COVID-19 Updates: University of San Diego, San Diego County, and California

Governor Gavin Newsom sent revised guidelines for California as of July 30, 2020. Please visit the following website:

Of note: due to the fluidity of the coronavirus pandemic we encourage you to also check the website for the most up-to-date information.


  • Gyms and fitness facilities
  • Places of worship
  • Hair salons and barbershops
  • Expanded Personal Care Services (includes nail & facial salons, cosmetology)
  • Office-based businesses (except for essential sectors)
  • Indoor malls
  • Cardrooms, satellite wagering, and racetracks
  • Family entertainment, including bowling alleys and arcades
  • Movie theaters (uses family entertainment guidance)
  • Museums, galleries, zoos, and aquariums

K-12 schools

The state will not reopen in-person classes in counties on the County Monitoring List, which currently includes San Diego County. See State Guidance:

These activities are still closed and the state has not provided guidance. They include:

  • Indoor playgrounds, such as ball pits and laser tag
  • Saunas and steam rooms
  • Live theater
  • Nightclubs
  • Concerts
  • Festivals
  • Theme parks
  • Live audience sports
  • Colleges and universities

Additional information is found at the following websites:

University of San Diego

San Diego County programs/phs/community_epidemiology/dc/2019-nCoV/ status.html programs/phs/community_epidemiology/dc/2019-nCoV/ reopening.html