For the latest information on the COVID-19 crisis in San Diego, please visit the following verified, official websites:
Coronavirus-SD.com: Daily updates and guidelines from San Diego County Public health.
Coronavirus In California: Health and financial resources from the State of California.
City of San Diego COVID-19 Response: Info and support for city residents and businesses.
Centers for Disease Control: COVID-19 information from the federal government.
UNEMPLOYMENT SUPPORT – Californians who have lost work due to the Coronavirus outbreak are eligible for unemployment benefits with the State of California Employment Development Department. Disability Insurance and Paid Family leave are available if you are unable to work due to a COVID-19 illness or are caring for a family member with COVID-19.
RENT – There is an eviction moratorium for residents and businesses in the City of San Diego and throughout the State of California. Tenants must take action in order to qualify – more information here
SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF – The Federal Stimulus contains disaster loans, forgiveable advances and more resources for small businesses to access through the Small Business Administration. Economic assistance is also available through San Diego’s Small Business Relief Fund.
FOOD ASSISTANCE – If you need food assistance, please visit 211’s Food Bank Directory for a list of food assistance programs and food distributions. The County Office of Education has information on school district food distribution for qualifying children.
SCHOOLS – All San Diego County schools are closed, but many are beginning distance learning in April and online resources for remote learning are available. Up to date public school information is available at the County Office of Education’s COVID-19 website.
Text COSD COVID19 to 468-311 to get text alert updates from County Public Health. For general questions about COVID-19, call 2-1-1 San Diego. If you are experiencing symptoms please seek medical attention immediately. For emergencies, always dial 9-1-1.
Stay home and stay safe. We are going to get through this together.