COVID closes Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach city halls

The Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach City Halls will be closed this coming week, in an effort to minimize the spread of Omicron. Easy Reader file photo

The Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach City halls will be closed this coming week in an effort to minimize the spread of the Omicron virus. The City of Redondo Beach has not announced any change in hours for the coming week.

The Hermosa Beach City Hall will be closed until Monday, Jan. 10, the city announced in a statement. But the police, fire and public works departments will remain open. 

Hermosa parks, playgrounds, restrooms and sports courts will also remain open. Other city services will be available by phone or online. City staff may arrange to meet individually with residents.

The Manhattan Beach City Hall, and its police and fire departments will be closed to the public through Saturday, Jan. 15, Mayor Hildy Stern announced in a prepared statement

“As cases in Manhattan Beach have increased by approximately 10 times over the last few weeks, and the highly contagious omicron variant has become more prevalent within our community, it is necessary to take actions to slow community transmission of the virus and protect city employees,”  Mayor Stern said in the prepared statement.

Upcoming Hermosa Beach and  Manhattan Beach city council meetings will be held online. ER

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