Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Information

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to generate concern globally, domestically and locally, the City of Temecula remains committed to serving the region by continuously updating this site with up-to-date information. Please check this site, and the City’s Facebook , Instagram and Twitter pages regularly for new and updated information.

The City vehemently recommends following protective measures against the Coronavirus published by the World Health Organization (WHO), the CDC, and the Riverside County Public Health.

As with the threat of any emergency, the City of Temecula works alongside trained professionals and would like to take this opportunity to remind citizens to ensure their family’s home emergency kits are replenished – see page 3 of Temecula’s Emergency Preparedness.  

Stay at home as much as possible. Take precautions, and keep following public health best practices.  We are in this together and will get through this together.
-Temecula Mayor James “Stew” Stewart

Current COVID-19 Cases in Riverside County


 Are you experiencing flu-like symptoms?  Have you been exposed to COVID-19?

If you need first responder assistance - including police or fire, or plan to visit your doctor, urgent care or the hospital emergency room - please call ahead and tell them your symptoms so they can prepare.  

Below are drive-up COVID-19 testing sites (this information is subject to change). Drive-ups without appointments cannot be accommodated. You must have an appointment.

Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium. Set up by Riverside County Public Health, in partnership with Verily. You must schedule an appointment via this web page beforehand. 

Rancho Family Medical Group. Testing requires a video visit with one of their healthcare providers beforehand. Healthcare providers will triage patients, due to limited test kits. Call 951-676-4193 or visit their website to schedule a video visit.

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Public Health Orders in Effect

The State of California Executive Order: requires Californians to stay at home except as needed to maintain the continuity of operations of sectors designated essential. Please visit the State of California website often for the latest updates to the Executive Order, the definition of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce, and Frequently Asked Questions as this information changes and is updated often.  

The County of Riverside Public Health Order(s): specifies additional restrictions that Riverside County residents and businesses must follow. Please visit the Riverside County Public Health website for the most up-to-date information on current county orders, frequently asked questions, COVID-19 cases, and more news about our region. This information changes and is updated often.

COVID-19 Press Releases
  1. City Hall lights up red,white and blue nightly as beacon of hope

    Temecula City Hall Lights Up Nightly as Beacon of Hope while Clock Tower Chimes ‘God Bless America’

    On behalf of the City of Temecula, we hope you and yours are healthy and safe. We are all aware of the seriousness of the current situation regarding COVID-19, the impact on all of our residents, businesses, visitors, and the world. Read on...
  2. Copy of Coronavirus  Update

    All Parking Lots to City Parks and City Recreational Facilities are Closed

    As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and to prevent social gatherings and safeguard the public’s health, all parking lots to City parks and City recreational facilities are closed effective Tuesday, April 7, 2020, until further notice. Read on...
  3. Mayor Stewart Stay In Place Maintain Your Space Cover Your Face

    COVID-19 Update from Mayor James “Stew” Stewart - April 5th @ 11:00am

  1. Coronavirus April3 update

    Update on Closed Facilities & Canceled Events in the City of Temecula

    The World Health Organization’s Declaration that the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has reached pandemic status prompted federal, state and regional public health organizations to implement orders and guidelines to limit the spread of the disease. Read on...
  2. Economic News Message from Mayor

    COVID-19 Update from Mayor James “Stew” Stewart on Economic News in Temecula - March 29th @ 6:30 pm

    On Friday afternoon, the federal government enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Read on...
  3. Social Media (1)

    COVID-19 Update – Compliance with Stay At Home Order

    On March 19, 2020, Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order directing all residents to immediately comply with State public health directives to stay home, except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of essential critical infrastructure Read on...
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