Covid-19 (English)

NAPCA announces partnership with Lyft and Shaper Hands for free delivery service of essentials to at-risk individuals during the COVID-19 quarantine

Services will be available in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese NAPCA also announces expanded resources through NAPCA’s national Helpline Services are available as of April 15th, 2020. Seattle, WA — The National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) announced a partnership with Lyft and volunteer organization, Shaper Hands, for a free volunteer delivery service to assist elderly and at-risk individuals …

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Same-Day COVID-19 Tests Now Available for All L.A. County Residents Showing COVID-19 Symptoms

Los Angeles, CA (Friday, April 17, 2020)–Free, same-day tests are now available for all LA County residents who have symptoms of COVID-19.  Symptoms include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.  The following factors do not affect eligibility for a COVID-19 test:  Immigration statusInsurance statusAgeUnderlying health issues Health equity is central to Los Angeles County’s mission to build a network of free …

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Governor Newsom Announces New Initiatives to Support California Workers Impacted by COVID-19

SACRAMENTO (April 15, 2020) – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced new initiatives to support the millions of California workers who have lost jobs or wages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Governor’s direction, the Employment Development Department (EDD) will launch a new call center on Monday that will operate 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 …

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My Hero is You – How Kids Can Fight COVID-19

Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Download [3.63 MB] This book was a project developed by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (IASC MHPSS RG). The project was supported by global, regional and country based experts from Member Agencies of the IASC MHPSS RG, in addition …

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San Joaquin Valley Health Fund (SJVHF) COVID-19 Response Cluster Raises More Than $2.5 Million to Support Region’s Most Vulnerable Families and Workers

Fresno, Calif. – The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, through the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund (SJVHF), announces today that pledges to the SJVHF COVID-19 Response Cluster fund have reached $2,500,000. The rapid response fund was launched to provide immediate assistance to populations and communities most impacted by the current public health crisis. Donations to the fund since its launch …

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Project Baseline Offers COVID-19 Testing Program

In support of community-based testing initiatives If you are interested in getting tested for COVID-19 to help protect yourself or other people, choose Get started. Based on the responses and testing appointment availability, you will learn whether you can get tested through this program. Get Started Learn More Currently offering free testing for COVID-19 in these locations: California: Sacramento, San Jose, San Mateo, …

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Hear Directly from the Top Leaders in Safety and the Law

Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Download [4.78 MB] Hear Directly From our Top Leaders on Safety and The Law 权威领袖对话华人社群:和检察长、警察局长面对面 We invite members from our Chinese community to hear directly from two authoritative experts in the Bay Area about our safety and the law in these Coronavirus times. Join us live and stay to …

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Orange County Health Officer Issues Face Covering Recommendation for Essential Businesses

County of Orange Health Officer Dr. Nichole Quick today issued a recommendation strongly encouraging all employees at essential businesses to wear a face covering while at work and all residents engaged in essential activities outside the home to do the same. The recommendation is in line with guidance issued by the California Department of Public Health on April 1, and …

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New Bay Area Public Health Recommendation to Cover the Face

Cloth face coverings, when combined with physical distancing and hand washing, may prevent transmission of coronavirus to others when leaving the house for essential activities. Medical masks should be preserved for health care workers and first responders REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Bay Area health officials are recommending residents cover their nose and mouth with cloth when leaving home for essential …

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