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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.

  • Avoid close contact with people   who   are   sick     and   do   your   best   to   practice  ‘Social   Distancing”.
  • Be sure to call your health care   provider,   urgency   care center or emergency room   before   going   in,   so   that   appropriate precautions can be taken.
  • Stay home if you are sick.

  • 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.


Image of a tablet with social distancing and related text on the screen

Image of a young woman delivering grocery items to an elderly man

Image of an RX prescription pad and a bottle of medicine

Image of caring hands holding a plastic/ceramic heart

Image of young child at a table with colored pencils and various crafting and educational supplies

Image of a senior woman looking thoughtful with a phone to her ear whilst listening to a call

Partial close-up image of a veteran with his hand on his wheelchair wheel

Image of a woman and a man working out on the floor at home with a laptop in front of them.

Image of the Charles Paddock Zoo entrance sign

Image of the CalFORnians ALL (Californians For All)logo which features the shape of the state of California

Grouping of simple graphic style icons and text from the Engage CA website and Stay Home. Save Lives. Check-In Campaign including: a hand with a finger extended to touch a button implying a clickable link with text that reads, Finding Info and Assistance, an arrow pointing upward that has three seperate tails with circles at the end of each with text that reads Staying Connected & Engaged and finally an image of a heart that is half made up of a hand with text that reads Friends and Family Caring for Adults


• UPDATED SBA INFORMATION: SBA is unable to accept new applications at this time for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)-COVID-19 related assistance program (including EIDL Advances) based on available appropriations funding. Applicants who have already submitted their applications will continue to be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

• NEW! The SBA will resume accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30am EDT.

• NEW! Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program

• New Relief Programs are continuing to be added, so continue to check in. Information may also be found at RecoverSlo.org, SBA, EDD and others.

Image of a woman putting up a COVID-19 window sign

Image of a person in a workspace with a computer and cell phone

Image of a man drawing a bubble diagram around the word guidelines

Image of the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce building with their logo/sign

Image of a keyboard with a special key entitled small business resources

Image of a blue piece of paper with a portion torn back to reveal the word Reopening in red and an alarm clock sitting on top of the paper.

Image of a blue toolbox with the lid open, ready to be filled.


• PLEASE BE ADVISED: As we move through the phased reopening process and various businesses are allowed to reopen to the public as they gain compliance with State and County reopening requirements, the list of businesses that are open and their hours of operation are subject to change. For the most accurate and up to date information, please contact the businesses directly to confirm their current services available and hours of operation.

Image of various food items such as pizza and coffee boxed for pickup and/or delivery

Image of a to-go coffee cup and bottles of wine

Image of a person holding a box of fresh produce with more produce on the shelves behind

Image of a woman from behind walking down a business street in Atascadero

Image of a grouping of home improvement supplies, such as paint swatches, a level, measuring tape, etc.

Image of a person holding tools by their shoulder  with a car with an open hood in the background

Image of a row of doctors in white coats

Image of a young girl happily brushing her teeth

Image of a veterinarian inspecting a dog with a gloved hand


Image of a person holding a small model house in their hand

Image of a person signing an official document

Image of an open laptop computer with a stack of newspapers laying on part of the keyboard

Image of a paused YouTube video screen with Mayor Moreno standing inside the Council Chambers at the Atascadero City Hall Building