Due to the COVID-19 virus, the City of Richmond is operating under the health restrictions set forth by Contra Costa County's social distancing order. City of Richmond personnel are working to maintain essential services, monitoring and adapting to the Contra Costa Health Officer’s orders, and provide updated information to the public and employees.
With the safety of city employees and the Richmond community at the forefront, we are actively working to develop the plans and protocols related to the reopening of city facilities and programming, when it is safe to do so.
In the meantime, essential services such as Police, Fire, and Public Works are operational. Many other services may be handled by city staff remotely, so we appreciate your understanding that responses may be somewhat delayed. For information on how to contact staff in a particular department, please visit their webpage.
No events currently scheduled.
As a reminder of how best to protect yourself and our community members, we continue to follow the guidance of our local public health department, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). We must take specific precautionary measures to limit the spread of disease in our community.
The virus that causes COVID-19 is spreading very easily and sustainably between people. In general, the more closely a person interacts with others and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk. People can spread the virus without even knowing that they are sick.
COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:
The best ways to protect yourself from COVID-19: