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City of Encinitas

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

 

San Diego County Case Count: 849

Today, April 1, San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported 849 COVID-19 cases, with 24 cases among Encinitas residents.

Stay home, stop the spread, save lives.

 

April is the Month that will Determine the Trajectory of Our Region

Flatten the curve graphicAs we enter a new month under the “Stay at Home” orders, April is the month when we all need to take aggressive, intentional action to stop the spread of COVID-19. The main action we can all take is staying at home except for essential needs. If we do this for all of April, we can avoid what’s happening in other places like New York and Italy from happening here in San Diego. We are all stewards of our region’s health.

Medical Equipment Donations for Healthcare Workers and First Responders

Do you have new, sealed personal protective equipment in original packaging or handmade masks you would like to donate?

The County of San Diego, Rady Children’s Health System, and Rock Church have partnered to create the COVID-19 Medical Equipment Initiative to harness the community’s generosity to meet the needs of health care providers on the front lines of the pandemic. Representatives of the Initiative will collect, track, and distribute donated critical-need medical equipment across institutions as determined by daily census and inventory assessments.

To donate, call 1-800-258-0007 or email [email protected].

Visit https://www.radyfoundation.org/donatecovid19 to learn more about the current greatest needs of health care workers.

Want your Relief Check? Scammers Do Too

As the government is sending out relief checks that are part of the federal response to COVID-19, scammers are out to intercept the checks. To protect yourself, be aware! A few items to know: 1) As long as you file your taxes, the federal government has the information it needs to send you your check. 2) You do not need to sign up for your check by giving anyone your personal information. 3) If you want your check through direct deposit, only go through the IRS. 4) The checks have not been sent out yet, and will be sent out around the same time to everyone. Do not trust anyone trying to send you the check early.

To learn more about this scam, see https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2020/04/want-get-your-coronavirus-relief-check-scammers-do-too?utm_source=govdelivery.

For the most up to date information on the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit https://encinitasca.gov/COVID-19-UPDATES.

For information or questions, please contact Tom Bokosky, Director of Human Resources at (760) 633-2631 or [email protected].