Current Emergency and Disaster Information
The City continues to receive updates from and participate in planning regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) with both the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH). The City is being proactive and is in regular communication with our local and national partners to coordinate our responses.
In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the community must continue to practice social distancing and good hygiene habits. It is advised to also stock up on personal supplies in order to prepare for any potential emergency.
March 20, 2020: View Video Message from Mayor Mirisch
March 20, 2020: View the LA County 'Safer at Home' Order Do's and Dont's
March 17, 2020: View the City of Beverly Hills' Full Ordinance
For additional information, please visit the City of Beverly Hills' COVID-19 Newsroom or dial our COVID-19 Hotline at 310-550-4680 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
For questions about the City's response and resources, call the Beverly Hills Office of Emergency Management at 310-285-1014.
View the latest Press Releases from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. To sign up for news and updates from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, visit their website.
The public is reminded to keep in mind these key points regarding the current status of COVID-19 in the United States:
- The term coronavirus refers to a family of viruses of which the COVID-19 is a part.
- View the CDC Page on Current Cases in the United States, the CDC FAQ Sheet and view the LACPH FAQ Sheet.
- At this time,The City of Beverly Hills have cancelled or postponed all City sponsored activities and events through March. As of March 16, during the next 15 days, the CDC recommends suspending all U.S. events consisting of 10 or more people.
- The United States has implemented strict quarantine and monitoring of those returning to the United States.
- The City continues to plan for all emergencies.
- This is an evolving situation and people are reminded to be prepared for any emergency and to stock up on food, water, and other basic necessities.
It is advised not to travel outside the country during this time and more information can be found by visiting the US State Department's website. All who are eligible to receive flu shots should do so if they have not already as the flu is still very prominent.
The City of Beverly Hills advises the community to prepare by gathering the following resources:
- Canned goods
- Dry goods – rice, pasta, beans, oats
- Household supplies
- Laundry detergent
- Comfort items – chocolate, coffee, tea, etc.
- Hygenic products
- Hand sanitizer
- Toilet paper
- Feminine care products
- Prescription medications
- First aid supplies
- Medical supplies
- Contact lenses
- Hearing-aid batteries
- Over the counter meds
- Pain relievers
- Cough and cold medications
- Plan for your mental health as well!
For more information regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit:
- Los Angeles County Public Health Fact Sheet (PDF)
- Los Angeles County Public Health Fact Sheet (Farsi) (PDF)
- Los Angeles County Public Health
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
CURRENT AIR QUALITY INFORMATION
Current air quality information can be found with the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SQAMD).
How to Prepare
For information on to prepare your home, your family, and your workspace before/during/and after a disaster, visit the Helpful Links below for more information.
For more information visit: Helpful Links
Visit the Disaster Planning Resources page for information on how to Make a Kit! Make a Plan! and Stay Informed!
Emergency Notifications for the City of Beverly Hills
The City of Beverly Hills has a mass communication system to notify citizens of an emergency or disaster. If you live or have a business in the City, your landline phone is already included. Go to Emergency Telephone Notification Sign Up to add your cell phone, email address and other information.
For emergency information specific to the City of Beverly Hills, go to the following sources:
City of Beverly Hills Disaster Hotline: (310) 550-4680
Radio: 1500 AM
TV: Channels 10 and 35
Text: BEVHILLS and BEVHILLSPD to 888777 to receive text message alerts
For further information, contact Emergency Management at (310) 285-1025.