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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Consumer Health Information Resources  


  • Directory of Medical Service Providers in Berkeley 
  • Alameda County Public Health Department 
  • California Department of Public Health 

  • Cell Phone Usage
    Mobile telephones play an increasingly large role in our daily lives.  Concerns have been raised about the health impact of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields associated with cell phone use.  Information in this area is changing rapidly.  The sources below can help Berkeley residents stay up-to-date and make informed decisions about their use of cellular phones.

    World Health Organization (WHO)
      Electromagnetic fields (EMF): http://www.who.int/peh-emf/en/index.html

    May 2011 Press Release Regarding EMF

    Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
      Electromagnetic fields (EMF):

  • Center for Disease Control 
    Health Topics A to Z provides a listing of disease and health topics found on the CDC Web site. 

  • FirstGov en Español
    A web page portal accessing Federal Government web pages with health information in Spanish.

  • Healthcare 411 
    A news series created by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to provide consumers and health care professionals with relevant information on the latest health care research findings.  Healthcare 411 can be accessed via podcast or the Internet and is also aired as radio PSA's.

  • Healthfinder
    This site, developed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), contains consumer health information resources produced by the Federal Government and its many partners. Topics include AIDS and HIV infection, mental health, women's health, heart disease, breast cancer, infections diseases, aging, etc. 
  • Healthfinder Español
    A web site for health information on over 300 topics available in Spanish.  

  • MEDLINEplus
    From the National Library of Medicine, designed to direct you to resources containing information that will help you research your health questions on hundreds of diseases, conditions and wellness issues. 

  • Immunization Schedules in English, English, Russian, Hmong, and Somali
    English and translated version of when to get shots for babies, children and adolescents. 

  • Web Pages for Kids!!!
    Health information and activities for kids produced by the federal government. 


City of Berkeley Public Health Division
1947 Center Street, Second Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704
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