COVID-19 Updates

Effective March 30, 2023, COVID-19 Safety Protocols have changed.


Testing is available for free, with a minimal charge for those without insurance, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Testing is available at the following location:

Grant Rea Park (provided by Sera Collection Services)
• Sundays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


City Hall is open for the public to conduct business with City departments. Business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday. CLOSED every Friday.
Public entrance and check in desk is on the north side of City Hall.
All City services are available in person and online. The public is encouraged to use our online tools with the FREE MyMontebello app on Android and Apple phones.

Public access to the Recreation Office and Senior Center is available Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
All programs, including indoor and outdoor classes, sports, and childcare programs have resumed.

City fire, police and public safety services are fully operational.
Public access to Fire Administration is OPEN but all visitors must check-in at the north side of City Hall for entry.
The Police Department Lobby is OPEN to public inquiries and requests. Check-in at the main entrance to Police Department.

City Council Meetings are currently held in person at the Council Chambers and livestreamed on the City website and Public Local Access Channel 3. Limited attendance will be available due to COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of the public.

Pursuant to Assembly Bill 361, real time public participation for public comments and/or public testimony will take place in person and will continue to occur telephonically and/or in writing until further notice. For those interested in making public comments, you may address the City Council in person or call the City Clerk’s office as listed below until the day of the meeting prior to the start of each Public Comments period.

In order to conduct a timely meeting, the maximum time allotted for members of the public to speak on any or all agenda items and on any Non-Agenda Item(s) shall not exceed three (3) minutes per person; the period for all “Public Comments” may be limited to 30-minutes. The public can submit speaker card requests telephonically by calling at (323) 887-1216. Staff will complete the speaker cards and speakers will be called in the order received. Speaker cards will be addressed during the “Public Comments” periods only. In person speakers will be addressed first, telephonic speaker cards will follow thereafter. City Council Meeting – Closed Session begins at 5:00 p.m. and Regular Session begins no later than 6:00 p.m. An exact call back time is not predictable due to the nature of the City Council agenda. As a result, you must be available until the end of the public comments period.

Public comments can be submitted by email to 
[email protected] until the day of the meeting, between 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Emailed comments will be submitted to all members of the City Council and may not be read aloud but will be entered into the record of the proceedings to the extent they relate to matters listed on the posted agenda or otherwise address matters/issues within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. Any requests to provide public comment which is submitted after the deadlines indicated above will not be submitted to the City Council until the after the meeting, with the exception of non-agenda written item comments.

All scheduled line service for bus riders is in effect as posted.
Transportation Facility office is open for in-person appointments.
Customer Service Line for in-person appointment scheduling is available Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at (323) 558-1625.
Rider Alerts and bus route schedules on the transportation page HERE.


Provided by the County of Los Angeles Public Health Department
as of March 17, 2023

If you and/you your family need free, at-home COVID-19 antigen tests and have Medi-Cal, please take the following steps:

1) Get the Medi-Cal or Medicare cards from each person in your family.
- Each person with a Medi-Cal or Medicare card can receive up to 8 tests (or 4 boxes if each box has 2 tests) each month.
- Test availability may be limited by store supply.

2) Go the the pharmacy or a store with a pharmacy.

3) Go the the counter where prescriptions are dropped off. Staff at other registers cannot give out COVID-19 tests.

4) Show your Medi-Cal or Medicare card(s). Ask for 8 at-home COVID-19 tests for each person.

5) Take your tests home. If you need more tests next month, repeat these steps.

Get COVID-19 Tests With Med-Cal.pdf