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.
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.
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.
• 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. SBA will begin accepting new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and (EIDL) Advance applications on a limited basis only to provide releif to U.S. agricultural businesses.