Coronavirus in the Bay Area: Helpful Links to Local Resources

Posted March 13th, 2020 – Updated 4/6/20

New Information for 3/31/20

We just wrapped up a team meeting on Zoom. I learned that we all spent the majority of the weekend cleaning and organizing. We assume that many people in the Bay Area are doing the same. To help, we have put together some of our favorite articles on cleaning and organizing for you:

New Information for 3/26/20

Helpful Resources & Information:

Beware of Scammers

We are hearing reports that scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation. Over the years, our research team has produced several articles on how to keep your family safe from scammers. Here are links to a few of these articles:

Helpful Resources for 3/24/20

Updated Testing for Coronavirus – 3/23/20

If you’re a member of Kaiser Permanente or Blue Shield of California, you’ll be glad to know that both organizations have announced they’ll waive subscriber cost sharing for COVID-19 screening/testing prescribed by a physician.

Learn more:

Testing information from the SF Chronicle

Blue Shield of California

Kaiser Permanente

California COVID-19 risk screening and testing (Currently only screening in San Mateo, Santa Clara and Sacramento)

As the coronavirus pandemic becomes an increasing concern, it’s vital to stay informed on what to do and where to go if you need help. If you’re a Bay Area resident, refer to the following list to find information and resources in your specific county.

Updated Information by County – 3/20/20

Alameda County Public Health Department

Contra Costa Health Services

Marin Health & Human Services

Monterey County Health Department

Napa County – Coronavirus

Sacramento County – Coronavirus

San Benito County Health & Human Services Agency

San Francisco Department of Public Health

San Mateo County Health

Santa Clara County Public Health

Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency

Solano County Public Health Department

Sonoma County Emergency

Resources for California Workers and Employers 

If you’re a worker or an employer whose livelihood or business has been affected by coronavirus, refer to the following resources.

California Employment Development Department

California Labor & Workforce Development Agency

What is an essential business?