COVID-19 Information

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The Chino Valley Fire District stands by our mission of providing exceptional service and safeguarding the community.  Fire District personnel want to reassure the public that there will not be any disruption to emergency services.  Our personnel will continue responding to all emergency calls for service in the Chino Valley.  

This temporary page was created to help answer your questions and address your concerns.  Valuable information can also be found on the Fire District’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @cvifd.

CVFD FAcilities closed until further notice (with Exception of Fire Administration)

The Chino Valley Fire District’s Fire Administration reopened to the public on June 1, with some modifications. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

The Chino Valley Fire District asks that all visitors follow the precautionary measures that have been implemented and posted at our facility. 

’Masks or face coverings are required to enter Fire Administration. If you are feeling ill, we kindly ask that you contact us by telephone at (909) 902-5260 or email at info@chofire.org.

There are designated waiting areas for the public where we ask that you maintain social distancing.  All visitors need to sign in at the kiosk and wait in the designated area.

Not all services offered by Community Risk Reduction will be available, such as fire extinguisher training. 

All other CVFD facilities remain closed to the public to reduce the potential exposure of COVID-19 and mitigate negative impacts on our workforce. 

To ensure the safety of our team and yours, we are practicing social distancing during inspections and ask the same of everyone on the job site.  

If you are looking to submit plans, please visit our Permits & Plan Review webpage or click here

Thank you for patience and understanding during this time.

Serving Our Seniors (S-O-S) Program

The Chino Valley Fire District, in partnership with the Chino Valley Fire Foundation, established the Serving our Seniors (S-O-S) program to enable individuals at high risk of contracting COVID-19 to self-isolate.  Read the full Press Release here.

If you are a senior or a person classified as high risk living in the Chino Valley and are unable to leave your home for food, medication, or other essential services, we are here for you.

The Chino Valley Fire District asks that you call us at 909-315-8850 or email us at sos@chofire.org with your request for service.

The Chino Valley Fire District wants you to know that we are always here for you. Our personnel are thankful for the opportunity to help during these challenging times. Together, we will get through this.

Español

Si usted tiene 65 años de edad o más o está clasificado como persona de alto riesgo y vive en Chino o Chino Hills y no puede salir de su hogar para comprar comida, medicina, u otras cosas necesarias, llame a 909-315-8850 o envíe correo electrónico a sos@chofire.org.

中文

如果您年满65岁或更高,或者被归类为高风险, 并且居住在奇诺河谷地区,因为无法离开家中获得食物,药物或其他基本服务,请致电我们的SOS热线(909)315-8850 或 给我们发电子邮件sos@chofire.org

Face Coverings

San Bernardino County Public Health officer recommends face coverings during essential outings. Click here for press release issued by San Bernardino County.

Mental Health Services

It is important to take care of not only your physical health, but also your mental health. CVFD wants you to know that you are not alone. There are resources that can help you.  

The County of San Bernardino offers mental health services. Per the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health, you can:

  • Visit a Crisis Walk in Clinic (CWIC) or Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) for assessment, or call the Community Crisis Response Team (CCRT)
  • The Disaster Distress Helpline is available 24-hours a day and is answered by trained crisis counselors who can support you or someone you care about who may be feeling distress related to the Coronavirus. Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

For more information in English and Spanish, click here.  Scroll to the bottom for Spanish.

COVID-19 App

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the White House, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) partnered to bring you the COVID-19 app.

The COVID-19 app has up-to-date information from trusted sources about the Coronavirus disease that is impacting people across the world.

It also has a screening tool so you can find out what you should do now for yourself or for a loved one. And it gives you access to resources you may need to feel supported and informed. 

Download it now in the App Store or click here from any computer or mobile device.

City Facility Closures

Chino

Visit the city of Chino's website here for a complete list of closures and COVID - 19 related updates/information pertaining to the city of Chino.

Chino Hills

Visit the city of Chino Hills' website here for a complete list of closures and COVID - 19 related updates/information pertaining to the city of Chino Hills.

Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce has information for the Chino Valley business community. Click here to go to the Chamber’s COVID-19 information page. 

For a list of Chino Valley restaurants offering takeout or delivery, click here*.

*This list may not be all-inclusive. Please call your favorite restaurant not on this list to see if they offer takeout or delivery.

San Bernardino County COVID-19 Hotline

San Bernardino County residents that have questions about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can call ‪(909) 387-3911‬ ‪from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday‬ through Friday. View more information about the hotline here.

  • The County of San Bernardino established the public hotline to provide county residents with general information and resources about the virus.
  • The hotline is not for medical calls, it is solely for information. If you are feeling sick, please contact your health care provider or call ‪911‬.
  • If you have questions about social services, please call ‪211‬.

Reliable Resources

It is important to get information and updates from reliable sources. The Chino Valley Fire District encourages residents to visit the following pages for current information:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

San Bernardino County Public Health Department 

San Bernardino County 

Donations

The Chino Valley Fire District and our personnel do not need donated items. We encourage the public that would like to make donations to check with their neighbors and vulnerable members of their community.  We are all in this together.

The Chino Neighborhood House is asking for food donations and volunteers to help staffing and stocking their donation-based grocery store.   Per the Chino Neighborhood House, the majority of their volunteers are seniors that are in self-quarantine.

The Chino Neighborhood House is located at 13130 6th Street, Chino.  For additional contact information, click here.

HOW CAN YOU HELP:

Per the Chino Neighborhood house you can:

  • Donate groceries (Click here to view their grocery supply list)
  • Volunteer at the store
  • Help deliver food to seniors
  • Make a monetary donation

Senior Shopping Priority

Several markets will be open during special hours for senior citizens (65+) to shop for essential items in a less crowded environment. Below is a list provided by the city of Chino. There may be additional stores offering special hours for seniors.  We encourage you to call your local store to inquire.  Additional information for stores in Chino offering senior hours can be found here.

