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Posted on: April 5, 2020

Face Coverings Recommended

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Based on updated information from the CDC,the Sonoma County Health Officer now recommends that everyone who leaves home for an essential activity wear a face covering to the extent possible, such as a scarf, bandana, or similar garment while outside their...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Public Safety Procession for Detective Marylou Armer

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On Friday, April 3, Santa Rosa Police Detective Marylou Armer was honored by her public safety family in a procession to transport her to her hometown in Napa County. We are grateful to all of the agencies who joined the procession to support Marylou&...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Tenants of City-Owned Property May Defer Lease Payments

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Tenants and licensees of property owned by the City of Santa Rosa will be allowed to defer their lease payments through June 30, 2020. 

The action is intended to provide immediate relief to businesses and organizations that rent property from the ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Honoring Detective Marylou Armer

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Police Chief, Rainer Navarro, honors Detective Marylou Armer who passed away due to complications from COVID-19 on March 31, 2020. Detective Armer will be deeply missed, and our hearts and prayers are with her family. 

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Passing of Detective Armer

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It is with heavy hearts that the City of Santa Rosa shares the passing of a member of our City family, Detective Marylou Armer. Detective Armer has faithfully served our community, as a member of the Santa Rosa Police Department for the past 20 years and ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

03/30: A Message from the Police Chief

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Santa Rosa Police Chief Rainer Navarro

SRPD employees have tested positive for the coronavirus

Chief Rainer Navarro provides an update about the Santa Rosa Police Department, including news that after testing a total of 107 employees: 92 employees tested ne...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Permitting and Inspections Essential Services

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The City of Santa Rosa has temporarily limited its operations to provide essential services ONLY to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in our community. This means the City of Santa Rosa has reduced staffing during the pandemic and is focused on provid...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Support for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Homeless Services and COVID-19

The City of Santa Rosa is working to support individuals experiencing homelessness and is closely following interim guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as it works to protect this vulnerable population and the community at large fro...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

03/27: A Message from the Police Chief

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Update from Santa Rosa Police Chief Rainer Navarro

Re: Two additional SRPD employees who have tested positive for COVID-19

Today, the Santa Rosa Police Department (SRPD) received confirmation that two more police officers have tested positive for COVID-19, ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

03/26: COVID-19 Question of the Day

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How can I stay active if the parks are closed?

Santa Rosa’s parks and open spaces are popular destinations and because of this, social distancing in our parks is difficult to achieve. This is why the Sonoma County Public Health Officer has ordere...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

03/24: A Message from the Police Chief

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An Important Message from Santa Rosa Police Chief Ranier Navarro

The Santa Rosa Police Department, along with other essential City Service Departments, continue to follow enhanced protocols to protect our staff and community from getting sick from the coro...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

03/23: A Message from the Mayor

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An Important Message from Santa Rosa Mayor Tom Schwedhelm

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Please WATCH this message from Santa Rosa Mayor, Tom Schwedhelm, explaining three simple ways you can help the community during the coronavirus epidemic. The May...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

03/20: A Message from the Mayor

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An Important Message from Santa Rosa Mayor Tom Schwedhelm

State-Wide Order to Shelter-In-Place 

 

Please WATCH this important message from Mayor Tom Schwedhelm on the State-wide Oder to Shelter in Place now in effect for California...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Statewide Shelter-in-Place Order in Effect

News Flash: Statewide Shelter in Place

On March 19, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newson issued a stay at home order to protect the health and well-being of all Californians and to establish consistency across the state in order to slow the spread of coronavirus. This order follows the Sonom...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

03/18: A Message from the Police Chief

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Santa Rosa joined all of Sonoma County today in an aggressive action to help protect our community from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Effective March 18th the Sonoma County Public Health Officer ordered residents to Shelter-in-Place, except fo...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Shelter-in-Place Order In Effect for COVID-19

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The Sonoma County Public Health Officer issued a Health Order, effective 12:00 a.m. on March 18, 2020, that directs all individuals living in the County to shelter at their place of residence, with the exception that they may leave for essential services,...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Online Services and Phone Numbers

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Effective Tuesday, March 17, the City of Santa Rosa will transition to providing only essential city services. This means the City will reduce public-facing interactions to slow the spread of the coronavirus and protect the health of our citizens and our ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

NEWS RELEASE: 3/12 Coronavirus Update

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Santa Rosa Suspends Most Public Gatherings Through March

City decision follows expanded recommendations from California Department of Public Health

Today, the City of Santa Rosa announced that it will suspend many of its public gatherings throughout the Cit...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

NEWS RELEASE 3/11: Coronavirus Update

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Some City-Organized Public Events and Meetings Postponed to Prevent Spread of CoronavirusPostponements to Help Protect Most Vulnerable Residents 

Santa Rosa, CA – Today, the City of Santa Rosa announced postponement of some City...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Santa Rosa's Drinking Water is Safe

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We want to reassure residents that the coronavirus is not spread through tap water. Santa Rosa’s drinking water is supplied by Sonoma Water, which uses chlorine to eliminate pathogens (this include viruses) to ensure drinking water is safe. Your...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

NEWS RELEASE 3/2: Coronavirus Update

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For Immediate Release March 2, 2020

Santa Rosa Declares Local Emergency to Safeguard the Community Against the Coronavirus

Santa Rosa, CA – The City of Santa Rosa proclaimed the existence of a local state of emergency on Monday, March 2, 2020 in a...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Information About 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

The City of Santa Rosa is in close coordination with the County of Sonoma who is monitoring and coordinating with the State of California regarding novel coronavirus. The novel coronavirus, whic...

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