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Covid-19 Resources

Your Actions Save Lives. As Californians, we must all do our part to protect ourselves, our friends and our families from COVID-19. If you do get sick, there are steps you can take to protect others and minimize the spread. Learn more and find resources at covid 19.ca.gov.

 Informational Websites:

Center for Disease Control

 World Health Organization



National Low Income Housing Coalition Resources

Vaccine information

How the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Works

Local websites: 

Where can I get tested?
Register for your COVID vaccine at Othena.com

Extra local OC resources guide and mutual aids* during the COVID crisis.

Please note: OC DEAF is not affiliated with the creators of this list. It is your responsibility to check and verify each resource

Assistance for COVID-related funeral expenses from FEMA:

From FEMA – Under the COVID Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2021.

Please read for more information at https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance | FEMA.gov

Call this dedicated toll-free phone number to get a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application completed with help from FEMA’s representatives. Multilingual services will be available.


For more information on when you are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit this link

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How to home-school during the coronavirus crisis

A survival guide by our own Family Outreach Advocate, Wendy Merritt-Aguilar.

Disclaimer: Make sure you follow the school work given to your child from school.


  1.  Set up a “school” schedule like the one below.
  1. Play some read-aloudASL Story Times.


  1. Use this Free Educational website


  1. Print Activity Sheets. Our Activities To Do Section has some great resources.


  1. Get Active – Play outside, Yoga, Go for walk, etc. Tip: Check out our Activities To Do Section for some ideas!


  1. Be Creative- Cooking Project, Art project, etc


  1. Find an educational TV Channel: Netflix, YouTube, Roku, Amazon Video, etc


  1. How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus 



9.Find where to pick up grab-and-go lunch meals here.

Explore while staying inside

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has live feeds and videos of animals from their open sea turtles to their penguins!


Explore the universe from the comfort of your home. On NASA’s website you can search their entire database of photos and video for free.


Take in the classical art of the Sistine Chapel and more with these virtual tours of the Vatican .


Enjoy this free database of ASL literature resources for children.


The Women’s History Museum in Virginia offers free online exhibits .


Enjoy the Beluga Whale LiveCam from the Georgia Aquarium.


Online exhibits available at The Detroit Institute of ArtThe Georgia O’Keefe Museum, and the VanGogh Museum in Amsterdam. With the Google Arts and Cultures App you can explore countless museums from your phone. Available through GooglePlay or AppleApps.

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