Page last updated: September 29, 2020 City’s COVID-19 Hotline, (562) 220-2242
 Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Paramount (statistics provided by L.A. County Public Health): 2,416

Information and Updates on COVID-19

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The City of Paramount is working closely with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) to monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including having City officials participating in regular conference call updates with the Department and partner agencies.

As with any situation, it’s best to know the facts.  Here’s a short, helpful video that explains the coronavirus.

Informational Video

For specific information on the listed topics, click the appropriate title, or you can scroll down to see each subject.

     Latest News                         L.A. County Information

City Information                 State Information

Helping Our Community     Federal Information

P.U.S.D                              Business-related Information

Public Safety                     Other Resources

L.A. County’s Temporary Eviction Moratorium, Extended to September 30
City Offers Tenant Counseling & Workshops
What is Coronavirus?
Safer at Home Health Order Extended Until Further Notice, New COVID-19 Cases Continue
What to Do if You or a Family Member Becomes Ill
Self-Quarantine and Self-Isolation Orders Issued
Information on Face Coverings
Free County COVID-19 Testing Sites Near Paramount
City of Long Beach Testing Sites Open to Paramount Residents
What Does It Mean to Have Been "Exposed" to COVID-19?
COVID-19 Points to the Need for County Residents to Complete the Census
LA County & the State's New Covid-19 Framework




Most City of Paramount facilities are closed to the public, but essential City services are still available.




By mail or 24-Hour Drop Box at City Hall.                                                          
 Business     Licensing   (562) 220-2013   
 Dog Licensing    (562) 220-2010  
 Yard Sales At this time, we have suspended issuing Yard Sale permits until further notice.    
 Water Services  Set up an account and pay online. (562) 220-2010 
 Parking   Citations Pay or contest online
(562) 220-2002 
 Planning and   Building Services Building permits, planning applications, schedule an inspection, plan checks, and zoning information.                                                  (562) 220-2036  
 Community   Services and   Recreation            We are only taking reservations for facility rentals with dates after June 1. Register for recreation classes online or by phone.  (562) 220-2121 
 Public Works
Submit a request through Paramount Works App or by phone.
(562) 220-2020    
 Public Records   Request E-mail the City Clerk or call.
(562) 220-2220
 E-mail City Clerk  
 Public Safety Call 9-1-1 for emergencies. Report non-emergent calls online using the Sheriff's Online Report Tracking System (SORTS) at         

City Closures, Suspensions, Cancellations (Until Further Notice)
Your Tap Water is SAFE
Self-Isolation for the Elderly
Is the City Administering Coronavirus Tests?
Does the City Have Information on Specific Coronavirus Cases in the City?
When Will Programs and Events Restart?
Does the City Have a Health Department?
Explore the World at the City’s Virtual Recreation Page
Skate Park Closed

Further City Information

Animal Control
Trash and Recycling Collection
City Hall, City Yard Open
Around Town COVID-19 Resource Guide
Overcoming the “Digital Divide” in Paramount
City Providing Free Rides to COVID Testing

Helping Our Community

Below is a list of various resources and services available to City of Paramount residents during the “Safer at Home” Public Health Order. If your organization or business is able to provide a useful product or service to the community please complete the form at the “How can you help?” link below.

How can you help?

Reaching Out to Those With Physical Disabilities or Health Issues
Prescription Deliveries
Free Legal Aid Available
Help with Your Electric Bill
Meal Distribution
COVID-19 Online Scams
Reporting Certain Crimes Online
Utility Company Actions
Price Gouging
211 – A 24-Hour Helpline for Health and Human Services
News About CalFresh, CalWORKs, Medi-Cal and Other Assistance Programs
Free Food Sources for All L.A. County Residents During COVID-19 Crisis and Ways to Help
LA County Supports Pregnant Women and Mothers During COVID-19
L.A. County Disaster Help Center for Business Owners, Workers, Tenants, Landlords Affected by COVID-19
LA County Reminds Essential Workers of Color of Testing Access and for All to Maintain Routine Immunizations
Are You a Senior In Need of Free Meal Assistance?
New Mental Health Resources for Latino Communities
What L.A. County Residents and Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing Now
Hair Salons and Barbershops Can Open Inside at 25%
County Launches Tenant Legal Aid Program
Eligibility for State Safety Net Services Extended
90-Day Mortgage Payment Relief During COVID-19 Crisis
Eviction Protections ≠ Free Rent
Healthcare Coverage Options
AARP California Resource Cards Available for Downloading
COVID-19 Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants
State Requires Masks in Most Public Settings
Drivers License Renewals Extended
Statement From U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Avoid IRS/Economic Impact Payment Scams
Federal Stimulus Checks for Individuals — An Update
Help for Small Businesses
Employer COVID-19 Quick Links
Help for Workers
Unemployment for Reduced Work Hours
Help For Workers Seeking Unemployment Insurance
L.A. County Business & Worker Disaster Help Center
Forgivable Loans, Other Resources for Small Businesses through the Federal Small Business Administration
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for Business Owners, Self-employed, and More
Chamber of Commerce Helping Small Businesses Apply for Aid
Calling All Retailers – Guidance for Business Owners
Local Small Business Grants Available