COVID-19 Response

Great Plates Delivered Program Now Enrolling Seaside Residents

Great Plates Delivered

The City of Seaside has been approved to administer the State’s Great Plates Delivered program for Seaside residents. The program begins May 7th and will be partnering with Seaside restaurants to deliver three hot meals per day to qualified senior residents. 

To qualify you must be; a Seaside resident 65 years of age or older, or 60-64 who are at high-risk and who are unable to access meals while staying at home and are ineligible for other nutrition programs.  

More information and program updates can be found on our website   

May 1, 2020 - Monterey County Health Officer Amends and Extends Shelter-in-Place Order

Monterey County Health Officer, Dr. Edward Moreno has issued an updated Shelter-in-Place Order.  This Order is effective Monday, May 4, 2020 and will continue through May 31, 2020.

A copy of the order and more information can be found here: VIEW ORDER AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

April 28, 2020 - Monterey County Health Officer Issues Mandatory Face Covering Order

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Monterey County Health Officer is requiring residents to wear a face covering when going out into the public to perform essential activities, effective 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Combined with sheltering in place, social distancing, and frequent hand hygiene, facial coverings  are shown to help slow transmission of COVID-19.

Seaside responds to COVID-19

Stay up to date with information from our Monterey County Health Department

  • View the latest local information on COVID-19

  • Access Official County Orders and view updated documents 

  • Register to receive Monterey County COVID-19 text updates by texting MCCOVID19 to 888777

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Help Sew Face Masks!

Do you have extra time on your hands and want to help your community while sheltering in place? We are looking for volunteers to help us sew free face masks for Seaside community members! 

Starting on April 21st, 2020 you can pick up free fabric and materials, use the materials to sew face masks at your house, and when finished, return the completed masks for distribution throughout our community. Sewing machines are not provided.

Click here for more information

What Can You Do?

Have you signed up for Alert Monterey County? 

As a reminder, you can register to receive notifications and important messages to keep you informed and alerted of emergencies and other important community news.

Sign up today at 

Stay up to date. -This information can be outdated quickly. Please monitor the following websites for the most current information:

Call the City of Seaside Emergency notification hotline: 899-6777 

This is just a recorded message. If you have an emergency, call 911.

Take Action To Protect Your Personal Health

The City of Seaside will remain vigilant in cleaning common areas in our public spaces such as bathrooms, water faucets, meeting rooms, playground equipment  to minimize the spread of germs. All residents are encouraged  take common-sense precautions to prevent the spread of all infectious diseases.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. 
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. 
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. 
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipes. 
  • Stay up to date on vaccinations, including the influenza vaccine. 
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. 
  • Stay away from work, school or other people if you are sick. 
  • Follow guidance from public health officials.
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Are You a Business in Seaside? 

We have prepared a list of resources for businesses impacted by the effects of Monterey County’s Shelter-in-Place Order. 

CLICK HERE to visit our Business Information and Resource Page. Be sure to check back frequently as the list will be updated as information becomes available.