Posted on: April 6, 2021
The State of California announced today that Contra Costa County will be able to move into the less restrictive Orange Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy on Wednesday, April 7.
Contra Costa County currently has a COVID case rate of 4.9 cases...Learn More
Posted on: April 2, 2021
On March 30, 2021, the Concord City Council passed an urgency ordinance (on a 5-0 vote) requiring large grocery stores to pay an additional $5 per hour of hazard pay to grocery retail workers in Concord, effective immediately. “Large Grocery Stores” refer...Read More
Posted on: March 30, 2021
People who are 16 years and older and live or work in Contra Costa are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine!
Recently, Contra Costa County began receiving additional vaccine supply from the U.S. government for its numerous federally-qualified healt...Learn More
Posted on: March 29, 2021
Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is encouraging anyone who is currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in the county to apply for their shot today.
Increased vaccine supply from the state and federal governments means that CCHS currently ha...Learn More
Posted on: March 22, 2021
Thanks to an increase in supply of COVID-19 vaccines, beginning today, March 22, Contra Costa County is extending vaccine eligibility to anyone who is 50 and older and lives or works in the county, regardless of whether they have an underlying health cond...Read More
Posted on: February 19, 2021
Teachers, grocery workers and other frontline essential workers who live in Contra Costa County can now sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Contra Costa Health Services has updated its eligibility policy, extending it to residents who work in the educ...Learn More
Posted on: February 11, 2021
Clayton Valley Charter High School has partnered with the City of Concord’s Parks and Recreation Department to offer FREE COVID-19 and antibody testing at Centre Concord. You can be tested at this site with or without insurance.
Testing will be offered EVE...Learn More
Posted on: January 25, 2021
The California Department of Public Health lifted the regional stay-at-home order, effective Jan. 25, and resumed using the color-coded tier system, placing Contra Costa back in the purple tier.
As a result, Contra Costa Health Services announced...Read More
Posted on: January 12, 2021
UPDATED (Jan. 15, 2021):
In response to new guidelines from the state, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) and other healthcare providers in the county are now offering safe, effective, no-cost COVID-19 vaccine to all residents who are 65 or olde...Learn More
Posted on: November 19, 2020
The City of Concord and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce have announced the creation of the Shop Concord program to support the city’s small businesses by encouraging residents to shop locally this holiday season. Scheduled to launch for consumers ...Learn More
Posted on: November 19, 2020
In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gather...Read More
Posted on: November 16, 2020
With new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surging across California, the state has placed several counties, including Contra Costa, back into the purple tier, meaning there is widespread risk of community transmission in our region.
The adjusted average...Learn More
Posted on: November 13, 2020
California has reached the unfortunate milestone of 1 million COVID-19 cases statewide. With cases and hospitalizations on the rise, Contra Costa County and other Bay Area counties are tightening local rules for high-risk indoor activities where the virus...Learn More
Posted on: November 10, 2020
In response to evidence that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Contra Costa, the California Department of Public Health has moved the County back into the more restrictive red tier.
Data from Contra Costa show that the average daily number of newly identifi...Read on...
Posted on: November 5, 2020
Contra Costa Health Services announced that it will tighten some restrictions for high-risk activities in response to a recent increase in the number of COVID cases and hospitalizations in the county.
According to a press release issued Nov. 4, ...Learn More
Posted on: September 24, 2020
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Vaccinations are available to everyone age 6 months and older. No appo...
Posted on: September 17, 2020
The City of Concord released the results of the Small Business Grant Program which will provide $5,000 grants through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES)...Learn More
Posted on: August 21, 2020
The City of Concord is committed to keeping its residents, businesses and visitors safe and informed, especially when it comes to communicating about emergencies.
The City has a number of communications vehicles through which City staff and the Concord Pol...Learn More
Posted on: August 5, 2020
The City of Concord has created its own Small Business Grant Program, which will provide $5,000 grants through CARES Act funding for 130 local small businesses that have experienced a negative financial impact from the global pandemic.
City of Concord Small Business Grant Program
Posted on: July 13, 2020
Contra Costa County is one of at least 30 counties that have remained on the California Department of Public Health’s county monitoring list for three or more consecutive days. In response, Governor Newsom has ordered that the following business...Read More
Posted on: June 5, 2020
Contra Costa County residents may again enjoy outdoor swimming pools, outdoor seating at restaurants and dog parks under an updated health order. The order, effective at 5 p.m. on June 5, also allows for outdoor religious services of up to 100 people, ind...Read More
Posted on: May 18, 2020
Thanks to progress made in containing the spread of COVID-19, Contra Costa County will relax restrictions in its shelter-in-place order to allow retail stores and their suppliers to reopen.
On May 19 at 6 a.m., retail stores in Contra Costa County may offe...Learn More
Contra Costa County's COVID-19 Website
Posted on: May 8, 2020
Contra Costa Health Services has announced that its May 4 Health Order extending the shelter-in-place order remains in effect. While the order eased restrictions on activities such as construction projects, real estate transactions, and outdoor businesses...Read More
Health Department FAQs
Posted on: April 27, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and its historic economic disruption, the City of Concord has implemented a variety of new programs and resources to help sustain and support local businesses. As the risks of COVID-19 heightened in March, Concord was among the ...Learn More
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Posted on: April 10, 2020
As springtime temperatures begin to rise and people are eager to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, Concord officials are reminding residents to follow local health orders requiring social distancing of at least six feet.
All City parks remain closed for ...Read More
City Park Dos & Don'ts
Posted on: March 31, 2020
Health officials in Contra Costa County and six other Bay Area communities have officially extended the current stay-at-home order through May 3, 2020 in an effort to preserve critical hospital capacity across the region.
The previous order was s...Learn More
COVID-19 Information from the City of Concord
Posted on: March 20, 2020
The City of Concord understands that the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order may present financial challenges for local businesses. To help mitigate these challenges, the City has created the COVID-19 Business Resources page, which highlights a variety of res...Learn More
Business Resources Page