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Updated February 1, 2021

Local Resources

Imperial County Public Health Department
Imperial County Roadmap to Recovery
Imperial County Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard


California COVID-19 Rent Relief Program English Spanish

California Department of Public Health
California Coronavirus COVID Response
California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program – Deadline February 8, 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
League of California Cities – Coronavirus Resources
International Association of Chiefs of Police – Library of Resources COVID-19
National League of Cities Resources


Interim Guidance for Administrators and Leaders of Community and Faith Based Organization to Plan, Prepare, and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019
Checklist for Community and Faith Leaders
The Partnership Center Covid-19: Recommended Preventative Practices and FAQs for Faith-based and Community Leaders
Catholic Charities Immigrant Services English Spanish


Campesinos Unidos, Inc. Rent & Utility Relief English Spanish

Small Business Administration Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Small Business Guide English Spanish

Resources for Businesses
Imperial Valley Small Business Development Center
Imperial County Business Recovery Task Force
Free Thermometers for Small Businesses Flyer English Spanish Application
CDBG-CV Coronavirus Microenterprise Loan Program
EDA Revolving Loan Fund COVID-19 Loans
Utility Assistance ProgramDeadline February 12, 2021 Application Link
Restaurants Open For Business!
IID Payment Assistance Programs

SoCalGas Partners to Launch New Grant to help California’s Small Restaurants

SoCalGas Champions Restaurant Recovery with Additional $525,000 in Support for the Restaurants Care Resilience Fund


City of El Centro Declaration of Emergency
Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board

State of California – Rent Relief and Utilities Assistance

PRESS RELEASES Issued by the City

03-14-22 El Centro’s SLAM Fest 2022 English Spanish

02-07-22 El Centro Day at the Ballpark @ Petco Park

02-07-22 El Centro Mardi Gras Glow in the Dark Fiesta 2022 English Spanish

01-24-22 Road Closure of Dogwood Ave. from Commercial Ave. to Villa Ave.

01-22-22 Community Clean Up Event

01-06-22 El Centro Awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 14th Consecutive Year

12-08-21 El Centro Fire Department presents Santa is Coming to Town! English Spanish

11-29-21 El Centro Christmas Tree Lighting & Street Fair

11-17-21 Roberta Hotel Red Tag

11-17-21 Public Input Strategic Plan Draft

11-17-21 HR Director Appointment

11-10-21 8th Street Road Closure

10-19-21 Mobile Vietnam Memorial Wall Comes to El Centro

10-18-21 Dia De Los Muertos Altar Celebration

10-15-21 El Centro Community Services Department 1st Annual Trunk or Treat

10-13-21 El Centro Aquatic Center 2nd Annual Floating Pumpkin Patch

07-12-21 City of El Centro Community Clean-Up Event English Spanish

06-29-21 El Centro seeks input from the community in Strategic Planning Process English/Spanish QR Code

06-29-21 City to Celebrate Ground Breaking Ceremony for New Public Library

06-28-21 El Centro Aquatic Center – Revision of Hours due to Excessive Heat Warning

06-18-21 El Centro Comfort Stations English Spanish

06-17-21 Fraud Warning

05-26-21 El Centro Summer Recreational Brochure Available Now!

05-26-21 Help Support Local Youth Programs 

04-28-21 El Centro Aquatic Center – Open for Family Public Swim

04-28-21 Stop Sign Installation at the Intersection of Cruickshank Drive

04-27-21 City of El Centro Invites You to Complete a Community Survey

04-07-21 El Centro Aquatic Center – Award of Excellence in Facility Design, Class 3

03-19-21 Imperial Ave Update – Sewer Pipeline Rehabiliation Project

03-17-21 Honk N’ Bingo 2021

03-17-21 Utility Assistance Program – Coronavirus Relief Fund

03-11-21 2020 Streets Maintenance & Rehabilitation Improvements Project Update

01-27-21 Virtual Mardi Gras Mad Dash & Swim 5K 2021 Flyer

12-01-20 2020 Streets Maintenance & Rehabilitation Improvements Project Update

10-09-20 El Centro Council Member Cheryl Viegas Walker Elected League of California Cities President

10-08-20  El Centro Honored for Achievements in Addressing Climate Change

09-25-20 City of El Centro Awarded $3 Million for Construction of Tiny Home Project

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