San Jose: FLASH REPORT #40 - COVID-19 Mitigation and Response
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The following is information about the City of San José's response to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and reduce the number of people infected.


City of San José
Emergency Operations Center

Rosario Neaves, Director of Communications/EPIO: 210-823-3908
City of San José Media Line: 408-535-7777
City of San José Customer Contact Center: 3-1-1 (408-535-3500)


Press Conference Tomorrow: Mayor Sam Liccardo will be joined by County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, San Jose Unified School District's Manager of Health and Family Support Programs Melinda Landau, R.N., City Manager Dave Sykes and Deputy City Manager Angel Rios to provide the latest updates on the food distribution system. They will unveil a searchable map of distribution sites for seniors, youth, food banks and open-for-pick up restaurants. Updates on volunteering and school food distribution efforts will also be provided. The press conference will be held tomorrow, Thursday, April 2, 9:15 a.m., at San Jose High School located at 275 North 24th Street.

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County of Santa Clara Now Live on Facebook Daily: The County of Santa Clara will provide a five-to-seven-minute coronavirus response update on Facebook Live, Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. Visit, go to the County's Facebook page, or call 2-1-1 for more information.

Updates on City of San José Services and/or Operations
  • Temporary Eviction Moratorium: The Housing Department is hosting another webinar to discuss the temporary moratorium on residential evictions due to the COVID-19 crisis. The webinar, for tenants and landlords, is scheduled for Thursday, April 2 at 1:00 p.m. You may join via Zoom at or phone by dialing 669-900-9128, webinar ID 551 775 409. The webinar has room for 500 participants. The Library Answers Nearly 1,000 Inquiries from the Public: Since its temporary closure, the San José Public Library has extended its online chat service to 7 days a week. Over 1,000 inquiries from members of the public have been answered to date. The online chat service allows library staff to connect with the public and continue  answering questions, providing online resources, and highlighting services and virtual programs offered by the library. For hours, information, and to learn how to connect with a Librarian, visit: Viva CalleSJ: The City's open-street program, Viva CalleSJ "Cinco de Via", scheduled for Sunday, May 17 is postponed.

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A person's risk for COVID-19 is not related to race, ethnicity or culture. City employees must abide by the Discrimination and Harassment policy, and treat colleagues and members of the public with courtesy and respect. Discrimination and/or Harassment of any kind is a violation of the policies and will not be tolerated.

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