COVID-19 Response

In response to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and reported cases within our county, the City of Concord is following the guidance of local, state and federal health agencies. We will update this page regularly to provide information about what the City and our regional partners are doing to address this global health crisis.

UPDATE: September 3, 2020

Health Officials Offer Tips for Not Spreading COVID-19 During Labor Day Weekend

August 31, 2020: Additional Businesses Open in Contra Costa County in Accordance with Updated State Recommendations 
County Press Release
Contra Costa County Openings at a Glance / Resumen de las aperaturas en el Condado de Contra Costa

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July 31, 2020: Contra Costa County Urges Residents to Take Precautions
Watch Press Conference (video)

Slowing the Spread Tip Sheet / Consejos para detener el contagio

July 13, 2020: COVID Cases Rising in Contra Costa; State Orders Closure of Some Businesses and Activities
County Press Release

June 29, 2020: County Health Department Delays Reopening of Businesses, Activities Previously Planned for July 1
County Press Release
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See previous updates and press releases from Contra Costa Health Services.

April 27, 2020: New Resources for Local Businesses
Concord Forward: How the City of Concord is Supporting Local Business | Concord Business Directory

April 22, 2020: Free drive-in COVID-19 testing for Contra Costa residents with symptoms is now available, results available within 5 days.  For Appointments Call: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (844) 421-0804 Additional Resources: 

COVID Testing By Appointment

March 17, 2020: Mayor McGallian’s Letter to the Community
Correspondencia en Español

City of Concord Organized Events, Programs, Facilities and Recreation Services

In keeping with the March 12, 2020 executive order issued by Governor Newsom, all residents are to heed any orders and guidance of state and local public health officials, including but not limited to the imposition of social distancing measures, to control the spread of COVID-19.

In an extraordinary effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the City of Concord has implemented the following:

  • Cancel all indoor and outdoor City-sponsored programs, classes, activities and events.
  • Suspend all preschool programs.
  • Cancel all indoor and outdoor City facility rentals.
  • Close indoor recreation facilities to the public: Concord Senior Center, Centre Concord, Willow Pass Center, and Concord Community Pool.
  • Close certain outdoor recreation facilities to the public; including park restroom facilities, basketball, and bocce courts. 
  • Picnic tables, barbecues and dog parks were reopened on June 5, 2020.
  • Pickleball and Tennis Courts reopened with certain restrictions on May 4, 2020.Click here for full list of rules
  • Limit access to other public buildings, including the Police Department and City Hall to adhere to 6-foot social distancing mandates for the health and safety of the public and City employees.
  • Move Farmer’s Market to Concord High School.
  • The Concord Skate Park was reopened with certain restrictions on May 4, 2020. Users must adhere to 6-foot social distancing mandate and wear a mask.
  • Diablo Creek Golf Course was reopened with certain restrictions on May 4, 2020. See Diablo Creek Golf Course website to schedule your tee time.
  • Cancel all non-essential public meetings.

The City will regularly reevaluate its COVID-19 response measures, and they may be modified or prolonged as needed.


Diablo Creek Golf Course reopened on Monday, May 4, 2020, per the County Health Order. Please visit the Diablo Creek Golf Course website for more details.