Video Exclusive Community Update Ep 1 | Mayor Bill Zimmerman COVID-19 and it’s impact on the City of Menifee.
WeAreMenifee.com spoke with City of Menifee Mayor Bill Zimmerman about how COVID-19 has impacted the city. He also provides resource information and suggestions on how to keep busy during this stay at home period.
About Mayor Zimmerman
Bill Zimmerman serves as the Mayor for the City of Menifee. He purchased a home in Menifee in 1989 and began serving on the city’s inaugural Planning Commission in 2009. Zimmerman is married and has an adult daughter who attended Menifee schools and MSJC. He began his career in Media Services and Land Planning in 1984 providing consulting and design services to land planners, surveyors and civil engineering companies.
Zimmerman served as a Board Trustee for Mt. San Jacinto Community College, serving as Chairman. He also served as the District V Trails Committee Chairman for Riverside County Parks District, and as Chairman for the City of Menifee’s Parks, Recreation and Trails Commission. He is a founder and past President of Arts Council Menifee and serves as Vice President for the Menifee Valley Historical Association. He is a founder and current board member for Boys & Girls Club of Menifee Valley. He volunteers for the Menifee Union School District serving on the LCAP Committee, Visioning Stakeholder Group and Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee.
In 2014, Zimmerman received the “Service above Self” award from the Menifee/Sun City Rotary Club, and was honored with a “Power to the People” award by Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez.
Mental Health Resources
The following resources are available to help people who may be experiencing distress or eightened anxiety right now:
Review the Riverside University Health System’s reference for maintaining mental health and well-being: “Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks”
Call 2-1-1 referrals for health and social services
Behavioral Health CARES Line: (800) 706-7500
Substance Use CARES Line: (800) 499-3008
24/7 Mental Health Urgent Care:
• Riverside (951) 509-2499
• Palm Springs (442) 268-7000
• Perris (951) 349-4195
Riverside University Health System – Public Health www.rivcoph.org/
or call 2-1-1 for more information
If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 immediately.
Menifee Valley Community Cupboard
Emergency non-perishable food to the homeless, seniors, low-income families who are experiencing hardship. Households must apply online and follow all steps to qualify.
Food Distribution Center
Address: 26808 Cherry Hills Blvd., Menifee, CA 92586
Hours: Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm
Phone Number: (951) 301-4414