City of Selma information

​The City of Selma continues to follow the State and County guidelines for businesses and residents. The State of California Stay at Home remain in place. Please continue to physically distance from others, and wear a mask to prevent transmission of the virus. Any activity outside the home for essential needs should only be done with members of your same household.  Masks are required in California and in Selma for anyone in a public. 

Employers and Employees

Businesses: Note the Work Sharing program available. 

Employees: If your work hours have been reduced apply for Unemployment Insurance. Governor has waived the 1 week waiting period. Benefits can start immediately. Contact EDD: (800) 480-3287

Direct service line in Fresno 559-230-4158

​Eviction Protection 

Statewide eviction protection order expired May 31, 2020

* Submit this form in writing or notify your landlord immediately if you are unable to pay all or some of the rent due because of affects of the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Resident and Community Resources


Payments have started to be deposited. Your particular circumstances may change the amount of payment made to you and your family. Timing for payments will also be affected by your tax filing status. If you are a veteran, or receive social security income your payments may be delivered in a different way. Please be aware of scams at this time. Get confirmation of name, title, and organization of anyone you speak with and verify they are who they say they are before giving bank information. - Emergency Preparedness for non-English speaking communities in California
County of Fresno Mental Health  559-600-9276

WiFi and Internet Access

Comcast Xfinity -

Comcast has opened their public hotspots to everyone on the "xfinitywifi" SSID. Click the link below to view a map of the hotspots near you.

  • Increased access with Comcast includes: 

    • Xfinity WiFI Hotspots Free for Everyone

    • Pausing of Data Plan - Unlimited Data at no extra charge

    • No Disconnects or Late Fees

    • Internet Essentials Free to New Customers

Guide to Internet Services During Coronavirus

Utility Information

PG&E - Will not be disconnecting service.

Voluntarily implementing a moratorium on service disconnections for non-payment effective immediately for both residential and commercial customers. PG&E External Communications 415-973-5930

CAL Water - Restored service and no shutoffs.

Temporarily suspended collections activities and shutoffs on residential services for non-payments. Restored service to accounts previously disconnected for non-payment. Re-certification requirements have been frozen for low-Income Ratepayer Assistance Program. Call 559-896-4546 for more information.

SoCal Gas - No disconnects and no late fees for businesses.

Other Resources

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation - grants and loans for restaurant workers, non profits and more

US Bartender Guild Assistance Programs – The USBG has grant programs available for employers and employees affected by bar closures due to COVID19. Visit their website to apply.

California Restaurant Association Foundation – The CRAF is offering grants and other resources for those in the restaurant industry. More information is available here.

United Way – Community Economic Relief Fund

The United Way of Fresno and Madera Counties is working to set up a local relief fund for people who need housing, income, food, or other related assistance due to COVID-19 impacts. (559) 244-5710.

Penny Appeal USA Hardship Grant for Individuals

Who can I call to report really high prices (price gouging) at a Selma store?

To report price gouging call the District Attorney's Consumer Protection Unit at (559) 600-3156

Mythbuster: Fighting False Information about COVID-19

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