Covid-19 Resources

Click here for COVID-19 Fact Sheet: “Urgent Federal Action Needed to Protect California’s Children and Families from Impacts of COVID-19”

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

5:30 pm

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During this Let’s Talk: COVID-19 Vaccines Webinar, we share community-friendly information on the vaccines, explain California’s distribution plan, and help dismantle myths and concerns. We also share developments specifically for families and caregivers, such as when vaccines will be administered to children.

Moderated by:

  • Mayra E. Alvarez, President, The Children’s Partnership

Featured guests include:

  • Kim Johnson, California Department of Social Services (DSS)
  • Marcela Ruiz, Office of Equity at DSS
  • Dr. Ilan Shapiro, AltaMed Health Services


COVID-19 Vaccine

  • California’s Vaccination Plan: Vaccination is one of the most important tools to end the COVID-19 pandemic and is free. For more information on available vaccines, when you can get vaccinated, statewide vaccination data, and more, click here.
  • MyTurnCA: Sign up for vaccination appointments at or call (833) 422-4255 to find out if it’s your turn. If you’re eligible, you can schedule an appointment, or register to be notified when one is available.
  • Contact my local public health department: Some local health jurisdictions provide vaccination appointments separately from My Turn. 
  • You can always use the CDC VaccineFinder tool to find vaccination locations near you: 




  • Medi-Cal COVID-19 PE program: Presumptive Eligibility for Medi-Cal is available so that all individuals may seek access all medically necessary care related to COVID-19  at no cost to the individual.
  • Disaster Relief Fund and CA Immigrant Resilience Fund: The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) is providing one-time disaster relief assistance to undocumented adult immigrants impacted by COVID-19, who are ineligible for most other forms of pandemic assistance, including direct assistance under the CARES Act and unemployment insurance.1
    • (sp) [not yet available in Spanish]
  • Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Public Programs:  The Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign has compiled a general overview of some of the federal public programs available to support individuals and families during the COVID-19 crisis under existing law, as well as the recently passed federal aid packages.
  • Understanding the Impact of Key Provisions of COVID-19 Federal Relief Bills on Immigrant Communities: The  National Immigration Law Center has written a policy brief  to provide information on the COVID-19 relief package’s impact on low-income immigrants and suggestions for urgently needed improvements in any future relief bills, with a focus on health, public benefits, economic support, and employment protections.
  • Undocumented Workers’ Employment Rights: Legal Aid At Work provides an overview of frequently asked questions regarding Undocumented Workers’ Employment Rights.
  • CIPC resource guide: The California Immigrant Policy Center has organized a guide of COVID-19 resources for immigrants in California.
  • COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Californians: The California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance has created a list of resources for undocumented Californians.


En Español:

Digital Citizenship and Distance Learning


  • CA Meals for Kids Mobile Application: The CA Meals for Kids mobile application helps you find nearby California Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs Sites through your iOS, Android, or Microsoft devices.
  • LAUSD Resource Guide: The County of Los Angeles has listed food resources available through COVID-19 response efforts.
  • Nutrition Workshops: Tune in weekly on Facebook for virtual nutrition workshops in English and Spanish with LA Trust and CalFresh
  • Know Your Rights During COVID-19: The Medical-Legal Community Partnership Los Angeles has put together a resource  describing COVID-19 rights and protections around housing, employment, health care, and stimulus payments.
  • The California Parent and Youth Helpline: provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages.
  • CalFresh & Medi-Cal Eligibility Screener: Alluma has launched an online Quick Screener tool for public use, to help millions of Californians check if they are likely eligible for California’s food and health insurance assistance programs, CalFresh and Medi-Cal.
  • 5 Things to Know about P-EBT: California Food Policy Advocates and Western Center for Law & Poverty have developed a fact sheet with updates and information regarding California’s P-EBT, along with additional resources.
  • P-EBT FAQ: An FAQ developed by the California Food Policy Advocates intended to answer pressing questions about the extension of the P-EBT application deadline, application processing times, changes in address, and how to get help with P-EBT, among other topics.




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  • COVID-19 LGBTQ+ Help Center: Equality California has launched a help center website and hotline for members of the LGBTQ+ community.
    • Includes full lists of service providers in all 53 counties and will feature free webinars for people out of work.



  • LA Care Teladoc: Talk to a doctor by calling Teladoc or by scheduling a video chat on the Teladoc app to treat non-emergency medical issues. Teledoc doctors can prescribe medication if necessary, which you can pick up at your local pharmacy.
  • LA Community Resources Guide – COVID-19 provides a comprehensive resource guide from the LA City Board of Public Works and LA Department of Public Health, including financial, health, mental health, domestic violence, food, housing, education, immigration and other resources for LA County residents.
  • California Connected Contact Tracing: Under this program, health workers will talk to those who have tested positive. They’ll alert anyone they may have exposed, keeping names confidential. Contact tracing is an anonymous way to do your part. The more people answer the call, the more lives and jobs California saves. Your information is always kept confidential. Available in multiple languages: English | Spanish | Traditional Chinese | Simplified Chinese | Korean | Armenian | Tagalog | Arabic | Farsi | Cambodian | Russian | Japanese | Vietnamese


  • Senior Center Lunch Cafe Locations: Meals on Wheels Orange County delivers nutritious meals at community centers in the following cities providing a hot, nutritious lunch to older adults.
  • Anaheim Union High School District and Brea Olinda Unified School District are offering meals to children ages 18 and under.
  • The Buena Park School District will provide drive-thru meals to community members with children 18 and under at two of its campuses.
    • *Children must be present to receive meals*
  • Centralia School District will provide free meals to children 18 and under.
    • *Children must be present to receive meals*
  • Fullerton School District will be offering free breakfast and lunch to children under the age of 18 via curb-side pickup at all school locations.
    • *Children must be present to receive meals*
  • Fullerton Joint Union High School District will provide free lunches to children ages 18 and under.
  • La Habra City School District will offer grab-and-go curbside lunches for children ages 18 and under at three of its campuses from 9 am to 12 pm.
    • *Children must be present to receive lunch*
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District will provide free breakfast and lunch to all children ages 18 and under from 9 am to 11 am at four of its campuses.
    • *Children must be present to receive lunch*
  • Savanna School District will provide free lunches for children ages 18 and under at various times and campuses.