Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates and Resources

For the latest information on health orders, testing and vaccines, visit the Santa Clara County COVID-19  Public Health website

Joe periodically holds telephone town halls as a means of communicating with constituents about COVID-19. Listen to the recordings of our COVID-19 Telephone Town Halls.

COVID-19 Testing Sites:

  • To find a site closest to you and schedule an appointment, go to sccFreeTest.org.
  • To make an appointment by phone, call the Community Testing and Vaccination Line at (408) 970-2000. Help is available in Chinese, English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. 

COVID-19 Vaccine:

  • For the most recent updates on the vaccine and booster, and to find nearby vaccination sites, go to sccfreevax.org.
  • To make an appointment by phone, call the Community Testing and Vaccination Line at (408) 970-2000. Help is available in Chinese, English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. 
  • Homebound residents may schedule an in-home vaccination. Call (408) 970-2818 or email [email protected].
  • El Camino Health Mountain View offers vaccination appointments Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Online appointment scheduling is available.  
     

COVID-19 Resource Directory:

  • Residents can call 2-1-1 to get connected to the right resources. 2-1-1 phone and text services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in 150 languages through phone interpretation services, and in English and Spanish for text services.
  • Some in-person County services remain suspended to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Customers are asked to conduct business via phone or online channels.
  • Share a concern or ask a question about COVID-19.
  • Any business, faith, nonprofit, or community leader with questions should contact [email protected].

 

Community Resources Guide for Youth, Family and Individuals: financial, food, health, housing, legal assistance for individuals, families, and seniors in Santa Clara County. Services often available regardless of ability to pay, or insurance/immigration status.

Financial Assistance (not included in the Community Resources Guide above):

  • Creative/Arts funding: roundup of Emergency Funds for local artists, freelancers, musicians, performers, creative nonprofits.
  • Nonprofits: Silicon Valley Nonprofit Crisis Resources
  • Santa Clara County Emergency Assistance Network: small grants may be available for individuals and families:
  • Santa Clara County Homelessness Prevention System (led by Destination: Home and Sacred Heart Community Service): providing financial assistance to low-income families and individuals at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Assistance may include immediate cash relief, legal support, and/or other case management services.
  • Santa Clara County Office of Supportive Housing: rental assistance for low-income Santa Clara County residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can receive help paying rent.

Food Assistance(not listed in Community Resources Guide above):

Seniors (not listed in Community Resources Guide above): 

  • Avenidas: financial, government, medical and transportation resources for seniors; online classes and activities. Assistance referral: (650) 289-5433; Friendship Line: (650) 289-5400

 

    Recreation: locally-based virtual activities and entertainment.

     

    Note: These resources are not an exhaustive list, or meant to substitute for expert advice on employment, financial, legal, medical, schooling, or workplace issues.

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