Category: COVID-19

California’s Blueprint for Reducing COVID-19

In a press conference last week, Governor Newsom announced a four-tier framework to measure counties in loosening (or tightening) restrictions on activities and business operations. Orange County’s current risk level is categorized as “widespread” (Tier 4). To find out where a particular activity or business stands, check out the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy … Continued

Supplemental Bus Stop Cleaning

Utilizing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds, the City of Santa Ana’s Public Works Agency – Maintenance Services Division has implemented a supplemental bus stop and shelter maintenance program through December 2020. The CARES Act provides funds to state and local governments to cover necessary expenditures incurred during the COVID-19 public … Continued

COVID-19 Weekly Update

As part of our COVID-19 recovery efforts, this week we continued with our Santa Ana Cares Mobile Resource Center outreach. A cross-departmental team of City employees are strategically setting up pop-up resource centers throughout the city, which includes COVID-19 testing. To date, we’ve visited 18 different neighborhoods! Here’s what we’ve accomplished so far: Dropped off … Continued

Take It Outside: City of Santa Ana Issues Guidelines for Barbers, Salons, Personal Care Services to Operate Outdoors

This week Santa Ana City Manager Kristine Ridge signed Executive Order 11-2020, which authorizes additional businesses to operator outdoors, including barbers, hair salons and expanded personal care services. Personal care services that require touching a client’s face (facials, waxing), esthetics, skin care, cosmetology, nail services and massage therapy (in non-healthcare settings) may operate outdoors in … Continued

Santa Ana City Council Approves $28.6 Million CARES Act Assistance Plan

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Santa Ana City Council has approved a spending plan for $28.6 million in federal CARES Act funds that will provide rental assistance, business grants, child care support, free COVID-19 testing and other resources to the Santa Ana community. The City Council voted unanimously during a Special Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. … Continued

Eviction Moratorium Extended to September 30, 2020

Santa Ana City Manager Kristine Ridge has signed an executive order extending until Sept. 30, 2020, the moratorium on evictions due to non-payment of rent by residential and commercial tenants impacted by COVID-19. The executive order is subject to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s extended Executive Order N-66-20 that authorizes local governments to impose such eviction moratoriums … Continued

Santa Ana Work Center Open by Appointment for Job Assistance

Are you looking for a job? The Santa Ana Work Center provides jobseekers with access to current job openings, internet, fax machine and copiers to use for your job search effort. Services are now available by appointment only. Our office can be reached at (714) 565-2600. No walk-ins will be permitted. Anyone entering the Work … Continued

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