City to Operate ONLY Essential Services in Accordance with Sonoma County Health Officer’s Shelter in Place Order to Prevent Further Spread of the Coronavirus

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The City of Santa Rosa is taking aggressive action to slow the spread of the coronavirus. To align with the current County Health Officer Orders, the City will provide essential services only to limit public-facing interactions until further notice. 

Essential City Services and Emergency Response to Public Health Crisis to Continue

City of Santa Rosa employees have taken a loyalty oath to protect the health and safety of the lives and property of Santa Rosa community members. As such, staff are designated as disaster-service workers in emergencies and assigned to support essential emergency operations as needed. Many staff are supporting this function either remotely or in the field, adhering to social distancing and face covering requirements. 

Additionally, essential City services continue to operate. More information about the status of each service area is available by clicking on each of the following service area buttons.

Suspended, Limited, or Modified City Services

To continue to protect the health of the community and to support the collective progress that has been made to flatten the curve of the coronavirus in our community, the City of Santa Rosa has effectively suspended services in the following areas until further notice, per the modified Sonoma County Health Order to Shelter in Place. 

City Facilities and Public Spaces

Council, Boards and Commissions

  • The City has suspended public gatherings and suspended many Board, Committee and Commission meetings.  
  • City Council meetings are being held virtually.

For more information, visit the meeting agenda page.

Online Service Finder

While the City is operating under a essential service only model, many City services will not be available. For a list of available services, please visit