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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Orange County Health Care Agency Issues New Orders

COVID-19 County Update

All Yorba Linda City facilities will be closed to the public as of Wednesday, March 18, following Tuesday’s executive order (PDF) from the Orange County Health Care Agency to slow the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The County’s emergency order prohibits gatherings of any size in the county, eliminates dining in at restaurants, and strongly encourages those 65 and over and those with underlying health conditions to stay home. Because Yorba Linda is under the County’s jurisdiction, the City of Yorba Linda is encouraging our residents and businesses to abide by the orders. For questions about this directive, please call the County of Orange Public Information Hotline at 714-628-7085. Food Facility owners with questions should call Orange County Health/Environmental Health at 714-433-6000.


Please note, this order is NOT an order to shelter in place, per a press release (PDF) issued by the Orange County Operational Area.

CITY FACILITIES & SERVICES

  • In response to the emergency order, City Hall is NOT available for walk-in business through March 31. City staff will continue to provide services by phone, email, through the City’s website. Please call (714) 961-7100 for assistance.
  • Other City recreation facilities and the Yorba Linda Library were previously closed. 
  • The City is currently evaluating additional methods of service to best serve our community during this time, and will have further updates in the coming days. 
  • Yorba Linda Police Services will maintain essential public safety services, but the substation building will no longer be open for public access. Residents are asked to contact Yorba Linda Police Services Dispatch at 714-647-7000 for non-emergency calls and dial 9-1-1 for emergencies.

These measures are among a series of steps adopted by the City of Yorba Linda in recent days to protect public health and align with recommendations from the State Department of Public Health, Federal Centers for Disease Control, and the Orange County Health Care Agency.


Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented public health pandemic. For more information and timely updates, please visit www.yorbalindaca.gov/coronavirus. We will continue to provide updates to the community as they become available. 

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