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Essential businesses include:
Businesses that do not fall in one of these categories are non-essential.
Any essential business that is open must follow social distancing best practice.
Non-essential businesses must cease all activities at facilities located within the City except minimum basic operations. Operations that can continue include:
Employees must maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other at all times.
Most commercial construction projects are non-essential and must stop.
Businesses that supply and ship goods to essential businesses may stay open.
Real estate agents may only show homes to potential residents via video or livestream. When a virtual showing is not feasible, a single agent may show a home in person only to a maximum of 2 people. Those 2 people must reside in the same household. And the current occupant must not still reside in the home.
It is mandatory. This Order is a legal Order issued under the authority of California law. You are required to comply, and it is a misdemeanor crime not to follow the order (although the intent is not for anyone to get into trouble). It is critical for everyone to follow the Order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect themselves, their loved ones, friends, neighbors and the whole community. All persons, businesses, and other entities are required to comply if they do not fall within the exemptions that are specified in the Order.
If you have concerns about a possible violation of the County Public Health Order, call our non-emergency phone number (408) 866-2101.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides Economic Injury Disaster Loans up to $2 million to help meet financial obligations and operating expenses that could have been met had a disaster not occurred.
Small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and most private non-profit organizations in Santa Clara County can apply for loans if the SBA determines businesses are unable to obtain credit elsewhere.
For more information please visit our Business Resources page on our COVID-19 web page.
During this time, many of our local restaurants have remained open to serve our community. The Campbell Chamber of Commerce has begun compiling a list of Campbell restaurants open for take-out or delivery. This directory will continue to be updated. Note the date on the cover for the most recent version.
Yes. The following stores below have made adjustments for Senior in our community:
Safeway2341 S. Winchester Blvd.6:00 am - 9:00 am Tuesday & ThursdaySenior discount for 60+
Safeway950 W. Hamilton Ave6:00 am - 9:00 am Tuesday & Thursday
Whole Foods1690 S. Bascom Ave.Hamilton Plaza8:00 am - 9:00 am 7 days a weekShop online at www.wholefoods.com
Walgreens1660 S. Winchester Blvd. (Gateway Square)8:00 am - 9:00 am Monday through Friday
Walgreens1570 W. Campbell Ave. (Kirkwood Plaza)8:00 am - 9:00 am Monday through Friday
Trader Joe’sThe Pruneyard 8:00 am - 9:00 AM Monday through Friday with separate line for customers 65+Limiting number of people in store
Lucky2027 Camden Ave.6:00 am - 9:00 am Tuesday & ThursdayOrder online for delivery luckysupermarkets.com
Lunardi’s2666 S. Bascom Ave7:00 am - 8:00 am Tuesday & Thursday
There are no National Guard checkpoints in Campbell.The National Guard nor the Campbell Police are stopping people in Campbell solely on the factor they are out in public. The Campbell Police have issued zero citations based on the order.
Governor Newson announced on March 17th the activation of the California National Guard. The activation is to support any humanitarian mission that arises and to potentially assist in efforts such as food distribution and alternative medical treatment sites. The activation is not for law enforcement support or martial law.
Please keep in mind the overall goal of these actions are being taken to support the needs to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We will be sure to keep our community updated with correct and relevant information.
Governor Newsom’s Announcement on March 17, 2020
The Campbell Police Department have issued zero citations based on the order. While the County’s shelter in place order is considered a misdemeanor if violated, our officers are focusing on educating the public on the importance of this order and asking for compliance.
Citations will be used as a last resort. If we find a business or group of individuals are failing to comply after being warned, further action will be taken. As this situation is evolving and may change rapidly, the Campbell Police are ready to respond when needed to enforce additional restrictions the order may impose. If you have any concerns, please contact us directly so that we can avoid the spread of rumors that is causing unnecessary fear and confusion. You can contact us by emailing email@example.com.
If you are witnessing a non-essential businesses operating to the public in the City of Campbell please call our Police Department non-emergency line at (408) 866-2101.
If you are not sure if the business is non-essential or if the business is outside of Campbell, the County of Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office has established a phone number and email to report a non-essential business operating in violation of the Order. These violations can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or a voicemail can be left by calling (408) 792-2300.
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an Urgency Ordinance on March 24, 2020, establishing a moratorium on residential and commercial evictions resulting from a substantial loss of income caused by COVID-19.
The moratorium applies to all cities countywide and is supported by the Governor’s order put in place on March 16, 2020. The County’s moratorium will last until May 31, 2020 and can be extended if the Governor revises his statewide order beyond May 31.
The County Counsel’s office will soon be issuing a set of frequently asked questions for both landlords and tenants about how the ordinance will be implemented and what the dispute resolution process will be. We will update our community of this information when it becomes available.
More information and the full text of the Ordinance can be found here: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/d5/Pages/SupervisorsApproveCountywideMoratoriumonCOVID-19-Evictions.aspx
The executive order put in place by Governor Newson on March 16, 2020 protects renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This order waives the time limitations set forth in Penal Code section 396, subdivision (f). However, the order does not relieve a tenant from the obligation to pay rent, or restrict the landlord’s ability to recover rent that is due. These protections are in effect through May 31, 2020, unless extended.
If you are a Campbell renter or rental property owner experiencing a violation of this order, please review the order’s full directive and more information on our Tenant/Landlord Disputes page.
Governor Newsom’s Executive Order to Protect Renters and Homeowners During COVID-19 Pandemic
The Governor’s March 19, 2020 Executive Order directing all Californians to stay home, except for essential needs, complements the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department’s existing order that was issued on March 16, 2020. The Governor’s action reinforces the importance of our local order, which remains in effect and will continue to be implemented.
The Santa Clara County Order is currently set to last until 11:59 pm on April 7, 2020. However, the County Health Officer may choose to adjust the time period depending on more information that emerges from the situation.
The County has provided helpful information on their website to these questions and more.
Limit exposure. Limit the amount of time you are out of the house. If possible, only have 1 person go out.
Go to the store to buy food for yourself, those in your home, and anyone else that needs help.
This includes medical supplies at a pharmacy and essential home maintenance supplies at a hardware store.
Businesses selling those items can remain open. Employees of those businesses can keep working to ensure those businesses are operating.
You can also travel to pick up free food for children and elderly.
Stay 6 feet away from other people when you leave your house.
Buy normal quantities of your groceries. You will continue to be able to purchase these items whenever you need them.
Mail and other delivery services to your home can continue to function, as can food delivery services.
You can place more orders from online stores. Businesses that deliver goods or services directly to residences are essential businesses that may continue to operate.
You can shop for anything related to health care, office supplies, and hardware supplies.
Other essential businesses include:
Laundromats and laundry services
Community benefit organizations on a case-by-case basis
Newspapers, television, radio and other media services
Veterinary hospitals and clinics
Order delivery whenever possible.
Plumbers, electricians, and exterminators may keep working and providing their services to the public.
You can also visit a hardware store to buy supplies for a DIY solution.
Do not go to the emergency room of a hospital unless you are having an actual emergency.