We have a list of important State and San Diego County resources to help you and your family related to COVID-19. Find the resources here.
COVID Vaccine Information
The California Department of Public Health is staffing a phone hotline to answer the public’s questions about COVID 19 and vaccines.
- Phone: 833-422-4255
- Email: email@example.com
Volunteers are needed to administer vaccinations throughout the state and the county. If you have a medical background your help is needed.
- State of California Health Corps volunteer information can be found here.
- County of San Diego Medical Core Reserve information can be found here.
- UCSD Volunteer information can be found here.
COVID-19 Travel Guidance
As COVID-19 cases continue to increase rapidly across the United States and in our region, the CDC and the California Department of Public Health are recommending that you avoid non-essential travel to any part of California that is more than 120 miles from home, or to other states or countries. Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others this year. CDPH strongly discourages visitors from other states or countries and recommends that anyone traveling into California for non-essential or emergency response reasons should voluntarily self-quarantine for 10 days. If you travel to or from another country, you may be required to have proof of a negative COVID test. Please refer to the latest CDC and CDPH guidelines.
California Employment Development Department
Our team has been working with members of the community to resolve unemployment issues with the California Employment Development Department. Before you call or email us, we recommend you visit the following links:
- FAQs (Updated weekly)
- Visit this page to make sure you are certifying correctly.
- FAQ on what's considered a wage when certifying.
- Calculate what your benefit will be, based on wages for your highest grossing quarter.
- Here's information about the two different base periods for determining if you can receive benefits.
California Immigrant Guide
California is home to many newcomers from all over the world. In an effort to integrate immigrants, California has developed innovative services that help immigrants become part of the social, economic and civic fabric of our state. This guide features services that help immigrants thrive and succeed in their paths towards integration. Immigrants seeking help with English language learning, workforce skill development, naturalization preparation or legal assistance, can find information on available services throughout the state. The guide will serve as a bridge that can help immigrants fully participate in life in California. http://immigrantguide.ca.gov/
Wildfire Disaster Assistance Guide
Learn about resources that can help you, family and friends that might have been affected by the California wildfires. The guides bellow provide detailed information about the types of federal, state and local disaster assistance services available in California. There are no costs to apply for these programs. For more information visit http://wildfirerecovery.org/
Authorization for Release of Information Form
If you are struggling to get a resolution to a claim or get timely assistance from a state agency, such as the California Employment Development Department, the California DMV, or the California Department of Consumer Affairs, my staff may be able to help you. In order for my team to best assist you, we ask that you fill out the following Authorization for Release of Information. This form gives us the information we need to speak to agencies on your behalf.
You can fill out all of the information in this editable online form, save it, and email it to our team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you may fill out the information, print it, and mail it to us at: Office of Senator Toni Atkins, Attn: [Insert name of Field Representative who is helping you] 1350 Front Street, Suite 4061, San Diego, CA 92101.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call my office at (619) 645-3133.