I          LOS ANGELES

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is cooperating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to respond to recent reports of a novel (new) coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people and others that circulate mostly among animals. Common symptoms in an infected person include fever, cough and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

L.A. County Department of Public Health

The City and the County are working together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 State Resources

The State of California’s COVID-19 website offers information on health, benefits, family leave, small business support, and other important resources.

Centers for

Disease Control

The County and the City are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control to address the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Dignity Health 

Dignity Health is focused on helping our providers and communities prepare for, and respond to, the spread of COVID-19 in every way we can. To support our community response to this virus, we are expanding access to virtual urgent care options.

Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition

This is a stressful time and people with all types of diabetes want to know what they can do right now to protect themselves and their families

WIC 

(WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk. 

At home learning

PBS KIDS

PBS SoCal and KCET are offering broadcast programming and accompanying digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum requirements.

Free Educational Documentaries

Netflix is providing free educational documentaries. Each title has accompanying educational resources available, which can be used by both students and teachers. These documentaries are currently available in English. Subtitles are available in additional languages. Please visit Netflix’s YouTube channel for more information.

Storytelling

The California Department of Education is working closely with local educational agencies to assist them in communicating with families and develop learning resources for schools that are closed. Please visit their website for more information.

Crisis

Text Line

For free 24/7 support for a crisis counselor Text HOME to 741741. Please visit their website for helpful tips and more information.

Veteran Crisis Line

The Veteran Crisis Line provides confidential 24/7 support to veterans, service members, National Guard and National Reserve personnel, and the friends and family of military personnel. Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, text 838255, or visit their website for more information.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. To reach the Lifeline, please call 1-800-273-8255 or visit their website.

County Department of Mental Health

The outbreak of COVID-19 impacts each person’s mental health in different ways. No matter how you’re feeling, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health has supportive services available. Please visit their website for more information. For 24/7 help, please call their access line at (800) 854-7771.

 Domestic Violence

If you, or someone you know, are a victim of domestic violence help is still available to you during this pandemic.  Please click here for how to access resources during the Safer at Home Order.

Food Resources in L.A. County

Official list of additional food resources near you in Los Angeles County

"Our Best Health" a community project from: 

Community Translational Research Institute

13300 Crossroads Parkway N, Suite 450
City of Industry, CA, 91746

Phone contact: (909) 255 - 0027

email contact: community_volunteers@ctris.org