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Bay Area counties ordering shelter-in-place amid coronavirus

Original post made on Mar 16, 2020

Six Bay Area counties will institute a shelter-in-place order Tuesday in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, San Francisco Mayor London Breed said Monday.

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Posted by tim
a resident of Monte Vista High School
on Mar 16, 2020 at 2:16 pm

Will armed guards be restricting travel?

If county politicians really wanted to help their resident out during this crisis, they would eliminate the next installment of our property taxes.

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Posted by Laurie
a resident of another community
on Mar 16, 2020 at 2:46 pm

How will this shelter in place be enforced ? I live in Livermore!
Everyone is in panic mode ! What about paying our bills & buying food ? The grocery store shelves are low on supplies!

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Posted by Steven Spedowfski
a resident of San Ramon
on Mar 16, 2020 at 3:13 pm


Essential services will remain open. Restaurants can provide take out or delivery, grocery stores will remain open, convenience stores, basically anywhere that sells household consumer products (cleaning and personal care) and groceries. More info is coming in, please visit the Contra Costa Helath Services website Web Link or the City of San Ramon's website for up to date information at Web Link.

Steven Spedowfski
Deputy City Manager
City of San Ramon

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Posted by Susan
a resident of Blackhawk
on Mar 16, 2020 at 4:14 pm

PG&E, EBmud, cell phone companies should give everyone a break on bills for the time being. Forgive a month or allow for people to pay late without penalties. Federal tax dates need to be changed to a later date.

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Posted by Sue Thayer
a resident of another community
on Mar 16, 2020 at 5:18 pm

tim: if you have enough money to own property, you are not in the neediest demographic - by a loooong shot.

This might be an opportunity to outside of yourself and help someone else.

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Posted by Chris fox
a resident of Walnut Creek
on Apr 2, 2020 at 3:50 pm

I'm not allowed to work on my own house that I'm rebuilding by myself because I'm not living there at the present time. I'm not spreading the virus I'm the only one there.

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