RHE COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update:
Important update for all City email subscribers
April 7, 2020
The City of Rolling Hills Estates is actively monitoring and listening to the health and policy experts at the federal, state and county levels and taking actions to adhere to requirements or implement policies based upon health expert recommendations.  This important email update is being sent to all City email subscribers to ensure the community is notified.

For important information, please   visit the City’s Coronavirus webpage.


April 7, 2020 Citywide Update
Los Angeles County Advisory
Los Angeles County Public Health is expecting a significant increase in the number of COVID cases this week and is asking everyone to stay at home as much as possible. "If you have enough supplies in your home, this would be the week to skip shopping altogether,” said Barbara Ferrer, Director of Public Health. 

If you must leave the house for an urgent matter, please make sure to cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face covering if you will be around others, maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from everyone else, and frequently wash your hands.
Virtual Meetings
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Rolling Hills Estates City Council, Commission and Committee meetings are going virtual.

The April City Council meetings of April 14 and 28 and Park and Activities Commission meeting of April 20 will be conducted at their normal times using the Zoom video conference platform. These meetings will also be live-streamed on the City website at  RHE.city/Agenda  and televised on Cox 33 and Frontier FiOS 38 on Wednesday and Friday. Public comment can be made

All City Council, commission and committee meeting agendas are available at  RHE.city/Agenda

If you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in a meeting, please contact the City at least 48 hours prior to the meeting via email at  LaurenP@rollinghillsestatesca.gov
Supporting our Frontline Workers
Several members of the Peninsula community are coming together each night at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate our frontline workers. This nightly tradition has become popular in the U.S., Canada and Europe during this worldwide crisis.

Each night at 7:00 p.m. step out to your front yard, grab some fresh air, wave to your neighbors, and give a round of applause to all of the frontline workers helping us through this crisis.
LA County Public Works Events Postponed
In compliance with the Safer at Home Order, Los Angeles County Public Works has postponed various types of events on a temporary basis throughout the county.

The following events have been postponed:

  • Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection
  • Smart Gardening Workshops
  • Mattress Collection
  • Mulch and Compost Events
  • Annual Clean-up Collection

We encourage residents to do their part to “flatten the curve” by staying home. We appreciate the public’s participation in keeping our communities clean and environment healthy. Please remember to reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink! We are all in this together!
 
Visit  LA County Public Works  for updates as they become available.
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) has confirmed 22 new deaths and 550 new cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Twenty-one of the people who died had underlying health conditions and 16 people were over the age of 65. Six people who died were between the ages of 41 and 65 years old and one of these individuals did not have underlying health conditions. Over the last 48 hours, there have been 970 new cases. 

To date, Public Health has identified 6,910 cases across all areas of LA County, including 169 deaths. As of today, 1,510 people who tested positive for COVID-19 (22% of positive cases) have been hospitalized at some point during their illness. Testing capacity continues to increase in LA county, with over 35,000 individuals tested and 14% of people testing positive.

Please note: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health report now includes cases by cities. As of April 7, 2020 the City of Rolling Hills Estates has eight (8) confirmed cases.

More Information and Resources Available
COVID-19 Updates
Residents and businesses can continue to monitor the City's dedicated COVID-19 Updates webpage, which has been newly redesigned for ease-of-use and increased resource information at RHE.city/Covid19 .

Here you will find latest updates, information for seniors and businesses, information on utilities, current status of local restaurants, etc.

The City is working diligently to identify additional resources for the community, especially for our high risk seniors.
COUNTY AND STATE RESOURCES:


What should I do if I have symptoms and think I may have been exposed to novel coronavirus?  

Most people with respiratory infections like colds, the flu, and coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will have mild illness and can get better with appropriate home care and without the need to see a provider. People who are elderly, pregnant, or have a weak immune system, or other medical problems, are at higher risk of more serious illness or complications. The County recommends that you monitor your symptoms closely and seek medical care early if your symptoms worsen. 

If you are having difficulty breathing or keeping fluids down, go to an emergency room or call 911. Otherwise, it is better to call your doctor before going in to seek care. Have non-emergency questions, dial 2-1-1 to speak with the Los Angeles County information center.

You should also call a doctor if you have had close contact with a person who has COVID-19. 

Where can I get more information?

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