Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

Stay-Home Order Lifted in Marin

Community members are still encouraged to limit activity and practice social distancing to slow the spread. On January 25, 2020 the State lifted the stay-home orders. The surge of COVID-19 across the Bay Area is showing signs of slowing, leading for the order to be lifted in the Marin. A list of permitted activities can be found at the County of Marin website here

City Operations

The City of Larkspur is working closely with the County of Marin and Marin Health and Human Services (HHS) to monitor and respond to COVID-19, commonly known as novel coronavirus. We remain dedicated to providing the best possible service to our community, and we ask for your patience and understanding as some services are suspended in the interest of public health as we evaluate the risk to our community. All facilities and parks are closed at this time. The Library and Recreation Departments have gathered digital resources the public can continue to access.

Loans, Grants for Small Businesses

Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), established in San Francisco in 1973. MEDA serves historically under-resourced families throughout the Bay Area, especially those among the Latinx population, by promoting economic equity and social justice.

Resources for Businesses and Employees

The following protocols are based on state and industry guidelines and have been finalized in partnership with Marin’s business community, the Public Health Officer, and legal counsel. These protocols expand upon the county’s physical distancing protocols and offer business specific standards to support a safe and productive business environment.

Posting of protocols here does not necessarily mean a business is open or prepared to open immediately. It is ultimately up to each business to determine when it is able reopen following authorization by the county’s Public Health Officer. General information regarding the Marin Recovers business reopening process may be found here.

Please click on an industry tab on the right to review the latest business operating protocols approved for that business type. The owner or manager of each business shall provide adequate training and enough staff, security, or patrolling to ensure compliance with the protocols. Sign up to receive emails with business community updates, including when protocols are posted or updated. 

Each business must complete the COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan (Revised Appendix A) prior to reopening (businesses already allowed to operate under prior orders have a two-week grace period until June 1 to complete and comply with the plan).

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to evolve and new Public Health Orders are issued both at the State and local levels, amendments to individual businesses’ SPPs may be needed in order to incorporate new requirements. Check this website frequently for updated information and tools for you to use in developing any needed amendments.

Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance to California Small Business Impacted by Coronavirus. Small businesses may apply for federal loans because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Information and requirements available here. Commercial lease relief information here.

The website contains the following resources for workers impacted by the coronavirus and social distancing orders.