How to get/give help in this pandemic


Listed below are links and information to help community members find information and resources for coping with COVID-19.

** COVID-19 Public Mobile Testing Site**

Sacramento County has set up a Community-Based Testing Site at Cal-Expo that is now available to the public. Previously available through health care referral only, anyone in Sacramento County that has experience mild to moderate symptoms can be tested.

To sign up for testing visit Those who meet testing eligibility will be scheduled for a drive-through appointment for free COVID-19 testing and will be sent details by email or phone on how and where to get tested.

The COVID-19 testing location is unable to take walk-ins and testing is by appointment only – those not registered will not be tested. Medical care is not provided on site.

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Sacramento County COVID-19 Updates

California Surgeon General's Playbook: Stress Relief during COVID-19

Hate Crime Awareness Against Asian Pacific Islanders

How Social Security Recipients Get Payments

COVID-19 - Sacramento Eviction Protections

New Sacramento Area Job Listings Available

Job Postings for Immediate Employment

Essential Life Services - get help with critical needs

COVID-19 Door Notice

Counseling Services Available for Sacramento Residents through May

Helpful Links for Coping With Social Isolation/Loneliness

Ivy League Colleges Offering Free Courses During COVID-19

RESOURCES:  Grocery, Pharmacy and other

Listed below are information and links to help our community locate resources and services available during the COVID-19 crisis.


Listed below are businesses that deliver "touch-free" groceries to your home, have precautionary measures for in-person shopping or food bank information.

Raley’s on Freeport

New location now open. Customers will be asked to follow precautionary measures while shopping. Check their website for further details.


SSIP Food Closet

Needs Remain Great—How You Can Help

The Food Closet is still open to meet the tremendous need of Sacramento residents. See the Food Closet’s Covid-19 Response Report on how they are meeting the challenge: To donate immediately, go to SSIP Food Closet’s DONATE page on the web site or mail a check to us at 5625 24th St., Sacramento, CA 95822. The BIG DAY OF GIVING is also an option. Visit on May 7, 2020.



Listed below are businesses that deliver "touch-free" medications to your home.


Listed below are links to or information about miscellaneous resources.


CUMC is providing free help for Job Seekers

*Creating a resume

*Filling out applications

*Preparing for interviews

*Finding job listings



Did you know...COUNSELING SERVICES are a part of any medical plan you are enrolled in? If you (or anyone in your family) are on Obamacare, Medicare, MediCal, Sutter, Kaiser, UCDavis or any other system, you can call them to say you need counseling for

  • stress
  • family issues
  • drug/alcohol issues
  • couple communication
  • depression
  • grief
  • coping with loneliness
  • family arguments
  • anxiety
  • binge eating or drinking
  • addiction to porn
  • dealing with medical diagnosis
  • really any human problem you can think of.

Counseling takes place on the telephone or via video chat. The most recent research shows that telephone and video counseling are oftentimes more effective than in-person counseling. Researchers believe it's because the client feels safer on the phone and the therapist has to listen very carefully in order to help.

2021 Mini Medical School Registration

Here is free online series where you can learn about COVID-19 and medical sciences.  

Below is an overview of the 2021 Mini Medical School Program, and a full schedule can be found here:


If you are experiencing abuse and live in the Sacramento area, please call My Sister's House's hotline @ 916.428.3271

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