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May 26, 2020 | 5:36 PM: Hair salons and barbershops in San Bernardino County can reopen with modifications. More information HERE.  

May 23, 2020 | 4:13 PM: County cleared to reopen restaurants, stores and malls. More information HERE.  

May 14, 2020 | 12:46 PM: Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre provides on update on the COVID-19 crisis. More information HERE. 

May 14, 2020 | 9:13 AM: County launches COVID Compliant Business Partnership to provide $2,500 grants to local companies that meet County and State safety and health guidelines. More information HERE.

May 8, 2020 | 5:48 PM: County announces that face coverings are no longer required, but strongly recommended as they ease the public health order. More information HERE.

May 8, 2020 | 10:22 AM: The County Board of Supervisors adopts a Readiness and Reopening Plan and made plans to seek the governor’s consent to open many other types of businesses next week. More information HERE. 

April 30, 2020 | 5:34 PM: COVID-19 Testing Event to be offered in Barstow on May 6th. More information HERE.   

April 23, 2020 | 5:26 PM: San Bernardino County releases an omnibus order on outdoor recreation. More information HERE.  

April 21, 2020 | 8:08 AM: City Council imposes a temporary moratorium on the eviction of residential or commercial tenants unable to pay rent because of COVID-19. More information HERE.

April 20, 2020 | 6:00 PM: Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre and Mayor Pro-Tem Carmen Hernandez provide on update on the COVID-19 crisis. More information HERE (English) and HERE (Spanish). 

April 17, 2020 | 5:26 PM: San Bernardino County releases an omnibus order to help clarify all the new directives. More information HERE.   

April 10, 2020 | 3:13 PM: County, partners provide more locations for drive-up COVID-19 testing. More information HERE.   

April 8, 2020 | 1:43 PM: Clarification from County Public Health officer on religious services and face-coverings order. More information HERE.  

April 7, 2020 | 4:28 PM: County Public Health officer orders face covering, electronic-only religious services. More information HERE.  

April 7, 2020 | 4:22 PM: City Hall and other City facilities closed on Fridays effective April 10, 2020, until further notice. More information HERE.   

April 7, 2020 | 2:40 PM: Arrowhead Regional Medical Center to Hold Drive-Through Community Testing. More information HERE.  

April 7, 2020 | 2:22 PM:
City Hall closed on Fridays until further notice. More information HERE

April 6, 2020 | 12:27 PM:
Desert Community Bank (Flagstar Bank) is now accepting applications for the Paycheck Protection Program (SBA Loan) authorized by the CARE Act signed by President Trump. More information HERE.   

April 2, 2020 | 4:15 PM: County Public Health officer recommends face coverings during essential outings. More information HERE.   

April 2, 2020 | 3:06 PM: County offices and attractions will remain closed to public traffic. More information HERE. 

April 2, 2020 | 2:59 PM: County Health Officer formally prohibits short-term rentals; extends prohibition on gatherings to match State order. More information HERE.  

March 31, 2020 | 12:41 PM: COVID-19 testing to be held in Victorville on 4/2/2020. More information HERE. 

March 30, 2020 | 4:55 PM:  San Bernardino County has created a dashboard that displays local, state, and global data concerning COVID-19; The White House extends social distancing measures until April 30, 2020. More information HERE. 

March 26, 2020 | 5:04 PM:  Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre and Mayor Pro-Tem Carmen Hernandez provide on update on the COVID-19 crisis. More information HERE. 

March 25, 2020 | 6:39 PM:  County announces drive-thru testing and COVID-19 informational dashboard More information HERE  

March 25, 2020 | 6:19 PM:  Second death associated with COVID-19 recorded within county. More information HERE.   

March 25, 2020 | 9:11 AM:  Tax Collector Mason will grant penalty relief for property taxpayers. More information HERE.   

March 24, 2020 | 5:58 PM:
  First death associated with COVID-19 recorded within county. More information HERE.  

March 23, 2020 | 2:05 PM:  Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre, Fire Chief Jamie Williams and Barstow Community Hospital CEO Kolbe Sheridan provide on update on the confirmed COVID-19 case in Barstow. More information HERE. 

March 22, 2020 | 5:34 PM:  Barstow Community Hospital confirms one positive case of COVID-19 being treated. More information HERE.  

March 20, 2020 | 3:43 PM:
City of Barstow press release concerning Governor Gavin Newsom's Stay at Home Order. More information HERE.  

March 19, 2020 | 7:54 PM: Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Stay at Home Order. More information HERE.

March 19, 2020 | 2:00 PM: City of Barstow press release concerning COVID-19. More information HERE. 

March 19, 2020 | 1:14 PM: Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre provides an update the COVID-19 crisis. More information HERE. 

March 19, 2020 | 10:34 AM: Governor launches California Coronavirus COVID-19 Response website. Gov. Gavin Newsom reports having launched a coronavirus WEBSITE which includes ways to stay healthy and resources available to Californians impacted by the outbreak, including how to apply for unemployment benefits, disability benefits and paid family leave. www.covid19.ca.gov

March 18, 2020 | 3:10 PM: HUD provides immediate relief for homeowners. Suspends all foreclosure and evictions for the next 60 days. More information HERE.

March 18, 2020 | 11:02 AM: Mayor Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre provides an update on the County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health recommendations to help stop the spread of COVID-19. More information HERE.

March 17, 2020 | 5:09 PM: County orders cancellation of all gatherings; Third case confirmed. In an effort to protect the public from further spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, the County’s Acting Health Officer today ordered the cancellation of gatherings of any number of people within the county starting tomorrow through at least April 6. More information HERE. 

March 16, 2020 | 7:00 PM: The Barstow City Council declared a local state of emergency due to the outbreak of COVID-19. More information HERE.

March 16, 2020 | 11:00 AM: Representatives from the City of Barstow, Barstow Unified School District, Barstow Community College and Barstow Community Hospital provide on update on the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic. More information HERE.

March 15, 2020: The City of Barstow activated its Emergency Operation Center at a Level 3 activation to monitor the ever-changing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.