Dana Point COVID-19 Community Updates for Monday May 11 2020.
Dana Point City COVID-19 Update Newsletters will be on Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays
Check the Dana Point Facebook Page for the latest updates.
Dana Point City
Dana Point Beaches Are Open Active Use
For updated information on beach hours, active use provisions and beach parking in Dana Point, please click here.
The purpose of the Toolkit is to help business owners get the information they need to safely and proactively prepare for reopening, and provide recommendations to put them on the best path of success.
The Toolkit contains printable posters and checklists to assist businesses as we move through the stages of reopening.
Dana Point Restaurant’s Take Out and Delivery
The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce has a great list of our local restaurants offering take-out and delivery.
Dana Point COVID-19 Services and Resources Directory
New services and resources will be shared in this update, then moved over to the City’s COVID-19 webpage. You can access that information here.
The County of Orange
County of Orange Board of Supervisors Meeting Tuesday May 12 2020
Meeting at 9:30am. Information about the meeting can be found here.
OC COVID-19 Testing Network
4 new sites have been added to the OC COVID-19 Testing Network, which offers PCR testing that identifies if a person is currently infected.
If you are symptomatic and cannot get tested through your doctor or do not have insurance, please visit www.ochealthinfo.com/covidtest to schedule an appointment.
OC Great Plates Senior Meal Delivering Program During COVID-19
The County of Orange has announced the launch of the Great Plates Delivered program to support seniors and local businesses needing assistance during the COVID-19 crisis.
The County will partner with multiple local food providers to deliver three nutritious meals a day to adults 65 and older and adults 60-64 who are at high-risk from COVID-19, to support them staying home and healthy.
For more information about this program call (714) 480-6500 or click here.
The County of Orange is reporting COVID-19 Cases by City
The information can be found here.
Call OC Health Care Agency Health Referral Line
1(833)426-6411 for inquiries related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Orange County, California.
The State of California
Governor Newsom signed an Executive Order that extends deadlines impacted by COVID-19.
Read about it here.
California Elections 2020 During COVID-19 Pandemic
In light of stay-at-home and physical distancing orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on May 8 2020 to address upcoming local elections.
A copy of the Governor’s executive order can be found here.
Governor Newsom released new guidelines for businesses May 7 2020.
An updated CA Resilience Roadmap and industry specific guidance can be found here.
While the move into Stage 2 is gradual, according to the Governor, there is the ability for local counties to move further into Stage 2 with plans certified by County Health Officers and the Board of Supervisors.
The “Readiness Criteria” presented by the Governor to qualify a county to move forward can be found here.
The United States of American Federal Government
U.S. Representative Mike Levin COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall Wednesday May 13 2020
Virtual Town Hall at 3:00pm with Dr. Kenneth Roth, an Internal Medicine specialist with Sharp Health. They will answer constituents’ questions regarding the latest public health information, the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more.
Constituents can submit questions ahead of time by emailing them to MLevin.Press@mail.house.gov and including their first name and city of residence. View the Virtual Town Hall at Mike Levin’s Facebook Page or Mike Levin’s Twitter Site or or Mike Levin’s YouTube Channel.
CDC Cleaning and Disinfecting Reopening Guidance
The CDC has released Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes.
That information can be found here.
There is also guidance related to travel here.
United States 2020 Census
Don’t forget to take the 2020 census.
The 2020 Census will help decide how billions of dollars will reach our community.
Your answers will help determine funding for dozens of programs that provide essential resources to Californians.
Census data determines funding allocations for schools, childcare programs, road maintenance projects and social assistance programs.
