Multilingual COVID-19 Resources

This FDA toolkit is designed to help community, health and social service organizations, lay health advisors (promotoras), YMCAs/YWCAs, fraternities, school organizations (e.g., PTAs/PTOs), senior centers, faith-based organizations, and others to …

SCC COVID Testing Guidance

1/14/22 With a high demand for COVID-19 testing locally and throughout the nation, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department is offering guidance to those unsure of what kind …

Closing the Connectivity Gap for Older Americans

1/27/21 Older Adults Technology Services, Inc. (OATS), in partnership with the Humana Foundation, today released a new report that for the first time quantifies the size and degree of the …

Nearly all US COVID-19 deaths now preventable

6/25/21 According to an Associated Press analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data from May, only about 150 of the more than 18,000 COVID-19 deaths in May …

CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Pregnant Women

8/11/21 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday urged pregnant women and women who were recently pregnant to get vaccinated for COVID-19, saying there was mounting evidence …

Christians and the Vaccine

Should I take the COVID vaccine?
This is a question that everyone must answer for themselves.
For some Christians, this question runs into a particular set of roadblocks. …

COVID-19 Vaccine and the LGBTQ+ Community

Compared with people who identify as heterosexual, people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual have higher rates of health conditions associated with serious COVID-19 illness. These health conditions include …

5 Things To Know About the Delta Variant

7/22/21 For the first time in more than a year, we’re feeling some hope”or at least cautious optimism”that the pandemic could recede to the background. But experts want us to …

What to do if you lost your Vaccine Card

5/24/21 With California quickly reopening, and businesses increasingly requiring proof of vaccines from employees and customers, it’s time to remember where you stashed your precious COVID-19 vaccination card. It could …

Free Ride to Vaccine Clinics

Anyone can call 408-809-2124 (TTY 408-321-2330) to request a free round trip ride to any Santa Clara County sponsored vaccination site, at least 2 days before. Also, assistance with making …

Disability Access in Vaccine Distribution

4/12/21 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are Federal laws that protect qualified persons with disabilities from discrimination based …

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. The death must have occurred in the US, including the US territories, and the District …

HEALTH – My Turn CA Vaccination Scheduling

For CA residents to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a clinic or site near them (or register to be be notified when they become eligible). Key Words: Pandemic, Multi-language: …

CA Notify Contact Tracing

You have the power to help your friends, family and community Add your phone to California’s exposure notification system to get COVID-19 exposure alerts and to protect those around you. …

Free COVID-19 Contact Tracing Course

2022 In this free, 7 hour virtual course, students will learn about the science of SARS-CoV-2 , including the infectious period, and why contact tracing can be effective. How contact …

Coronavirus Advice for Consumers

AVOID CORONAVIRUS SCAMS with advice from the FTC: learn how to tell the difference between a real contact tracer and a scammer. Legitimate tracers need health information, not money or …

AirNow Interactive National Air Quality Map

AirNow is your one-stop source for air quality data. Our recently redesigned site highlights air quality in your local area first, while still providing air quality information at state, national, …

COVID-19 Guidelines for the General Public

As of April 6, 2022, close contacts in most settings who have been exposed to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 who are asymptomatic are no longer required to quarantine, …

Online Traffic Fine Reduction Request

8/15/20 If you have a financial hardship and can show that you are unable to pay the full amount for your traffic ticket, you may request the court to consider …

VOLUNTEER: Californians for All Volunteer Match

5/27/20 Governor’s CA Volunteers office has launched a partnership with VolunteerMatch to create a volunteer engagement platform.
This will make it easier for any Californian to volunteer, whether at …

SCC Office of Mediation and Ombuds Services (OMOS)

OMOS helps parties have difficult conversations, generate options, and reach voluntary resolution of their conflicts but does not provide legal advice.
The County recently passed a moratorium on evictions …

American Sign Language (ASL) Video Series on COVID-19 Tips

American Sign Language playlist of 20 CDC educational videos on COVID-19 including: Prevention, Managing Anxiety, Social Distancing, Parents Supporting Children, Older Adults, Symptoms, Cleaning your home, and more Key Words: …

Factcheck Guide to Our Coronavirus Coverage

In our work fact-checking political claims and debunking viral deceptions, we have found a tremendous amount of misinformation on the coronavirus pandemic. Key Words: COVID-19, Fake News

NewsGuard – Avoid coronavirus hoaxes

Avoid coronavirus hoaxes and other misinformation with NewsGuard. Now free until July 1st for the COVID-19 crisis.
Trust ratings for 4,000+ news and information sites-written by trained journalists based …

SCC Public Health Dept COVID-19 Data Dashboard

We are committed to providing accurate, reliable reports to the public. Additional data will be added over time. The information presented here is updated daily and is dependent on reporting …

AlertSCC – Multi-language Emergency Alerts

AlertSCC is a free, easy, and confidential way for anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County to get emergency warnings sent directly to their cell phone, mobile device, …