COVID-19 UPDATES AND INFORMATION

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This page will serve as a clearinghouse of COVID-19 information and updates for Mill Valley. Bookmark this page and check it daily. Also follow us on Nextdoor, Twitter and Facebook, and sign up for MVConnect and NixleUpdated April, 1, 2020


 
NEW PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER ISSUED - STRICTER SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED
In response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the County Health Officer has determined that more and stricter social distancing is needed to slow the rate of spread, prevent deaths, and stop the health care system from becoming overwhelmed.

KEY POINTS:

  • This new order will be in effect until May 3, 2020, but that date could be changed.
  • Social distancing requirements are mandatory.
  • There are new social distancing requirements for businesses that remain open.
  • Use of playgrounds, dog parks, public picnic areas, and similar recreational areas is prohibited.
  • There are new restrictions on use of shared recreational facilities such as basketball courts, as well as restrictions on sports or activities that require use of shared equipment.
  • Most construction—residential and commercial—is prohibited (with exceptions).
  • Community members should expect stronger enforcement. 

    Learn more.

Business Information - Who is Open?

  • Who's open, who's closed, who's changing aspects of their business to best serve customers - The comprehensive resource
  • We've Got Your Back: MV Chamber Hunts for Every Source of Biz Relief We Can Find – Here's a List

City Facilities and Parks: What is Open?
Since Monday, March 16, all City facilities have been closed to the public, with a shift in services, where possible, to online, phone, and appointment only. 
The links below provide more details on each location and services that remain available:

Community Center and Recreation Facilities | Library | City Hall | Construction/Planning & Building

 Parks and Open Space


Do you sill have questions? Check out the County of Marin FAQ page for the latest information. Are you hearing rumors about COVID-19? Check out the FEMA Rumor Control page 
 

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Managing Anxiety and Stress During Coronavirus

April 2, 2020 

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Taking care of yourself, your friends, and your family can help you cope with stress and make your community stronger. Learn ways you can support yourself during this time.

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Celebrating Holidays and Family Traditions During COVID-19

April 1, 2020 

Nationwide attempts to reduce the impact of COVID-19 has changed the lives of Americans in many ways. With many states practicing shelter-in-place and social distancing recommended nationwide, families will need to get creative to celebrate various religious and family holidays in April, including Easter, Passover, and the beginning of Ramadan.

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Free resources for homework and research

March 31, 2020 

Library has databases galore that you can access from home to help with research projects, homework, or just finding out about stuff. Click through to learn about our resources, including Encyclopedia Brittanica, an extensive biography database, and so much more.

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Update on Parks Closures - Updated March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020 

We have received an update on additional restrictions around parks in Mill Valley and around Marin County. If you plan to use parks and outdoor space in upcoming days, please make sure you know the new rules so you may stay in compliance

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Emotional Support Resources

March 30, 2020 

Fears about the coronavirus pandemic and being socially isolated can significantly affect mental health. Here are some general tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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Avoid Coronavirus Scams

March 30, 2020 

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the coronavirus. Here are some tips from the FTC to help you keep the scammers at bay.

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Business Support Task Force Update

March 27, 2020 

Responding to concerns regarding the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mayor and City Council directed Acting City Manager/Chief of Police Alan Piombo to appoint an ad-hoc committee...

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Public Health Order Reminder - Stay Local

March 22, 2020 

The Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is urging Bay Area residents not to travel beyond their communities as they engage in outdoor activities during the statewide shelter-in-place order.

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