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The City continues to serve residents and provide essential services during the coronavirus outbreak. 

Click here to read the letter from Mayor Neeki Moatazedi.

Click here to see an update on the City’s coronavirus efforts in the Mayor’s Minute.

News and Updates

The response to the coronavirus outbreak is fluid. The City of Lake Forest is taking precautions in accordance with recommendations from the federal, state and county officials.

Hair salons and barbershops are now open with restrictions. See here for more information.

The synthetic turf fields at the Sports Park are closed.

On April 9, County of Orange Health Officer Dr. Nichole Quick today issued a recommendation strongly encouraging all employees at essential businesses to wear a face covering while at work and all residents engaged in essential activities outside the home to do the same.

The recommendation is in line with guidance issued by the California Department of Public Health on April 1, and is intended to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by those who are asymptomatic.

State, County recommend face masks when in public. The face masks reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus but do not replace the need for social distancing and other healthy practices.

The County has set up three hotlines:

  • For COVID-19 medical questions, call the Health Referral Line 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. daily at (800) 564-8448.  
  • For non-medical questions, such as access to County services or for services for those in need, call the County hotline at (833) 426-6411.
  • For business help, call the County Economic and Business Recovery Hotline at (714) 480-6500.

The County has also set up a webpage with coronavirus information and resources: https://covid19info.ocgov.com/ 

The state has a hotline for those over 65 years old impacted by coronavirus. Call 1-833-544-2374:

The City will post updates, advisories and other materials on this page as they become available. Residents are also advised to call the Lake Forest Hotline at 461-3536 for City updates. Additionally, the City asks residents to register for Nixle text alerts by texting LakeForest to 888777 or go to www.nixle.com to register for texts, emails or voice messages.

If you have additional questions, please call the City at 461-3400.To report individuals not following social distancing guidelines in City parks, please call (949) 461-3451.

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