Beginning Tuesday, April 28 at 6:00am, a portion of John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park and John F. Shelley Drive in John McLaren Park will be closed to vehicles 24 hours per day throughout the duration of San Francisco’s Stay Home Order, which will soon be extended through May. The street closures are intended to ensure there is enough space for people who choose to exercise in Golden Gate Park and McLaren Park to maintain required physical distancing. Learn More.
Bay Area health officials are recommending residents cover their nose and mouth with cloth when leaving home for essential travel such as to doctor appointments, grocery shopping or pharmacy visits. Learn More.
Mayor London N. Breed and Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of Health, today announced prioritized COVID-19 testing for critical first responders and health care workers who are essential to the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as three new mobile testing sites available to members of the public who have a clinician referral. Learn More.
Today, Mayor London N. Breed announced a Workers and Families First Program to provide paid sick leave to private sector workers who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This plan will include $10 million in public funding that will provide businesses with funding to provide an additional five days of sick leave pay to workers beyond their existing policies. Learn More.
Mayor London N. Breed today announced that the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) will no longer shut off water or power for delinquent payments, and that both the SFPUC and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) will no longer add penalties on to delinquent payments during the City’s Local Emergency response to coronavirus. These actions are part of the City’s response to reduce financial impacts on individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More.
Mayor London N. Breed announced a moratorium on residential evictions related to financial impacts caused by COVID-19. The moratorium will prevent any resident from being evicted due to a loss of income related to a business closure, loss of hours or wages, layoffs, or out-of-pocket medical costs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mayor issued this moratorium under the powers of the Local Emergency she declared on February 25th. Learn More.
San Francisco adults or essential workers with symptoms can get tested for COVID-19 at CityTestSF testing sites. For appointments, go here.
To reduce the spread of COVID 19, find a hand washing station on the map here.
For resources on supporting you and your child’s mental wellbeing, visit Heal SF here.
Free grab and go meals are available for pick-up at SFUSD sites. For more information, go here.
The City & County of San Francisco has created a map that includes meal distribution sites, grocery stores that are open during the shelter in place order, and other food resources. View the map here.
Use the SF Marin Food Bank’s Food Locator tool to find food assistance in San Francisco and Marin Counties. The Food Locator is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. Visit the Food Locator here.
San Francisco’s emergency child and youth care centers will remain open until at least June 2 in order to support the City’s first responders, healthcare workers, essential employees of the City & County of San Francisco, and essential public sector and nonprofit employees. For more information, go here
Family Resource Centers remain open via telephone and email providing parenting support, information, referral, and connection for families with children 0-17 throughout San Francisco. Many Family Resource Centers are providing food and diaper security during the COVID-19 pandemic. For a full list of FRCs providing food and diaper banking, please see the map here.
The SFUSD Family Resource Link is a new project to help families navigate all of the SFUSD resources available to them during distance learning for the rest of the school year. For information, go here.
Sign up for Calfresh to help you afford healthy food options. Go here or call 1-877-847-3663 (FOOD)
San Francisco Public Library offers virtual storytime daily. Access the calendar and sign-up here.
ARTS@Home, special lessons available online for families working and learning from home. For more information and lessons, go here.
Scholastic Learn at Home offers day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing. Find more information here.
Explore the hidden worlds of national parks with virtual fieldtrips. For more information, go here.