Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The City of Temecula is committed to serving the region by continuously updating this site with current information. Check back regularly here (for COVID-19 information), the REVIVE webpages (for economic recovery resources), and the City’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages for daily City news on all topics.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information. Riverside County’s vaccination rollout plan (updated often) is at this link: https://www.ruhealth.org/covid-19-vaccine. For questions about the COVID-19 vaccine call 2-1-1 or  833.422.4255, visit this webpage: https://covid19.ca.gov/vaccines, or email Riverside County Public Health at: rivco.vaccines@ruhealth.org  

COVID Remembrance Flag Program. Citizens of Temecula may honor and recognize loved ones who have succumbed to the COVID-19 coronavirus with a flag at the Duck Pond. Visit TemeculaCA.gov/Remembrance for more information.

For COVID-19 case statistics in Riverside County, click the image below to  be redirected to www.rivcoph.org/coronavirus for the following:

RIVERSIDE COUNTY COVID-19 CASES

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  • April 21 and April 22 Vaccination Clinic for 16 years and older who live, work, or study in Riverside County at the Mary Phillips Senior Center (41845 Sixth Street, Temecula) - Register for April 22nd  (April 20) - read more

  • Californians 16+ Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines. Visit MyTurn.ca.gov to schedule appointments or call the COVID-19 hotline at (833) 422-4255  (April 15) - read more

  • Riverside County in State’s orange tier. Retail businesses may increase capacity to 100 percent indoors. Places of worship, movie theaters, restaurants, museums, zoos and aquariums may increase indoor capacity to 50 percent with modifications. Gyms, wineries, breweries and distilleries may increase indoor capacity to 25 percent indoors with modifications. Starting April 15, meetings, receptions and conferences are allowed indoors up to 150, if all guests are tested or fully vaccinated  (April 6) - read more

  • State’s Next Step in the COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery, Moving Beyond the Blueprint: On June 15, California will fully open its economy if two criteria are met: (1) if vaccine supply is sufficient for Californians 16 years and older who wish to be inoculated; and (2) if hospitalization rates are stable and low. The State will continue to require masking and encourage Californians to get vaccinated  (April 6) - read more

  • Extended: Moratorium on Residential Evictions in USDA Multifamily Housing Communities in Accordance with CDC Guidance (March 29) - read more

  • Tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year is extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021 (March 17) - read more

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issues guidelines on how fully vaccinated people may visit safely with others. Based on the latest science, the CDC provides recommendations, for how and when a fully vaccinated individual may visit with other people who are fully vaccinated and with other people who are not vaccinated  (March 8) - read more

  • Youth and adult sports may resume in Riverside County. Informed consent and weekly COVID-19 testing may be required for specific sports  (March 2) - read more California Department of Public Health’s Guidance on Outdoor and Indoor Youth and Recreational Adult Sports applies to organized youth sports and recreation, including school- and community-sponsored programs, and privately-organized clubs and leagues, and adult recreational sports. This guidance does not apply to collegiate or professional sports, community events, (marathons, half-marathons, and endurance races).  (February 19) - read more

  • Riverside County health officials continue to urge residents to get tested for COVID-19, as higher testing rate will help move into less restrictive tier  (February 24) - read more

  • COVID Remembrance Flag Program.  A COVID Remembrance Flag Program was created for the citizens of Temecula to honor and recognize loved ones who have succumbed to the COVID-19 coronavirus. (February 17)  More information can be found at TemeculaCA.gov/Remembrance.

  • Riverside County health officials will contact those who received first vaccine dose at county clinics for second dose appointment. Participants must register and have an appointment to get vaccinated  (February 1) - read more  Visit this link for more vaccine information and county links.

  • The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) ends Regional Stay at Home Order, allowing all counties statewide to return to the rules and framework of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, updated every Tuesday with color-coded tiers indicating which activities and businesses are open based on local case rates and test positivity. Riverside County, which includes the City of Temecula, is in the strictest tier (purple), allowing: restaurants open outdoors only with modifications, retail open to a max of 25% capacity, shopping centers open indoors to a max of 25% capacity with modifications (common areas/food courts closed), hair salons/barbershops/nail salons open indoors with modifications  (January 25) - read more and more

  • The City of Temecula partners with Covid Clinic, Inc. to provide additional COVID-19 testing sites at three different City parking lot locations throughout Temecula including the Margarita Recreation Center at 29119 Margarita Road, Patricia H. Birdsall Sports Park at 32380 Deer Hollow Way, and the Temecula Community Center at 28816 Pujol Street  (January 15) - read more and more  Visit this link for a list of FREE COVID-19 testing sites.

