As news, updates, and reactions on COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, continues to dominate media, there are several updates on the Catholic front to note.

The rapidly changing nature of the pandemic has created a lot of fear and has made it challenging to find reliable information, but it is also dangerous to ignore the situation.

For the latest news on precautions and local changes, you should always check with your diocese: 

Online Masses & Spiritual Resources

Reliable Information on COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in California

California Department of Public Health

Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

COVID-19 Tracking – California

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Tracking Worldwide

FAQ from California State Assembly on Common COVID-19 Questions



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COVID-19 State Policy Update 07.13.20
Today, Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Newsom provided a live update on COVID-19. The Governor began by stating he would provide an update on the trend lines and address the increasing infection rate across the state and announcing new state orders to mitigate the increasing rate.
COVID-19 State Policy Update 07.06.20
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