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April 30, 2020 2:17 PM

UPDATE 4/30, 2PM – Governor closes OC beaches. Drive-thru testing 5/1 City Hall. Eviction Moratorium

UPDATE 4/30, 2PM – Governor Newsom closes all OC beaches. Drive-thru testing 5/1 at City Hall. County Eviction Moratorium in effect through 5/31. County Disaster Call Center hours expanded. New CA statewide childcare portal for essential workers.

Malibu City Hall is closed. However, essential City staff, including the Emergency Operations Team, are working. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was activated on March 13 and is operating 7 days a week. Staff is answering the City’s main phone line (310-456-2489) Monday through Friday, and residents can also email questions to info@malibucity.org. Thank you for your patience – we will respond as quickly as possible.


GOVERNOR NEWSOM ORDERS ALL BEACHES CLOSED IN ORANGE COUNTY TO ADDRESS BEACH CROWDING
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on April 30 that all state and local beaches in Orange County will be closed to the public starting Friday, May 1 in order to prevent a recurrence of the crowding seen on those beaches last weekend. Beaches in Los Angeles County have remained closed in effort to slow the spread of coronavirus to protect seniors and vulnerable groups.


DRIVE-THROUGH COVID-19 TESTING AT CITY HALL FRIDAY, MAY 1
The City of Malibu, Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) and Malibu Medical Group will offer drive-through COVID-19 testing for all community members of the greater Malibu area regardless of symptoms on Friday, May 1, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Malibu City Hall. (23825 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu, CA 90265). Please be in line by 3:00 PM. Pre-registration is required at https://www.malibumedicalgroup.com/contents/covid-19. Anyone unable to pre-register online will be registered on-site by the testing staff. If you have health insurance coverage, your insurance will be billed for the cost of the test. If you do not have insurance, then a $60 donation is requested at https://www.coreresponse.org/. No one will be denied a test due to inability to pay.


LA COUNTY MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS DUE TO INABILITY TO PAY RENT IN EFFECT THROUGH MAY 31
Residents who are concerned about rent and mortgage payments due May 1 are reminded that the Los Angeles County moratorium on evictions for non-payment of rent for residential and commercial tenants, as well as rented spaces in mobilehome parks, is in effect through May 31. Anyone with questions can email rent@dcba.lacounty.gov or call 833-223-7368. For more information, visit https://dcba.lacounty.gov/coronavirus/.


COUNTY DISASTER HELP CENTER EXPANDS HOURS
Los Angeles County's COVID-19 Disaster Help Center offers regularly updated resources to help non-profit organizations, tenants and landlords get through the coronavirus pandemic crisis and economic downturn. The Center has expanded its hours of operation. You can now access its free, one-on-one counseling:
• 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Monday through Friday)
• 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Saturdays)
• Phone: (833) 238-4450
• Online: LACountyHelpCenter.org
• E-mail: DisasterHelpCenter@lacounty.gov
• Social media: @LACHelpCenter on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram


NEW STATEWIDE PORTAL TO HELP ESSENTIAL WORKERS WITH CHILDCARE
Today, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new portal to help Californians working in essential sectors find safe, reliable, and accessible childcare during the state COVID-19 Stay-at-Home orders. MyChildCare.ca.gov provides an interactive map of nearby, qualified, licensed childcare providers in English and Spanish. Search by location, health and safety details, ages of children, capacity, and hours of care. For questions about the provider, to look up your local childcare resource and referral agency, for help accessing subsidies, or if you are a licensed childcare provider, visit https://rrnetwork.org/family-services/find-child-care. For general childcare questions in English or Spanish, call 1-800-KIDS-793 (800-543-7793).

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