City Hall and all City Parks & Facilities are CLOSED

Please be advised that City Hall and all City parks and facilities are now closed to the public. This includes the city-owned golf course. Essential services related to meals and social services will be available on a limited basis. Please contact the Senior Center for detailed information about access to specific resources at (714) 327-7550 or via email

In response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s direction regarding COVID-19, the City of Costa Mesa has closed all City facilities out of concern for public health and safety. Please be patient as we work through this challenging time together.

Community health and safety is a top priority for us and we will work to provide timely updates as they become available.

More Information

Please find more information below related to the Novel Coronavirus:


  • Friday Feb. 28 — Federal Government Abandons Plans to Use Fairview For Diamond Princess COVID-19 Positive Passengers.
  • March 12, 2020 — Costa Mesa becomes first City in the county to declare an emergency.
  • March 13, 2020 — The City implemented protective measures including outright ban of large gatherings, cancellation of all special events, cancellation of youth sports, adult recreation classes, closed the senior center to only essential meal provisions, and transitioned to teleconferencing for City Council meetings. Cancellation of city committee meetings, more frequent disinfecting of city facilities and apparatus.
  • March 16, 2020 — City Hall and other City facilities have been closed to the public and City employees are telecommuting where possible and staying at home.
  • March 17, 2020 — The City orders closures of fitness clubs, theaters and limited restaurants to take out or delivery only.
  • March 23, 2020 — The City ordered the closure of all city parks and the public golf course closes Council meeting to the public.


Orange County COVID-19 Website

Orange County Public Health Care Agency

Orange County Department of Education

Newport-Mesa Unified School District


California COVID-19 Response Website

Office of the Governor

California Department of Public Health

Other Agencies


Federal COVID-19 Website

Office of the President

Federal Legislation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)