COVID-19 Resources

Dear Resident,   The health and safety of the Pasadena community is our top priority. As we continue to implement measures to slow the spread of Coronavirus in our community, we encourage you to take precautions in your everyday lives to prevent and prepare for the possibility of additional cases. The City of Pasadena is working in close coordination with local, state, and federal health officials. Earlier this week, the City canceled all City-sponsored events, activities, and programming until further... continue reading »"COVID-19 Resources"

A Message from Mayor Terry Tornek Regarding COVID-19

OFFICE OF THE MAYOR     March 14, 2020   2020-03-14 Mayor Tornek Statement As many of you are aware, I am in Africa as part of a delegation to our newest Sister City Dakar-Plateau, Senegal.  Nevertheless, I have been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and in frequent communication with our City Manager.  In light of the situation, I am returning to Pasadena next week.  The health and safety of our community is paramount. I have the utmost confidence in... continue reading »"A Message from Mayor Terry Tornek Regarding COVID-19"

Briefing on COVID-19 For Pasadena Business Community for March 13, 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 in place, based on their own organization’s needs. Please disseminate this information... continue reading »"Briefing on COVID-19 For Pasadena Business Community for March 13, 2020"

Prep Wisely, Don't Hoard

When you're out purchasing supplies, including food, personal hygiene products, and other essentials to get you through a potential 14-day quarantine, please think of your neighbors and only purchase items you truly need. Being prepared does not mean stockpiling or hoarding. Hoarding items like hand sanitizer or disinfectant wipes only means your neighbors don't have what they need to protect themselves from getting sick. Remember, we're all in this together, and we must continue looking out for one another. For... continue reading »"Prep Wisely, Don't Hoard"

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"