March 26, 2020 | View PDF
City offices are currently closed to the public; however, essential services are still in operation.
Water, sewer and refuse services will operate as usual. Check the city’s website for more information and updates at ci.wasco.ca.us.
--The Kern County Public Health Department’s recommended measures include frequent handwashing, daily sanitizing of frequently touched surfaces and social distancing.
--Toilet paper is a hot commodity right now, so residents may be tempted to use alternatives like tissues, paper towels or baby wipes. Please do not flush these items down the toilet. These products do not break down like toilet paper and can cause sewer backups.
--Many of our local small businesses are being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans from their website, sba.com/disaster.
--Cakes by Karen will be closed until Tuesday, March 31.
--Wasco’s Walmart will be open Tuesday mornings from 6-7 a.m. for seniors and the disabled only.
The library staff is working remotely to keep our virtual resources going. They have hoopla, rb digital and Overdrive, along with virtual learning and databases with crafts and more are available. We are streaming events like story time and ukulele club.
If you don't have a library card, you can get a digital card.
Staff will be posting and checking the library’s Facebook page, and accepting comments and questions. The library is working on getting more virtual events going, so check back often.
—Keri Cobb, public information officer, City of Wasco