AT A GLANCE: Providing the key information to help you navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic in San Francisco County – Updated 10/21/20. Click on SOURCE for more information about each category.


Health & Emergencies


COVID-19 Testing Sites


Emergency Services

Operational.


Hospitals

General visits permitted. Face coverings and social distancing required.

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Food Banks

Find a list of food assistance programs in San Francisco here.

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Social Services

Learn about emergency benefits and human services in San Francisco here.

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Shelter-In-Place Order


Schools

Schools may reopen with approval from county health officer. Check status of individual schools via school reopening dashboard.

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Child Care

Childcare available with modifications.

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Libraries

Closed. Curbside pick-up available at select locations. Pick-up services may be suspended if the Air Quality Index reaches above 150.

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Restaurants

Outdoor dining allowed. Indoor dining allowed with 25% capacity or up to 100 people for restaurants or bars with sit-down meal service. Bars, breweries, pubs and wineries with no meals remain closed. Restaurants must follow county guidelines.

State guidance allows indoor dining with 50% capacity as SF is now in yellow (minimal risk) tier, but SF county restrictions apply.

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Parks

Parks open. Basketball courts and picnic areas remain closed. Learning hubs operating at some park locations. Playgrounds now open with capacity limits.

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Religious Services

Allowed to open indoors at 25% capacity, up to 100 people. Can open outdoors, up to 200 people 6 feet apart. View SF guidance for outdoor gatherings here.

Latest state guidance allows indoor religious services with a 50% capacity limit as SF is now in yellow (minimal risk) tier, but SF county restrictions apply.

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Public Transportation

Face coverings are required on-board. Muni Metro closed and Metro buses will serve rail line routes. View bus schedule here.

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Personal Services

May open outdoors and indoors with modifications. This includes: hair and nail salons, barbershops, skin care, body waxing, estheticians and massage studios. Services where customers must take off their face coverings are still not allowed. On Oct. 27, certain indoor personal care that includes mask removal allowed according to SF’s reopening timeline.

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Government Services


Courts

Operational with reduced services. Face coverings and social distancing required for appearances in person.

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City Buildings

Essential services operational. Residents encouraged to seek services online, by phone, by mail, and by email. Services such as permit applications and vital record requests can be done remotely.

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Evictions

All evictions in SF are banned through Nov. 30 via Mayor’s order.Statewide eviction ban in effect through Feb. 1, 2021 if tenant could not pay rent between March 4 and Aug. 31, 2020 due to COVID-19 related hardship. Tenant must provide declaration of hardship. View state FAQs for more information.

View summary of state, local and federal protections here.

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DMV

DMV offices are open for customers with existing appointments and transactions that require an in-person visit. Face coverings and social distancing required for in-person visits.

New behind-the-wheel drive test appointments available. Other new appointments not yet available. Customers encouraged to complete tasks online if possible. Use the DMV Service Advisor to learn options for completing DMV tasks.

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Residential


Parking Regulations

Street sweeping resumed. Residential parking permits, time limits, late penalties and fees enforced.

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Waste Pickup

All evictions in SF are banned through Nov. 30 via Mayor’s order.Statewide eviction ban in effect through January 31, 2021 for qualifying residential tenants who could not pay rent due to COVID-19 related hardship. Tenant must provide declaration of hardship.

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