AT A GLANCE: Providing the key information to help you navigate the novel coronavirus pandemic in Santa Clara County – Updated 4/28/21. Click on SOURCE for more information about each category.


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Health & Emergencies


Vaccine Rollout

Click link for vaccination information.

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COVID-19 Testing Sites


Food Banks

Click link for food assistance programs or visit Second Harvest of Silicon Valley.

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Social Services

Social Services Agency offices are closed. Help available online or by calling the agency. Click link for more information.

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Shelter-In-Place Order


Schools

Schools may reopen fully for in-person instruction. Local school officials will decide whether and when that will occur.

California Department of Public Health’s updated guidance available here.

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Libraries

Curbside service, expanded services and library access available without an appointment.

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Movie Theaters

Max 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer. Capacity may increase to 37.5% if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination.

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Gyms

Can open indoors at 25% capacity. Capacity may increase to 37.5% if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination.

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Personal Care Services

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.

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Restaurants

Indoor dining allowed at max 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer. Wineries, distilleries and breweries that do not serve food may open indoors at 25% capacity or 100 people, whichever is fewer. Capacity may increase if all guests show proof of negative test or full vaccination. Bars that do not serve food can open outdoors.

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Parks

Santa Clara County Parks open with social distancing and masks required. Reservable group sites remain closed. Picnic sites open up to groups of 25 people maximum on a first come first serve basis. Family/individual campsite reservations available.

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Religious Services

As of April 13, places of worship are allowed to hold cultural, religious and worship services indoors and outdoors at full capacity. State officials suggest capping services and events at 50 percent capacity.

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Public Transportation

Valley Transportation Authority operating with reduced service. Face coverings and social distancing required. Capacity limits in effect for buses. Fare collection paused. Front-door boarding and fare collection resumed April 1.

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Government Services


Courts

Modified hours in effect. Face coverings and social distancing required in court. Click link for other Covid-19 updates.

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City Buildings

Online services recommended. In-person services may be allowed in some offices on an appointment-only basis. Click link for information about each department.

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Evictions

Statewide eviction ban in effect through Jun. 30 for qualifying residential tenants who could not pay rent due to COVID-19 related hardship. Tenant must sign a declaration of COVID-19 hardship and by June 30 pay 25% of the rent due between Sep. 1, 2020 through Jun. 30, 2021.

Rent relief application for eligible landlords and tenants available online.

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DMV

New appointments for behind-the-wheel tests will be available once all previously postponed tests have been rescheduled.

DMV offices open for customers with other needs but online visits encouraged. Visit dmv.ca.gov/online for information on online services. Face coverings and social distancing required for in-person visits.

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