Online Application Portal for Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program Opens Monday, January 25

Program provides up to 50 small businesses with grants of $7,500 each PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) announce the Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to assist small businesses in Pasadena impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program provides approximately 50 reimbursable grants of $7,500 each to qualifying small businesses. Source of funds for the program are provided by the City’s annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) allocation. PCF was chosen by the City to... continue reading »"Online Application Portal for Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program Opens Monday, January 25"

City of Pasadena Announces New Website With COVID Vaccine Updates

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena has launched a new webpage with vaccine information to keep the community updated and provide a link for healthcare workers to learn about getting the vaccine. From the start of the pandemic, data and science have guided Pasadena’s response to COVID-19. That continues to be true when it comes to vaccines. Pasadena continues to distribute and administer the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as possible. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine have been... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Announces New Website With COVID Vaccine Updates"

City of Pasadena Receives First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

PASADENA, Calif.—The Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has announced that it has received 1,950 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. This shipment was delivered directly to Huntington Hospital, and vaccinations are expected to begin tomorrow. Additional Moderna vaccine doses are expected to arrive in the coming weeks. Healthcare workers and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities will be the first to receive the vaccine. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine require two doses and provide the same... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Receives First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine"

Governor Triggers Regional Stay-At-Home Order Impacting City of Pasadena, Including Outdoor Dining

PASADENA, Calif.—The governor of the state of California issued a new health order this week that set strict stay-at-home requirements and limitations on business for multi-county regions facing reduced critical care resources due to the increasing rate of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and Intensive Care Units (ICU) admissions. The regional ICU bed availability has dropped below 15% and effective Sunday, Dec. 6, at 10 p.m., outdoor dining, personal care services businesses, including hair and nail salons, and all bars will be... continue reading »"Governor Triggers Regional Stay-At-Home Order Impacting City of Pasadena, Including Outdoor Dining"

Governor Imposes Stricter COVID-19 Restrictions Which Will Impact Outdoor Dining in Pasadena

PASADENA, Calif.—On Dec. 3, the governor of the state of California issued a new health order that set strict stay-at-home requirements and limitations on business for multi-county regions facing reduced critical care resources due to the increasing rate of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and ICU admissions. The state's new stay-at-home order supersedes any and all City of Pasadena stay-at-home orders to the extent the City orders impose restrictions less stringent than those of the state. Restrictions as specified by this order... continue reading »"Governor Imposes Stricter COVID-19 Restrictions Which Will Impact Outdoor Dining in Pasadena"

City of Pasadena Issues Temporary Limited Stay at Home Order to Control COVID-19 Surge

PASADENA, Calif.—Over the last few weeks, Pasadena, like almost all of the nation, has experienced an alarming increase in daily COVID-19 infections. In addition, local hospitalizations have increased at a rapid rate, putting healthcare resources at risk. To help mitigate the spread of the virus and protect the health of residents, the City has undertaken proactive enforcement measures to remind us all of our part in controlling this pandemic. Enforcement measures include City employees and volunteers from many City departments... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Issues Temporary Limited Stay at Home Order to Control COVID-19 Surge"

City of Pasadena to Take More Aggressive Enforcement Stance Amid Surge in COVID Cases

PASADENA, Calif.—The dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations is of great concern for the City of Pasadena, its residents, and healthcare partners. Effective immediately, the City will undertake broader and more aggressive enforcement efforts to slow the spread of the virus with respect to outdoor dining, but also with respect to other activities with higher risk of disease transmission as identified by our local case investigation, including social gatherings, worksites and unauthorized recreational sports events. Because Pasadena is an... continue reading »"City of Pasadena to Take More Aggressive Enforcement Stance Amid Surge in COVID Cases"

City of Pasadena Thanksgiving Closures and Reminders

PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and most City services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Specific closures, exceptions and reminders are noted below. Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. Always call 9-1-1 for life-threatening emergencies. For non-emergencies, call (626) 744-4241. If you "See Something, Say Something." Report suspicious activity to Pasadena Police... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Thanksgiving Closures and Reminders"

City of Pasadena Implements Safeguards To Curb COVID-19 Spread

PASADENA, Calif.—Because of the dramatically increasing numbers of local COVID-19 infections, the City of Pasadena is reminding the community about existing health orders in place to protect ourselves and others around us from infection. To further mitigate the spread of the virus, the City is instituting new pandemic safeguards and restrictions, effective Friday, Nov. 20. Reminders regarding some of the rules already in place include: Retail store occupancy may not exceed 25% of maximum capacity (as defined by the Fire... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Implements Safeguards To Curb COVID-19 Spread"

City of Pasadena, Visit Pasadena Launch Shop Pasadena Campaign for Holiday Season

PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena and Visit Pasadena are launching a campaign to encourage people to shop small and dine local this holiday season. The 2020 holiday Shop Pasadena campaign spotlights the hundreds of independent businesses in Pasadena and encourages the community to shop small, dine local and show some #locallove this season. There’s a special connection that comes with shopping and dining local. Whether it’s a friendly face that greets you at your favorite store or eatery or the... continue reading »"City of Pasadena, Visit Pasadena Launch Shop Pasadena Campaign for Holiday Season"