COVID-19-Related Adjustments to On-Island Businesses, Services and Facilities

As required by City and County of San Francisco Public Health Orders

MOST RECENT UPDATE: August 21, 2020

View information on San Francisco Face Covering Requirements

View information on COVID-19 testing for San Francisco residents and essential/frontline workers working in San Francisco

View guidance on safer social interactions during COVID-19

View information on 6-foot social distancing

View information about safely Reopening San Francisco

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. 

Ongoing 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 ongoing 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.


  • 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 7 PM for happy hour dinner
    • Take-out and outdoor dining 
  • Mersea Restaurant  - 699 Avenue of Palms at 9th St. - Mersea website 
    • Closed Monday; Open Tuesday through Friday 12PM - 5PM; Open Saturday and Sunday 11AM - 6PM
    • Take-out and outdoor dining
  • 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):
    • Postmates
    • DoorDash
    • Amazon Prime Now
    • 7/11 (app)
    • Menufy
    • GrubHub
    • Seamless


  • 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.
  • 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.

Closed facilities and suspended community services:

  • San Francisco Public Library Mobile Services (Bookmobile and Techmobile) on-Island are currently suspended.  View SF Public Library COVID-19 Adjustments Frequently Asked Questions.
  • 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.
  • Treasure Island Playgrounds and Treasure Island Dog Park are currently closed.
  • The Yerba Buena Island Vista Point is currently closed and TI-YBI Vista Point Bicycle Shuttle is temporarily suspended.
  • Treasure Island Administration Building is closed to public visitors.
  • 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.

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:

View the City and County of San Francisco's COVID-19 Information webpage

View all COVID-19- related Health Orders issued by the City and County of San Francisco

View the San Francisco Department of Public Health Coronavirus summary website including Frequently Asked Questions

View information on the City's Stay-At-Home Direction

SFMTA MUNI-25/SF Unified School District/District 6 resources:

View the SFMTA COVID-19 page regarding Citywide transit, service and citation information

View the SF Unified School District's website with COVID-19 resources for students and families

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 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. 

View City and County of San Francisco "Essential Business" definitions and guidance

View City and County of San Francisco general information for businesses and employees, including available City resources for businesses and workers affected by the coronavirus outbreak

View information on the City and County of San Francisco's Emergency Loan Program for Arts Organizations

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 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.

View full information and request temporary suspension of Recology commercial services. 

For official updates about the coronavirus text COVID19SF to 888-777