Health and Safety of Children and Families

Free Meals for students will be provided by school districts at select schools sites for students of ages 0-18.

Visit SCCOE website for locations.

Child Development Resource Center, Child Care Switchboard

Will help families locate child care throughout Santa Cruz County. For help finding child care, please call 831-466-5820.

Coast Paper & Supply Inc. a one-stop shop for everything janitorial and cleaning and much more

Inclusion Collaborative, Santa Clara County Office of Education

Inclusion Support Warm Line offers FREE support, information and referrals for including children of all ages with disabilities and other needs in your community.

Santa Cruz County School Superintendents – Extension of School Closures through May 5, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in California Website

This website includes links to services and information on education, employment, taxes, health care and state, local governmental authority recommendations and guidance. Visit website.

Santa Cruz County – Shelter in Place FAQs in EnglishEspañol.

County of Santa Cruz Public Health Division – Guidance for Child Care Settings
during COVID-19 Pandemic – March 19, 2020 – EnglishEspañol

County of Santa Cruz Public Health Division – Shelter in Place Order, March 16, 2020

County of Los Angeles Public Health Department: Social Distancing: What You Need to Know about COVID-19

California Childcare Health Program CCHP

CCHP has produced a series of color laminated mini-posters on prevention of communicable reminders about best practices. The posters are available in Chinese, English and Spanish on how to stop infectious diseases, injuries and dental diseases. There are also fact sheets for families, health and safety notes, forms and checklists and policies and illness sheets. Posters can be found on the CCHP web site. For more information contact Department of Family Health Care Nursing at (415) 502-2825 or email Bobbie Rose at:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The CDC website has up to date information about the COVID-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.

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 CDPH web site.

CDPH – Guidance for Schools and Childcare

Visit the CDPH website.
CDPH – Novel Coronavirus Alert poster in English.
CDPH – Alerta de Nuevo Coronavirus in Español.

California 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.

CDC – Stop the Spread of Germs

Help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19 poster.

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Learn to identify the symptoms of COVID-19 poster.