COVID-19 March 9 to March 24

photos by Richard Gillard/Acorn Newspapers

  • Customers wait in-line in front of Costco before it opens on Wednesday, March 11.

  • Toilet paper shelves are emptied at local stores on Monday, March 9.

  • Shelves empty at Target in Westlake as citizens stock up on supplies on Friday, March 13.

  • Sixth grader Mia Banks and kindergartener Domenic Peters receive a sack lunch while picking up hard copy packets of activities provided by CVUSD on Monday, March 16 at Banyan Elementary School. Hard copy packets of activities and sack lunches will be provided the week of 3-16 through 3-20 at eight different locations. Form more information check CVUSD website.

  • Sinaloa Middle School Kitchen Manger Tracy Dean check to see if students want hot or cold lunch as part of the free lunch program on Tuesday, March 17 at Santa Susana High School.

  • Cars wait in line to pickup hot or cold lunch as part of the SVUSD free lunch program on Tuesday, March 17 at Santa Susana High School.

  • Annette Chavez RN checks a patient for COVID-19 during drive-through testing on Wednesday, March 18 at Sierra Vista in Simi Valley.

  • Annette Chavez RN checks a patient for COVID-19 during drive-through testing on Wednesday, March 18 at Sierra Vista in Simi Valley.

  • Bathrooms at Conejo Creek North Park have been closed with portable toilets being offered in their place on Wednesday, March 18.

  • Jath Andrade, Rec Leader with the Conejo Recreation and Park District, hands out hot lunches at the Senior Nutrition pick-ups on Wednesday, March 18 at The Goebel Adult Community Center.

  • Patty Hamm, Recreation Supervisor at Goebel Adult Community Center, packs up a hot lunch as Conejo Recreation and Park District Board of Directors member Doug Nickles and Michael Braff with Conejo Recreation and Park District, bag up lunches to be handed out at the Senior Nutrition pick-ups on Wednesday, March 18 at The Goebel Adult Community Center.

  • Karitina Gomez, with Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital, left, prepares the payment while Karen Hoffman, driver, and Priscilla Shaughnessy, both of Agoura Hills, wait in the car with Bailey, 3 year-old Labrador Retriever, in the backseat on Friday, March 20. Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital has changed the way they intake their patients due to the COVID-19. Owners of the pets stay in their cars and staff process information through car windows and then bring the pet into the hospital.

  • Jonell Kane, with Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital, takes Deuce, 14 year-old Boston Terrier, to be checked out for a cut on his face on Friday, March 20. Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital has changed the way they intake their patients due to the COVID-19. Owners of the pets stay in their cars and staff process information through car windows and then bring the pet into the hospital.

  • A customer carries bags of food on Friday, March 18, in the outdoor section of The Oaks Mall that is regularly busy on a Friday but COVID-19 has caused most stores to closed .

  • The Caputo family of Newbury Park walk together down Lynn Road on Sunday, March 22 to relieve some of the “cabin fever” they have felt since following the stay-home notice this past week.

  • Sunday afternoon traffic was lighter on the 101 Freeway as you can see from the view off the Reyes Adobe Road overpass on Sunday, March 22.

  • With the break in the weather people flock to hike the Santa Monica Mountains from the Rancho Potrero trailhead on Sunday, March 22.

  • Signs stating “Must be screened over phone before entry” and “maintain 6 ft distance from all people” block the entrances of the Ventura County Health Care Agency on Tuesday, March 24.