COVID-19: Resources

COVID-19: Resources

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Keep our hospitals safe

Checklist for the Reopening

Here is a checklist of questions that need adequate answers to ensure we reopen safely and effectively.

See the checklist

On the Job

Use this checklist to ensure a safe reopening, get critical information about PPE, and more.

Housing

Learn about the temporary housing available to healthcare workers, including the state’s hotel program, temporary RV and Airbnb lodging, and hotel lodging for Kaiser members. 

Childcare

Check out these resources to help us ensure that our children are well cared for while we’re at work fighting this pandemic.

Workers’ Compensation

Governor Newsom has signed an Executive Order that strengthens the rights of any essential worker who contracts COVID-19 to secure worker’s compensation benefits.

Financial Support

Learn about the financial support available to healthcare workers who are flexed, cancelled, or laid off, relief for renters and homeowners, and more.

Save money with the Green@Home program! See if you qualify for lower utility bills, free or reduced green home improvements, cash rebates to help buy a clean energy car, and more.

Food and Shopping

Learn about special shopping hours for healthcare workers, food banks, and Cal Fresh food benefits.

Benefits for Kaiser Workers

We’ve worked with Kaiser Permanente to secure benefits for SEIU-UHW members during the pandemic, including childcare, temporary shelter, and additional administrative leave hours. Click here to learn more about these benefits and how to apply online.

Deadline Extensions for Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The Department of Consumer Affairs and California Department of Public Health have issued new guidelines for healthcare workers who need to fulfill our CEUs — including deadline extensions. Click hear to learn more and find out how to apply online. 

Pandemic Readiness Training

Free online, self-paced Pandemic Readiness Training is available to healthcare workers through Futuro Health.

Immigrant Families

See our list of resources for immigrant families.

Testing, Treatment, and Healthcare

Check out our growing list of COVID-19 treatment and testing locations.