Tag: Covid-19

L.A. County Offering Temporary Free Grocery Delivery Service for Seniors
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L.A. County Offering Temporary Free Grocery Delivery Service for Seniors

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the California Safer at Home order, seniors and other vulnerable adults find themselves in need of timely delivery services. In response, the Workforce Development Aging & Community Services (WDACS) launched a temporary delivery program called Critical Delivery Services (CDS) to deliver food and other vital items to…

California Added to SNAP Online Pilot Program
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California Added to SNAP Online Pilot Program

USDA is expanding access to innovative online food purchase program U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has approved California’s request to provide online purchasing of food to SNAP households. This approval will allow California to expedite the implementation of online purchasing with currently authorized SNAP online retailers with a target start date later this month. California’s…

L.A. County Expanding Interim Housing to Prevent Spread of Covid-19 Among Homeless
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L.A. County Expanding Interim Housing to Prevent Spread of Covid-19 Among Homeless

Under Project Roomkey, hotel & motel rooms booked so highly vulnerable people experiencing homelessness can also be “safer at home” The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) and a network of service providers for people experiencing homelessness are rapidly expanding the interim shelter system in a massive public health…

It’s All About Testing
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It’s All About Testing

Pasadena’s first drive-thru testing site begins By Terry Miller On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the biggest questions remains to be seen.  How do we, as average citizens, get tested? Much like the real estate slogan, “Location, location, location,” COVID-19 testing appears to follow that mantra. To find tests, it’s often a…

L.A. County Provides Financial Resources for Employees, Employers, & Seniors
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L.A. County Provides Financial Resources for Employees, Employers, & Seniors

The County of Los Angeles is providing residents and their families with resources throughout the COVID-19 crisis that address financial stressors.  Resources for Employees and Employers  Unemployment Insurance: File at ca.gov/unemployment or (800) 300-5616. EDD WorkShare Program for Employers: Information and Application for Employers. Phone number for Employers: (916) 464-3343. Phone number for Employees: (916) 464-3300. Employer Assistance…

DMV Helps Californians with Expiring Driver Licenses
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DMV Helps Californians with Expiring Driver Licenses

Seniors and other drivers can avoid required office visit for renewal during COVID-19 pandemic The California Department of Motor Vehicles has announced that seniors with an expiring driver license will receive a 120-day extension in the mail during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, those with safe driving records whose last DMV visit was 15 years ago will not…

CDTFA Offers Immediate Interest-Free Payment Plans
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CDTFA Offers Immediate Interest-Free Payment Plans

Small businesses may defer up to $50,000 of sales and use tax liability for 12 months Governor Newsom has announced a new relief effort that gives all businesses with less than $5 million in annual taxable sales the ability to defer payment on up to $50,000 in sales and use tax liability without incurring any penalties…

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