Re-Opening Updates

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  • We are excited to partner with the Riverside County Workforce Development Board along with Chambers of Commerce, Cities, and Community Colleges in Riverside County to address the needs of local businesses. Specifically, this effort seeks to identify the COVID-related challenges your business is facing. Solutions to benefit your business - whether related to training, process improvements, hiring, removing barriers, pivoting, or others - will then be developed and/or implemented. To achieve this outcome, we are requesting feedback about your business’s needs. The brief survey should take no more than 5 minutes to complete and we would appreciate your input. Please click here to take the survey.  (Aug 3)

  • City of Temecula partners with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to offer NO COST Business Assistance and Training  (Aug 3) - read more

  • Temecula Valley Unified School District intends to start 2020-21 school year online beginning August 17 information and updates are available on their website (July 31) - read more
    • Criteria for schools reopening in California: schools located within counties on the monitoring list may not reopen for in-person instruction until their county has come off the monitoring list for 14 consecutive days. Riverside County is currently on this list  (July 17) - read more
  • Riverside County's Business Ambassador Program helps local businesses connect with free resources, including assessments, guidance, and tools to adapt their workplace amid the COVID-19 business environment  (July 27) - read more

  • State of California closes the following industries unless they can be modified to operate outside or by pick-up: fitness centers, worship services, protests, offices for non-essential sectors, personal care services (nail salons, body waxing, tattoo parlors), hair salons and barbershops, malls (interior of mall must close; stores with their own entry/exit point may operate), bars, brewpubs, breweries and pubs must close all operations (indoor and outdoor)  (July 13) - more information here; California Public Health Department press release here
    • Promenade Temecula stores with exterior entrances are open. Curbside pick-up, takeout & delivery, and outdoor dining are open  (July 13) - read more 
  • State of California closes certain indoor business activities. The following businesses are closed for indoor business operations, but may be modified to operate outdoors or via pick-up: dine-in restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades), zoos and museums, card rooms  (June 30) - more information here; California Public Health Department press release here

  • Temecula’s CRC Pool reopens in July for lap swim, masters swim, and water exercise classes only. 
    Swim lessons, Session 5 (afternoon classes) begins August 17; click here to make a reservation now. Public swim and other aquatic facilities are not being offered at this time - read more

  • State of California requires face coverings in most public spaces - read State requirement HERE; and additional guidance HERE for details and exemptions.  Also, see Press Release.  (June 18)

  • Shop and Dine, Outside! To support businesses impacted by COVID-19, the City of Temecula is offering temporary outdoor expansion opportunities to restaurants and establishments.  (June 17) - read more

  • Pechanga Resort Casino reopens in June with limited gaming, restaurants and other amenities for initial phase  (June 1) - read more

  • Industry Sector Reopening. For the most up-to-date information on the reopening of businesses, as guided by the State, visit COVID19.CA.GOV. For a clarification on re-opening businesses in the City of Temecula click here.

Reopening Status of City Facilities and Parks

For an up-to-date list of which City facilities and parks are open and closed, please CLICK HERE.

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Accelerated Stage 2: 

The City of Temecula currently falls within the accelerated phase two of Stage 2 of the State’s Re-Opening plan. This means businesses that fall within Stage 1, Stage 2 and now Accelerated Stage 2 can be open: 

Stages of Reopening June 30 FINAL

Re-Opening Guidance for Businesses

For businesses getting ready to re-open, CLICK HERE to review State, County and City of Temecula guidance provided for your industry sector. 

Five Essential Actions for Individuals and Businesses (July 8)
What to do if an employee is suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 (July 8)
What to expect when employees are quarantined or isolated (July 8)

Unsure about guidance on a certain activity or business reopening?

The State of California has a hotline and email for such inquiries.
State Hotline: 833-544-2374
State Email:

Additionally, the County of Riverside’s Public Health Department can assist.
County Hotline: 951-351-6866
County Email: