CORONAVIRUS and COVID-19 RESOURCES AND LINKS
We're beginning week 2 of Grab N Go Meals from schools in the valley! This link will take you to Grab-N-Go lunch schedules.
California has issued a Stay at Home order that goes into effect on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The order is that all individuals living in the state of California to stay home or at their place of residence except for those needed to maintain critical functions.
Access the State of California Stay Home page here.
The state specifically details businesses that will stay open, including
Grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores
Take-out and delivery restaurants
Laundromats and laundry services
Essential state and local government
Offices that provide government services
If you need medical information... here are numbers to call. please give these numbers to your family members that don't have social media or internet service. If you are concerned about your health or show symptoms of COVID-19 (coronavirus)
Get information from the CDC HERE
Difference between cold, flu and coronavirus
- Call your physician for directions; or
- Call the Tulare County Public Health line, 2-1-1, or Tulare County Public Health at 559-685-5720 or 559-471-7092 after hours and weekends.
- If you are experiencing severe respiratory distress or fever, proceed to the closest emergency department, but call ahead, do not just walk in.
Kaweah Delta - Visalia
Kaweah Delta’s Emergency Department, call ahead to 559-624-2862, do not walk into the ED
Adventist Health - Tulare or Hanford
In an effort to support our patients, visitors and communities, Adventist Health has established an advice line to provide information about coronavirus. This advice line is staffed by experienced registered nurses to answer your questions about coronavirus or concerns about visiting an Adventist Health clinic or hospital. You can reach this special coronavirus advice line by calling 844-542-8840. The advice line is available 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific time, Monday through Friday.
Sierra View Medical Center - Porterville
If you have questions for us please contact us by email at MARKETING@SIERRA-VIEW.COM or by phone, 559-791-3922. The Marketing office is open from Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
FROM THE THE CDC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends no gatherings of more than 50 people for the next 8 weeks as health officials work to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
The CDC issued the new guidelines . GET INFORMATION FROM THE CDC HERE
"Therefore, CDC, in accordance with its guidance for large events and mass gatherings, recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States," the CDC says.