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Miraloma Park Improvement Club is deeply concerned for the health and safety of our residents. 

LATEST MPIC COVID-19 BULLETIN

Observation Wheel Opens October 21!

The 150-foot, illuminated Observation Wheel in Golden Gate Park will be ready to ride, beginning Wednesday, October 21. The wheel celebrates Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary. Its spring opening was delayed by COVID-19 restrictions. Take a ride on the wheel – you’ll have sweeping views from the ocean to downtown San Francisco. To honor its launch, all tickets will be reduced to $10 from October 21 through 25. Buy your tickets today! (https://www.skystarwheel.com/tickets)

COVID-19 precautions: All reservations to ride must be made in advance. Riders must wear masks and practice social distancing. Each of the 36 fully-enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas will be thoroughly cleaned between uses. Each gondola will be shared only by people in the same household.

The Observation Wheel is located in the Music Concourse, the outdoor plaza near the de Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, and the Japanese Tea Garden.

Visit Other Golden Gate Park Attractions!

Pair up your Observation Wheel ride with a visit to nearby Golden Gate Park attractions: 

California Academy of Sciences (https://www.calacademy.org/) reopens to the public on October 23! Tickets are available for purchase, so reserve your tickets today to secure your entry date and time. Advance purchase of tickets is required. Guest reservations are being limited as a safety measure. The Academy wants visitors to wear a mask, wash your hands and watch your distance.

The DeYoung Museum (https://www.famsf.org/about) is open! Capacity has been reduced to 25% of overall building capacity. To ensure your preferred time slot, reserve your entry date and time in advance online. Or if you need assistance in booking tickets, Fine Arts Museum members should call 800.777.9996 and non-members should call 888.901.6645.

The Japanese Tea Garden (https://www.japaneseteagardensf.com/) is also open! The Tea House and gift shop are open daily, with no holiday closures. Here are the hours of operation: Now through 10/31 from 9:00am to 5:45pm; 11/1 through 2/28 from 9:00am to 4:45pm.

SF’s Playgrounds Open!

San Francisco’s more than 180 public playgrounds opened on October 14. Signs are posted, reminding families of capacity limits and other guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. To comply with State regulations, playground visits must be limited to 30 minutes when others are present.

Visitors of all ages must stay 6 feet away from non-household members and everyone 2 and older must wear masks. To maximize the number of children who can play, only one adult may accompany each child. Eating and drinking are not allowed, and visitors should clean their hands before and after playing. Adults must actively supervise children at all times and avoid non-essential cell phone use.

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SAN FRANCISCO CITY’S COVID-19 WEBSITE
The City’s single site for information about COVID-19 services, benefits, grants to businesses and non-profits, Public Health Orders, MUNI services, etc.

MIRALOMA PARK SENIORS NEEDING NON-MEDICAL SERVICES
Need a Wellness Call or assistance Sheltering in Place? Email miralomapark@gmail.com or call MPIC at 415-322-0211 (non-medical needs only)

SIGN UP TO BE A MIRALOMA PARK COVID-19 VOLUNTEER
If you want to help fellow residents, complete the MPIC COVID-19 Volunteer Response Team Form

GET TEXT ALERTS ABOUT COVID-19 – TEXT COVID19SF to 888-777

SF DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH COVID-19 DATA TRACKER
The Data Tracker is updated daily online and includes data about confirmed cases, testing, and hospitalization across the San Francisco health care system.

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