Read previous text alerts about coronavirus

See all of the text alerts that the City has sent about COVID-19. This page will be updated as alerts are sent.

Tuesday March 24, 2020

Staying home helps to slow COVID-19 & keeps our most vulnerable safer. Do your part. Stay home. Together we can save lives:


Sunday March 22, 2020

Reach out & talk to someone. Call/text a relative/friend/neighbor who may be socially isolated. Stay healthy for older adults

Stay home, save lives. If your outing is essential, keep 6 feet of space & avoid crowds. More:


Friday March 20, 2020

Stay Home Order still in place this weekend. Avoid crowds & maintain 6 feet of space. More:

Staying home disrupts the spread of COVID18 & protects people vulnerable to illness. More:

Tuesday March 17, 2020

To slow COVID19 spread all in SF ordered to stay home except for essential activities. Your cooperation will help save lives.

Monday March 16, 2020

Urgent Official Health Officials: Slow COVID19 spread. Residents to stay home except for essential activities. More information.

Una Orden Oficial Urgente: Desde 12:10am al 17 de marzo 20 todos en SF deben de permanecer en casa, menos salidas esencials

Urgent Health Order: As of 12:01am 3/17/20 everyone in SF ordered to stay home except essential activities. More information

Saturday March 14, 2020

San Francisco issues Health Order limiting visitors and non-essential staff to SF hospitals. See the full health order.

Mayor Breed announces Give2SF Fund to provide shelter, food, and assistance in response to coronavirus. More info:

Friday, March 13, 2020

To disrupt the spread of COVID19, all non-essential events over 100 people are now prohibited in SF.

For the latest developments and updates on San Francisco's response to COVID-19, see's coronavirus resource.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

To protect vulnerable residents, SF is restricting visitors from all long-term care facilities. See the full release.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

To disrupt the spread of COVID-19, all large non-essential events over 1,000 people are prohibited in SF. See full public health order.

Monday, March 9, 2020

COVID-19 is in SF. Help reduce spread: clean surfaces and wash hands. Find current case count.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Relatives of guests on the Grand Princess Cruise can call a family assistance hotline: 888-358-8055. See coronavirus info from Department of Public Health.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Together we can reduce coronavirus spread. Clean surfaces, wash hands and remind others to do the same. See FAQs from Department of Public Health.

Friday, March 6, 2020

To reduce the spread of coronavirus SF health officials advice cancelling non-essential community events for next 2 weeks. See more from the Department of Public Health.

Last updated March 26, 2020