Your main source of information about COVID-19 in Marin County should be the Marin Department of Health & Human Services. The dedicated Marin HHS web page is updated daily with information about the shelter-in-place order(s), useful resources for those impacted by the pandemic, technical case information (surveillance reports) about COVID-19 in Marin County, and guidance about how to best keep you, your family, and your community healthy.
As significant updates are released by public health officials, the Town will continue to distribute information using the TiburonTalk newsletter, including information about how it impacts the Tiburon community. Sign up here.
Your Need-to-Know News (updated 5/21)
- A new Shelter-in-Place Order is in effect for Marin County through May 31.
- The Blackie’s Pasture parking lot remains closed. Additionally, parking is restricted in residential neighborhoods near Tiburon parks or trail access points. Tiburon Police are citing non-resident (non-94920 zip code) vehicles parked in these areas.
- A summary of the updated Order is available here. Additional updates will be posted here or on the Access to Town Services page when available. Thank you for your patience.
- MarinRecovers.org is a new centralized resource for all Marin County residents to access jointly-created recovery information as we begin to move through all stages of COVID-19 recovery. MarinRecovers is also home to the Marin County COVID-19 Recovery Plan, a multi-phased approach to reopening our local economy.
- Facial coverings are required in public places, especially where social distancing practices may be difficult to maintain. Click here for additional information about the requirements and guidance on making your own mask.
- Check in on your elderly or vulnerable neighbors - a phone call, email, or physically-distanced door knock or an offer to pick up groceries or medicine is one of the kindest acts you can do.
- If you or someone you are in close contact with has tested positive for COVID-19, read the Marin HHS safety guidance on quarantine and isolation.
Meals/Medicine/Essential Transportation for Seniors
Whistlestop can arrange meal delivery, grocery services and essential transportation. Visit https://whistlestop.org/ or call (415)456-9062.
Marin Villages can arrange grocery delivery, essential transportation, and check-in calls for members. Visit https://www.marinvillages.org/ or call (415)457-4633.
The Marin Health & Human Services Emergency Rental Assistance Program is available for those at risk of homelessness and in need of rental assistance due to loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit https://housingfirst.marinhhs.org/.
Mental Health is Health Too
If you or a family member live alone or are lonely, consider signing up for Tiburon Police’s You Are Not Alone program. Every morning, Police personnel call participants to say hello and check-in. If staff is unable to get in touch with a participant, someone will stop by to make sure everything is okay. Call (415)789-2801 to sign up, or to request a welfare check on a loved one.
For Local Businesses
The May 15, 2020 Public Health Order permits curbside retail and manufacturing to open across Marin County. Industry-specific guidance and instructions for safely reopening for local businesses is available on MarinRecovers.org.
The Tiburon Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is frequently updating their website with useful information about resources and aid available for small businesses and other useful information as it is released.
The Marin Health & Human Services Resource page is also frequently updated with relevant information for small businesses.
The Tiburon Town Council is working with the Chamber of Commerce on a task force to deal with the issues now facing Tiburon’s local business community. More information will be released here as soon as it is available.
Access to Town Services
All Town facilities are currently closed. Information about access to Town services is available here.
How You Can Help
Support Your Local Businesses
Your local businesses need you now more than ever. The Chamber of Commerce and the Ark Newspaper are maintaining complete guides to supporting your local businesses during this time - including updated hours of operation, complete listings of local restaurants eager to take your order for takeout or delivery, and services still available at various businesses downtown, the Cove Shopping Center, and Strawberry Village.
Volunteer Your Time
The Governor’s Office has set up a central resource page for volunteers looking to help their communities.
Healthcare professionals should consider signing up for the California Health Corps.
Volunteer locally - offer to pick up groceries for an elderly neighbor.
The Marin Community Foundation has established a quick response fund dedicated to directing financial support to nonprofit organizations serving the individuals and families most in need.