Information for Seniors

Senior Programs
To protect the public and reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) all City facilities are closed to the public until further notice.

The senior meal program has been modified to a meal pick-up, which is now located at Cerritos Senior Center, 12340 South Street. Call to reserve your meals, the day before pick-up at (562) 806-5400 ext. 218.

Artesia seniors also have the option to have their meals delivered through Dial-A-Ride. Request meal delivery when placing your meal reservation.

Wellness Check Calls
Parks and Recreation staff have a list of seniors from our senior congregate meal program, which we are using to conduct wellness check phone calls. These calls provide the opportunity to check-in with staff and share in a social opportunity during these challenging times. Seniors may opt-out from the calls or request that another senior in the City of Artesia be added to the list for wellness calls. If you are interested in adding yourself to the phone list, please can call the Artesia Park Office at (562) 860-3361.

The Dial-A-Ride Transportation program will remain in operation for eligible residents.
Artesia contracts with Fiesta Taxi to provide a free local transportation service to Artesia residents who are 60 and over or who are disabled.

The shuttle will pick up and drop off anywhere between the boundaries of Alondra Blvd (North), Del Amo Blvd. (South), Valley View St. (East), and Bellflower Blvd. (West). Transportation is available 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For seniors wanting to shop at Stater Bros. in Artesia during their Senior Shopping Time which is 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. daily, service is available starting at 6:45 am. Service is also available to satellite locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stater Bros. offers seniors the opportunity to enter the store early each day from 7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Stater Bros. Markets modified daily store hours from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m for all other shoppers.
Stater Bros.
11815 Artesia Blvd.
Artesia, CA 90701
(562) 924-9429

Pioneer Cash & Carry is offering curbside delivery. For information, visit website.
Pioneer Cash & Carry
11700 183rd St.
Artesia, CA 90701
(562) 809-0004

Mental Health
If you are feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed, call 1-800-854-7771 the L.A. County Department of Health 24/7 Mental Health hotline.

Acceptable Activities
YES – Walking, biking, running through the Park and neighborhoods, while observing 6ft social distancing.

NO – Usage of beaches & beach bike paths or beach walkways, trailheads, L.A. County golf courses, park ball courts, sports fields, or playgrounds.

In accordance with regulations put in place by Los Angeles County, all senior programs are canceled until further notice.

City Council Meetings During the Stay at Home Order
As we hold City Council meetings during this period of time, meetings will be held via teleconference only in order to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) and pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders N-25-20 and N-29-20. No physical location from which members of the public may observe the meeting and offer public comment will be provided. Public comment on agenda items is welcome and members of the public may submit written correspondence to to be read into the record for any item on which they would like to comment. Each written comment submitted will be read until the time limit of three minutes has been reached. Written comments for each item will be accepted for 2 minutes after the start of each item. Please listen to the meeting, which will be live-streamed here.

For the moment, these tests are strictly limited to residents of Los Angeles County who are in the most high-risk categories and most vulnerable.
Same or next day testing appointments are prioritized for individuals over 65, or who have underlying chronic health conditions.
Tests are also prioritized for first responders, critical government workers, or health care professionals. Those individuals should inquire at their affiliated hospital, medical center or department for information about how to schedule a same or next-day appointment for testing.
If you are an administrator or medical director at an assisted living facilities facility, click here for more information.

Click here to see testing sites in L.A. County, by appointment only. Walk-up appointments are not available.

Click here to schedule a test.

If you are a Kaiser Permanente member click here to get testing services through your provider.