Updates and Response Information:

UPDATE AS OF: MAY 4, 2020:

The Alameda County Health Officer joined six other Bay Area public health jurisdictions to extend the order for all Alameda County residents to shelter in place to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and preserve critical health care capacity across the region through May 31, 2020. Everyone should continue to stay and work at home as much as possible; and wear a face covering when outside their home. SHELTER-IN-PLACE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS



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COVID-19 is the name of the novel coronavirus that is responsible for this outbreak. Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that typically cause mild respiratory infections like the common cold but also more severe (and potentially deadly) infections. They are zoonotic diseases, meaning they are transmitted between animals and people.
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In the interests of public health and controlling the spread of COVID-19, the City of Hayward is taking steps that include the modification or limiting of non-essential City services or access to certain facilities.
The COVID-19 Testing Center Digital Signs

On Monday, Mar. 23, 2020, the City of Hayward opened a testing facility so sick people, first responders, and health-care workers with recent suspected exposures to the novel coronavirus can be tested for infection. No referral from a medical doctor is required to be screened.
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During a disaster or other emergency, we will activate our Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) to provide a way for community members to help out and to manage volunteer efforts.
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We have received an outpouring of support from Hayward community members looking to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, we have launched the Hayward Community Relief Fund.
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We have a partial list of resources available to the public. We will update this page daily as additional resources become available. If you need assistance accessing these resources, please call the City's COVID-19 information hotline: (510) 583-4949, or 211 for assistance in multiple languages.
Video Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alameda County COVID-19 Dashboard

Alameda County COVID-19 Dashboard

Updated daily, the dashboard includes cases over time, by gender, age group, and city. A collaboration with the City of Berkeley.

Information Hotline

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