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: November 16, 2020

State Response to COVID-19 Spike Returns Contra Costa to Purple Tier
Updated chart of allowable reopenings, activities
Haga clic aquí para ver la resumen de las aperturas en el Condado de Contra Costa

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 28, 2020: Local County Health Officials Offer Guidance on How to Celebrate Halloween and Día de Los Muertos Safely and Prevent Spreading COVID-19 Among Friends and Neighbors
County Press Release

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

September 3, 2020: Health Officials Offer Tips for Not Spreading COVID-19 During Labor Day Weekend
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

July 13, 2020: COVID Cases Rising in Contra Costa; State Orders Closure of Some Businesses and Activities
County Press Release

June 29, 2020: County Health Department Delays Reopening of Businesses, Activities Previously Planned for July 1
County Press Release
Cronograma en Espanol

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

April 22, 2020: Free drive-in COVID-19 testing for Contra Costa residents with symptoms is now available, results available within 5 days.  For Appointments Call: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (844) 421-0804 Additional Resources: https://www.coronavirus.cchealth.org 

COVID Testing By Appointment

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. Rentals meeting the Purple Tier requirements will be considered on a case by case basis. 
  • 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 with certain restrictions on October 1, 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.

  1. DIABLO CREEK GOLF COURSE
  2. PARK & SPORT FACILITIES
  3. CONCORD COMMUNITY POOL
  4. CONCORD SENIOR CENTER
  5. ACTIVITIES & CLASSES
  6. COMMUNITY CENTERS
  7. CAMP CONCORD

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.