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April 5, 2020

The Ontario Police and Fire Departments are actively monitoring the reports of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and considering how the COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases (e.g. cold and flu) will impact our Ccity. In collaboration we are working to respond to the challenges posed by the outbreak COVID-19. Our focus is the health, safety, and wellbeing of our community and staff.

Since the spread of the of COVID-19, both your Fire and Police Departments have taken appropriate steps to ensure the delivery of… Read More

April 5, 2020

The safety and well-being of our staff and our community is our highest priority. In response to evolving information of the spread of COVID-19, Ontario Public Works & OMUC is implementing decisive measures to help prevent the spread of the virus and to protect the health and safety of all.  The City of Ontario is operating to provide essential services in compliance with the stay at home recommendations.  

Essential Ontario Public Works & OMUC services include providing clean, safe drinking water; assuring… Read More

April 5, 2020

Check out the City of Ontario’s Virtual Community Life & Culture Resource Center!  We have stepped up and brought you videos and activities to keep you active.  We are committed to ensuring that our resilient community members have resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships and continue to have extraordinary experiences during these times of social distancing.

New video content has been uploaded for your virtual enjoyment:

April 5, 2020

Laws Protecting Employees

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office Help Site for COVID-19 related issues can be found here.

  • If an employee exhausts sick leave, can other paid leave be used?
  • Can an employer require a worker who is quarantined to exhaust paid sick leave?
  • What options do I have if my child's school or day… Read More
April 5, 2020

On March 14, the City of Ontario declared a local state of emergency in preparation for the potential local spread of COVID-19.  The City of Ontario was among the first in San Bernardino County to declare a local state of emergency and which implemented a comprehensive emergency response plan to minimize the risk of exposure, anticipate potential vulnerabilities and act quickly and responsibly to any new developments.

The very next day on March 15, San Bernardino County reported its first case.  On March 25, the City… Read More

March 3, 2020

The Ontario City Council has big things planned for the Library in 2020!

The Ontario City Library is the recipient of a $71,000 grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

This money is being used for an early learning initiative for young children, their parents and… Read More