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.

UPDATE: MARCH 31, 2020

Contra Costa County, in collaboration with five other Bay Area counties and the City of Berkeley, has extended the shelter-in-place order until at least May 3, 2020.

March 20, 2020: COVID-19 Business Resources

March 17, 2020: Mayor McGallian’s Letter to the Community
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Information graphic showing what will remain open during shelter-in-place order

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 will implement the following, effective immediately and going through May 3, 2020:

  • Cancel all indoor and outdoor City-sponsored programs, classes, activities and events.
  • Suspend all preschool programs.
  • Cancel all indoor and outdoor 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 dog parks, park restroom facilities, basketball, tennis, bocce and pickleball courts.
  • Close all Diablo Creek Golf Course facilities, including the Pro Shop and restaurant.
  • 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.
  • Cancel the farmers’ market at Todos Santos Plaza.
  • 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.

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Activities & Classes

All indoor and outdoor City-sponsored programs, classes, activities and events are cancelled through May 3, 2020.

Activities & Classes that have already started 

City of Concord Parks & Recreation will automatically issue pro-rated refunds for anyone registered for a program that was not able to be completed due to the public health concern of the Coronavirus. The refund process may take 4-6 weeks to complete due to program volume. We thank you in advance for your patience.

Activities & Classes, starting after May 3, 2020  

If you wish to drop a class or transfer to another session, call us at least five (5) full working days before the start date for a refund or credit.  

Questions & information 

Please contact us by email at

Minimize Your Risk

According to health officials, you can minimize your risk of becoming infected or spreading COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses by:

  • Washing your hands with soap and water frequently, and using alcohol-based hand sanitizer when soap and water is not available
  • Covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue or the crook of your elbow (not your hands)
  • Staying home from school or work when you are sick
  • Plan ahead for childcare in case children get sick and need to stay home from school
  • Avoiding travel when you are sick
  • Avoiding touching your face with unwashed hands
  • Limiting unnecessary trips and avoid crowded public spaces when possible
  • Telecommuting when possible
  • If you are sick, wear a mask when you go out in public or visit the doctor