COVID Remembrance Flag Program

The COVID Remembrance Flag Program was created for the community of Temecula to honor and recognize loved ones who have succumbed to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The recipient’s name and date of passing are printed on a flag, and displayed at the Temecula Duck Pond through August 2, 2021, when the temporary white COVID Remembrance flags will be honorably removed. Temecula residents/families who requested a customized flag that flew and memorialized their loved ones who died from COVID-19 will be invited, along with the public, to a small vigil to be held on October 21, 2021. As a lasting memorial, a permanent bench will be placed at the Duck Pond as a resting/reflective place with a plaque that remembers Temecula withstood the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.

Cost

There was no cost to the applicant for this program.

Criteria

Applicants for the COVID Remembrance Flag Program adhered to following criteria:

  • The honoree has passed due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, or complications due to the virus. 
  •  The applicant must be current resident of the City of Temecula; however, the honoree that passed away did not need to have live in the City of Temecula.

Process 

Applicants for the COVID Remembrance Flag Program followed the following process:

  • Fill out and submit the online application
  • Attach a picture of the honoree for our online gallery (optional)
  • Flags will be raised in the order that the application was received 

The flags will be taken down August 2nd and prepared so they may be given to the applicant at a small ceremony held on October 21st at City Hall.