Chino


Albertsons
12013 Central Ave
909-464-1594
Senior Hours 7:00am-9:00am, Monday-Friday

Clark’s Nutrition & Natural Foods Market
12835 Mountain Avenue
909-993-9200
Senior Hours 8AM – 9AM

Stater Bros.
6989 Schaefer
909-627-6665
Opens at 7:45am for senior shopping

Stater Bros.
4721 Riverside Dr
909-627-3015
Opens at 7:45am for senior shopping

Superior Grocers
12375 Central Avenue
909-590-5415
Senior Hours 7AM – 8AM

Target
5555 Philadelphia Street
909-627-8433
Senior Hours 8AM - 9AM Wednesdays Only

Target
3944 Grand Ave
909-465-5804
Senior Hours 8AM - 9AM Wednesdays OnlyChino Stater Bros.

Chino Hills

Stater Bros.
14520 Chino Hills Parkway
909-591-5405
Opens at 7:45am for senior shopping 

SPECIAL TELECONFERENCE MEETING INFORMATION

In accordance with the California Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20; guidance from the California Department of Public Health; and in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Chino Valley Fire District (“Fire District”) will hold all Regular and Special meetings of the Board of Directors in a hybrid format until further notice. Board members may be present in the Board Room and will accommodate physical attendance by the public for public comment.

Instructions and GoToWebinar URL links for all meetings will be listed on all agendas.  Agendas are posted on the Fire District website at CVIFD.org and at Fire District Headquarters 72 hours prior to a Regular Board Meeting and 24 hours prior to a Special Board Meeting.

Please be aware that when you join the meeting real-time, your screen name will appear on the GoToWebinar screen.

For ADA accommodations, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (909) 315-8805 or by email at clerk@chofire.org 48 hours prior to the meeting.

REAL-TIME AND RECORDED PUBLIC VIEWING OF BOARD MEETING

The Board of Directors will use the platform GoToWebinar to hold Board Meetings for public viewing. Register using the GoToWebinar URL listed on the Board meeting agenda.

  • For computer real-time viewing of a Board Meeting, a link will be provided on all Board Meeting agendas allowing the public to register and access the Board Meeting using the application GoToWebinar. Upon entering the meeting, you will be in listen-only mode and muted.
  • For telephone real-time listen-only mode, registration is not required.  A GoToWebinar URL link will be provided on all agendas to join the meeting.
  • For a recorded viewing of a Board Meeting, you may access the Fire District website the day following the meeting at www.cvifd.org and click on ‘Video Archive.’

PUBLIC COMMENTS DURING BOARD MEETINGS

The public will have the option to attend the meeting and provide public comment, submit a public comment by email to be read into the record by the Clerk of the Board at the requested time during the Board Meeting, or participate and provide a public comment real-time at the appropriate requested time though GoToWebinar.

Please follow the instructions below to provide public comment during a Board Meeting.

PUBLIC COMMENT – Read by the Clerk of the Board during Board Meeting:

  • Email your comments to clerk@chofire.org
  • Email subject line should read:  “Public Comment – Read by Clerk of the Board.” List date of meeting. The body of the email should include the public comment exactly as it should be read by the Clerk of the Board during the meeting.  Specify if the comment is on a topic not on the agenda.  If the topic is not on the agenda, please provide a topic description.  If the comment is on a specific item on the agenda, please clearly describe the location of the item on the agenda such as Consent Calendar or New Business.
  • Comments read by the Clerk of the Board must be limited to 300 words.
  • Submit emails 1 hour prior to the start time of the Board Meeting.
  • Please note that your name will be read into the record.

PUBLIC COMMENT – Real-time public participation during Board Meeting:

If you wish to provide a real-time live public comment, please register at GoToWebinar using the URL listed on the meeting agenda at least 1 hour prior to the meeting.

  • When registering for a real-time public comment, specify if the comment is on a topic not on the agenda.  If the topic is not on the agenda, provide a topic description.  If the comment is on a specific item on the agenda, clearly describe the location of the item on the agenda such as Consent Calendar or New Business.
  • Day of the meeting, log on to GoToWebinar with the URL link provided on the Board agenda 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting. Upon entering the meeting you will be muted.
  • Registered attendees will be unmuted at the time of the public comment.
  • Attendees may also need to “unmute” their own devices to be heard.
  •  When your name is called, begin the public comments by stating your name and address (optional) for the record. 
  • Comments must be limited to 5 minutes.

PUBLIC COMMENT – Physical Attendance at Board Meeting:

If you wish to attend the meeting in person and present a public comment, you will be asked to follow appropriate social distancing and wear a mask.

  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting and prepare a request to speak form and submit to the Clerk of the Board or designee.
  • Comments must be limited to 5 minutes.

SUBSCRIBING TO AGENDA

If you would like to receive notice when an agenda is posted, please go to our website and subscribe by performing the following steps:

  • On the homepage (www.cvifd.org), hover over the ‘Departments’ tab, and select ‘Agendas & Minutes’ under the Clerk of the Board tab.
  • Select ‘Board Agendas & Minutes.’
  • Click the option that says ‘Notify Me’, then add your email and/or phone number to receive alerts regarding CVFD Agenda postings.

Agendas are posted on the Fire District website at www.CVIFD.org and at Fire District Headquarters 72 hours prior to a Regular Board Meeting and 24 hours prior to a Special Board Meeting in compliance with the Brown Act.