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Posted on: March 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fountain Valley Activated Emergency Operations Center

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Fountain Valley Activated Emergency Operations Center

Fountain Valley, CA – On Tuesday, March 18 at 1:00 p.m., the City of Fountain Valley activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation. This will facilitate communication within the City and local EOC in the region.

Residents are encouraged to follow recommendations from California Department of Public Health including employing proper handwashing techniques, staying at home when sick, practicing social distancing of at least 6 feet and if possible, avoid contact with others who are sick. If residents feel sick, they are urged to call their doctor to report any symptoms and to self-isolate for two weeks. Residents are also requested to self-isolate when returning from travel to high-risk areas.

The City of Fountain Valley has suspended street sweeping enforcement through the end of March. Sweeping operations will continue. For more information, please visit

The City of Fountain Valley Water Division will continue to deliver quality drinking water directly to your house tap.

The Orange County Superior Court will be closed at all locations from Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 27, 2020. To get additional information on the court, please visit

The Orange County Health Care Agency issued an amended order regarding the COVID-19 on March 18. The original order issued on March 17 is no longer in effect. To view the Orange County Health Care Agency amended order, it is available at, COVID-19 Information Fountain Valley, or

  • For general information about COVID-19, please call the OC Health Care Agency’s (HCA) Health Referral Line at (800) 564-8448, visit, or follow the HCA on Facebook (@ochealthinfo) and Twitter (@ochealth).
  • For questions on the OC Health Orders, please contact the County of Orange Public Information Hotline at (714) 628-7085. Please do not call 9-1-1 unless it is an emergency.

The City of Fountain Valley will continue to provide City services via  telephone, email, and through the web. We are working in the guidance of the Federal, State and County authorities. The situation is fluid and information provided in this statement is subject to change. We will update as new information become available.

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