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Updated (4/3/20 1:30 pm) Information regarding the latest state, county, and local government orders & actions can be found click here.

The complete State & County "Safer At Home" Orders effective 3/20/2020 can be found click here.

COVID-19 situation updates and communication will be sent out via social media and email. If you would like to sign up for just information emails, please sign up here and click on City News (under News items) or if you want to sign up for emergency or high importance notices which will be sent via email, phone and text, please sign up here We strongly encourage you to sign up for both options.

An updated resource page has current information on local grocery stores, pharmacy access and hours, and also information for any vulnerable members of our community to get assistance. Click here for further information. Also check on local restaurants that are still open for delivery and take out, here.

Agoura Hills City Hall and the Recreation and Event Center are closed to ALL programs and the buildings are closed to the public at  this time. Park restrooms & playgrounds are closed until further notice. City owned park open spaces & walkways remain open.

 For updated information & resources, please click here for the City's Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.

Local Business & Worker Information

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In coordination with the mandate by LA County Public Health and the LA County Board of Supervisors, all bars, nightclubs, wineries, brew pubs, fitness centers, and movie theaters were directed to close as of Monday, March 16. Restaurants are directed to move to take-out only options. This directive applies to all 88 cities in Los Angeles County, including Agoura Hills, and unincorporated regions of Los Angeles County.

 A designated list of "essential" businesses as listed by the California State Health Officer can be found here.

 LA COUNTY BUSINESS & WORKER DISASTER HELP CENTER

If you own a small business or are a worker that has been affected by COVID-19, you can get free, one-on-one counseling and support by either:
Calling (833) 238-4450, visiting http://LACountyHelpCenter.org or by email at: DisasterHelpCenter@lacounty.gov

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DISASTER LOANS

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to California small business suffering economic injury as a result of COVID-19. Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at: disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance.

 Frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding small businesses answered by the California Governor's Office of Business can be found here.

RESOURCES FOR BUSINESSES & WORKERS – CA STATE & COUNTY

U.S Treasury Secretary Mnuchin has announced that individuals and businesses with an April 15th tax filing deadline will be given an additional 90 days to pay taxes. You will not be charged penalties or interest. This press release can be found here. California State Franchise Tax Board has issued a statement as of March 18th that 2019 filing deadline has also been moved 90 days to July 15th, 2020. You Can view the California Franchise Tax Board's press release here.

The State launched a new website with resources to help businesses impacted by COVID-19. www.covid19.ca.gov

LAEDC can work with businesses one-on-one to see if they qualify for other non-traditional loans, and to help access capital and tax incentives, and cost containment strategies so businesses can maintain operations and avoid layoffs. Send an email to covid19response@laedc.org.

California’s Work Sharing Program provides an alternative to layoffs for businesses with reduced work or production. More info here.

The County provides Rapid Response services to businesses and workers impacted by layoffs and will work with businesses to avoid layoffs and closures, get workers connected to benefits, unemployment insurance and other services. Email Bizdev@wdacs.lacounty.gov

RESOURCES FOR WORKERS – CA STATE

The County enacted an emergency moratorium on residential and commercial evictions through March 31. Tenants will have until November 2020 to pay the property owner for any rent owed.

If you’ve been laid off or had your hours reduced, you can apply for Unemployment Insurance through the State Employment Development Department (EDD). https://www.edd.ca.gov/unemployment/

If you’re unable to work due because you have or were exposed to COVID-19, you can file a Disability Insurance Claim through the State EDD. More information available here.

Employees who need leave to take care of children or family members can apply for Paid Family Leave (PFL) through the State EDD. More Information available here.

 Employees who have or are losing wages due to Coronavirus can apply for benefits through the state EDD. More information available here.

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