Local Coronavirus Information And Resources

There are links to federal sources (i.e. CDC) at the bottom of this page.

Here is the latest on how response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting the greater Sacramento area:

Unemployment benefits now include those who are self-employed. (source)

Need assistance with pets? RedRover is an awesome local organization that has help systems in place. (source)

Donate4Sacramento has been set up to collect donations for people in our area. If you can donate, you can pick who you want your money to support. (source)

The Essential Worker Childcare program for first responders, healthcare workers and essential city of Sacramento employees is available. (source)

Sacramento City Council established an emergency moratorium on evictions, protecting renters who are financially impacted. (fill out this form)

Protection for homeowners is extended through foreclosure and eviction suspensions. (FHFA) (HUD)

Help with electric bills is being offered by SMUD and PG&E. They will extend payment due dates for those affected.

Financial assistance may be available if you have been laid off, have a small business that is struggling, have to care for an ill family member, or are experiencing reduced work hours. (Source)

Parking tickets are still being issued in downtown Sacramento on certain days. Here’s how to avoid that. (Source)

Sacramento City Unified School District is offering drive-thru meal service at many schools every weekday. (Source)

United Way California Capital Region has a local relief fund set up for local non-profits, helping individuals and families in our area.  (Source)

Thunder Valley Casino Resort is closed until further notice. (Source)

Amazon is now prioritizing shipments to essential household items. Non-essential items may be placed on a delayed delivery schedule. (Source)

Sacramento public libraries are closed, and any items checked out were given an additional four weeks added to their due date. Book drops are also closed, so do not attempt to return books. (Source)

City of Sacramento has closed council meetings to the public.

Sacramento County has released a series of resources for employers, schools, medical centers, homeless shelters, and others. You can find those here.

Live Nation has paused all tours, and their goal is to resume in late May or early June. Local K-Hits artist concerts affected as of March 13: Cher (May 6, Golden 1 Center, rescheduled to October 14) (Source)

Sacramento Kings games have been suspended until further notice. (Source)

Sacramento Republic games are suspended until further notice. (Source)

Golden 1 Center events are being cancelled or postponed. (Source)

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has postponed operations until mid-May. (Source)

Cache Creek Casino is ceasing operations until further notice. (Source)

California Dental Association is recommending dentists to stop providing non-urgent dental service. If you have an appointment, it is suggested that you reschedule for a later date. (Source)

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