COVID-19 Information

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    April 6th: Update

    As of right now, the City of Coalinga has not received notification from Fresno County regarding any positive cases within the City of Coalinga. If that changes, we will notify the public. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Directives March 31, 2020

    As the City of Coalinga continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, we are asking the public to follow the directives provided by Governor Newsom to help fight COVID-19 Read on...
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    COVID-19 Screening Checklist

    Employers still open for business in Fresno County MUST screen employees. Read on...
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    Building inspections will be conducted Monday through Thursday and limited to commercial projects supporting essential businesses, new construction and unoccupied structures. Read on...
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    Adoption of Resolution proclaiming State of Emergency

    Last night, during a regular City Council meeting, the Coalinga City Council adopted a Resolution proclaiming a state of local emergency within the City of Coalinga due to COVID-19. Read on...
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    City Hall Will be Closed to Public

    During this time of a State Stay at Home Order, the City of Coalinga will continue providing all essential services. City Hall will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 Read on...
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    CHUSD Grab-N-Go Lunch Delivery Schedule

    During the temporary school shutdown, CHUSD will be offering free Grab n Go lunches to all children ages 0-18. Read on...
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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Drinking Water - Questions Answered

    Find out what the City of Coalinga Public Works and Utilities Department is doing to ensure customers are protected from COVID-19? Read on...
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    Recommendations and Guidelines - March 18, 2020

    City Hall is recommending the following Read on...
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    Coalinga P.D. Temporary Response to Calls for Service

    The Coalinga Police Department will be temporarily changing how its officers responds to calls for services due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read on...
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    School Closures

    The CHUSD Board of Trustees voted to temporarily close schools from Thursday March 19th until Tuesday April 14th Read on...
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    City Hall Policy Updates

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COVID-19 Response

The City of Coalinga encourages the community to stay informed, practice good hygiene, be aware,practice social distancing, and be prepared. We are in this together; Stay home except for essential needs. Take steps to prevent getting sick. Everyone has a role to play


The City of Coalinga has begun services with TextMyGov.   Simply text "coalinga" to 1-435-244-0712 for updates on the current situation in Coalinga in regard to COVID-19.  You should also notice an information box that will follow you around on the website.  You can interact with this for more information as well.

News Flash - Email Updates

The City of Coalinga has created a "COVID-19" news flash item.  To subscribe to this and receive email updates please visit and click the subscribe button (envelope icon) under News Flash > COVID-19 to get notifications.  When you click the subscribe you will receive an email to confirm your subscription.

Also be sure to visit the Official City of Coalinga Facebook Page for updates as well.

Business Resources

As businesses and the local economy are hit hard by the virus and its effects, the California Association for Economic Development (CALED)  has gathered federal, state, and local resources that provide guidance to help local businesses. 

Business Resources

United Way Relief Fund: Fresno County

United Way Fresno and Madera Counties (UWFM) is committed to helping the most vulnerable members of the Central Valley, including during times of crisis. As such, the non-profit organization is providing multiple resources for people who have concerns about their well-being and financial stability during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a relief fund designed to provide aid for Fresno and Madera County-area residents affected by the current public-health emergency.

Funds collected for the relief fund will stay in the Central Valley and go directly to families and individuals impacted by the pandemic. While details are still being sorted out in terms of applicant requirements and how much money will be allocated per household, interested parties can start making donations to the fund at A text-to-give campaign will soon go live as well.

Concerned locals are also able to contact United Way’s 211 helpline for assistance with everything from emergency food and shelter to real-time COVID-19 information. Individuals can text “Coronavirus” to 211-211 for a localized list of pandemic-related resources, or text “Connect” to the same number for links to low-cost internet options. The service is also available online, at

Central Valley residents who are interested in volunteering during this crisis can visit to learn steps for becoming a 211 phone operator. United Way Fresno and Madera Counties is collecting alternative volunteer opportunities as well – and an assortment of other helpful links and resources – and listing them at

Updates will be announced as they occur.