COVID-19 Community Information
The City of Brea values the safety and wellness of the entire community. Since the County of Orange declared a local health emergency on February 26, 2020, City officials have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. This is a rapidly evolving situation; the City will continue to provide updates as we have new information to share. The City will also continue to work closely with its community partners, including the Orange County Health Care Agency and Brea Olinda Unified School District, to be prepared and best able to respond.
As of Monday, May 18, City Hall has re-opened to the public by appointment only. City staff remains available to assist with business matters by phone or email. To contact a City department, a reference guide is available to download with contact information. If you need to make an in-person visit, please call 714-990-7600 before coming to City Hall. Please note, face coverings are required and appointment check-in is located at the 3rd floor reception desk. City staff is taking health measures to ensure the safety of both employees and visitors. If you feel sick, please stay home. Plexi glass barriers have been installed at all counters, hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the building and there is a limit of no more than three persons in an elevator at one time. As a precaution to reduce community spread of COVID-19, all other City facilities remain closed for public access until further notice. The City of Brea continues to remain focused on providing services to the community during this pandemic.
At this time, we advise residents and businesses to follow all recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as local advisories from the California Department of Public Health and the Orange County Health Care Agency.
The County of Orange has established a COVID-19 Hotline for inquiries related to the pandemic: 1-833-426-6411
COVID-19 Case Counts
The Orange County Health Care Agency reports city-related data for COVID-19 cases daily. The information, along with other test figures, are available on their website.
Because transmission is occurring throughout Orange County, it is important for all residents to continue practicing social-distancing, as directed by the Governor and the Orange County Health Officer, regardless of case count in a particular city. Doing so will help to reduce the spread of infection, ease the burden on our hospital and healthcare system, and protect those most vulnerable in our county.
View the list of businesses allowed to re-open as of May 26, per the State’s modification of the Stay-at-Home order.
Updated: June 3, 2020
Dog Park, Skate Parks, and Sport Courts Re-Open in Brea: Beginning today, Wildcatters Dog Park, Arovista Skate Park, Olinda Ranch Skate Park and Sport Courts (basketball, tennis) re-open to the public for individual recreation. All parks and trails in Brea have been open for households to take a walk, run, or dog walk. We encourage the community to continue enjoying recreational spaces responsibly and maintain at least 6 feet of physical distance from those living outside their households. Group organized sports are still not allowed at any park in Brea. Park amenities, such as drinking fountains, fitness equipment, picnic shelters and playgrounds, remain closed. Click here to see a list of City facilities and parks that are open and closed.
Updated: June 1, 2020
Brea Summer Event & Program Update: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to follow guidelines established by the CDC and health officials in the State and County, the City of Brea has had to unfortunately cancel or postpone the following events and programs for this summer. But, we continue looking toward the future. Some programs are still being evaluated to determine if they can be conducted in a different manner to adhere to current safety guidelines Community Services staff is evaluating and preparing for when programs, classes and special events can resume. Stay tuned for updates!
- Aquatics at the Brea Plunge – cancelled
- Brea Fest – cancelled
- Brea Youth Theatre’s Summer Performance – cancelled
- Concerts in the Park – postponed
- Family Films – cancelled
- Father Daughter Dance – cancelled
- July 4th Country Fair – cancelled
- Made in California Exhibit at the Brea Gallery – postponed
- Summer Youth Sports – cancelled