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Posted on: May 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: The City of Monterey Park Announces LA County Department of Public ...

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: The City of Monterey Park Announces LA County Department of Public Health Moving Into First Stage of Recovery; and Street Sweeping Parking Enforcement Resumes 

The City of Monterey Park continues to follow the lead of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in implementing protocols to protect the health and safety of everyone in public spaces and in providing accurate and timely updates to the community. 

The LA County Department of Public Health announced the following non-essential businesses may reopen as of May 8, 2020 for curbside pick-up with adherence to distancing and infection control protocols. Businesses that may reopen include: bookstores, clothing stores, florists, music stores, sporting goods stores, toy stores; and car dealership showrooms (open for sales with adherence to distancing and infection control protocols.) 

Outdoor parks and some recreational facilities are open with adherence to distancing protocols and include golf courses and trails. Playgrounds, picnic shelters, tennis courts and basketball courts at remain closed at this time. 

According to the LA County Department of Public Health, “the curve has flattened; however, the COVID-19 pandemic is still in LA County. The Coronavirus is still deadly and capable of quickly taking many lives. As LA County moves into its first stage of recovery, all residents, business owners and employees must continue to observe and practice all COVID-19 physical distancing requirements. We remind all LA County residents - continue to do your part to slow the spread of COVID-19: Wear a face covering whenever you leave home; Wash hands throughout the day; and Stay six feet away from people who don’t live with you.” For more information, please visit

Street Sweeping Parking Enforcement Resumes May 18, 2020

Due to an increase of debris and trash along curbs, City of Monterey Park street sweeping parking enforcement will resume on Monday, May 18, 2020. As a courtesy, notices will be distributed during the preceding week to remind residents that street sweeping parking will be enforced. For questions or additional information, please contact the Monterey Park Police Department Traffic Bureau at 626-307-1240. 

Please continue to check the City’s website for updates at

Important: Please do not call 911 to request testing for COVID-19 and please do not go to an emergency room unless you are seriously ill and require emergency care. If you have respiratory illness and want to know if you should be tested for COVID-19, it is best to call your health care provider or, if you don’t have a provider, call 2-1-1 for help finding a clinician near you. 

For updates and information about the current numbers of cases in the United States and in Los Angeles County, the spread of the virus, severity, treatments, precautions, and other important public health information in multiple languages, please visit the following websites: 

For more info from the City of Monterey Park, please visit

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