COVID-19 INFORMATION & RESOURCES

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COVID-19 & YOUR PRACTICE

  1. AAP-CA3 Chapter Town Hall slides– without Dr. Burns or Dr. Taras’ slides
  2. Updated Q&A Guidance-V10
  3. For the most recent COVID-19 County information, please see San Diego County COVID-19 page.
  4. Link to sign up for COVID Watch: link to sign up for COVID Watch
  5. Most recent edition of COVID watch (05/18/2020), there is a new one each day, so check back on the San Diego County COVID-19 page.
  6. There will be a teleconference on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11AM.  You can sign up here or you may also participate in this COCA Call by joining COCA’s Facebook Live.
  7. IDSA COVID-19 Guideline DX

PEDIATRIC PROVIDER TOOLKIT: Well-Child Checks and Childhood Immunizations

PEDIATRICIAN WELLNESS

FOR YOUR FAMILIES

Info about the COVID-19 vaccines, available at GetVaccineAnswers.org and DeTiDepende.org (other languages available).

Finding COVID vaccines:

  • The state of California launched www.myturn.ca.gov as a central website to find out your eligibility, make an appointment in some jurisdictions, and get notified when it’s your turn.
  • The CDC is partnering with Boston Children’s Hospital and Castlight Health, have updated Vaccinefinder.org to focus on COVID. The initial launch has limited data but is expected to expand over the coming weeks.
  • NPR created a tool — it’s embedded in this story.
  • Finally, www.VaccinateCA.com is a tool created by a group of tech volunteers who call every pharmacy and clinic in the state and post whether they have vaccine available.
  • Caring for Each Other< – Sesame Workshop and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center are partnering on a webinar series
  • SCRIBD – Free books and audio booksfor 30 days
  • The children’s book author Mo Willems is currently doing an artist in residency program at the Kennedy Center and is teaching children how to draw, Click here. Daily drawing time at 10AM PST.
  • The actor and father Josh Gad (Olaf from “Frozen”) has started #GadBookClub on Fridays. He reads books to children on Instagram @joshgad, and you can also access via the hashtag after the livestream.
  • The actress Natalie Morales reads several chapters of Scholastic recommended “The Little Prince”. She can be found on Instagram @nataliemoralesloves
  • Coronavirus a Book for Children

Relief Funds For Undocumented Workers in California

The National Domestic Violence Hotline has an online chat available at https://www.thehotline.org(or text LOVEIS to 22522). Victims also can call the hotline at 1-800-799-7233. The San Diego District Attorney’s Office has resources available to help victims and survivors in the San Diego region during the pandemic. A new website offers information in English and Spanish on free local services, along with an anonymous quiz that determines one’s risk for domestic violence.

San Diego County also has the first-ever Family Justice Center, which opened in 2002. While the physical office is currently closed due to the COVID-19 crisis, Family Justice Center staff are working and continue to assist with planning, advocacy, and connecting individuals to community resources. Family Justice Center staff can be reached at (619) 533-6000. To view a comprehensive list of resources in our area, click here.

The California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief During COVID-19 offers stress management information, specific “stress busting” strategies that can be used at home, and a self-care template for adults.

The California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief for Caregivers and Kids During COVID-19offers information on stress management for kids, specific “stress busting” strategies, and a self-care template for kids.

An All Plan Letter for Medi-Cal managed care health plans on Mitigating Health Impacts of Secondary Stress Due to the COVID-19 Emergency.

Guidance for Medi-Cal fee-for-service providers on Mitigating Health Impacts of Secondary Stress Due to the COVID-19 Emergency.

California Surgeon General’s Playbook: Stress Relief for Caregivers and Kids during COVID-19

Tips to Maintain your Mental Health during COVID-19

Get free Clear face masks for families and patients with special needs or hard of hearing.

  • SDG&E (sdge.com/coronavirus) announcement of the San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund (English and Spanish)  Post Link is here
  • SDG&E announcement regarding our temporary suspension of service disconnections (Spanish) . Post link is here
  • SDG&E have programs to help our customers in need.  Help us get the word out on our assistance programs: CARE, FERA and Medical Baseline programs: sdge.com/assistance
  • FREE Internet Access to qualifying homes with students. Call  1-844-579-3743  to enroll.
  • COMCAST is also offering free internet to familie

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