Santa Ana Unified Providing Free To-Go Meals for Students

(NOTE: The following information is being provided on behalf of Santa Ana Unified School District.)

Due to the closure of SAUSD schools from March 16 to April 10, the District’s Nutrition Services has transitioned to a multiday meal service model. SAUSD is now distributing to-go meals two days per week.

• On Mondays, SAUSD will be serving two breakfasts and two lunches (to cover Monday and Tuesday.)
• On Wednesdays, SAUSD will be serving three breakfasts and three lunches (to cover Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.)

City of Santa Ana Following State Guidelines for Reopening Some Businesses // La Ciudad de Santa Ana Sigue las Directrices Estatales Para Reabrir Algunas Empresas

The City of Santa Ana is excited to begin reopening certain businesses today, May 8, under new State guidelines.


All businesses should follow the State guidelines in order to prevent COVID-19 from continuing to spread. Please refer to the State’s website for specific industry guidelines:


County COVID-19 Hotline Changes Schedule

The Orange County COVID-19 Public Information Hotline and Health Referral Line has changed its hours and is now taking calls from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.


Residents with COVID-19 questions can contact the County of Orange COVID-19 Hotline at 1-833-426-6411 at any time, but individual hotline hours will vary.


Through the hotline, callers can be connected to the following resources:


COVID-19 Business Impact Survey // Encuesta de Impacto Empresarial COVID-19

The City of Santa Ana continuously strives to provide assistance to businesses and workers impacted by COVID-19. We are in constant communication with local, state and federal entities that are also committed to providing resources and information.

We would like to encourage business owners to dedicate about 5 minutes in completing the COVID-19 Business Impact Survey provided by the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce.

Restaurants, Grocery Stores Should Take Extra Safety Precautions

The following is a letter from Santa Ana Mayor Miguel A. Pulido to our local food businesses. The signed letter is attached to this message.


To Our Local Businesses,


Take-out and delivery restaurants, grocery stores and other food providers in Santa Ana should take every precaution to prevent the possible transmission of COVID-19 to their customers.


Federal Paycheck Protection Program Provides SBA Loans to Help Businesses Keep Workforce

(NOTE: The following information is being released on behalf of the U.S. Small Business Administration.)


The federal CARES Act establishes a new $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program. The Program will provide much-needed relief to millions of small businesses so they can sustain their businesses and keep their workers employed.