COVID-19 Adjustments to On-Island Businesses, Services and Facilities
As required by City and County of San Francisco Public Health Orders
MOST RECENT UPDATE: April 2, 2021
Adjustments to TIDA departmental operations:
In compliance with the Orders of the Health Officer, the Treasure Island Development Authority's non-essential operations are ceased, and its public office is closed. During this time period, TIDA’s primary mission will be to minimize/prevent disruptions and impacts to on-Island operations and services, to the extent possible. Essential TIDA staff will maintain a presence on-Island while continuing to maintain regular lines of communication and coordination with residential property manager agencies and other key Island stakeholders.
San Francisco municipal services on Treasure and Yerba Buena Islands:
- No impacts to delivery of City and County of San Francisco public safety services on TI/YBI.
- SFMTA MUNI-25 bus is in service. SFMTA MUNI Citywide Owl Service Period, including MUNI 25-Treasure Island Owl Service, is nightly from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM, .
- No changes in the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) operation and maintenance of TI/YBI utility infrastructure, including response to, and restoration of, unplanned utility service interruptions or sanitary-sewer overflows that may occur. View information about reporting utility problems on Treasure/Yerba Buena Islands.
- No changes to Treasure Island residential property managers response to, and repair of, maintinence issues at Treasure Island residential properties.
- Recology collection services for residential and commercial accounts continue. View information from Recology for residential and commercial customers.
Open businesses and active community services:
Free meals programs for Island residents: (All patrons must wear face covering)
- Treasure Island Food Pantry every Tuesday from 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM at ShipShape.
- Treasure Island SFUSD Grab & Go Meal Pick-Up for Island students every Friday from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM at ShipShape. View information about the SFUSD Meals Program.
San Francisco Public Library Mobile Services
SFPL To-Go visits the Island weekly every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the regular Bookmobile location of Avenue H at 11th Street. Pick-up of reserved items and drop-off of items only. No Bookmobile browsing at this time. View information about SFPL To-Go.
SF Department of Children, Youth and Families Learning Hub
The Treasure Island YMCA is serving as a SF DCYF-designated Learning Hub. Learn more about the Treasure Island Learning Hub location.
Parks, Open Space and Recreation:
- Treasure Island playgrounds are open with capacity restrictions and other COVID-19 related rules in place. Please follow all posted rules and restrictions.
- Treasure Island Dog Park is open with COVID-19 related rules in place. Please follow all posted rules and restrictions.
- Treasure Island DIY Skate Park is open. Please follow all posted rules.
- A Tran's Bay Bikes bicycle repair shop remains open. (Patrons must wear face coverings)
- Bicycle through-traffic open between the Bay Bridge Bicycle Path and Yerba Buena/Treasure Islands only on weekends.
- Treasure Island Perimeter Path on the north end of Treasure Island open during daylight hours. Use restricted to walking, running, exercising, and dog-walking. Gatherings of any size, group exercise and shared use of recreation equipment and use of water sports equipment is prohibited on Perimiter Path. Please wear face coverings and practice social distancing of at least 6 feet.
- The Yerba Buena Island Vista Point is open on weekends only.
- Treasure Island Child Development Center re-opened July 1, 2020 under reduced operating capacity.
Grocery stores and markets: (All patrons must wear face covering)
- Island Cove Market (Avenue H btwn 11th and 13th Streets) open daily from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
- Island Market Deli (Clipper Cove Way at Treasure Island Road) open daily from 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Restaurants: (All patrons must wear face covering)
- Aracely Cafe - 401 13th St. at Avenue E - Aracely Cafe website
- Open daily from 8AM to 3 PM for breakfast and lunch
- Open Monday through Saturday from 3PM to 8PM for happy hour dinner
- Dining and take-out
- Mersea Restaurant - 699 Avenue of Palms at 9th St. - Mersea website
- Open Thursday through Sunday from 11AM to 4PM
- Dining and take-out
- Mateo's Hotdog - Treasure Island Building 1 parking lot, 1 Avenue of the Palms
- Open daily from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
- Thanks to advocacy from Island residents and District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney, the following food delivery apps are now serving Treasure Island (TIDA does not validate the accuracy of this list nor the quality or extent of service provided):
- Amazon Prime Now
- 7/11 (app)
Closed facilities and suspended community services:
- Treasure Island Community YMCA is currently closed for recreational activity.
- ShipShape Community Center is currently closed for regular classes and programs. - Closure does not include weekly Food Pantry and SFUSD Student/Family Meal Distribution activities.
- TI-YBI Vista Point Bicycle Shuttle is temporarily suspended.
- The Yerba Buena Island Pier E-2 Bimla Rhinehart Vista Point is currently closed.
- The Treasure Island Administration Building is closed to public visitors.
- The Administration Building's Tresure Island Museum Lobby Gallery is closed.
- There are changes to the Clipper Cove Anchorage Permit procedures. View information about temporary changes to Clipper Cove Anchorage Permit issuance.
- Treasure Island Job Corps Fine Dining Facility is currently closed.
- The TI/YBI Stewardship Program's monthly public volunteer days hosted by TIDA and SF Environment are currently suspended.
- The Treasure Island Community Garden's community activities are currently suspended.
TIDA will continue to provide updates on this page relating to delivery of services by City departments and on-Island stakeholder organizations as events warrant. Please see below for City and County of San Francisco public information and resources regarding COVID-19.
General City and County of San Francisco COVID-19 resources:
SFMTA MUNI-25/SF Unified School District/District 6 resources:
View a Google Doc of District 6 resources and services (this resource is maintained by the Office of Supervisor Matt Haney, for questions/suggestions/comments on this resource please contact Sup. Haney's office at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at 415-554-7970)
City and County of San Francisco resources for businesses and employees:
Businesses defined as "Essential Businesses" are encouraged to remain open, yet mst also adhere to specific operational requirements and limitation.
SFPUC On-Island Utility Services Commercial Account Holders Late Payment and Pay Plans:
During these difficult times, SF Public Utilites Commission (SFPUC) will not shut off water or power services due to late payments. SFPUC is also postponing liens and collections during this time.
If you are having financial difficulties and need to enter into a pay plan for your on-Island commercial utility service account, please email SFPUC at email@example.com or call us at (415) 551-4720
Recology Temporary Commercial Collection Service Suspension Program:
In an effort to manage the high call volume due to impacts from COVID-19, commercial account holders may temporarily suspend their commercial collection services as directed by the San Francisco Shelter in Place directive. Please be advised: Service will resume after Local Health Department Shelter in Place directives have been lifted. If you would like to permanently close your account, please call 415.330.1300.
For official updates about the coronavirus text COVID19SF to 888-777