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File #: 2020-831    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/30/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action:
Title: COVID-19 UPDATE (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. HOO_SaferatHome_SurgeResponse - 12092020
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Discussion


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COVID-19 UPDATE (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

During this unprecedented pandemic, the City of Carson has had to adhere to State and County Executive orders that are intended to help slow the spread of the virus but have also negatively impacted our economy. For the first time in its incorporated history, the City is not allowed to operate in any capacity outside of health measures dictated by these higher levels of government.
We continue to monitor and report on changes to the State and County health orders to determine how they may impact Carson businesses and residents and the services the City provides to the community.
CURRENT SITUATION
A State mandated regional stay-at-home order went into effect on October 6, 2020 due to the ICU capacity dropping below 15% in the Southern California region.
On December 9, 2020, at the recommendation of the Disaster Council, City Hall reduced days of operation to Monday's and Thursday's only. Until further notice, City Hall will be closed to the public on Tuesday's and Wednesday's. We continue to encourage our residents to utilize all on-line services. Residents who plan to make an in-person visit can use the City's website to contact the department they are interested in conducting business with or can call the main City Hall Office line at (310) 830-7600.
As of December 10, 2020, the Los Angeles County Public Health released an updated Safer-at-Home order indicating that outdoor playgrounds, which were initially closed under the State regional order, have been allowed to reopen by the State.
As of the preparation of this report on December 10, 2020 Los Angeles County Public Health Department has reported 3,199 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the City of Carson, with 475,271 cases within Los Angeles County (which includes cases reported by the Long Beach and Pasadena Health Departments). This underreports the actual sp...

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