Mayor: Take care of your mental, physical health as well as each other

SAN DIEGO (KUSI)  – As San Diegans follow directives to stay at home and avoid gatherings, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer wants to remind residents that resources are available to stay healthy, both physically and mentally.

COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our daily lives, decreasing our personal interactions while increasing stress and anxiety. As we’re all taking care of each other, we also need to take care of ourselves,” said Mayor Kevin Faulconer. “We’re all in this together, so remember that you’re not alone and there are resources to help protect your physical and mental health.”

Faulconer talked to Good Morning San Diego about the resources the City is offering to folks to help with mental health.

Residents and businesses should continue to abide by directives outlined by the City, County and State, including to stay at home with the exception of necessary activities or working to support essential businesses. All San Diego-operated parks, beaches, bays, trails and boardwalks are currently closed to the public.

A statewide “Stay-at-Home” order is in effect until April 30. For more information on the order, including what’s closed, what’s open and which industries are exempted by the state, please visit

For information regarding COVID-19 cases and directives from the County of San Diego public health officials, please visit

For the latest City operational updates and steps the public can take to help reduce the spread of the disease, please visit


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