We advise community members to monitor updates from the County Public Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the latest information on COVID-19 guidance, and everyday actions to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus within our community.
No Kid Hungry Emergency Relief Grants
No Kid Hungry is offering real time funding and assistance for schools and community organizations to make sure kids have access to the meals they need as schools close due to coronavirus. If your organization needs funding to support these efforts, please submit your interest in receiving emergency grant funds here:
Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19:
The governor released a one-stop website for COVID-19 resources (link below). Information including unemployment and paid sick leave can be found at this website. Information regarding small business assistance will soon be added.
In addition, below is a link to a chart that provides information on current resources available for various COVID-19 impacts.
Small Business Resources
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornonavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
In addition, refer to the COVID-19 Business Information website for further resources.
It is illegal to raise the price of food, medical supplies, housing, fuel, or other essentials more than 10% during a state of emergency. If you have witnessed price gouging, make a report with the Office of Attorney General at oag.ca.gov/report or by calling 800-952-5225. You can also contact your local police department. For more information on the California Law prohibiting price gouging visit Ca Penal Code 396.
As part of their response to the SARS-CoV2 pandemic, Comcast is expanding their Internet Essentials program by (1) increasing speeds for IE customers, and (2) giving new customers two months of free service. View the full Comcast statement here.
County of Monterey Resources:
- World Health Organization
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
- Older People & People with Chronic Diseases at Higher Risk
- Steps to Prevent Illness
- What to do When Sick
- Common Questions
- Situation Summary
- Information for Communities, Schools, and Businesses
- Free Communication Resources
- California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA