Coronavirus Local Resources

A roundup of local, Sonoma County resources related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). 


Local Resources


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


Healthquest: PPE for sale

Our Healthquest team, which provides CPR training and AED sales and services, can order personal protective equipment for organizations or individuals. Orders can be made by emailing or through our online store

♦  Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer

♦  Reusable Face Shields

♦  Disposable Face Masks

♦  Hand Sanitizer

♦  Vinyl Exam Gloves

♦  Digital Thermometer



Food Resources


Redwood Empire Food Bank: Food Distribution Sites


Petaluma Bounty: COVID-19 Resource Guide


♦  Free Hot Meals

♦  Free Groceries

♦  For Seniors

♦  For People who are Undocumented

♦  CalFresh and WIC Info

♦  Farmer's Markets

♦  Grocery Stores

♦  Restuarants

♦  CSA

♦  Farm Resources


CA Dept. of Social Services: Pandemic EBT Benefits

Families with children who are eligible for free or reduced meals at school will get up to $365 per eligible child during the summer to use on food and groceries



Senior Resources


Sonoma County: Resources for Seniors and Vulnerable Populations During the Shelter in Place


♦  Information and Referral Phone Lines

♦  Grocery Stores Offering Delivery, Pickup or Senior Hours

♦  Meal Services

♦  Pharmacy Drive-up Windows and Delivery

♦  Well-being, Emotional Support

♦  Senior Community Agency and Non-profit Services

♦  Legal Services

♦  Medicare: Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)

♦  Transportation – Volunteer Driver Programs


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♦  Senior Centers

♦  Senior Support Services

♦  Senior Health Care

♦  Senior Housing

♦  Senior Meals

♦  Transportation

♦  Elder Abuse


Petaluma People Services Center: You Are Not Alone Program | Senior Café | iRIDE



Resources for Immigrant Families


State of CA: Guide for Immigrant Californians


♦  Immigration Help

♦  Testing and Treatment

♦  Services and Public Benefits

♦  Public Charge Information for Accessing Public Benefits

♦  Small Business Support


CA Human Development: COVID-19 Disaster Relief Assistance for Immigrants

To support undocumented Californians impacted by COVID-19 who are ineligible for unemployment insurance benefits and disaster relief due to their immigration status

♦  Beginning May 18, CHD will launch the program and accept phone calls (707-228-1338) to apply for a $500 or $1,000 debit card on a first-come, first-serve basis


UndocuFund: Disaster Relief in Sonoma CountyThe fund seeks to support undocumented children, families and communities in Sonoma County affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Legal Aid at Work: Relief Funds for Undocumented Workers in California


National / State Level Resources for Undocumented Students and Communities (Google document)



Well-Being Resources


Sonoma County: Mental Health Resources


♦  Coping with stress and anxiety

♦  Local resources if you need help now

♦  Mental Health Warm Line: (707) 565-2652 | 7 days a week, 10am-7pm | More info


Sonoma Community Resilience Hub: Online Resource Hub


Healthy4Life: Free Online Fitness Classes for Mind and Body


First 5 Sonoma County: COVID-19 Family Resource Guide


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Financial Resources


Sonoma County: Financial Assistance for Residents and Employees


♦  Paying Bills

♦  Rent

♦  Taxes

♦  Financial Assistance Programs

♦  Unemployment Insurance & Paid Leave


Sonoma County DHS: Economic Assistance Enrollment Info


♦  CalFresh

♦  Health Care Coverage

♦  General Assistance



COVID-19 Testing


State-Run Community Testing Sites 

Two community testing sites are open to the public. Appointments are available on weekdays, and can be made at or by calling 1-888-634-1123. Specific test locations and hours will be provided when making an appointment. Tests are free to the public.

♦  Make an appointment | More info


Sonoma County: Drive-Thru Testing Sites

County drive-through testing is available for the following groups by appointment only by calling (707) 565-4667:

♦  Essential workers

♦  Healthcare workers

♦  First Responders

♦  Symptomatic people 65+ or with underlying health conditions



Other Resources


Community-Made Masks

The CDC is recommending that community members wear a mask or other cloth covering in most public settings. Beginning April 17, Sonoma County is ordering members of the public to wear facial coverings while in public settings. In order to ensure front-line medical personnel, first responders, at-risk populations and essential workers have access to medical-grade personal protective equipment, here is a list of resources to make and obtain homemade masks.

Make a Mask at Home

♦  CDC Patterns and Tutorials  

♦  Sewn Masks Tutorials: Video 1 | Video 2Elastic-Free Step-by-Step Guide (PDF)

♦  No Sew Masks: Video Tutorial | No-Sew Mask Patterns

North Bay Sewists Unite | Join | Request masks | Donate | Find out more


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♦  School Lunch Sites

♦  Housing & Homeless Services

♦  Income & Expenses

♦  Food

♦  Crisis Services

♦  Transportation

♦  Health Care

♦  Mental Health

♦  Substance Abuse

♦  Children & Family

♦  Youth

♦  Education

♦  Legal Assistance

♦  Post Incarceration Reentry Services


NorCal Resources

A collaborative project between community health centers, County Health Departments, and social service providers intended to help community members more easily find and access local services