COVID-19 Information Center

Current COVID-19 News & Information

Alameda County Public Health Department Press Release Announcement September 2, 2020

Industries currently allowed:

  • Athletic Fields
  • Automobile & Bicycle Repair
  • Bars, Brewpubs, Breweries, Pubs & Craft Distilleries (outdoors only with meal)
  • Campgrounds, RV Parks & Outdoor Recreation Facilities
  • Car Washes
  • Childcare Facilities & Day Camps
  • Construction
  • Library (curbside pickup)
  • Dental Care
  • Financial Institutions
  • Funeral Homes, Mortuaries & Cemeteries
  • Gas Stations
  • Government Services
  • Grocery & Other Food Stores (50% capacity)✓
  • Hair Salons & Barbershops as of 9/4/20
  • Healthcare, Pharmacies & Medical Supply
  • Higher Education (distance learning only)
  • Hotels and short-term lodging rentals (not for tourism or individual travel)
  • Laundromats
  • Logistics & Warehousing Facilities
  • Malls (25% indoor retail capacity and other restrictions) as of 9/4/20
  • Manufacturing
  • Outdoor Businesses that operated primarily outdoors on or prior to March 16, 2020✓
  • Outdoor Dining, Take Out & Delivery
  • Outdoor Nail, Non-Medical Massages, Skin Care, and Waxing Services
  • Outdoor non-contact fitness classes (including dance classes)✓
  • Outdoor Museums, Zoos, Galleries, Botanical Gardens
  • Outdoor Recreational Activities (including miniature golf, batting cages, driving ranges, and kart racing) as of 9/4/20
  • Outdoor Swimming Pools
  • Parks (including skate parks and dog parks)
  • Places of Worship & Cultural Ceremonies (outdoor only)
  • Political gatherings or protests with physical distancing
  • Public & Private Transportation Services
  • Real Estate
  • Residential & Commercial Maintenance Services
  • Retail Stores (25% capacity)✓
  • Retail Supply Chain Businesses
  • K-12 Schools and higher education 
  • (distance learning only)
  • Small Group Gatherings (outdoors with social bubble of 12 or fewer)
  • Tennis & Pickleball Courts (singles only)
  • Veterinary Care & Groomers
  • Wineries & Tasting Rooms (outdoor only and curbside pick-up only)

California COVID-19 Information

Face Coverings Now Mandatory

Effective June 8, a face covering must be worn when outside and when anyone else other than just members of their Social Bubble is within 30 feet (10 yards). They must wear a face covering when in the workplace except when in a private space or area not regularly used by others. They must wear a face covering when preparing food or other items for sale or distribution to people who are not members of their household or living unit.

When people are approaching each other and likely to pass in the coming seconds, they must put on their face coverings when they are within 30 feet. This 30-foot rule applies whether people are on the sidewalk, in a park, on a path or trail, or in any other outdoor area, and whether they are walking, running, biking, otherwise exercising, standing, or engaged in transportation such as using a motorcycle, skateboard, moped, or scooter.

Alameda County Health Officer Order 20-13


Are any rental assistance programs available?

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (“ERAP”) has the objective of mitigating potential homelessness and displacement of existing Pleasanton residents who are experiencing a decrease in household income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and thus, unable to pay their rent, by providing a grant to assist eligible tenants pay for delinquent rent.

Applicants may submit an application online at or request an application by phone (925) 208-0660 or by email Please click on the flyer below for more details or visit CityServe's websiteEligibility and income limits apply.

What Safety Protocols Will Be Required at Dog Parks?

Muirwood and Cubby's Dog Parks will be opening beginning June 24. Per the Health Order while at the dog park, all persons must:

  • Wear a face covering at all times
  • Maintain at least 6-foot social distance at all times
  • -Avoid physical contact with others
  • Provide own waste bags and water
  • Please do NOT enter dog park if feeling sick