PRESS RELEASE(Spanish)(Khmer) October 6, 2021Contact: Kevin Lee, Chief Public Affairs Officer, 562.570.6811, Kevin.Lee@longbeach.gov For Immediate Release Various City Streets Close for Long Beach Marathon Long Beach, CA - The Long Beach Marathon is returning for its 37th running on Sunday, October 10, and people traveling through Long Beach should plan ahead to avoid street closures and map out access routes. Most road closures and detours will be in place at various times on a rolling
PRESS RELEASE(Spanish)(Khmer) September 21, 2021Contact: Jennifer Rice Epstein, Public Affairs Officer, Department of Health and Human Services, 562.441.3590, Jennifer.RiceEpstein@longbeach.gov For Immediate Release City of Long Beach Issues Updated Health OrderVaccine Verification Will Be Required in Select High-Risk SettingsLong Beach, CA - The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) has issued an updated Health Order, effective at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September
Official Statement by City of Long Beach Health and Human Services Department Regarding the Updated Guidance for Congregate Facilities and Health Settings
Official Statement by City of Long Beach Health and Human Services Department Regarding the Updated Guidance for Congregate Facilities and Health Settings The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has announced new guidance for healthcare settings and other high-risk congregate settings, including new mask and testing requirements, for the prevention of spreading COVID-19. As it has continued to do throughout the pandemic, the City will be aligning with the new State guidance. The updated Health
City of Long Beach Announces New Commercial Rental Assistance Grant ProgramFunding available for businesses that lost revenue as a result of COVID-19 health restrictionsLong Beach, CA – The City of Long Beach is launching a grant program that will help small businesses pay their commercial rent, if they have lost revenue as a result of COVID-19 and State and Local Health Orders that restricted business operations.“Small businesses are still recovering from the pandemic and many need more assistance on the
The City of Long Beach has launched a new web portal, VAXLB, to show its progress in vaccinating the community against COVID-19 and to keep residents informed of their eligibility. Visit the site for general information and to learn when you will be eligible for a vaccine appointment. Please click here for notifications.
Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Ballot Measure Voter Guide for November 3, 2020 ElectionStatewide Ballot MeasuresProposition 15: Increases Funding Sources for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by Changing Tax Assessment of Commercial and Industrial Property. Would amend the CA State Constitution to require commercial and industrial properties, except those zoned as commercial agriculture, to be taxed based on their market value. If passed, the measure would be one of
The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce urged Congress to include additional emergency support in the next coronavirus aid package for 501(c)(6) organizations, such as trade and professional associations. This was request was to mitigate the financial impact of the crisis for all business organizations. The Chamber request $25 billion in aid for these associations that face financial losses from canceled conferences and events; eligibility for associations to access small business interruption loans that