CORONAVIRUS

COVID-19 RESOURCES - LTUSD & COMMUNITY PARTNERS ARE HERE FOR YOU...  School staff members want you to know that your needs are our top priority! We have student and family advocates who are able to assist you in accessing a multitude of resources right here in South Lake Tahoe. We also understand that there can be barriers to accessing those resources...or perhaps you are unsure about which organizations and services are right for your circumstances. The school district can assist in connecting you, respectfully and confidentially. We want to help. The District Office phone number is (530) 541-2850 ext. 0.



Additional links to information regarding the Novel Coronavirus:

     Barton Health Coronavirus Updates


Renter’s Rights During COVID-19 Pandemic: A message from the Family Resource Center - The ability or inability to pay full rent is coming to a critical mass this summer. We know not all who were previously employed will return to work. Renter’s need to make a plan with their landlords to develop a payment plan or landlords to participate in rent forgiveness. See this link for more information.


FREE CORONAVIRUS TESTING FOR ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS: 

Tests are free, regardless of insurance, and are available to residents in both CA and NV. Visit https://lhi.care/covidtesting to schedule an appointment. Nevada Residents can call 888-634-1123 to schedule an appointment. Testing can be conducted every two weeks. 

Surveillance testing will allow public health officials to monitor the spread of COVID-19, while also keeping us on track to move forward in reopening our community.

 


LTUSD Community Resources Page where there are links and information in the areas of Finance, Food, Housing, Health, Wellness, Utilities and Public Service.


COVID-19 and Tahoe's Economy: Resource Guide: The Lake Tahoe basin is feeling the effects of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please check here for up to date information and resources to help you as local residents, non-profits, employees, and businesses.



EDC Community Hubs, staffed with family engagement, literacy and health specialists, are working during the school closure. To strengthen families and reduce isolation and stress, they are trying to reach as many local families as possible (virtually and through phone calls). EDC Hub5 also maintains a Facebook group where it shares resources, information, parenting advice and activities: www.facebook.com/CommunityHub5/.


UC Cooperative Extension Central Sierra During the COVID-19 pandemic, you can help spread the word about Central Sierra resources to make sure everyone has enough to eat. If your family, your neighbors, or anyone you know is in need of food, assistance is available! Links to information about all Central Sierra food banks, WIC agencies, school meal sites, senior meals, how to sign up for CalFresh/food stamps, food safety, home cooking, home-based activities for families, and more are available on the following webpage, which will be regularly updated until the end of the crisis: COVID-19 Community Resources.


Suicide Prevention Network has a brand new resource page filled with helpful videos on maintaining your mental health. Click HERE TO VIEW THE LATEST VIDEOS including an interview with Dr. Matthew Wong on resilience and coping skills, and a video on journaling! ALSO...Quaran-teens is an optional class that allows students to engage with fellow students to learn and share how you are dealing with this weird time. This class is designed with videos, articles and space to express what you want or need to. All middle and high school students are invited because everyone could use a little help right now. Join the Google Classroom using this classroom code g3y3v5k.
MORE VIDEO RESOURCES FOR PARENTS of teens and children on the following topics:
1) How to help teens cope
2) Help your teen (child) deal with uncertainty
3) Safety, predictability and control for teens(child)


 

Childhood Vaccination Advisory from El Dorado County Public Health: Back to school time is fast approaching, yet according to El Dorado County Public Health officials many children are behind in their vaccination schedules due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Health officials are encouraging parents to take steps now so that their children receive their scheduled vaccines.  For individuals who are out of work or without health insurance, El Dorado County Public Health offers infant and children's vaccines for free.

California Parent and Youth Helpline As a result of COVID-19, the CDSS has secured agreements for a range of help for children, families and caregivers across California. Parents Anonymous is expanding their helpline to provide safe, immediate, accessible, and continuing help to parents, caregivers, and youth who are experiencing higher levels of stress due to the coronavirus outbreak. You can reach a live person 7 days a week by calling 1-855-4A PARENT (1-855-427-2736). Virtual Parents Anonymous support groups are also under development, so stay connected to CCR Communications for more information.  


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