FLASH REPORT #88 - 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)
Updates on City of San José Services and/or Operations
- Webinar on Rent-Increase Moratorium: The Housing Department is hosting a webinar about the rent-increase moratorium on Wednesday, May 6 at 4:00 p.m. You can join the webinar by clicking sanjoseca.zoom.us/j/98002042658. You may also join via phone by dialing (877) 853 5257; webinar ID 980 0204 2658.
- Historic Landmarks Commission: The Historic Landmarks Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. will be held using a Zoom conference call that is open to the public and enables public comments. Use Zoom link sanjoseca.zoom.us/j/92778081346. See page 2 of the meeting agenda for instructions on how to participate by mobile devices or by phone and how to submit comments. Find the agenda at bit.ly/2L2Qdaj.
- Planning Director’s Hearing: The Planning Director’s Hearing scheduled for Wednesday, May 6 at 9:00 a.m. will be held using a Zoom conference call that is open to the public and enables public comments. Use Zoom link sanjoseca.zoom.us/j/95096537302. See page 2 of the meeting agenda for instructions on how to participate by mobile devices or by phone and how to submit comments. Find the agenda at bit.ly/35A3O2e.
- Public Service Announcement (PSA): Chris Wilder from the Valley Medical Center Foundation shares how you can do more to support the community by visiting SiliconValleyStrong.org. Watch the video on the City of San José’s YouTube channel: Chris Wilder.
- #GivingTuesdayNow - A Global Day of Unity and Giving: #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that takes place on May 5 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. At a time when we are all experiencing the many negative effects of the pandemic, generosity gives us an opportunity to come together as a community. It gives us the power to make a positive change in the lives of others. If you have the capacity to give, please donate now to your favorite nonprofit organizations directly or to the Silicon Valley Strong Fund.
Updates from the County of Santa Clara:
- New Community Testing Site Added in East San José: The County of Santa Clara, in collaboration with OptumServe, has added a new COVID-19 testing site at James Lick High School in East San José. Testing at the site is by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, individuals can call 888-634-1123 or visit lhi.care/covidtesting. The screening and testing criteria are based on State of California guidelines and may be updated to reflect the latest guidance. The site will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with the capacity to serve up to 132 individuals daily. OptumServe, a health services business, is working with the State to increase testing in underserved communities throughout California. For more information on testing options in Santa Clara County, visit the County’s new online resource at www.sccgov.org/cv19testing.
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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.