Governor Issues Order for Californians to Stay Home; City of Santa Ana Still Providing Service

Date: March, 19 2020 Category: COVID-19

Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide stay-at-home order tonight, March 19. It is effective immediately.

The executive order requires everyone in California to stay home except to receive or provide essential needs.

Essential local and government functions will remain open. The City of Santa Ana will continue to serve its residents with all essential services, including Police and Fire.

The order allows people to leave home for food, medicine and other necessities and allows essential businesses and other services to remain open, including:

  • Gas stations
  • Pharmacies 
  • Food providers: Grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores, take-out and delivery restaurants 
  • Banks
  • Laundromats/laundry services

We encourage you to read the full details on the state's COVID-19 stay-at-home order.