The City of Albany is working closely with Alameda County Public Health to monitor and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Albany City Council declared a local emergency at their Council meeting on March 16th, 2020 and the City of Albany has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
All non-essential City meetings and events have been cancelled and City facilities are closed to the public. The City of Albany continues to provide essential services and remain available to serve our community, particularly those that may not have easy access to food and other needed services. Many services can be conducted by phone and/or email. Albany CARES continues to provide food and housing assistance to seniors and unsheltered individuals through their hotline Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm at 1(510) 524-9122.
Alameda County's Shelter-in-Place Order remains in effect for all non-essential activities. FAQs are available here.
Additional information about COVID-19 is available at the below links.
COVID -19 News & Updates
The Alameda County Shelter-in-Place Order is extended through May 3rd. The new Order further clarifies essential activities and social distancing requirements. The City of Albany is continuing to provide essential services such as food and housing assistance.
04/01/2020 5:08 PM
03/27/2020 5:00 PM
03/25/2020 7:30 PM
03/24/2020 9:37 AM
The City of Albany’s Project HOPE, in collaboration with the City’s service provider Berkeley Food & Housing Project (BFHP), has temporarily housed 10 people experiencing homelessness in Albany in hotel rooms, and provided food and basic need items.
03/23/2020 8:23 PM
03/20/2020 3:30 PM
03/18/2020 1:56 PM
03/17/2020 5:45 PM
Albany CARES is providing assistance to seniors, unsheltered individuals, and those in need during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
03/17/2020 11:40 AM
03/16/2020 4:22 PM
Alameda County has issued an order directing Alameda County residents to shelter at home for three weeks beginning March 17 in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The order limits activity, travel and business functions to only the most essential needs.
03/16/2020 2:56 PM
We're working closely with Alameda County Public Health to monitor and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The City of Albany is cancelling all non-essential meetings and events on a rolling 30-day basis to limit exposure and slow the transmission of COVID-19.
03/13/2020 5:07 PM
03/11/2020 1:00 PM
This difficult decision was made in order to follow guidelines received on March 7 from the California Department of Public Health recommending that non-essential large gatherings should be cancelled or postponed.
03/10/2020 4:00 PM