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The novel (new) coronavirus has been declared a global health emergency and a national health emergency in the United States. This is a serious and rapidly developing situation, affecting thousands of people worldwide.
Impormasyon tungkol sa Coronavirus
Mayroong paglaganap ng bagong sakit na tinatawag na “novel coronavirus” sa lungsod ng Wuhan, China na nag-umpisa noong Disyembre 2019. Mabilis ang pagbabago ng balita tungkol sa isyu na ito. Dapat manatili kayong may impormasyon upang manatiling ligtas.
Stay home except for essential needs
On Monday March 16, San Francisco with Health Officers from the Bay Area announced a Public Health Order that requires residents to stay home except for essential needs. This starts on March 17.
What to do
The City issued a Public Health Order requiring people to stay home except for essential needs.
As we get into the groove of the 2020’s we hope your new year’s resolutions’ resolve is still going strong. And even if you are slowing down a bit, not to worry: Tomorrow is a new day and just pick up where you left off.
Wet weather is expected in San Francisco and could cause localized flooding in flood-prone areas of the City (for updated forecast, visit forecast.weather.gov). While the City agencies prepare for the rain, all residents and businesses owners who live or work in low lying and flood prone areas are encouraged to use sand bags to prevent flooding from entering their homes and businesses. The San Francisco Department of Public Works will provide San Francisco residents and businesses up to 10 free sandbags leading up to and during severe rainstorms.
Our first wet and cold weather event of the season is upon us. The National Weather Service is forecasting cold temperatures and rain from Tuesday November 26th – Sunday December 1st. While this is the first event of the season, there will be more in the near future, so now is the time to be prepared (see below for how to be safe and prepared during inclement weather).
Most of the San Francisco Bay Area can say they've felt some recent seismic activity throughout the region. With a M3.5 in Colma last week and a M4.5 in Pleasant Hill Sunday night, these tremors may seem eerily close to the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake this Thursday, October 17th. But we think these earthquakes are simply a good reminder to build upon your earthquake preparedness. The good news is you are more prepared than you think and getting prepared together is more fun than doing so alone.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Heat advisory for San Francisco with high temperatures reaching mid to high 80s and the heat is expected to linger into tomorrow, if not Thursday. Hot temperatures over the course of several days increase the risk of heat-related illnesses for older adults, children, people who are sick as well as pets. Remember to stay cool, hydrated and frequently check on your neighbors with health concerns.
The planned PG&E public safety power shutoffs that may occur during this wildfire season are intended to protect lives and property of our neighbors vulnerable to wildfire. Because San Francisco shares the same power grid with our east and south bay neighbors who are at risk to wildfire, a power shutoff to these communities would mean San Francisco could be without power, too.