LOCAL COVID-19 RESOURCES CENTER

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LOCAL COVID-19 RESOURCE CENTER

East County Magazine's Local COVID-19 Resource Center is your comprehensive guide to official health information on the coronavirus and local healthcare services including vaccine locations, testing, and help for those in need.

FIND FREE VACCINATION SITES IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY: CLICK HERE

Check back often! We are updating our local COVID-19 Resource Center regularly. If you have a suggested resource to add, contact editor@eastcountymagazine.org.

Our special section also has information on local businesses, restaurants and farms open or operating online. You can also learn where to get help for individuals, families, workers, immigrants,  businesses and organizations. Our guide lists help and resources through local cities, San Diego County, California tate and federal sources as well as private and philanthropic organizations.

Help includes grants, loans, stimulus funds,  emergency food distributions, rides, seminars for business owners, education resources, activities to do at home, working from home tips, financial relief for renters and homeowners, relief from utility and insurance bills, resources for crime victims, mental health, abuse and addiction services including virtual meetings, how to file for unemployment and other aid, scams to avoid, volunteer opporutnities, emergency alert services, and more.

We thank Grossmont Healthcare District for generously underwriting the creation of our Local Covid-19 Resource Center and the Facebook Journalism Project for funding expansion and updating of these vital resources.

To view our local COVID-19 resource center, click here or scroll down.

HEALTH

   GOVERNMENT HEALTH RESOURCES ON COVID-19, INCLUDING VACCINES AND TESTING

     COUNTY

     STATE

     FEDERAL

     GLOBAL

LOCAL: GROSSMONT HEALTHCARE DISTRICT RESOURCES

      LOCAL CITY RESOURCES FOR RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES   

  • El Cajon has approved funds for 12 programs to help residents, businesses and the homeless. Check for updates at their COVID-19 webpage.
  • La Mesa has a COVID-19 resources page for residents.
  • Lemon Grove COVID-19 resource page has updates for residents.
  • Poway has small business loans and commercial eviction moratorium
  • San Diego city has an extensive COVID-19 page including information on an eviction moratorium for renters and businesses.
  • Santee has a COVID-19 page with updates and resources for residents and a separate resource page for Santee businesses.

HEALTH CLINICS AND HOSPITALS

HEALTH INSURANCE

HEALTH SERVICES

VACCINE BOOSTER SHOTS

VACCINE SAFETY FOR CHILDREN

HOW TO REPORT A VIOLATION OF COUNTY'S HEALTH ORRDER

The County of San Diego has set up a phone line and email address for the public to report businesses or organizations that are violating the county’s public health order. This includes businesses that are open despite closure orders due to COVID-19, as well as those violating other orders, such as not following masking and social distancing requirements.  To report violations  you can call (858) 694-2900 or email SafeReopeningComplianceTeam@sdcounty.ca.gov.

HELP

ARTS

BUSINESS AID

BUSINESSES AND SHOPPING SERVICES OPEN LOCALLY

Local Businesses open as essential services or offering online sales, shipping, curbside service, takeout or delivery:

State and federal mandates: what’s open and closed?

    DIAPERS

     DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CRIME VICTIMS

     EDUCATION AND STUDENTS 

EMPLOYEES AND WORKERS:  UMEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND OTHER HELP

      FOOD   

      HOME ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND ENTERTAINMENT

      HOME OFFICES

      HOMELESS

      HOMEOWNERS (For rental housing help, see "RENTERS")

IMMIGRANTS

Immigrant Relief Fund from San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium California’s guide for immigrants during COVID-19

California Immigrants Resilience Fund (donate to help immigrants)

INSURANCE RELIEF

     NONPROFITS

       RATEPAYERS’ RELIEF ON UTILITY BILLS

  • SDG&E has several programs to help ratepayers save money during the COVID-19 emergency, and has temporarily suspended shut-offs
  • Cox Cable is offering two months of free service during the COVID-19 emergency and other programs to help families in need.
  • The Calif Public Utilities consumer protections during COVID page has a list of what other utility companies are doing to help customers, including water districts, phone companies, wireless utilities and more.

     RENTERS

  RESTAURANTS

     RIDES  

     RURAL COMMUNITIES

SCAMS

     SENIORS

     STIMULUS FUNDS

     STUDENTS (See Education above)

     WOMEN

SHOPPING AND LOCAL BUSINESS SERVICES

Local Businesses: open as essential services or offering online sales, shipping, curbside service, takeout or delivery:

VOLUNTEERING AND GIVING BACK

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East County Magazine gratefully ackowledges the Grossmont Healthcare District and #FacebookJournalismProject for their generous support of our local COVID-19 Resources Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


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