The Santa Ana CARES program, which provided millions of dollars in rental assistance, business grants, free COVID-19 tests for residents and more, has ended. Other COVID-19 testing options are below, and the City of Santa Ana is still accepting applications for rental assistance and some small business grants.
OC Health Care Agency Hotlines
General questions: COVID-19 HOTLINE (714) 834-2000
Medical questions: Health Referral Line (800) 564-8448
Current Health Rules
Orange County and most of California is under a Stay Home Order. Essential work and activities such as buying food are allowed, but gatherings, outdoor dining and group activities are prohibited. Masks are required when around others in public;.
City of Santa Ana is no longer offering free local testing, but other testing options are available.
The County of Orange is establishing Super Points-of-Distribution to provide the COVID-19 vaccine countywide. Vaccinations are currently only for health care professionals, first responders, people living in skilled nursing facilities and those 65 and older.
The City of Santa is working with the County to establish local vaccination sites within our city as soon as possible.
The State eviction moratorium for those financially affected by COVID-19 ends on Feb. 1, 2021. The federal eviction moratorium ends on Dec. 31, 2020.
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.
CARES Data Dashboard
Learn how much Santa Ana CARES financial assistance has been provided, hotline phone calls have been received and more.
Mayor and Council Videos
COVID-19 Update from Mayor Vicente Sarmiento and Mayor Pro Tem David Penaloza - Jan. 15, 2021
Actualización de COVID-19 del Alcalde Vicente Sarmiento y Vice Alcalde David Penaloza – 15 de enero