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Stay Home and Support Local Safely- Oceanside Mainstreet

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Oceanside, CA — In order to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community, MainStreet Oceanside is adhering to the Stay at Home Order issued on March 19 by Governor Newsom. Our office is closed, but we are monitoring phone and email messages and will continue to provide support and information to Downtown Oceanside.
The Oceanside Morning Farmers Market and Oceanside Sunset Market will remain closed until further notice.
In the meantime, please continue to support your Downtown Oceanside businesses. Ways you can safely support are ordering delivery from downtown restaurants and coffee shops, ordering online from local shops, purchasing gift cards for future use and making donations to local museums and theaters, including donations in lieu of ticket refunds.


Food & Drink To Go – Until further notice, under the Order of the Health Officer and Emergency Regulations, restaurants in Downtown Oceanside and all of San Diego County are ordered to close their dine-in areas but can continue to offer takeout, delivery and drive-through services.
We have compiled a list of Downtown Oceanside food and drink establishments offering takeout and/or delivery at oceansidetogo.com. If you would like to be included in the Oceanside To-Go online guide, please send your information to Kristin at [email protected].
Restaurants with excess food can partner with the North County Food Bank and San Diego Food Bank to avoid food waste. To arrange a donation pick-up or drop off, contact Kimberly Castillo at [email protected] or call her at (858) 863-5133.
Oceanside Kitchen Collaborative has been sourcing ingredients from closed restaurants to cook up full, event-quality meals for those in need. To coordinate food donations, email [email protected], and to volunteer, email [email protected]. For questions, contact Vallie at 760-707-8108.

Small Business Emergency Relief SEE TO-GO GUIDE

Small businesses impacted by COVID-19 can find emergency relief information through several resources:US Small Business Administration (SMA)CDC Small Business FinanceGovernor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

Employee Resources

The State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) provides a variety of support to workers affected by COVID-19.
If you are sick or quarantined and unable to work due to having been exposed to COVID-19, you can file a Disability Insurance Claim.
If you are unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined family member, you can file a Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim
If your employer has reduced your hours or shut down operations due to COVID-19, you can file an Unemployment Claim.

City and County Updates

The City of Oceanside is providing response information specific to Oceanside on their website, including beach lot and playground closures and utility service relief to businesses.
Under the Stay at Home Order, City Council Chambers remain closed to the public. However, you can view Council meetings at Cox Channel 19 or via KOCT.org‘s live stream.
The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Department is providing updates to our county here. County residents can also receive information and updates via text. To sign up, text COSD COVID19 to 468-311.

Blood Donations

Both the San Diego Blood Bank and the American Red Cross have increased precautions to enhance the safety of their workers and donors during blood donations. Blood drives have been canceled, but you can still donate by appointment.

SDG&E Update

SDG&E has suspended service disconnections until further notice for customers affected by the coronavirus. SDG&E will also waive late payment fees for business customers affected financially. Customers struggling to make payments are urged to contact the Customer Care Center at 1-800-411-7343 to make payment arrangements.

Scripps Health Update

Scripps Health is working to make sure supplies, patient beds and other resources are managed effectively. They do have masks and other supplies on hand for now to protect staff, physicians and patients. To further boost their supply, they are accepting donations of N95 masks/respirators; surgical/procedural masks; isolation/impervious gowns; non-latex gloves; eye protection; disinfecting wipes; hand sanitizer and hand soap. They are unable to accept handmade or non-certified masks. Please contact them at [email protected] to discuss donations and delivery arrangement.
If you think you have symptoms of the new coronavirus, you can contact their COVID-19 nurse line, at 888-261-8431, or use their virtual care options dedicated to screening people.

MainStreet Foundation | 701 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92054


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