COVID-19 Resources

Our Center is committed to continuing to support caregivers through the evolving situation associated with the coronavirus. During this time of heightened awareness about public health and reducing risk of exposure, it is critical that we protect ourselves and those we care for. Having updated information from trusted sources can help us remain calm.

Below are links to coronavirus-related resources and articles that will be of interest to caregivers and those in their care.

Drive-Up Testing

UPDATE: #COVID19 testing is only available for LA County residents experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.

Priority appointments are given to symptomatic residents who are in the highest-risk categories including those over 65, and/or those with underlying health conditions.

Learn more about drive-up mobile testing sites: covid19.lacounty.gov/testing

Register and see if you are eligible for a test: https://lacovidprod.service-now.com/rrs

How You Can Help

Want to help #StopTheSpread of #COVID19?

Donate, give blood, and build hygiene kits for those experiencing homelessness.

Learn more about all the ways LA County needs your help at covid19.lacounty.gov/covid19/how-you-can-help/

American Red Cross: COVID-19 Checklist and Preparedness Kit

Using Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

We hear about PPE but do we know how to properly use them? Here is a video to help you!

Click Here to View the Video

Feeling Good & Staying Connected

This guide from the CA Department on Aging helps all of focus a little more on wellness during stressful times:

Click Here to View the Guide

LA County and Headspace

If you haven’t heard, LA County’s Department of Mental Health has partnered with Headspace, the number one mindfulness and meditation app around, to offer free Headspace Plus subscriptions to all LA County residents.

Starting today, and through 2020, LA County residents can access the following with their free, premium subscription:

  • Hundreds of science-backed guided meditations in English and Spanish, as well as
  • Mindfulness and sleep exercises to help address rising stress and anxiety.

To sign up for a free Headspace Plus subscription, visit headspace.com/lacounty.

LA County and Headspace are proud to make this the first offering of its kind in the country – and to support county residents with new and innovative ways to cope with the COVID-19 health crisis.

Understanding Ageism and COVID-19

Even though people 65 and older are at greater risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19, people of all ages are profoundly affected by the pandemic, whether through infection itself, economic impact, or social distancing measures—especially those that are responsible for physical distancing of family and friends for the safety of all.

To help challenge ageism, we’re presenting the facts.

Acting together to prevent further spread of the virus will help support people of all ages, including the lives of older people who are particularly at risk.

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What L.A. County Residents and Employers Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing Now

As cases and hospitalizations rise, many residents believe they need to get tested for COVID-19. However, Los Angeles County health officials stress that not everyone needs to be tested and emphasize the basic ways individuals and businesses can and should protect themselves from this virus.

Here are 10 tips to keep in mind as we navigate this dynamic situation together:

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New Deadlines!!!

$1,200 ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENT
OCTOBER 15,2020

$500 ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENT FOR YOUR DEPENDENT CHILDREN
SEPTEMBER 30,2020

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