For the latest Newport Beach cases and trends, visit our COVID-19 Case Count Dashboard.
For the latest Countywide health information and COVID-19 cases, visit the Orange County Health Care Agency's webpage.
For national updates, information and resources, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
For more information regarding rumors vs. facts about COVID-19, visit the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s Rumor Control webpage.
For information regarding support and assistance for small businesses and employers, click here.
For information regarding support for workers, click here.
For weekly updates from the City Manager, click here.
The City will partially reopen its beaches beginning Wednesday, May 6, under an “active recreational use” plan approved by State officials.
05/06/2020 10:54 am
The City is now accepting applications from qualified event organizers seeking financial support for Newport Beach-based events occurring between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 27, at 5 p.m.
05/06/2020 8:14 am
The City is accepting grant applications from organizations that provide community programs available to Newport Beach residents. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 27 at 5 p.m.
05/06/2020 8:10 am
On Saturday the City of Newport Beach submitted a plan with the State to safely reopen the Newport Beach coastline.
05/05/2020 12:15 pm
The City Council on Saturday, May 2, voted to support litigation by Huntington Beach, Dana Point and business owners seeking to reopen Orange County beaches following the Governor’s Thursday closure order.
05/02/2020 10:57 am
City to Comply with Governor's Beach Closure Order; Council to Discuss Legal Options to Challenge Directive
Following a closed-session City Council discussion Thursday evening with Newport Beach's police chief and City Manager, Mayor Will O'Neill expressed confidence in the City of Newport Beach's continued ability to protect and serve residents during these trying times.
04/30/2020 9:30 pm
Official Statement of Newport Beach Police Chief Jon Lewis and Newport Beach Fire Chief Jeff Boyles regarding the beaches on April 24, 25 and 26, 2020.
04/30/2020 8:40 am
The City of Newport Beach will extend its facility closures through May 10 as part of the COVID-19 response.
04/29/2020 4:42 pm
The City Council has advised staff to maintain accessibility to the Newport Beach coastline for exercise and recreation, with a greater police and lifeguard presence to more actively enforce social distancing directives.
04/28/2020 7:09 pm
Using strict social distancing protocol, Library customers will be able to pick up items placed on hold at all NBPL locations, Monday-Saturday.
04/26/2020 3:30 pm
At a special meeting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, the Newport Beach City Council will consider three agenda items related to the coronavirus response and recovery
04/26/2020 2:37 pm
The Online Recreation Center features a collection of digital recreation and online classes for children, adults and seniors
04/25/2020 2:18 pm
The City of Newport Beach will continue to provide the current level of public access to beaches and parks this weekend (April 24-26), with a visible presence from police officers, lifeguards and park patrol staff to maintain social distancing.
04/23/2020 4:42 pm
Employees of essential businesses in Orange County will be required to wear face coverings beginning Friday, April 24.
04/22/2020 1:30 pm
Applications are now being accepted for the Newport Beach Ackerman Scholarship Program
04/21/2020 4:26 pm
The Orange County Heath Care Agency has released a list of FDA-approved testing locations for County residents who are showing symptoms of COVID-19.
04/21/2020 10:47 am
As the weather improves, we expect more people to be outside getting exercise and fresh air. Please stay in your own neighborhood to avoid overcrowding in other neighborhoods.
04/17/2020 2:24 pm
The City has established a technology solution that will enable the public to view and participate in Newport Beach City Council meetings and other select public meetings in real time.
04/10/2020 10:30 am
The City will prohibit surfing at the Wedge between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. beginning Friday, April 10, and close the adjacent beach area to discourage public gatherings at one of Newport Beach’s most popular surf spots.
04/09/2020 3:49 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking everyone over the age of 2 to wear a cloth face covering that covers your mouth and nose.
04/08/2020 5:57 pm
The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and has now been detected globally. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).
The City of Newport Beach is working with federal, state, and local partners including the CDC, the OC Health Care Agency (OCHCA), and health care providers to prepare and appropriately care for people who may be at risk for illness associated with COVID-19 or who have tested positive for COVID-19. This is a rapidly changing situation, and we will share more as we are updated from our colleagues at the local, state and/or federal level.
- The Governor of California enacted an Executive Order for all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except for essential needs
- It is imperative for everyone to practice social distancing by keeping at least six feet away from others when performing essential need activities outside of your homes.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hand cleaners are also effective.
- Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
- If you get sick with influenza, the CDC recommends that you stay home from work or school and limit contact with others to limit spreading the infection.
- For more information, please visit the following websites: