Schools: Colleges and Universities
Resources For Staff and Students
- Drive-In or Drive-Thru Protocol for Commencement Ceremonies - This is the latest guidance as of July 2020
- County of San Diego COVID-19 Planning and Response Sector Letter—Colleges and Universities (3/10/20)
- FDA warns consumers of risk of methanol contamination in certain hand sanitizers (7/2/20)
- 2019 Novel Coronavirus Guidance for Colleges and Universities - This is the latest guidance as of July 2020
- Higher Education Guidance on Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 - This is the latest guidance as of July 2020
- Cleaning and Waste Management Considerations for Residences for COVID-19
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Guidance for Student Foreign Travel for Institutions of Higher Education
- Interim Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education Administrators for SARS-CoV-2 Testing
- Considerations for Institutes of Higher Education
- Shared and Congregate Housing
Cleaning and Disinfecting
- Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes
- Wear a Cloth Face Covering to Protect You and Your Friends
- Help Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19
- What Your Test Results Mean
- Slow the Spread of COVID-19
- Do it for Yourself and Your Friends
- Stay Safe at the Pool/Beach
- Labor and Workforce Development Agency – Resources for employers and workers including workers’ compensation and paid sick leave.
- Labor Commissioner’s Office FAQs – Employee leave options, compensation, and salary.
- Department of Fair Employment and Housing – Job protection and employment discrimination.
- OnwardCA – One-stop resource for Californians impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Call 2-1-1 San Diego for assistance finding food distribution in your community or to sign up for CalFresh (You can also go to GetCalFresh.org)
- CalFresh (English)
- CalFresh (Spanish)
- ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh Program: Calfresh recipients who enroll in the ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh Program will earn $1 in financial incentives for every $1 of Calfresh EBT dollars spent on fruits and vegetables at participating Northgate González Markets, up to $40 per month.
- Food Resources in San Diego County (SDCOE)
- San Diego Food Bank
- San Diego Hunger Coalition
- Catholic Charities Emergency Food Distribution Network
- San Diego Food System Alliance
San Diego Access & Crisis
- (888) 724-7240 (available in 150 languages) Open 24/7
- Online Chat: Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
- County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services
- NAMI San Diego
- Each Mind Matters
- Resources for Families, Parents and Caregivers (English/Spanish)
- Tips to maintain mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 Outbreak
- COVID-10 Mental Health Resources (Mental Health America)
- Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event
- San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council COVID-19 Resources
- Free Mindfulness Resources: daily streams and recordings of mindfulness and compassion sessions to provide resources and online support to those affected
- Greater Good’s Guide to Well-being During Coronavirus: including resources for parents & educators (published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley)
- San Diego Worker Assistance Initiative: For low-wage workers who need support for a limited but undetermined length of time. Application available in English and Spanish.
- San Diego for Every Child is offering $575 for childcare costs for essential workers and $100 for basic needs. Essential workers would include school food service staff. To request assistance, fill out a short grant request form here.
- Resources for the Undocumented Community during COVID-19 (United We Dream)
- USCIS Response to COVID-19
San Diego Rapid Response Network
Emergency Hotline: 619-563-0823
- San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium
- SDIRC Immigrant Relief Fund: Provides grants of up to $500 to immigrants in San Diego County who have lost all or part of their income due to the coronavirus pandemic, along with other emergencies that may arise in the future.
- Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new COVID-19 Immigrant Guide as part of several new initiatives that aim to support the millions of California workers -- including undocumented immigrants -- who have lost jobs or wages as a result of this pandemic. Created in partnership with Listos California, this guide provides tips about services, including public benefits, that are available to immigrant Californians, including some that are available regardless of immigration status.
- The Parent institute for Quality Education (PIQE) provides empowering information, skills development and support systems for low-income families, communities of color, English Language Learner and immigrant families. Checkout their COVID-19 online resources in English and Spanish.
- COVID-19 Resources in Spanish
- Free and Low-Cost Internet Access During COVID-19 Call 2-1-1 San Diego for assistance accessing internet services during COVID-19
- COVID-19 Resources for Students Experiencing Homelessness English
- COVID-19 Resources for Students Experiencing Homelessness Spanish
- Ride Well to Age Well Guide for Transportation
- Live Well @ Home: a free resource to help community residents find tips and strategies to stay healthy in both mind and body while staying at home. We've organized the below resources and activities by age group and topic to help you find the right tools to match your needs.
- ACE Fitness - How to Keep Moving During COVID-19 & Top 25 At Home Exercises
- Free Online Fitness and Wellness classes with YMCA 360
- American Heart Association - 10-Minute Home Workout & Create a Circuit Home Workout
- Nike Training Club - Free Workout App