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Latest COVID-19 Dashboards for  Riverside Countyand  San Bernardino County:

Effective July 13, 2020, ALL counties must close indoor operations in these sectors:

  • Dine-in restaurants
  • Wineries and tasting rooms
  • Movie theaters
  • Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages and arcades)
  • Zoos and museums
  • Cardrooms

Additionally, bars, brewpubs, breweries, and pubs must close all operations both indoor and outdoor statewide.

  • Fitness centers
  • Worship services
  • Protests
  • Offices for non-essential sectors
  • Personal care services, like nail salons, body waxing and tattoo parlors
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Malls

Click Here For The Latest CDC Tips For Minimizing Everyday Risk
Masks are now Mandatory in public across the state of California-click here for the full guidelines


▪ Stage 1 in which officials are continuing to work toward expanding testing and contract tracing, while increasing hospital surge capacity and safety measures at essential workplaces

▪ Stage 2 will include the reopening of “lower-risk workplaces,” and will see the gradual opening of some workplaces, “with adaptions.” Retail and manufacturing will be among the first to reopen, Newsom said. Public spaces could also reopen and offices in which telework is not possible may reopen.

▪ Stage 3 is the current stage, calling for the reopening of higher-risk businesses and personal services that include close physical contact, which salons, gyms, theaters, sports without live audiences, weddings and other in-person religious services.

▪ Stage 4 would be the end of the stay-at-home order, which would see concerts, live-audience sports and other large events and venues able to reopen.

Newsom also said schools may reopen for an earlier school year that could start in July or August to make up for lost learning time because of the coronavirus pandemic, though he stressed no final decisions have been made regarding education.

FDA’s Testing and Manufacturer/Distributor Recalls

FDA is warning consumers and health care providers that the agency has seen a sharp increase in hand sanitizer products that are labeled to contain ethanol (also known as ethyl alcohol) but that have tested positive for methanol contamination. Methanol, or wood alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested and can be life-threatening when ingested.


All Riverside County Residents Can be Tested For Coronavirus – no symptoms necessary

List of community drive-thru testing locations here:
For the latest information on drive-through community testing events, check San Bernardino County Department of Public Health’s social media, including on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

What if I don’t have health insurance and I need screening or treatment for COVID-19?
Call the San Bernardino County Health Center at (800) 722-4777. Do not go to the Health Center without calling first. The Health Center staff will ask personal information to determine the possibility of testing or care based on self-reported symptoms and other criteria.

What if I don’t have health insurance and I need screening or treatment for COVID-19?
In efforts to provide more testing opportunities for San Bernardino County residents, community drive-through sample collection events are being held throughout the county. Samples are collected by public health professionals by inserting a nasal swab up the nostril. These samples are then sent to a laboratory for COVID-19 testing. All persons must meet criteria to be tested. Events are free of charge and do not require health insurance.

Drive up testing at Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinore. For more info or to make an appointment at any of the other locations, please call 800-945-6171.  Perris Fairgrounds Drive-up Testing 

Free COVID-19 testing for IEHP members, to schedule and appointment call 909-771-2911

If you’re interested in getting tested for COVID-19 but cannot make it to these opportunities, you can find additional locations held throughout the county at If you would like to call and speak to someone directly regarding COVID-19 information and resources dial (909) 387-3911 (hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

The following are state site locations, dates, and times:

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Adelanto Stadium (Through June 25)

12000 Stadium Way, Adelanto


Victorville – Victorville Activities Center (Through June 26)

15075 Hesperia Rd., Victorville


Chino – Neighborhood Activity Center (Through June 26)

5201 D St., Chino

Wednesday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. *for first responders only


CVS Health Expands Statewide COVID-19 Response By Opening 91 Additional New Drive-Thru Test Sites in California

Meals for those in need:

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County has multiple locations of food banks to assist you. No requirements, for more information call 909-723-1581

The Riverside Convention Center has partnered with Sysco Foods to offer drive-up grocery box service to Riverside residents for sale. These boxes contain essential foods such as toilet paper, milk, liquid eggs, and meats. There are Italian, Mexican, vegetarian and kid options to choose from. For more information call 951-346-4700

Meal Distribution For Kids Under 18

Food Banks


Blood Banks


California Attorney General Xavier Becerra reminds residents that due to the COVID-19 pandemic the deadline for filing both state and federal taxes has been extended to July 15, 2020. For more info

The California State University (CSU) System Will Remain Closed Through Fall Semester 

Tips For Working At Home During COVID-19



Five New Skills You Can Learn Online for Free

1.  Cooking classes.

2.  Learn an instrument.  Fender has free guitar, ukulele, and bass classes for the next three months.

3.  Learn a new language.  Rosetta Stone is offering three months of free online classes.

4.  Learn to code.

5.  Take a free Ivy League course. has a list of 450 online classes you can take.  Everything from nursing to quantum mechanics.

Kate Winslet Explains How to Wash Hands


A doctor came up with the following guidelines for the Coronavirus:

1. If you have a runny nose and sputum, you have a common cold

2. Coronavirus pneumonia is a dry cough with no runny nose.

3. This new virus is not heat-resistant and will be killed by a temperature of just 26/27 Celsius degrees (not Fahrenheit). It hates the Sun.

4. If someone sneezes with it, it takes about 10 feet before it drops to the ground and is no longer airborne.

5. If it drops on a metal surface it will live for at least 12 hours – so if you come into contact with any metal surface – wash your hands as soon as you can with a bacterial soap.

6. On fabric it can survive for 6-12 hours. normal laundry detergent will kill it.

7. Drinking warm water is effective for all viruses. Try not to drink liquids with ice.

8. Wash your hands frequently as the virus can only live on your hands for 5-10 minutes, but – a lot can happen during that time – you can rub your eyes, pick your nose unwittingly and so on.

9. You should also gargle as a prevention. A simple solution of salt in warm water will suffice.

10. Can’t emphasize enough – drink plenty of water!


1. It will first infect the throat, so you’ll have a sore throat lasting 3/4 days

2. The virus then blends into a nasal fluid that enters the trachea and then the lungs, causing pneumonia. This takes about 5/6 days further.

3. With the pneumonia comes high fever and difficulty in breathing.

4. The nasal congestion is not like the normal kind. You feel like you’re drowning. It’s imperative you then seek immediate attention.

Watch for symptoms
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*

Shortness of breath
*This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses.

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
New confusion or inability to arouse
Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

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