  • The City of Temecula is partnering with Riverside University Health System-Public Health (RUHS-Public Health) to temporarily provide free walk-up COVID-19 testing to Riverside County residents at the Ronald Reagan Sports Park in Temecula on Thursdays from 8am until 3pm. Register online at http://bit.ly/CityofTemeculaTesting  (December 29) - read more

  • New Mask Guidelines - California is strengthening its face covering guidance to require individuals to wear a mask whenever outside their home, with limited exceptions  (November 16) - read more

  • New State Legislation to Protect California’s Workforce Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Bills expand access to workers’ compensation and require employers to notify local officials and employees of COVID-19 outbreaks in the workplace. Effective January 1, 2021  (September 17) - read more
    • AB 1159 expands access to workers’ compensation and makes it easier for first responders, health care workers and people who test positive due to an outbreak at work to get the support they need, including necessary medical care and wage replacement benefits. 
    • AB 685 ensures timely notification to employees and local and state public health officials of COVID-19 cases at workplaces. This notification will help workers take necessary precautions such as seeking testing, getting medical help or complying with quarantine directives.
  • Riverside County Health officials need cooperation with contact tracing. Hundreds of contact tracers are calling those who test positive for or who were exposed to COVID-19, in an effort to identify the source of the infection, and who the patient may have been in contact with - read more

  • Temecula City Hall is open to public virtually (no walk-ins) - read more For a list of open and closed City facilities click here.

  • Industry Sector Reopening. For the most up-to-date information on the reopening of businesses, as guided by the State of California, visit TemeculaCA.gov/Reopen and COVID19.CA.GOVFor a clarification on Re-Opening Businesses in the City of Temecula click here.

  • POTENTIAL SCAM ALERT! The City of Temecula is not calling individual residents or businesses to discuss any economic recovery options. If you receive a call of this nature, please let us know at info@temeculaca.gov. Read more about potential Coronavirus scams here.

  • Temecula Revive: City of Temecula announces Temecula Revive: an online resource with links and information focusing on the community’s economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic  (April 24)
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City of Temecula - For COVID-19-related inquires not found on this website, click here to contact us. The City of Temecula’s COVID-19 Hotline is also available Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, at 951-506-5111.

Riverside County Public Health - For questions regarding which businesses may be open or which activities are permitted, contact the Riverside County Public Health COVID-19 Hotline at 951-351-6866, email chawebmaster@ryhealth.org, or contact the State of California (provided below) as the County of Riverside is following the State's Guidance on reopening.

State of California - For questions regarding which businesses may be open or which activities are permitted, as the State of California moves through each re-opening phase, contact the State of California via their hotline at 833-544-2374, by email at EssentialServicesInquiries@cdph.ca.gov, or online here.

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Mask up, Riverside County! from RUHS Public Health on Vimeo.

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FEELING SICK?

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.  

Are you experiencing flu-like symptoms?  Have you been exposed to COVID-19? CLICK HERE for more information on FREE COVID-19 testing available in Riverside County (this information is subject to change). You must call ahead to make an appointment, drive-ups without appointments will not be accommodated.

Are you having a medical emergency unrelated to COVID-19? If you have symptoms that could possibly indicate a medical emergency (chest pain, difficulty breathing, trouble lifting your arms and weakness) please visit your nearest Emergency Room. Temecula Valley Hospital assures there are safe areas and procedures in place for those having medical emergencies outside of COVID-19. If you feel you are having a medical emergency, do not wait to call a first responder or visit the ER.

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  1. Temecula City Hall will Reopen to the Public on March 29, 2021

    On Monday, March 29, 2021, Temecula City Hall will reopen its doors to the public with regular hours of operation Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm. Read on...
  2. The City of Temecula partners with Covid Clinic, Inc., to provide additional COVID-19 Testing Sites

    In an effort to accommodate local demand for COVID-19 testing, the City of Temecula is partnering with Covid Clinic, Inc., to temporarily provide drive-thru COVID-19 testing to residents at three different City parking lot locations throughout Temecula Read on...
  1. The City of Temecula partners with Riverside County Public Health to provide Free COVID-19 Testing

    In an effort to accommodate local demand for COVID-19 testing, the City of Temecula is partnering with Riverside University Health System-Public Health (RUHS-Public Health) to temporarily provide free walk-up COVID-19 testing. Read on...
  2. Effective July 13, 2020, Temecula City Hall to Temporarily Close to Public

    Effective Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5pm, Temecula City Hall will close again to the public temporarily. Read on...
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