City of Irvine to Modify and Reopen Recreation Services and Programs 06/11/2020

In keeping with evolving state and county guidance, the City of Irvine will modify or re-open many recreation services and programs. The City has scheduled modified summer camps, opening aquatic centers for limited programs, and will open museum and gallery spaces at the Orange County Great Park. COVID-19 Resources

Orange County Approves Additional Business Reopening on June 19 06/19/2020

The Orange County Health Care Agency Director, following state guidance, has given approval for additional businesses to open Friday, June 12, including community and HOA pools, day camps, gyms, movie theaters, and more.

5th District Small Business Grant Relief Program 06/10/2020

Irvine businesses that are part of Orange County's 5th Supervisorial District will have the opportunity to apply for the th District Small Business Grant Relief Program. This County Program provides support to businesses impacted  by COVID-19.   COVID-19 Resources

Summer 2020 Issue of Inside Irvine 06/08/2020

Flip through a special online summer edition of Inside Irvine for the latest information on City news and activities. Read about the many ways our community has come together as we fight the spread of COVID-19 — from helpful volunteers to City staff providing essential services.

COVID-19 Small Business Support Program Grant Application 06/03/2020

To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on Irvine’s small businesses (with 25 or fewer employees), the City of Irvine has committed its allocation of approximately $5,000,000 in one-time federal CARES Act funding to create a small business support program. The application is now open through June 30.

City of Irvine to Launch Small Business Support Program on June 3 06/02/2020

The City of Irvine will launch the Small Business Support Program to mitigate the financial impact of COVID-19 on local small businesses on Wednesday, June 3 at 8 a.m. Businesses located in Irvine with 25 or fewer employees are eligible to apply.  COVID-19 Resources

Mayor Christina L. Shea Community Update - May 31, 2020 05/31/2020

Read the community update from Mayor Christina L. Shea regarding the peaceful protest at the Irvine Civic Center in response to the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Irvine City Council Establishes Program to Support Small Businesses 05/29/2020

At a meeting on May 29, the Irvine City Council voted to establish a program to provide financial support to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Funding for the Local Business Support Program comes from a $5 million grant from the County of Orange, through the federally approved CARES Act. COVID-19 Resources

Irvine City Council Does Not Reach Agreement for COVID-19 Testing 05/27/2020

At its meeting on May 26, the Irvine City Council unanimously voted to not approve a contract with US Health Fairs for drive-up COVID-19 testing after it could not reach an agreement with the nonprofit organization.

County of Orange Moves into Stage Two of California’s Resiliency Roadmap 05/23/2020

The County of Orange’s plan to move into Stage Two has been approved by the State of California. Certain businesses with adaptions, such as in-person dining reservations and retail shopping with social distancing and curbside pickup, will be allowed to re-open.  COVID-19 Resources


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