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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) INFORMATION


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We recognize that Atascadero residents may have concerns about what they’ve heard regarding COVID-19, or the novel Coronavirus. We assure our community that the health and wellness of our residents is the City’s top priority and we are maintaining close and daily contact with State, County, and City Public Health officials. The City is prepared to respond to this situation in whatever manner may be appropriate in the upcoming weeks and months.

Everyone should do their own part to help keep our community healthy & needs to stay informed by getting reliable information from credible sources. For the most accurate & up to date information please visit www.ReadySLO.org to find the latest news & information from SLO County Public Health & the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

We are currently advising all residents to stay calm & to be sure to take these common-sense precautions:

  • Wash   hands   with   soap   &   warm   water   for   20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth with   unwashed hands.
  • Cover   your   cough   or sneeze   with   a   tissue     or in your elbow.
  • Stay home if you are sick.

  • Maintain safe distancing, at least 6 feet.
  • Always wear a facemask/ face covering whenever you are unable to maintain a minimum 6' distance from others when going out in public.
  • Be sure to call your health care   provider,   urgency   care center or emergency room   before   going   in,   so   that   appropriate precautions can be taken.

  • Remain calm;   be sensible; be practical; do not hoard, there   is   no   reason   for   hoarding   water,   toilet   paper,  or  other   supplies. Have enough supplies on hand   for   up   to 14   days.
  • Check in on your friends and neighbors, especially the elderly & homebound. Help where you can.


Resources to support workers and businesses financially affected by COVID-19.

• COVID-19 resources, recovery programs and additional information may be found at RecoverSlo.org, SBA, EDD and others.


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