Briefing on COVID-19 For Pasadena Business Community for March 12, 2020

Subject: Briefing on COVID-19 For Pasadena Business Community for March 12, 2020 In an effort to keep you informed of developments related to COVID-19, the City of Pasadena offers the following information to the Pasadena Business Community. Our goal is to disseminate accurate public health information; offer recommendations to prepare and slow the spread of the virus; and provide links to resources for additional information. We ask that businesses use their best judgment to evaluate which precautionary measures to put... continue reading »"Briefing on COVID-19 For Pasadena Business Community for March 12, 2020"

City of Pasadena Cancels All Non-Essential City-Sponsored Events

News Release - EventCancellations_03.12.20 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2020 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net City of Pasadena Cancels All Non-Essential City-Sponsored Events PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena is cancelling all of its “non-essential” City-sponsored events and activities until further notice. “Non-essential” events and activities would generally include recreational events and classes, educational and cultural events, census events, Community Police Academy Kids Safety Academy, Police Activities League (PAL) center activity,... continue reading »"City of Pasadena Cancels All Non-Essential City-Sponsored Events"

City of Pasadena ArtNight Cancelled

ArtNight is a unique Pasadena event that relies on a number of independent art venues coming together to jointly produce a city wide effort. While the City Health Officer has not directed us to cancel this event, the City is concerned that ongoing community perception of current health issues will reduce attendance as well as limit the number of volunteers available to provide staffing. A number of participating venues have also expressed concerns over health issues as well as over... continue reading »"City of Pasadena ArtNight Cancelled"

Pasadena Identifies First Confirmed Case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Pasadena Identifies First Confirmed Case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena Public Health Department (PPHD) has confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a Pasadena resident. This individual was known to have close contact with a confirmed case outside of Pasadena, and has been in quarantine since the exposure occurred. This individual is recovering and is being followed by PPHD. To maintain patient confidentiality, no other details will be shared on this individual. PPHD... continue reading »"Pasadena Identifies First Confirmed Case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)"

Alternatives to Citrus: Fighting Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing in Our Communities

Alternatives to Citrus: Fighting Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing in Our Communities March 14 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. In this presentation, Sara Harris, University of California Cooperative Extension Special Project Coordinator and Master Gardener, will offer information for home gardeners on strategies for identifying and dealing with the Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) and the fatal disease is carries - Huanglongbing (HLB). She will also discuss alternative fruit crops that are appropriate to the Southern California landscape. Topics covered will... continue reading »"Alternatives to Citrus: Fighting Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing in Our Communities"

Health Emergency Declaration

News Release - Health Emergency Declaration_UPDATED (002) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2020 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net Pasadena Declares Public Health Emergency for COVID-19 Response   PASADENA, Calif.—On March 4, City of Pasadena Public Health Officer Dr. Ying-Ying Goh declared a Local Public Health Emergency to empower the City to more effectively respond to the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. This declaration coincides with actions taken by Los Angeles County... continue reading »"Health Emergency Declaration"

Jump Into Census

CENSUS-NR_03.04.20 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2020 NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Derderian, Pasadena Public Information Officer, City Manager’s Office, (626) 744-4755, lderderian@cityofpasadena.net Pasadena Ready to “Jump Into Census” PASADENA, Calif.—The City of Pasadena invites residents to “Jump Into Census” Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 East Villa Street. Residents will be able to get answers to their questions about the upcoming census count while enjoying live entertainment, crafts, games, and giveaways. The first... continue reading »"Jump Into Census"

Keep Our Community Healthy by Following the CDC's Recommendations

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the immediate risk to the general American public for contracting the coronavirus remains low, they suggest that now is the time for communities to start preparing.  To stay up to date and informed on official coronavirus developments, you can sign up for the latest CDC updates here: https://www.cdc.gov/Other/emailupdates/. Below are the CDC’s prevention tips: Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Stay home when you are sick. Cover your... continue reading »"Keep Our Community Healthy by Following the CDC's Recommendations"