Gov. Gavin Newsom: National Guard on alert

National Guard is ready to respond to COVID-19 as needed.

Posted: Mar 17, 2020 7:33 PM

CALIFORNIA - Gov. Gavin Newsom announced today that the National Guard is now on alert to be ready to respond to humanitarian missions because of COVID-19. 

“As Californians make sacrifices over the coming weeks and stay home, we are immensely grateful for medical providers, first-responders and National Guard personnel who are assisting those who are most vulnerable to COVID-19,” said Gov. Newsom.

If needed, the National Guard will distribute food, supporting public safety, and protecting supply lines. 

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