Always check with trusted sources for the latest accurate information about COVID-19.


FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control:

COVID-19 Dashboards 

The County of Los Angeles has a website with geographic information systems (GIS)-based dashboards mapping the countywide response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Find maps of drive-up mobile testing sites, confirmed cases and deaths, emergency proclamations, parks and recreation closures and service updates, and school closures at

Small Business Development Center hosted by El Camino Collegela-sbdc

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by El Camino College provides no-cost, expert entrepreneurial consulting, education, COVID-19 resources, and access to capital assistance to the small business community in the greater South Bay and Los Angeles area. SBDC is part of the Los Angeles Regional SBDC Network, which assists small business owners throughout the Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 310-225-8277 or visit

Help Center

L.A. County Business and Worker Disaster Help Center 

The L.A. County Business and Worker Disaster Help Center is a centralized call center and website providing free, one-on-one counseling and support for business owners, workers nonprofits, tenants and landlords who have been adversely affected by the ongoing COVID-19 emergency.

Whether you are a business owner struggling to keep your doors open or a worker who’s uncertain about their next paycheck, L.A. County now has a single location where you can get immediate help, tailored to your situation. You can get assistance from the L.A. County Business and Worker Disaster Help Center in the manner that’s most convenient to you:

The Business and Worker Disaster Help Center, operated jointly by the Departments of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) and Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services, is open to answer calls Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. With the support of our County partners, the Help Center is staffed with dedicated, helpful, and multilingual support.


Get COVID-19 Updates

Sign up for weekly COVID-19 updates from the City by subscribing to the "Breaking News"  listerv at

Alert SouthBay

Alert SouthBay LogoSign up for emergency alerts from Alert SouthBay by:

  • Texting “alertsb” to 888-777, which returns a link to register for Everbridge (for COVID-19-related alerts, text the keyword "cv19rpv")
  • Registering online at
  • Downloading the free Everbridge app on an iOS or Android device from the App Store or Google Play. Select “Find an organization or subscription” and search “alertsb”

Sign up for emergency alerts from Alert LA County at

Press Releases

March 23, 2020 - Rancho Palos Verdes Closes Parks and Palos Verdes Nature Preserve to Help Slow Spread of COVID-19 (PDF)

March 23, 2020 - Rancho Palos Verdes Mayor John Cruikshank Tests Positive for COVID-19 (PDF)

March 19, 2020 - All Residents Ordered to Stay Home Except for Essential Needs due to COVID-19 (PDF)

March 17, 2020 - Rancho Palos Verdes City Council Proclaims Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19 (PDF)

March 13, 2020 - City of Rancho Palos Verdes Announces Coronavirus-related Closures (PDF)