To protect the health and safety of the public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, City Hall and other facilities are closed to the public until further notice. The City continues to provide services during this time and recommends using technological alternatives where possible. For more information related to City services during this emergency, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page or call the City at (310) 802-5000.

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140 Cases

Number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the
City of Manhattan Beach
Updated on July 2, 2020
Source (LACDPH)


The City of Manhattan Beach has proclaimed a Local State of Emergency (PDF) regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The staff continue to monitor and speak with the health experts at Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Their health expertise and guidance are critical to the City’s planning and response to the coronavirus. On March 11, the coronavirus outbreak was characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The City's Emergency Operations Center is currently at a Level 1 and staffed during normal business hours. City Hall is operational but remains closed to the public as part of strict social distancing protocols that the City has implemented.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 testing is available to ALL Los Angeles County residents and can be found via appointment at a state-operated or community testing site such as CVS by visiting

Testing is prioritized for:
  • Symptomatic persons with fever, cough, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell
  • Persons who are over age 65
  • Persons with a chronic medical condition
  • Essential workers which includes janitorial, security, airport, government, health care, food, grocery and more
  • Persons who have been close contacts of people who are positive for COVID-19. 

COVID-19 testing is available to ALL Los Angeles County residents and can be found via appointment at a state-operated or community testing site such as CVS by visiting

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  • The County of Los Angeles has revised their public health order requiring the closure of the following sectors for 21 days: Indoor, in-person dining at restaurants (including at malls and shopping centers); Indoor museums, indoor children’s museums, and indoor operations at zoos and aquariums; and Cardrooms and satellite wagering facilities. However, outdoor dining, drive-thru, delivery and carry out can continue.

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  • Recognizing the continued economic devastation that the coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on our local businesses and economy, the City Council has once again extended the deadline for Annual Business License Tax Submittals. The new deadline is July 31, 2020.

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  • Today, the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health issued revised Public Health Orders regarding beaches, bars, and fireworks. This decision from the County of Los Angeles comes as a result of key metrics that continue to show steep increases in positive coronavirus cases. The 7-day average of daily reported new cases of COVID-19 in Los Angeles County is nearly 2,000, an increase from the 1,379 average two weeks ago. In addition, the cumulative positivity rate has increased from the lowest daily rate of 4.6% positivity in late May to 8.4% today. In Manhattan Beach, positive coronavirus cases have increased from 80 cases on June 1 to 131 cases on June 29.

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  • The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health has issued a revised Public Health Order allowing additional business sectors to re-open. Among the businesses now permitted with restrictions are: personal care establishments (i.e. nail, tanning, lash salons, estheticians, cosmetology services, massage, and skin care), and bars, among others. The Public Health Order, as revised, can be found on the Department of Public Health’s website.

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  • City has established a dedicated phone number for older adults and disabled individuals who may need assistance during the coronavirus pandemic: (310) 802-5010. Click image for more information and additional resources.

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Emergency Orders and Urgency Ordinances
The City has adopted several ordinances and resolutions in response to the Local State of Emergency to protect consumers, protect tenants from evictions, closing non-essential businesses, places of worship, and limiting social gatherings. To see all the reports, ordinances, news and more, visit the COVID-19 Reports and News webpage. 

Urgency Ordinances
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Recent Press Releases from the City:

Residents are Advised to Avoid Dockweiler Beach RV Park Area

Los Angeles County is utilizing Dockweiler Beach RV Park to temporarily house individuals who have been ordered to isolate or quarantine.
Post Date:03/25/2020 6:00 PM

Press Release: Residents are Advised to Avoid Dockweiler Beach RV Park Area (PDF)


Bruce Moe, City Manager
City of Manhattan Beach
(310) 802-5053

Residents are Advised to Avoid Dockweiler Beach RV Park Area

Manhattan Beach, CA (March 25, 2020) - Los Angeles County is utilizing Dockweiler Beach RV Park (located at 12001 Vista Del Mar) as a location to temporarily house individuals who have been ordered to isolate or quarantine by the Department of Public Health due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

All residents and visitors who may be on the beach, strand or bike path should avoid the area entirely. 

Dockweiler Beach RV Park is within the jurisdiction and control of Los Angeles County. Individuals that may be housed at this location will likely be those who cannot self-isolate/quarantine in their residence and need comprehensive services to ensure safety, health and well-being. Supportive housing facilities will be distributed across all areas of the County, including the Pomona Fairplex grounds.  

The County is undertaking this emergency action to comply with the Department of Public Health’s orders which are intended to limit the spread of the coronavirus. 

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, the City of Manhattan Beach will continue to provide updates. Information regarding the coronavirus is changing frequently. For accurate and up to date information about COVID-19, please visit DPH’s website, the City’s website, sign up for eNotifications and Nixle public safety alerts, and follow the City on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram.

For questions on the implementation of the County’s Order and new City measures related to addressing COVID-19, please send an email to


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Seeking Help
If you feel ill or are taking care of a loved one who is ill or in the high risk category, please visit the Seeking Help webpage and Cornonavirus FAQ webapge.