Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

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.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

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.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Public Health Division
Public Health Division

City of Berkeley Health Officer

Berkeley is one of three cities in California with its own Public Health Division. The Health Officer is responsible for protecting the health of the population of Berkeley.  The Public Health Division, as part of the Department of Health Services, works closely with Environmental Health and the Mental Health Division to ensure the health of the Berkeley community. 


Dr. Lisa B. Hernandez, MD, MPH
Public Health Officer
Lihernandez@cityofberkeley.info  


In Berkeley, like in most cities, different groups of people have different levels of health.   Some groups are healthier than average, and others are much less healthy. These differences, based on where people live, how much money they have, or their race and ethnicity, are unjust. The Public Health Division is committed to eliminating these health inequities. We know that the only way to do this is by improving the social, economic, and physical environments in Berkeley, and focus our work on preventing illness and keeping our whole population healthy. We know that this work cannot be done alone so we work closely with other city agencies and with our community partners. Forming and strengthening those partnerships and collaborations is our path to success.

Success means that Berkeley achieves our vision: "Healthy people in healthy communities."

 

 

 

 

 

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