Information on COVID-19
The City of Rancho Palos Verdes continues to monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus in Los Angeles County and is working closely with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and our local Disaster Management Area Coordinator. Here is the latest information:
As of April 20, there are 1,229,641 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Los Angeles County (population 10.17 million). The total includes 1,492 cases in Rancho Palos Verdes (population 42,747), 454 in Palos Verdes Estates (population 13,522), 276 in Rolling Hills Estates (population 8,113), 54 in Rolling Hills (population 1,940), and 64 in the unincorporated areas of the Peninsula (population 1,921). Countywide, 23,668 people have died.
According to the L.A. County Department of Public Health, 53 deaths have been reported in Rancho Palos Verdes. The City extends its deepest condolences to the families of these residents.
For a list of cases broken down by city, demographic characteristics, and settings, visit the L.A. County Department of Public Health's Locations & Demographics page.
For an interactive dashboard showing COVID-19 testing, cases and death data by community and demographic characteristics, visit http://dashboard.publichealth.lacounty.gov/covid19_surveillance_dashboard/
An interactive dashboard of COVID-19 cases in the South Bay maintained by the City of Torrance is available at bit.ly/2XB1fv1. The dashboard reflects information sourced by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
According to the L.A. County Department of Public Health, as of April 4, 50.2% of Rancho Palos Verdes residents age 18 and over received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Ages 16+
Anyone 16 and older who lives or works in L.A. County is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccination. For those 16 and 17, please be aware that you can only be vaccinated at this time with the Pfizer vaccine. Therefore, if given the option while registering, please be sure to select a location offering the Pfizer vaccine. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who can provide consent for vaccination.
In order to be vaccinated, you will need to show:
- Photo ID, and
- Proof that you live or work in L.A. County, and
- Proof that you are 16 or older
You do not need to show government issued ID and you do not need to be a U.S. citizen to get a vaccine. One document may meet more than one requirement (e.g. a driving license).
Appointments can be made at MyTurn.ca.gov or VaccinateLACounty.com. Please note that appointments are extremely limited. Be persistent and vigilant to better your odds of securing an appointment. Check the websites early in the morning, and have a family member or trusted friend check for you and try to make an appointment on your behalf to have the best chance of getting one. Appointments can also be made by phone by calling (833) 540-0473 between 8 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.
For more information on COVID-19 vaccinations in L.A. County, visit VaccinateLACounty.com.