Covid-19 Updates

Posted By: Thursday, April 30, 2020



Testing Locations

Testing Locations


For the latest information on the coronavirus, please see the CDC's website. 

RIVERSIDE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - breaking news, business resources, quick links

Riverside County Public Health System

City of Palm Springs Covid-19 updates

City of Palm Springs Declares Coronavirus Local Emergency

Governor's stay-at-home order as it pertains to face covering worn in public.


stage 2.5


Riverside County has been approved by the Governor's Office to move into the accelerated phase of Stage 2.  This means many other retail stores are allowed to open, as well as dining rooms of restaurants with some restrictions/modifications.


Trails, parks, golf courses, and recreational facilities

Hiking, biking, tennis, and pickleball

The City has now opened trailhead parking and the Palm Springs Dog Park. Users will be required to practice social distancing, at least six feet apart, and wear face coverings.



Gas stations 


Food: Grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores, take-out and delivery restaurants 


Laundromats/laundry services 

Essential state and local government functions will also remain open, including law enforcement and offices that provide government programs and services.

Limited Services which do not generally require close customer contact, such as: 

  • Pet grooming
  • Dog walking
  • Car washes
  • Appliance repair
  • Residential and janitorial cleaning
  • Plumbing



Guidance for Hotels

Guidance for Restaurants



  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
  • Palm Springs Art Museum and Architecture Museum
  • Palm Springs Public Library
  • Welwood Murray Library and Visitor Center
  • All Palm Springs City facilities, including Swim Center and Skate Park.
  • Bars and Lounges
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Gyms & Fitness Studios
  • Convention Center
  • Hair and nail salons
  • Hotels and vacation rentals for non-essential workers

Please check before visiting.

Riverside County is currently in early Stage 2 of the state's Resilience Roadmap. According to the State of California’s web site, the following sectors, businesses, establishments, or activities are not permitted to operate in the State of California at this time:

  • Personal services such as hair and nail salons, tattoo parlors, gyms and fitness studios
  • Hospitality services, such as bars, wineries, tasting rooms and lounges
  • Entertainment venues, such as movie theaters, gaming, gambling, and arcade venues, and pro sports, indoor museums and gallery spaces, zoos, and libraries
  • Community centers, public pools, playgrounds, and picnic areas
  • Religious services and cultural ceremonies
  • Nightclubs
  • Concert venues
  • Live audience sports
  • Festivals
  • Theme parks
  • Hotels/lodging for leisure and tourism

More information about the State of California's plans for reopening, including detailed business guidance for reopening by industry can be found at


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