COVID-19 Response

In response to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and reported cases within our county, the City of Concord is following the guidance of local, state and federal health agencies. We will update this page regularly to provide information about what the City and our regional partners are doing to address this global health crisis.

UPDATEd: May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021: Children ages 12-15 now eligible for vaccination in Contra Costa County
County Press Release

April 6, 2021: Contra Costa County Moving into the Orange Tier
County Press Release

March 30, 2021: Contra Costa Opens Eligibility to those 16+
County Press Release

March 29, 2021: Contra Costa Residents Who are 50+ Encouraged to Request Vaccine Now
County Press Release

March 22, 2021: Contra Costa opens vaccine eligibility to ages 50 and older
County Press Release

March 12, 2021: Contra Costa Improves to Red Tier, Shows Steady Improvement Since Winter COVID-19 Spike
County Press Release

February 19, 2021: Contra Costa Extends COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility to Essential Workers
County Press Release

January 25, 2021: Regional Stay-at-Home Order Lifted, Contra Costa Returns to Purple Tier
County Press Release

January 22, 2021: Contra Costa County Plans to Administer 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccines by July 4 
County Press Release

January 11, 2021: Contra Costa County Ramps Up COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts
County Press Release
Media Briefing on Facebook Live

December 4, 2020: Bay Area Health Officers Move to Implement the State’s New Regional Stay Home Order, Not Waiting Until Local Hospitals Are Near Crisis to Act 
Contra Costa County Openings at a Glance
Resumen de las aperturas en el Condado de Contra Costa 

November 16, 2020: State Response to COVID-19 Spike Returns Contra Costa to Purple Tier 
County Press Release

November 13, 2020: Contra Costa Moves to Contain Spread of COVID-19
County Press Release

November 10, 2020: Contra Costa Back in Red Tier, COVID Cases Up
County Press Release

November 4, 2020: Contra Costa Responds Quickly to Climbing COVID-19 Cases
County Press Release

October 27, 2020: Contra Costa Enters Less-Restrictive Orange Tier
County Press Release

September 29, 2020: More Businesses and Services Can Reopen in Contra Costa Thanks to Improving COVID Situation
County Press Release

September 14, 2020: Contra Costa Updates Health Order to Align with California's COVID-19 Blueprint
County Press Release

August 31, 2020: Additional Businesses Open in Contra Costa County in Accordance with Updated State Recommendations 
County Press Release

July 31, 2020: Contra Costa County Urges Residents to Take Precautions
Watch Press Conference (video)

Slowing the Spread Tip Sheet / Consejos para detener el contagio

See previous updates and press releases from Contra Costa Health Services.

April 27, 2020: New Resources for Local Businesses
Concord Forward: How the City of Concord is Supporting Local Business | Concord Business Directory

March 17, 2020: Mayor McGallian’s Letter to the Community
Correspondencia en Español

City of Concord Organized Events, Programs, Facilities and Recreation Services

In keeping with the March 12, 2020 executive order issued by Governor Newsom, all residents are to heed any orders and guidance of state and local public health officials, including but not limited to the imposition of social distancing measures, to control the spread of COVID-19.

In an extraordinary effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the City of Concord has implemented the following, updated September 30, 2020: 

  • Cancel most indoor and outdoor City-sponsored programs, classes, activities and events.
  • Cancel all outdoor City facility rentals.
  • Cancel all indoor City facility rentals. 
  • Close indoor recreation facilities to the public: Concord Senior Center, Centre Concord, Willow Pass Center, and Concord Community Pool.
  • Close certain outdoor recreation facilities to the public; including park basketball and bocce courts. 
  • Playgrounds reopened on December 9, 2020. 
  • Picnic tables, barbecues and dog parks were reopened on June 5, 2020.
  • Pickleball and Tennis Courts reopened with certain restrictions on May 4, 2020.Click here for full list of rules
  • Limit access to other public buildings, including the Police Department and City Hall to adhere to 6-foot social distancing mandates for the health and safety of the public and City employees.
  • Move Farmer’s Market to Concord High School.
  • The Concord Skate Park was reopened with certain restrictions on May 4, 2020. Users must adhere to 6-foot social distancing mandate and wear a mask.
  • Diablo Creek Golf Course was reopened with certain restrictions on May 4, 2020. See Diablo Creek Golf Course website to schedule your tee time.
  • Cancel all non-essential public meetings.

The City will regularly reevaluate its COVID-19 response measures, and they may be modified or prolonged as needed.


Diablo Creek Golf Course reopened on Monday, May 4, 2020, per the County Health Order. Please visit the Diablo Creek Golf Course website for more details.