COVID-19 Resources

Dear Friends – Thank you for all your efforts to keep yourselves, your families and our community healthy and safe. We’ve come a long way in a short time, and together we will go the distance and get through this.

The resources for finding help, getting help and giving help are growing every day. You’ll find a list of some of the most frequently used websites below.

As ever, my office and I are here to help. For constituent services related to COVID-19, please reach out to us at Senator.Hill@senate.ca.gov or call 650-212-3313.

Sincerely,
Jerry Hill
Senator, 13th District

Resource List 

Overview

The State of California’s website for COVID-19 information is www.covid19.ca.gov. It is updated daily with developments on the state's response to the novel coronavirus, the latest health statistics, and tips on how keep healthy and what to do if you become ill. There’s also information on health care and testing, education, assistance for workers and small businesses impacted by the health emergency, and more. You can also visit the site to learn how you can help, from contributing supplies to contributing your time as a volunteer.

Californians are urged to also visit their county’s website for localized information. Here are the one-stop sites for the two counties that make up the state’s 13th Senate District:

San Mateo County: www.smcgov.org

Santa Clara County: www.sccgov.org

If you have non-emergency, non-medical questions: Call 211

Here are frequently used links to COVID-19-related information for:

Businesses

California Business Resources:
https://business.ca.gov/coronavirus-2019/

SAMCEDA, the San Mateo County Economic Development Association:
https://www.samceda.org/

Santa Clara County Business Information:
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/opa/opa/covid19/Pages/Resources-for-Businesses-and-Workers.aspx

Silicon Valley Leadership Group:
https://www.svlg.org/covid-19-updates/

Silicon Valley Organization:
https://www.thesvo.com/category/covid-19-business-resources

The Department of Motor Vehicles

DMV: https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv

The Employment Development Department

EDD: https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

Health Departments

California Department of Public Health:
https://www.cdph.ca.gov/covid19

San Mateo County Health:
https://www.smchealth.org/coronavirus

San Mateo County Health Dashboard:
https://www.smchealth.org/post/san-mateo-county-covid-19-data-1

Santa Clara County Health Department:
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/DiseaseInformation/novel-coronavirus/Pages/home.aspx

Santa Clara County Health Dashboard:
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/DiseaseInformation/novel-coronavirus/Pages/dashboard.aspx

Helping, Giving and Volunteering

Health Professionals

California Health Corps:
https://www.covid19.ca.gov/healthcorps/

Medical Supply Contributions

California COVID-19 Medical Supply Contributions:
https://covid19supplies.ca.gov/

San Mateo County Medical Supply Contributions:
https://www.smcgov.org/covid-19-donations

Santa Clara County Medical Supply Contributions:
https://vmcfoundation.org/campaigns/covid19/

Giving

PhilanthropyCA.org
https://www.philanthropyca.org/covid-19-response

San Mateo County Strong:
https://www.smcstrong.org

Santa Clara County Giving:
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/covid19/Pages/covid19-donations.aspx

Volunteers

California Volunteers:
https://californiavolunteers.ca.gov/get-involved/covid-19/

San Mateo County Volunteers:
https://www.smcgov.org/volunteers

Santa Clara County Volunteer Opportunities:
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/scc/residents/Pages/volunteer.aspx

Price-Gouging, Scams, COVID-Related Crimes and Consumer Protection Tips

Information from the Office of the California Attorney General
https://oag.ca.gov/covid-19

San Mateo County Information
https://www.smcgov.org/covid-19-avoiding-scams

Santa Clara County Informationx

How to Report a Stay-in-Place Order Violation -- Non-Emergency Info:
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/da/publications/DistrictAttorneyForms/Pages/Reporting-Stay-In-Place-Order-Violations.aspx

COVID-19 Has No Ethnicity -- Multilingual Public Service Announcement:
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/da/Pages/hate-crime-PSA-video.aspx

Testing

General Information from the State of California
          https://covid19.ca.gov/testing-and-treatment/#top

San Mateo County and Santa Clara County Information

Visit Project Baseline for information about screening for the free coronavirus testing service in San Mateo and San Jose.

Residents of San Mateo County and Santa Clara County can find instructions at the following link to determine whether they are eligible for testing:
https://www.projectbaseline.com/study/covid-19/.

Workers

Resources for Californians workers impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 pandemic are available at Onward CA. Find information about getting help for life essentials, training, and going back to work at Onward CA: https://onwardca.org/

Thank you for visiting this webpage. The links above are highlights from the COVID-19 resource pages created by the State of California, San Mateo County and Santa Clara County, which update their sites daily and add new resources as they emerge. This page was updated July 1, 2020.

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