Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Responds with Gratitude for Imperial County’s COVID-19 Mitigation Progress and Calls for Continued Vigilance

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – After making significant progress, the State of California has accepted Imperial County’s variance report allowing them to move forward into Stage 2 of the Resilience Roadmap. Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has issued the following statement:  

“I would like to acknowledge the diligent efforts and good faith collaboration between the County of Imperial and State of California to mitigate the surge of COVID-19 cases in our community. This next step comes after an enormous amount of coordination and sacrifices from our local partners. While we have made significant progress, we must remain vigilant and continue to observe all personal safety measures and public health orders, such as using facial coverings and maintaining physical distance from others. I am grateful to everyone who has been doing their part to help save lives and slow the spread of COVID-19. We cannot lose the sense of urgency.”