COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Consumers and Families

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Information from the Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
Information from the State Council on Developmental Disabilities (SCDD)
Information from Disability Rights California (DRC)
Campaigns and Initiatives
Information from Educacional Agencies
Information from Governmental Agencies 
Information from Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO)
Additional Useful Resources


COVID-19 UPDATES FOR CONSUMERS AND FAMILIES

Reminder!  NLACRC is operating and available to consumers, families, and providers!  We can be reached at each of our three (3) business offices (our office phone numbers are listed here) Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Please remember that our physical offices continue to be closed to the public until further notice.  Stay safe and well! 

Delivery of paper documents or correspondence: To protect the well-being and safety of the people we serve, as a result of COVID-19 NLACRC is only accepting the delivery of all documents and communication by email, fax, and US mail delivery at all three office locations (email and fax preferred if possible to mitigate the spread of COVID-19). During this time, courier, Fed-Express, and UPS deliveries will only be accepted at our San Fernando Valley office. Click here for our office locations.

NLACRC IS CURRENTLY MONITORING THIS IMPORTANT SITUATION AND WILL CONTINUE TO UPDATE AS INFORMATION IS RELEASED THAT AFFECTS NLACRC, THE INDIVIDUALS WE SERVE, AND OUR COMMUNITY.

Service providers should visit this link for additional information and resources.

INFORMATION FROM NLACRC

COVID-19 UPDATES:

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INFORMATION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL S
ERVICES (DDS)

Department of Developmental Services:

  • DDS COVID-19 Information and Resources Page: Click here to visit site
  • DDS Directives: Click here to view DDS directives for COVID-19
  • DDS Updates: Twitter / Facebook

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 INFORMATION FROM THE STATE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (SCDD)

Listos California
Health ProfileOpen this document with ReadSpeaker docReader
COVID-19 Tips for People with Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesOpen this document with ReadSpeaker docReader
COVID-19 Tips for Caregivers of People with Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesOpen this document with ReadSpeaker docReader 

COVID-19 Information and How to Stay Healthy
How to Stay Healthy from COVID-19
Plain Language Information By and For People with Disabilities (Green Mountain Self-Advocates)
Online Resources Related to Coronavirus Open this document with ReadSpeaker docReader
Create a COVID-19 Health Passport Open this document with ReadSpeaker docReader
Virtual Meetings: Getting StartedOpen this document with ReadSpeaker docReader
Virtual Meeting Tips Open this document with ReadSpeaker docReader

Self-Advocates and Family Advocates Q&A
Top Questions from Self-Advocates
Top Questions from Family Advocates

Safety Tips Videos from Self-Advocates
Episode 1: How to Stay Healthy
Episode 2: What Should I Do If I Think I’m Sick?
Episode 3: What I Should Do If I Get Sick
Episode 4: What To Do If a Caregiver or a Family Member Gets Sick
Bonus: Bloopers and Extra Clips

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INFORMATION FROM DISABILITY RIGHTS CALIFORNIA (DRC) 

Coronavirus information for individuals

 

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CAMPAIGNS AND INITIATIVES

Stay Home, Save Lives, Check-In Campaign:

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INFORMATION FROM EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES 

California Department of Education:


United States Department of Education:

Other Federal Resources:

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 INFORMATION FROM LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (LAUSD)

Resources for Families During School Closure:

Resources for Families During School Closure: English / Spanish

CONTACT INFORMATION:

  • Hotline for Families / Línea DirectaPara Familias: (213) 443-1300  Phone line for general information
  • Mental Health Hotline for Students and Families / Líneas directas salud mental para estudiantes y familias(213) 241-3840
  • Early Childhood Special Education Division:
    • Main Line: (213) 241-6701
  • School and Family Support Services / Servicios de Apoyo Escolar y Familiar Teléfono: (213) 241-6701

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INFORMATION FROM ANTELOPE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 

Resources for Families During School Closure:

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 INFORMATION FROM SANTA CLARITA VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Resources for Families During School Closure:

  • Early Start Program (ages 0-3 years) - (661) 294-5332 

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INFORMATION FROM GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES

Los Angeles City:

LAUSD Resources for Families During School Closure:

Governor Gavin Newsom and Supervisor Kathryn Barger:

  • State of Emergency/Local Health Emergency:
    • Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency, and Supervisor Kathryn Barger declared a Local Health Emergency, in order to make additional resources available on the state and federal level, as well as additional appropriate relief programs, increased protections against price gouging, and more.
    • State of Emergency Press Release
    • Local Health Emergency Press Release
  • Updates:

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health:

LA County Department of Mental Health:

State of California Department of Public Health:

United States Department of Education:

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INFORMATION FROM CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)
&
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

Information:

Print materials:

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ADDITIONAL USEFUL RESOURCES

Key Steps and Basic Precautions to Take:

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 40 to 60 seconds
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Cover a cough or sneeze
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Practice good public health hygiene 
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces with household spray or wet wipe.

Webinars/Informational Calls

Other Resources 

The resources listed above are for informational purposes only.  NLACRC does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of the information contained on any linked website.  Any reference to a specific product, process, or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by NLACRC of the product, service, or provider. The views and opinions expressed in any linked website do not necessarily state or reflect those of NLACRC.  

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