AT A GLANCE: Providing the key information to help you navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic in Santa Clara County – Updated 10/21/20. Click on SOURCE for more information about each category.
Health & Emergencies
COVID-19 Testing Sites
All hospitals, clinics and pharmacies are operational.
Find a list of food assistance programs in Santa Clara here.
Social Services Agency offices are closed. Help available online or by calling the agency. More information can be found here.
Distance learning and in-person learning in effect. Schools may reopen as county is in orange tier of state’s blueprint for a safer economy. Schools that reopen must follow county guidelines. Reopening is up to local school officials. County no longer accepting waiver applications.
Operational with modifications.
Libraries remain closed until further notice. Curbside service available by appointment. Appointments are not required for walkup holds pickup.
Indoor dining up to 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer. Latest state guidance allows 50% capacity, but county restrictions remain in effect.
Parks open but attendance will be monitored. Parks can close at any time due to overcrowding. Limited camping reservations allowed.
Outdoor gatherings of up to 200 people. Indoor gatherings are strongly discouraged, but allowed with 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer.
Valley Transportation Authority operating with reduced service. Face coverings and social distancing required. Capacity limits in effect for buses. Fare collection resumed.
Hair salons and barbershops may open indoors with modifications. Body waxing studios, electrologists, estheticians, massage studios, nail salons, piercing shops and tattoo parlors may open indoors with modifications.
Jury Trials resumed with social distancing protocols. Modified hours in effect.
Online services recommended. In-person services may be allowed in some offices on an appointment-only basis. Refer to the list here for information about each department.
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.
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.
Operational. Office information may differ between cities.