COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 tests are available at pharmacies, clinics and many other locations. Residents can also order at-home tests from the County.

Several local organizations offer testing clinics in Santa Ana.

Vaccine Information

The Pfizer vaccine is approved for ages 5 and older. Other COVID-19 vaccines are for age 18 or older. Booster shots have been approved for all adults.

Current Health Rules

The Governor ordered the California economy to reopen on June 15, 2021, and the resumption of most normal business operations and activities. Beginning December 15, 2021, the California Department of Public Health ordered that face coverings be worn by everyone, vaccinated or not, indoors in public settings, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases. The mask rule was extended until February 15, 2022.

Financial Assistance for Residents
Resources for Businesses
Free Food Resources
Mental Health Support and Services
Using City Services During the Pandemic
Eviction Moratorium and Renter Protections
  • Eviction Moratoriums: The California moratorium on residential evictions ended on September 30, 2021, and the federal residential eviction ban has also ended. The City of Santa Ana did not extend a local eviction moratorium beyond that date. The City's moratorium on commercial evictions ended on Sept. 30, 2021.
  • Beginning October 1, 2021, residential landlords must confirm that you have applied for rental assistance before they can try to evict you through the courts for failing to pay your rent. There is no deadline to apply for rental assistance.
  • Renter Protections: The Rent Stabilization Ordinance and Just-Cause Eviction Ordinance provide new protections for Santa Ana residents. The ordinances went into effect on Nov. 19, 2021.
City Council Actions and Executive Orders

The Santa Ana City Council declared a local emergency on March 17, 2020, and City Manager Kristine Ridge has signed 12 executive orders related to COVID-19 to protect public health and provide financial assistance to the community.

COVID-19 News

COVID-19 Video Updates