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 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 City of Newport Beach will extend its facility closures to the public through May 3 to slow the spread of COVID-19.
04/08/2020 5:08 pm
The City has announced additional steps taken to reduce congestion in outdoor areas and limit the spread of COVID-19
04/07/2020 3:00 pm
Citing increased risk for COVID-19 exposure, the City Council has prohibited short-term lodging rentals until May 20 or for the duration of the City’s local emergency.
04/03/2020 6:50 pm
Following a temporary closure last weekend, Newport Beach will close the Oceanfront Boardwalk on the Balboa Peninsula until further notice to encourage social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19.
04/02/2020 6:19 pm
The city-by-city figures reflect the place of residence for those who have tested positive, not necessarily where the transmission occurred.
03/27/2020 2:13 pm
To further encourage social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19, Newport Beach will close the Oceanfront Boardwalk on the Balboa Peninsula from the afternoon of Friday, March 27 through Monday morning, March 30.
03/26/2020 5:33 pm
Unfortunately, criminals are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
03/25/2020 4:39 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom's Executive Order to combat COVID-19, directing all Californians to stay at home, except for essential errands, is now in effect. Exemptions are made for critical jobs and industries.
03/20/2020 8:43 am
On Sunday, March 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom released updated guidance for all communities throughout California to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
03/15/2020 8:13 pm
The City has postponed several large public gatherings and will postpone or cancel other, smaller gatherings following the release of guidelines from the California Department of Public Health aimed at slowing the transmission of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
03/12/2020 2:56 pm
On March 12, 2020, Gov. Newsom issued Executive Order N-25-20, which allows that some, or all, Council Members and Board, Commission and Committee Members to attend meetings telephonically.
03/12/2020 8:00 am
Community Update from Mayor O’Neill
02/27/2020 12:00 pm
The California Department of Public Health has released new guidance that could allow additional businesses to re-open and certain activities to resume with modifications beginning Friday, June 12.
The Newport Beach Police Department is prepared for several protests that have been scheduled to take place in the City of Newport Beach today (June 3).
06/03/2020 11:12 am
A Message from the Newport Beach Police Department
06/03/2020 10:28 am
The City of Newport Beach is actively monitoring real-time information on protest activities in Orange and Los Angeles counties and is communicating regularly with our public safety partners throughout the region.
06/01/2020 1:35 pm
The Council will begin this week's regular meeting at 4 p.m., earlier than the usual start time
05/11/2020 4:53 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: