D’Amico did not attend the City Council meeting on Monday, when a State of Emergency was declared. He said he was feeling ill and participated via phone.
The West Hollywood city facilities are now closed to the public and staff is working from home. The facility will undergo sanitization.
West Hollywood is a separate city with its own government, unlike surrounding areas. It’s bordered by Hollywood and Beverly Hills and includes the Sunset Strip, Chateau Marmont, a number of gay bars, dance clubs and shops along Santa Monica Boulevard.
D’Amico is age 57 and HIV positive. He said he will quarantine himself for two weeks. The city has reported eight cases of COVID-19 infections so far.