It is important that we work to stop the spread of coronavirus. By staying home, wearing a mask, and regularly washing and sanitizing your hands, you can make a difference.
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To learn more about COVID-19 transmission, symptoms, and prevention, visit the CDC website.
Historic legislation such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Services Act, and the American Rescue Plan will provide families and workers across the nation with resources and support to weather this storm. You can find a list of local and federal resources here. You can also stay up to date on the actions House Committees are taking to address the coronavirus pandemic here. Para mas informacion en Español, haga click aquí.
If you are experiencing a behavioral health crisis, immediately contact 2-1-1 or call the behavioral health CARES line at (800) 706-7500. A 24/7 free, confidential crisis or suicide intervention service can be reached at (951) 686-HELP (4357). You can also visit TakeMyHand.co for additional information. If you have concerns about the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, you can call the Riverside county hotline at 951-955-5950 or reach out via email at Covid-19PHBIZSupport@ruhealth.org.
Local Resources for Seniors:
- The Joslyn Center has compiled a list of grocery stores offering senior shopping hours, grocery stores with home delivery, and other local assistance programs. You can also find a list of restaurants that deliver here.
- The Mizell Center offers delivery meals each weekday to homebound seniors and 9 congregate sites, such as other senior centers, on routes that stretch from White Water to the Salton Sea. Click here to find out more.
- The State of California has announced a news state-wide meal delivery program for seniors as well as several other initiatives to help seniors who are self-isolating.
- In partnership with the California Department on Aging, the State of California has launched the Social Bridging Project. You can call the Friendship Line of California at 1-888-670-1360 if you are experiencing anxiety, loneliness, and isolation.
- The FBI has released warnings about recent scams targeting seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can read more about how to identify scams that are attempting to steal personal information by promising free tests or expedited economic impact payments here.
- California Health Advocates has also compiled important information for seniors on fraud and scams targeting older Americans. Click here for more information or click here to register for monthly webinars on the subject.