Covid-19 Testing and Vaccination Information
Covid-19 Vaccination Hub
Are you having trouble finding a COVID-19 vaccination center? Click here to visit Vaccine finder for help finding clinics and pharmacies providing vaccinations. You can filter your results based on the type of vaccination and distance you are willing to travel. Once you have entered your zip code, you will be provided with a list of available locations and a notification as to whether the location has vaccine doses in stock.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has made accessing free or reduced cost programs much more difficult. Findhelp.org places all programs into one easy to use website. Click here and type in your zip code and easily access information for food assistance, housing assistance, health, transit, and more! They proudly provide information for 2,850 programs in the Sacramento area!
California Northstate University
Please make sure to check the university and county websites for directions.
Natomas High School – appointments are posted online every Tuesday at 9 AM. If you have questions, please email email@example.com.
Covid-19 Testing Sites
The State of California has a detailed page including information pertaining to your specific county, testing locations, and vaccine information. Click here for the California State information. And view information pertaining to your county using the links below:
California Covid-19 Hotline: 1833-422-4255
STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for youth
If you are looking to help your child with Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math, STEM, Square Root Academy helps under-represented youth achieve academic excellence. For more information, visit the Square Root Academy here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Khan Academy is a free too to help your child with STEM subjects. Click here to learn more.
Visit Sacramento 365 to find specific activities both out in the community or streamed online. Explore age-specific festivals, performances, and activities all summer long!
Sacramento Public Library
The Sacramento Public Library hosts virtual activities fun for all ages. Every Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30pm youth can log in to the library’s Virtual Homework Zone where high school volunteer tutors are available to answer your child’s homework questions. The library also hosts virtual story times, book clubs, and skill-building workshops. A full calendar of Events can be found by clicking here.
Safety and Wellness Resources
With the virtual world leading the way, cyber bullying can be a huge threat to our youth.
Some of our older Littles may be starting to date. It is important for our parents, guardians, and Littles to recognize the signs of dating violence and have open conversations about the meaning of consent. Click here to visit My Sisters House to learn more.
Mental Health Support
Sacramento Youth Mental Health provides resources and videos to help teens deal with mental health struggles. The webinars available for viewing present topics specifically relating to COVID-19 distress, including youth-specific wellness practices in the webinar “Dealing with Distress During Distance Learning” and general resources for coping such as mindfulness apps and even a chatroom for LGBT+ youth looking to find acceptance. Click here to check out their resources.
National Alliance on Mental Illness provides guides for suicide prevention, self-care, navigating a mental health crisis, and more! You can text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor 24/7 or call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Click here to learn more.
Lighthouse Counceling & Family Resource Center is a resource for Lincoln and Roseville residents. They offer no-to-low cost services provided in both English and Spanish.
BeWellLine: This resource provides virtual emotional and crisis support sessions to individuals and families for up to six “visits” by phone, online chat, or video call. They also have ongoing open group sessions on topics like loneliness, boosting resilience, and meditation and gratitude. Additionally, they are also hosting support groups for LGBTQ, Jewish, and substance abuse and recovery populations. These services are FEMA funded and are free for all Callifornians. Check it here!
Sacramento County Opioid Coalition: Click here to learn more.
Marijuana and Alcohol Prevention Resources
Sacramento County Coalition for Youth’s Future Forward initiative provides facts and resources for substance use prevention for both teens and parents. The website provides guardians and mentors with resources such as conversation starters to begin talking to youth about the dangers of consumption. Visit Sacramento County Coalition for Youth here for more information.
Resource for mental health, avoiding risky behavior, and academics
Visit OMNI Youth Resources for resources and support here.
“CA Meals for Kids” App
The State of California has created a free mobile app which connects students and families facing food insecurity with sites that are providing meals. You can download the CA Meals for Kids app on Google’s Play Store or Apple’s Apple Store.
COVID-19 Resources for DREAMERS and Undocumented Immigrants
The UnDocuScholars Research team at UCLA has created a resource for undocumented immigrants looking for emergency assistance during the COVID-19 crisis. The team has put together both nationwide and state-specific resources and emergency funds. Check out the document here.
Millions of people in the United States experience food, housing, and financial insecurity every year. Whether you need help paying one bill or many, or are looking for information to help someone else, you are not alone. Your local 211 agency has the most up-to-date information about local assistance that may be available to you. Simply call 211 to speak to someone now.
Millions Wellspring Women’s Center in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood serves nearly 200 women and children each weekday and offers four different programs: the Nutritious Meal Program, the Children’s Corners Program, the Safety Net Services Program, and the Women’s Wellness Program. Click HERE to learn more about what they have to offer.
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