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Fresno County COVID-19-related Office/Service Modifications

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In accordance with CDC and State guidance and in the interests of helping to protect the health and safety of the public and more than 8,000 County employees from transmission and further spread of COVID-19, Fresno County departments are taking proactive measures to minimize staffing, modify business hours and practices, and maintain levels of critical service delivery. Please continue to follow this post for the latest information on County Department hours and services as they continue to evolve.

We understand the frustration and inconvenience that may accompany these temporary changes and we appreciate your patience and understanding through this challenging time. Continue reading “Fresno County COVID-19-related Office/Service Modifications”

Fresno County Libraries closed through April 14

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At the recommendation of the Fresno County Department of Public Health and direction of the County Administrative Office to implement social distancing and help minimize risk of transmitting COVID-19 in our community, all branches of the Fresno County Public Library will close beginning March 18, 2020 through April 14, 2020. Closure dates are subject to change. Continue reading “Fresno County Libraries closed through April 14”

Fresno County adopts Local Emergency proclamation, activates Emergency Operations Center in response to COVID-19 pandemic

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The Fresno County Board of Supervisors has formally adopted a Local Emergency resolution and Fresno County has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to coordinate the County’s ongoing response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our experts with the County Department of Public Health have been working diligently to manage Fresno County’s ongoing response efforts and keep our communities safe,” says Fresno County Administrative Officer, Jean Rousseau. “As this pandemic continues to evolve, activation of the EOC is a necessary step to lend more personnel, resources and capacity for the County to effectively support our communities during this uncertain time.” Continue reading “Fresno County adopts Local Emergency proclamation, activates Emergency Operations Center in response to COVID-19 pandemic”

Fresno County Officials Declare Local Public Health Emergency in Response to New COVID-19 Activity

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Today, March 15, 2020, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors and the Fresno County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) declared a local and public health emergency in response to the second confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the potential for increased spread in the U.S. and Fresno County.

covidupdate“Ensuring the health and safety of Fresno County residents is our top priority and that means making sure we have access to adequate resources and equipment to better protect our community should the threat of COVID-19 increase in Fresno County,” says Dr. Rais Vohra, Fresno County Interim Health Officer. Continue reading “Fresno County Officials Declare Local Public Health Emergency in Response to New COVID-19 Activity”

Message from Fresno County Department of Social Services – COVID 19

DSSPASS2The County of Fresno Department of Social Services (DSS) is committed to assisting adults, children, and families to achieve health, safety and self-sufficiency through a diverse range of programs and partnerships.

DSS has planned, prepared and is responding by adhering to Federal/State/Local public health guidance to help protect you and prevent exposures to COVID-19 Coronavirus. We will continue business operations to meet our goals of providing excellent service delivery to the community. For your safety, we are strongly encouraging you to utilize the online resources we have available as many of the services and benefits can be obtained without coming into the office. At this time, all Eligibility interviews will be conducted by telephone. Continue reading “Message from Fresno County Department of Social Services – COVID 19”