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.
- Face Covering Information
- Current Status
- Shelter-in-Place Order
- About COVID-19
- City Services Available During COVID-19
- COVID-19 Tenant Protections
- Business Resources for COVID-19
- Food and Housing Assistance
- What You Can Do
- How to Protect Yourself and Others
- @HomeTogether: Virtual Community Center
- Additional Resources
COVID -19 News & Updates
05/21/2020 8:54 PM
The Alameda County Public Health Officer’s Shelter in Place Order that expired on May 31st was superseded by a new Order issued on May 18th. The new Order does not have an expiration date.
05/27/2020 5:00 PM
Albany Chamber of Commerce is hosting a webinar for local businesses about how to adapt to the “new normal” as Shelter in Place restrictions begin to lift tomorrow, Thursday, May 28 at 2:00pm.
05/27/2020 4:59 PM
05/18/2020 3:07 PM
Alameda County Issues Orders to Permit Some Retail Activities and Regulated Vehicle-Based Gatherings
On May 18th, the Alameda County Health Officer updated the Shelter in Place Order to allow some additional limited retail activities and issued a new Order to allow highly regulated vehicle-based gatherings. The Shelter in Place Order and social distancing requirements remain in effect.
05/18/2020 10:11 AM
05/08/2020 6:00 PM
05/01/2020 5:43 PM
Alameda County residents will be required to continue staying at home expect for essential needs through May 31st, but the definition of essential business has been expanded to include construction and some outdoor businesses.
04/29/2020 12:00 PM