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June 29, 2020
Covid-19 Update - 6/29

Thank you for your patience and resilience during this unprecedented emergency. 

If you are experiencing a fever greater than 100 F/37.8 C, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, chills, headache, body aches, fatigue, loss of smell, diarrhea, runny nose, and/or congestion, please sign up to get tested here Please also sign up to get tested if you have participated in any recent protests. 

If you are an essential or frontline worker​ ​serving the community of San Francisco​, you can be tested at any time. You ​do not​ need to be experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. ​Essential workers include those who leave their homes to do their job and cannot maintain social distance or who interact with the public.

I encourage you to visit sf.gov/coronavirus and onerichmondsf.com for up-to-date info and ways to get involved, from doing phone check-ins or grocery shopping for isolated seniors, or volunteering for the food bank. 

For official updates through AlertSF, text COVID19SF to 888-777. 

Next Phase of Reopening Paused
Mayor Breed announced last week that San Francisco is experiencing a concerning increase in local COVID-19 cases, and as a result will be temporarily delaying the reopening of certain businesses and activities scheduled to be allowed to resume on Monday, June 29th.

These include: hair salons and barber shops, nail salons, tattoo salons, museums, zoos, outdoor bars, and outdoor swimming. There is no change to businesses and activities currently allowed under prior reopening phases.

While I understand this may be frustrating for many, my colleagues and I will continue to support our public health experts, including our County Health Officer Dr. Tomás Aragón, as they lead us through this pandemic. 

More information about San Francisco's phased reopening is available at sf.gov/reopening
Essential Worker Week

Mayor Breed issued a proclamation declaring last week Essential Worker Week and encouraged the public to thank essential workers in person and on social media using the hashtag #EssentiallyYoursSF.

SFUSD Town Halls

Our community is working together to shape what fall learning will look like for SFUSD students. We would like your input. We also know you have questions, and we'll do our best to answer them.

Town Halls for families, students, staff and community partners will be held throughout the week of July 6th. See schedule here

All you need to join is a device (phone or computer) with internet access. Meetings will be hosted on YouTube Live and participants will be able to share input and questions through ThoughtExchange. Visit sfusd.edu/townhalls for more information. 

Westside Youth Budget Questionnaire

The Westside representatives on the San Francisco Youth Commission are looking to hear from the youth of the Westside on the issues you face in your daily life, and what you would like to see the City government do on your behalf. While we had to cancel our planned Westside Youth Forum, we are looking to hear directly about your needs as youth in San Francisco through this questionnaire. Your comments will be passed on to your local representatives in City Hall during the upcoming budget process.

This questionnaire is focused particularly on the experiences and needs of youth (ages 12 to 25) who live, go to school, or work in the Westside, which includes Districts 1, 4, and 7. We welcome and appreciate any comments about your experience as a young person or student in San Francisco.

Fire Preparedness Town Hall
Housing Element 2022 Update

The two-year process for the Housing Element 2022 Update launched with an informational presentation at the Planning Commission. Both the Commission and the public comment offered support and guidance, and emphasized being bold in our policies centered in racial and social equity.

Communities across the country are in protest against police brutality, catalyzed by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, amongst many others. These acts of resistance are about broader institutional racism affecting the lives of Black and Indigenous communities, and other communities of color.

The San Francisco Planning Department acknowledges 
our role in perpetuating past and current racial harm. The Housing Element 2022 Update will include policies that promote racial and social equity for these communities.

Policy is a reflection of a community’s vision and values, which in turn, influences our city’s culture. We particularly want to elevate the voices of those that have been most impacted by historically discriminatory housing policies including low income residents and people of color. Our goal is that in doing so, we can change San Francisco’s culture of exclusion to one that is more inclusive, equitable and just.

Bring your voice into this process; here are some of the outreach tools that you can already engage in:

Webinars and virtual discussions will be organized soon; we will send an update once they become available.


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D1 Covid-19 Master Resources Site

We have been sharing a lot of information about an array of announcements impacting our families, our elders, small businesses, and our neighborhood. In an effort to centralize community resources, my office has created a District 1 Covid-19 Master Resource List. If you are in need of any community/city resources or you are interested volunteering,  please check this site !

Up to date information about COVID-19 and San Francisco's guidance, news and services are also available: sf.gov/topics/coronavirus-covid-19

Stay informed: Text COVID19SF to 888-777 for text message alerts. Call 311 or visit www.SF.gov/coronavirus for more information.

 
 
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