FLASH REPORT #37 - COVID-19 Mitigation and Response
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)
CESAR CHAVEZ DAY TOMORROW: The City of San José will observe César Chávez Day tomorrow, March 31. The 1:30 p.m. San José City Council meeting is canceled and only one Flash Report will be issued, at 10 a.m.
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 both tenants and landlords will be Tuesday, March 31 at 1:00 pm. You may join via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/494686529 or by phone by dialing 669-900-9128, webinar ID 494 686 529. The webinar has room for 500 participants.
- San Jose 3-1-1 Temporarily Suspending Response to Non-Urgent Concerns: The City is temporarily suspending vehicle abatement services and some illegal dumping response. Reports of abandoned or illegally stored vehicles will not be investigated, and we will only address high-priority illegally dumped items like hazardous items blocking cross-streets or ramps. The City will continue to accept reports on all the remaining issues on the San Jose 311 app, such as streetlight outages, graffiti, and potholes.
- Spring into Reading Registers over 1,000 Sign-Ups: In less than three weeks, over 1,000 people have signed up for the San José Public Library’s online reading and learning challenge, Spring Into Reading. People of all ages are welcome to sign up and track their reading and learning activities while sheltering in place for a chance to win a grand prize! Get started at: sjpl.org/spring.
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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.