The City of Temecula does not have the authority to override the State of California by re-opening businesses that are currently closed by State orders. The State of California determines which businesses are a part of the “essential” workforce and/or part of each stage of re-opening. Although the City is proactively lobbying on behalf of Temecula Valley to safely and responsibly re-open our local economy, the decision is made by the State of California.
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The State requires face coverings outside of the home in California. Visit the California Department of Public Health’s mask guidance webpage and published guidance for details and exceptions regarding use of face coverings.
The latest State of California Public Health Order dated May 7, 2020 states physical distancing is required (See paragraph 3 here). The “distance” is 6 feet.
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In summary, all City parks and trails have remained opened through this pandemic allowing walking, jogging, hiking, bicycling, or other outdoor activities. Playground equipment, community pools, splash pads, picnic areas and other fixed amenities remain closed per State of California Public Health guidelines.
Statewide, all individuals and businesses fall under the direction of the State of California’s Stay at Home Order / Public Health Order, which can be found online here: covid19.ca.gov/stay-home-except-for-essential-needs.
Additional State information can be found here: covid19.ca.gov.
The State of California has a hotline and email for such inquiries.
State Hotline: 833-544-2374State Email: EssentialServicesInquiries@cdph.ca.gov
Additionally, the County of Riverside’s Public Health Department can assist.
County Hotline: 951-351-6866County Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, Temecula’s wine country is located outside of the City of Temecula’s city limits, and is therefore under the jurisdiction of Riverside County. For questions related to weddings and events located in wine country, please contact Riverside County directly by dialing 2-1-1, or emailing EssentialServicesInquiries@cdph.ca.gov.
The City is providing the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) additional office space within its business incubator and resource center known as the Temecula Valley Entrepreneur’s Exchange or TVE2, which is located within Temecula’s former City Hall at 43200 Business Park Drive. The extra office space allows SBDC to expand its one-on-one consulting services for existing businesses who have experienced supply chain disruptions, staffing challenges, a decrease in gross receipts or customers, a temporary closure, or other impacts as a result of COVID-19. These free business consulting services are available now and will continue through this pandemic, and beyond. Business owners can get guidance and advice from industry experts on a multitude of topics including finance, human resource/staffing laws, disaster/contingency planning and more. COVID-19 response planning will be flexible and change as our business community recovers and additional areas of assistance are identified. Contact Paul Nolta at email@example.com.
Temecula REVIVE! Economic recovery resources for Temecula individuals, families, students, senior citizens, small businesses, veterans and more... The City of Temecula developed an online resource to support Temecula Valley in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The website, TemeculaCA.gov/REVIVE, is updated often and provides informative summaries and links to available resources, including Federal and State stimulus packages such as the CARES Act and other legislation. There is also a variety of supportive economic assistance ranging from free webinars, links to job opportunities, food pantries and more.
Shop, sip, dine and stay LOCAL!
Now is the time to rally together and support Temecula businesses. Seek out retailers, wineries, restaurants and other Temecula businesses. Order online from Temecula locations. Call local shops and boutiques to see if they are offering delivery or curbside pick-up. Need a car? Buy it in Temecula! Check out the interactive map of open take-out restaurant options at Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce and scroll to the various lists of open businesses at Visit Temecula Valley.
The answer here varies, depending on if you had symptoms and if you have been tested. Read the CDC guidelines on this topic here: cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/end-home-isolation.html