Health and Safety of Children and Families

County of Santa Cruz Public Health Services Agency – COVID-19 Information and Updates Santa Cruz County provides public information, recovery, latest news updates and employer information. See on the website or call 831-454-4242. 

To report a case of COVID-19 call Public Health’s Communicable Disease Unit at 831-454-4114 (during business hours). The afterhours number is 831-471-1170. 

Santa Cruz County Office of Education – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Information provides resources for families and school administrators regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Updates and school closure information will be posted on the website or call (831) 466-5901.

CA ALL: COVID-19.ca.gov – Your Actions Save Lives: This CA COVID-19 website provides up-to-date COVID-19 tracking information and resources such as, How to Get Help: with food scarcity, employees, businesses, housing –COVID-19 and Your Health: testing, vaccines, symptoms, Working & Living Safely: COVID-19 restrictions, Blueprint for a safer economy, How You Can Help: plasma donations and social media. Visit the website.

California Department of Public Health: Immunization Branch. The Coronavirus Disease 2019-COVID-19 website offers daily updates in English and Spanish. New Guidance documents, press releases, virus safety resources, FAQs are available too. For more information visit the website.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – The CDC website offers up-to-date information about COVD-19, including: Guidance for School Settings Before and During an Outbreak, cleaning and disinfection recommendations, talking with children about Coronavirus disease, checklists for teachers and parents and much more information. For more information visit the CDC website.

CA MAP-to-Inclusion & Belonging Making Access Possible: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Taking Care of the Children-Six Sets of Resources. In this newsletter you find links to: Official Website for Coronavirus Information, Information Specific to Children and Adults with Disabilities, Resources for Families, Resources for Kids to Explain the Coronavirus, Webinars for Early Childhood Educators on Managing Infectious Diseases, Take Care of Yourself! To read the newsletter visit their website.