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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

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 West Nile Virus

        California Department of Health seeks public help for West Nile Virus surveillance

 

Individuals who find sick or dead birds should not try to catch or handle them. Individuals should take note of the bird's location and its condition before calling (877) WNV-Bird for further instructions, including assistance with identifying the type of bird found.

Individuals can reduce their risk of mosquito-borne diseases by taking these precautions:

  • Avoid activity outside when mosquitoes are most active, especially at dawn and dusk.

  • When outdoors, wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and other protective clothing and apply insect repellent according to label instructions.

  • Keep infants indoors during peak mosquito hours.

  • When outside, cover crib, bassinets or playpens with suspended mosquito netting.

  • Eliminate all sources of standing water around your property that can support mosquito breeding.

For more information, contact the following:

  • Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District at (510) 783-7744

  • City of Berkeley Advice Nurse at (510) 981-5300

  • City of Berkeley, Environmental Health Division at (510) 981-5310 or Animal Control at (510) 981-6600

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