Covid-19 Coronavirus Updates

May 15th: City of Vernon Health Department Notice of 5/14/20


The City of Vernon's Department of Health and Environmental Control released the below order on Thursday, May 14th. The order follows the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Order of 5/13/20, which details the Stage 2 revised County Safer at Home orders and gradual reopening of businesses.


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May 14th: Business Taxes Extended

State and federal tax filing deadlines have been extended. As shared by the State Franchise Tax Board, tax filing and payment deadlines have been extended to July 15, 2020.

Visit the  California Department of Tax and Fee Administration website at to apply for special assistance, including filing and payment extensions, and/or...

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April 16: Governor's Roadmap to Modify Stay-At-Home Orders

On April 14th, Governor Newsom unveiled six key indicators that will guide California’s thinking for when and how to modify the stay-at-home and other orders during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Governor noted that the progress in flattening the curve, increased preparedness of our health care delivery system and the effects of other COVID-19...

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April 15 Update: Small Business Owners Can Apply for $15 Million Loan Fund

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors adopted a motion to establish the LA County COVID-19 Relief Fund which directs the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) to develop and implement a loan and grant fund by April 21st. The motion also directs DCBA to move swiftly to infuse additional capital into Los Angeles County.

The County...

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April 8th: City of Vernon Enacts Eviction Moratorium on Commercial Properties

Eviction Relief.

On Tuesday, April 7th, the Vernon City Council voted to enact a temporary emergency moratorium on commercial properties. The “safe harbor” would apply to evictions of commercial tenants in the following situations:

  • For commercial or nonprofit properties, no landlord shall endeavor to evict a commercial or nonprofit tenant for...
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April 3 Update: City of Vernon Resources

The City of Vernon has updated its page of COVID-19 Resources. The website can be found here:

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March 17 Update

Dear Business Community,

The City of Vernon has declared a local state of emergency and is taking proactive steps to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 and to protect the public health, safety and welfare of local citizens, businesses, and employees of Vernon. As City officials continue to monitor the most recent developments and...

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Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), City Hall Non-essential services have been suspended until further notice.  City Hall facilities are now closed to the public.

While the City is committed to supporting all businesses and residents and will continue to provide essential services, the closure of City Hall is a necessary step to help protect...

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March 14th Statement on the Vernon Chamber Citizen of the Year Event

After careful monitoring of the Coronavirus Disease outbreak (COVID-19) and taking a proactive approach to follow the recommendation of local, state and federal authorities on travel restrictions and meetings of large groups, Vernon Chamber of Commerce has made the conscious decision to reschedule the March 24th Corporate Citizen of the Year Awards...

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Vernon, CA (March 14, 2020) – The City of Vernon has declared a local state of emergency due to the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). At approximately 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020, the Honorable Mayor Melissa Ybarra, acting as the Chief Executive Officer of the Vernon Disaster Council issued Emergency Proclamation 2020-01...

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