City of Hermosa Beach COVID-19 Update for 6.1.20
While a second emergency order has been put into place in Los Angeles County that includes an active county-wide curfew due to the threat of civil unrest and criminal activity occurring in communities throughout the region, the City of Hermosa Beach remains committed to providing the community with important information and updates on our response and recovery efforts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to provide relevant updates related to both events through our website, social media, and where appropriate, through our emergency notification system Nixle.
To help keep the community informed, the City of Hermosa Beach is providing regular updates featuring the latest news about COVID-19; related local updates; and how the City is working to meet the needs of the community and protect public health.
Kelly Court Tennis and Pickleball Courts to Re-open Tomorrow: Tennis and pickleball courts at Kelly Court, which is adjacent to Hermosa Beach’s Clark Field, will re-open beginning tomorrow. For more information, please see the Kelly Court page on the City website. The Community Center Tennis Courts re-opened May 21. For more Information about the Community Center Tennis Courts, please see the City website.
Community Reminder - Parks & Rec Committee Meeting Tomorrow: The City will hold its regularly scheduled Parks and Recreation Commission meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Commission will meet virtually. To watch the meeting and to participate with public comment, please see the instructions on the meeting agenda.
COVID-19 Testing Update: COVID-19 tests are free and available to all residents of LA County. If you would like to get tested, LA County is encouraging residents to first contact their Primary Care Provider or Healthcare Center. If you are unable to receive a test, free testing is available across LA County at various testing sites. To locate a testing site near you, click here. Because of the ongoing State of Emergency due to civil unrest in L.A. County, some testing sites have been closed temporarily. To find out which sites are closed, click here. To sign up for a test at an open location, click here.
2020 U.S. Census Reminder: The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the importance of ensuring state and local governments have adequate resources to address the needs of their communities. It is absolutely crucial that every resident of California be counted in the 2020 Census. Please remember to fill out your census form, either online, by phone or by mail to do your part in helping our community receive its fair share of federal resources to benefit schools, roads, hospitals, emergency preparedness plans and more.
Los Angeles County Update: The L.A. County Department of Public Health today reported 22 new deaths and 978 new cases of COVID-19. To date, Public Health has identified 55,968 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of LA County, and a total of 2,384 deaths. The County continues to report 29 COVID-19 diagnoses and 2 COVID-19 related deaths in Hermosa Beach.
State & Federal Updates
Governor Signs Executive Order Allowing Local Governments to Temporarily Halt Evictions: Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order extending authorization for local governments to halt evictions for renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through July 28. The order also addresses additional issues impacted by COVID-19, including addressing public funding and providing extensions for DMV-related services and academic credentialing.
Voting By Mail During COVID-19: Due to public health concerns caused by COVID-19, every registered voter in California will receive a mail-in ballot in time for the November 2020 election. Voting from home will help residents protect themselves and others from the virus. For more information about mail-in ballots and to check your voter status, go to vote.ca.gov.
Global Coronavirus Figures: Over 6.2 million people have confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, and almost 374,000 COVID-19 related deaths have occurred across the globe as of May 27, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.
Latest Facts & Figures*
Jurisdiction - Reported Cases | Reported Deaths
- Hermosa Beach - 29 | 2
- L.A. County - 55,968 | 2,384
- California - 113,006 | 4,251
- United States - 1,787,680 | 104,396
*All reported data is from the close of the previous day.
Please continue to follow public health experts’ recommendations to avoid spreading the coronavirus including frequent handwashing, avoiding others who are ill, keeping a safe distance from one another, and staying home if you are ill. Public Health has issued the following guidance during this time of increased spread: If you are mildly sick, stay home for at least seven days or until 72 hours after being fever free, whichever is longer. Call your doctor if you are concerned and/or your symptoms worsen. Individuals who are elderly, have underlying health conditions or pregnant should consider contacting their providers earlier when they are sick. More information is available here.
We are monitoring updates and sharing information about the coronavirus from trusted sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California Department of Public Health, and Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Information regarding coronavirus is changing frequently, and the City will provide the latest information about COVID-19 and links to resources on our website. To stay informed, please sign up for Hermosa Beach eNotifications, public safety alerts or follow the City on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.