Coronavirus Updates & Resources


Small Business Assistance

COVID-19 Temporary Outdoor Dining & Retail Permit

In an effort to facilitate business recovery, the Town has created a streamlined process to allow for the temporary use of public and private spaces for outdoor dining, retail, and other uses.  Click here for more information and the on-line application.

Please Remember to Support Your Local Businesses

The Chamber has launched   Explore this site to discover restaurants, grocery stores, and other businesses that are here and still open, providing goods and services to our community.


Rental Assistance

Fairfax Rental Assistance Program

The Town Council has established a Residential Rental Assistance Program to assist extremely low-income Fairfax renters whose household incomes were adversely affected by COVID-19.
The program is administered by St.Vincent de Paul and Ritter Center. They will inform applicants of the program requirements. Funds are limited and provided on a first-come, first serve basis.
If you are in need of assistance, please them call 415-454-3303 X11 to leave a message. Calls will be returned in the order they are received.


Marin County Emergency Rental Assistance Program 

For the application and information about the program and how to apply visit the County of Marin's website:


On March 24, 2020, the Marin County Board of Supervisors approved an emergency resolution to prevent residents and business owners from being evicted because of a sudden loss of income related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This ban is in effect countywide in every city, town, and unincorporated area of Marin County and lasts until May 31, 2020, unless extended by the Board of Supervisors.

  • Applies to residential tenants or commercial small business lease holder that has not made a timely rent payment due on or after March 24, 2020.
  • Renters and commercial lease holders must notify their landlord within 30 days after the rent is due that they are unable to pay because of financial impacts related to COVID-19.
  • A landlord may seek payment of unpaid rent after the expiration of the local emergency, but may not charge late fees.For More Information and sample language for renters to use to notify their landlords, see Marin County's website.

Energy Assistance & Information

PG&E estimates 65k+ eligible customers are missing out on the 20% or more savings on their monthly energy bills.

Applying is easy & takes about 5 mins. Qualifying customers will begin receiving the CARE program discount within their next billing cycle. 

In addition, customers who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now find new and updated information and web resources on various programs available to those who are behind on their bills and/or needing financial assistance due to the ongoing pandemic by going to:

Or click here for resources:   English                Spanish

MCE Cares Credit
As part of MCE’s ongoing COVID relief efforts, we are offering bill credits to help those most financially impacted. Eligible residential customers can receive the MCE Cares Credit of $10/month, and small business customers are eligible for a 20% monthly discount on their electric generation charges. The MCE Cares Credit will be through December 2021.

Stay Healthy

Get vaccinated against COVID-19

A COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most important tools to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

A safe, effective, no-cost COVID-19 vaccine is available to everyone in Marin County. Getting vaccinated can prevent you from getting the virus. It can also protect those around you from getting infected.

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