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The library is taking the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously, while adhering to the guidelines provided by the Governor and the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Health.
Paso Robles City Library Coronavirus Action Plan
The library is taking the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously, while simultaneously providing services and programs to the public. We are working closely with city and county authorities to keep our community better informed. While we do not have any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the County of San Luis Obispo, we are adhering to the guidelines provided by the Governor and the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Health.Library Services and HoursThe Paso Robles City Library remains open. We will provide access to materials for check out, computer access, and wi-fi. However, other services will be limited:
Library Facility Keeping you safe is our priority. We are regularly disinfecting high-touch surfaces in public areas. In addition, we are taking extra precautions such as:
Digital ResourcesYou can continue to enjoy library services with digital access. The library’s robust digital services give cardholders 24/7 free access to ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies and more.How can you help?Stay healthy. The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Health advises you to take everyday precautions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, like the flu and COVID-19:
Please refer to the CDC website for frequently asked questions.
Community Resources COVID-19 – Virus Info (Local)County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
COVID-19 – Virus Info (National)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
CDC – Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers(Opens in a new window)
CDC – Frequently Asked Questions
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO – Frequently Asked Questions
U.S. Department of State – Travel AdvisoryNational Center for Complementary and Integrated Health (NIH)
NIH – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Summary
NIH - Coronaviruses including COVID-19
NIH - Coronavirus and “Alternative” Treatments
MedlinePlus - Coronavirus Testing
National Public Radio (NPR)
NPR Life Kit – How to prepare your home for Coronavirus
Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus
Información en EspañolBiblioteca virtual en salud – Enfermedad por coronavirus (COVID-19)MedlinePlus – Infecciones por coronavirusMaps and VisualizationsArcGIS Interactive Map – Coronavirus COVID-19 Global CasesCDC – Map of Countries with Confirmed CasesThe New York Times – Coronavirus MapNews ResourcesThe New York Times – Coronavirus News UpdatesCNN – Coronavirus News UpdatesAl Jazeera – CoronavirusBBC News – Health NewsThe Washington Post – Coronavirus newsPress ReleasesCalifornia Department of Public Health
DisinfectionEPA Emerging Pathogen GuidanceAmerican Chemistry – COVID-19-Fighting Products ListList N Disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2