprehensive update on its response to coronavirus (COVID-19) regularly. Click the button to the right to read the latest edition. Sign-up to receive it via email.

In the May 27, 2020 edition, learn more about:

  • Summer Learning Challenge
  • Summer Camps 2020
  • New Police Officers and Firefighter Promotions
  • Redwood City Blood Drive - May 29
  • County Board of Supervisors Extends Eviction Moratorium
  • NEW! Business Reopening Webpage
  • Much more!

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 Housing Resources

 Housing Resources  

The City of Redwood City understands that many members of our community need financial assistance and protections during this uncertain time. Click here for information on the City's COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance, the Countywide eviction moratorium, legal resources, homeowner resources and more.

 Business Resources

Business Resources Business Resources  

The City of Redwood City recognizes that coronavirus is not only a health crisis, but an economic crisis, as well. The City is committed to supporting our local businesses in light of the negative economic impacts our business community is facing due to the shelter-in-place orders. Click here for information and resources.

Latest Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Click on any of the buttons below for more information from the CDC website

 Prepare your family  How to Protect Yourself  Older Adults and Medical Conditions     

Cases in the United States

The CDC is updating information on cases regularly at noon Mondays through Fridays. Numbers close out at 4 p.m. the day before reporting.

CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases have been identified in a growing number of other locations internationally, including the United States. In addition to CDC, many public health laboratories are now testing for the virus that causes COVID-19.