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Please visit for the latest local news on COVID-19. For general health-related questions or other concerns regarding COVID-19, please call Mendocino County’s Call Center at (707) 234-6052 or email The call center is open during regular business hours, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To contact the City of Fort Bragg Police Department, call (707) 964-0200. For general information or questions, please call Fort Bragg City Hall at (707) 961-2823, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  In case of emergency, call 911.

City Hall and Police Department Lobbies New Hours

City Hall lobby located at 416 N. Franklin Street reopened its doors to the public on June 1, 2020 under reduced hours in an effort to protect the community and City staff from COVID-19. The new hours for business are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Remote services are still available and the public may call (707) 961-2823 to speak with staff. 

The Fort Bragg Police Department lobby located at 215 E. Cypress Street also reopened its lobby and is operating Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until further notice. Services are still available to the public by calling the front office at (707) 961-2800. 

Landlord Assistance Fund Program


The Fort Bragg City Council initiated a program to assist local property owners impacted by a loss in revenue due to a tenant’s inability to pay rent, as a result of COVID-19. Eligible property owners can apply for up to $2,000 in a zero interest loan, to be paid back within 180 days of the Shelter-in-Place mandate being lifted. Funds are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Click here for application.

Local Business Assistance During the COVID-19 Crisis

West Business Development Center has created Coronavirus Business Resources to assist local businesses during the Corona Virus Crisis.

California was the first to request the Small Business Administration for disaster relief. Low interest rate loans are available both for for-profit businesses (3.75 percent) and non-profit businesses (2.75 percent). This amount can be up to $2 million, and the payback period may be up to 30 years. Information can be found here.