Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is committed to keeping our providers updated with emerging information related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response. This page is updated regularly with the most recent communications and resources that have been sent to BHS providers. 

For general information on COVID-19, including the current case count in San Diego County, preparedness and response resources, and links to information from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO), please visit the County of San Diego COVID-19 webpage. For information specific to healthcare professionals serving in San Diego County visit the County of San Diego COVID-19 webpage for health professionals


Behavioral Health Services Provider Communications 

Links to all provider communications that have been sent out to date can be found below according to distribution date.  

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County of San Diego Public Health Officer Letters

Please click here to find the latest Orders of the Public Health Officer applicable countywide, for additional information on COVID-19 please visit the the County of San Diego COVID-19 webpage. Letters from the County Public Health Officer that are relevant to BHS providers can be found below. 

County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting 

Please click here to visit the Department of Purchasing and Contracting (DPC) webpage for additional information to County providers. 


Other Guidance from County of San Diego 

*NEW* Resources for communicating with your clients about the COVID-19 vaccine. The messaging below can be used for newsletters, emails, or other documents as needed. 

Vaccine Information Notices

Sample Messages 

[English] COVID-19 vaccinations are an important tool to help us get back to the things we love. Get vaccinated when it’s your turn. Visit to learn more!

  • Find Out If You Are Eligible
  • Schedule Appointments
  • Learn About COVID-19 Vaccines

[Spanish] Las vacunas contra el COVID-19 son una herramienta importante para ayudarnos a volver a las cosas que amamos. Vacúnese cuando sea su turno. ¡Visite para obtener más información!

  • Averigüe Si Es Elegible
  • Haga Su Cita
  • Para Más Información Sobre Las Vacunas Contra El COVID-19

*NEW* San Diego County residents financially impacted by COVID-19 may qualify for rental assistance through the County of San Diego Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). See the ERAP flyer which includes general information about the program and instructions on how to apply. The application period opens on March 2, 2021. 

California Health Alert Network (CAHAN) San Diego Communications Website for priority health communications to health care and public safety professionals in San Diego County from the Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Public Health Services (PHS) Division

California Department of Health Care Services 

The current notices and FAQ documents released by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) can be found below. For further COVID-19 response resources from DHCS, please visit their website

Additional Resources for BHS Providers

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Page last updated: 6/4/20