Updated: April 1st, 2020

 

CaIR-SD will be providing important COVID-19 updates and resources to this page, please check back periodically TO make informed decisions.

 

LATEST NEWS

As of Thursday 3/19/20, California’s Governor (Gavin Newsom) has asked that all California residents should stay within their homes at all times until further notice. There are some exceptions to this advisory, residents may leave their homes for the following reasons (while maintaining social distancing):

    • They are employed in an industry that is crucial to maintaining security, economic security, public health and safety.
    • Visits to gas stations, pharmacies, grocery stores, restaurants providing takeout, banks, and laundromats.
    • For exercise.
  • Following this stay-at-home directive is essential to limit the spread of the virus and keep our community safe. Please remember that while you may be at a lower risk of becoming seriously ill from the virus, you can spread it to someone who is more vulnerable.
  • Confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in San Diego (as of 3/19/20):  105
  • All hospitals in San Diego have canceled non-essential surgeries. 
  • The Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate a vaccine for COVID-19 has begun in Seattle.
  • Residents can dial 2-1-1 on their phone to reach the county’s help line, where they can communicate in 200 different languages. Officials say 2-1-1 has been re-tooled specifically around providing Coronavirus information. Click this link to learn more. 
  • Text “COSD COVID19” to 468311 to receive updates and alerts from the county. 
  • California Department of Public Health COVID-19 Updates

  • Live Blog: Latest Coronavirus Updates

What if i don’t have health insurance and i need screening or treatment for covid-19?

 

RESOURCES

OFFICIAL PUBLIC HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS:
FOOD:
EDUCATION:
BUSINESS/EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE:
UTILITIES + INTERNET ACCESS:
MENTAL HEALTH + GENERAL HEALTH:
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
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