More info at 2020Census.gov
Dana Point Parking Restrictions Updated May 6 2020
County owned Capistrano County Beach Parking Lot
Dana Point Community Center Parking Lot (Northerly Portion by Tennis Courts is Open)
Street parking on Village Road from Del Obispo to curve
Doheny State Beach Parking Lots
Puerto Place Parking Lots at Doheny State Beach
Street parking on Golden Lantern from Del Prado to Dana Point Harbor Drive (west side only)
County-owned Dana Point Harbor parking lots
Baby Beach Parking Lots
Street Parking on the Island in the Harbor
Street parking on Old Golden Lantern (west side only)
Street parking on El Camino Capistrano (portion only)
Portion of Street parking on Selva Road adjacent to Strand Beach Park (Beach Parking Lot Side is Open)
County owned Strands Beach Parking Lot
Portion of Street parking on La Cresta Drive east of Selva
Portion of Street parking on La Cresta Drive adjacent to RH Dana Elementary School
Street parking on Granada Drive from Pacific Coast Highway to the alley
Street parking on Ritz Carlton Drive adjacent to Salt Creek Beach Park
County owned Salt Creek Parking Lot
County’s Dana Point Library Parking Lot
Street parking on Intera Drive, De Leon, and Cortes Drive (Permit Parking Area)
Dana Point Facility Closures Updated May 6 2020
Nature Interpretive Center
Dana Point Community Center
Trails at Hilltop Park (Off Scenic Drive, Green Lantern and Shoreline)
Grocery Stores/ Market Hours Updated On May 11 2020
Most stores have returned to regular shopping hours.
Local market and grocery store times may be changing to ensure that employees have time to restock shelves, sanitize, and clean facilities. We will keep updating this list as we receive more information.
Note: Masks are required in many stores, some do not allow personal shopping bags.
ALBERTSONS (Del Obispo, (949) 496-7900):
Please wear a mask. No personal shopping bags.
Seniors & those with disabilities/pregnant/compromised immune system: Daily, 6am-7am
Regular Store Hours: Daily, 7am-11pm
COSTCO (Doheny Park Rd, San Juan Capistrano, (949) 240-3558):
Masks are required.
LINE BYPASS: First Responders and Health Care Workers can bypass the line all day. Bring Work ID and Costco Membership Card; no guests.
NOTE: Limit two people per membership card.
Seniors* 60yrs+ & those with physical disabilities: Mon-Fri, 9am-10am
Regular Store Hours: Mon-Fri, 10am-8:30pm; Sat, 9:30am-6pm; Sun, 10am-6pm
GELSON’S (Monarch Bay Plaza, (949) 488-8147):
Masks are required; No personal shopping bags.
Seniors* 65yrs+: 7am-8am
Regular Store Hours: 8am-9pm
RALPH’S (Lantern District, (949) 661-4145, and Ocean Ranch, (949) 661-6334)
Please wear a mask.
Seniors* 60yrs+ and those considered high risk: 6am-7:30am
Regular Store Hours: 7:30am – Midnight
SMART & FINAL (Doheny Park Rd, (949) 240-4641):
Masks are required.
Seniors* 65yrs+, those with disabilities and expectant mothers: Tue/Thu, 6am-8am
Regular Store Hours: 6am-10pm
STATER BROS (Camino de los Mares, San Clemente, (949) 496-8283):
Please wear a mask.
Seniors* 65yrs+ priority access: Tue/Fri: 7am-8am
Regular Store Hours: 7a-11p
SPROUTS (550 Camino de Estrella, San Clemente, (949) 542-1036):
Regular Store Hours: 7am-10pm
TRADER JOES (Ocean Ranch (949) 493-8599 and Camino de los Mares (949) 240-9996)
Please wear a mask. No personal shopping bags.
Seniors expedited line: 8am-9am
Regular Store Hours: 9am-8pm
Mouton Niguel and South Coast Water District want to assure residents that our water is safe and reliable. Water quality and supply have not been affected by the coronavirus (COVID -19).
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE)
SDG&E has suspended disconnections for nonpayment until further notice.
They have also implemented a number of tools to help customers online
So Cal Gas
SoCalGas is working with residential customers on bill payment and small businesses by waiving late payment fees. They also have tips to save energy. Learn More at SoCalGas.
Cox has temporarily adjusted its Cox Solutions Store hours in California as residents are directed to stay at home amid the coronavirus pandemic.
As an essential business that provides critical communications services, Cox Solutions Store locations will stay open from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Monday through Friday to serve customers.
Stores will remain closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
To learn more Visit Cox Online.
Dana Point Additional Online Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic
AlertOC is a mass notification system designed to keep Orange County, California residents and businesses informed of emergencies that may require immediate life saving actions.
Alert OC for COVID-19
Residents can now sign up to receive text message updates related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Orange County, California.
To opt-in for this service, text OCCOVID19 to 888777.
Residents who have questions about alerts can call the County of Orange Public Health Hotline at (714) 628-7085 between 9am-6pm daily.
SouthOCBeaches is trying their best to bring you any and all updates/revisions/corrections as soon as the information becomes available