California is Back!
Updated: August 23, 2021
California lifts pandemic orders to safely reopen!
Governor Gavin Newsom took action to lift pandemic executive orders as the state moves Beyond the Blueprint to fully, safely reopen. That includes terminating the Stay-at-Home Order that was implemented early in the pandemic to protect Californians and retiring the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Restrictions such as physical distancing, capacity limits and the county tier system will end.
You can find restaurants and retail stores currently open here: Costa Mesa Business Updates
All major Orange County arts organizations, including Segerstrom Center for the Arts and South Coast Repertory, require ticket holders to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear a mask while inside the venues.
The current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is of concern to all of us as a global community. The health and safety of visitors to Costa Mesa is of paramount importance to Travel Costa Mesa. With that in mind, please see the following information. Travel Costa Mesa is following the situation closely, and this page will be updated as we continue to receive guidance from state and local leaders.
We have created a Business Updates page to share with you the information we have on city attractions and restaurants.
We are updating our calendar of events as we continue to receive information on local events.
Our Costa Mesa hotels have a commitment to doing whatever they can to keep guests safe through additional cleaning measures and installation of hand sanitizing stations throughout their buildings. Costa Mesa hotels are currently open and accepting business!! See current Costa Mesa hotel deals!
WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)?
The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). Coronavirus is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans.
SYMPTOMS AND PREVENTION:
Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough. shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. WHETHER OR NOT you are suffering from symptoms, at this time please practice social distancing, and contact medical professionals if you become symptomatic.
Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include:
- Regular/frequent hand washing. General guidance is to scrub hands to the length of the "Happy Birthday" song twice.
- Covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing.
- Thoroughly cooking meat and eggs.
- Avoiding close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness, such as coughing and sneezing.
- While this novel coronavirus originated in Wuhan, China, it does not target people of Asian descent or any other race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
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This webpage is intended to inform only our website visitors and should not be considered the only site for official information about the situation affecting Costa Mesa.