As of July 2020, SCRS-IL, and all Centers for Independent Living, are essential service providers and remain fully operational -- we are committed to continuing to provide resources and services to our consumers. Currently, access to our offices for independent living services are closed; however, you can still reach our team via telephone, email or video conferencing. Our leadership team continues to monitor local and state health orders and will make arrangements to open our offices to the public when it is safe to do so. You can email us anytime at feedback@scrs-ilc.org and someone from our team will be in touch with you during regular business hours.

As of July 2020, SCRS-IL, and all Centers for Independent Living, are essential service providers and remain fully operational -- we are committed to continuing to provide resources and services to our consumers. Currently, access to our offices for independent living services are closed; however, you can still reach our team via telephone, email or video conferencing.

 

Our leadership team continues to monitor local and state health orders and will make arrangements to open our offices to the public when it is safe to do so.

 

You can email us anytime at feedback@scrs-ilc.org and someone from our team will be in touch with you during regular business hours. For COVID-19 community resources, you can also get in contact with us so that we can assist you directly.

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

DRAFT California SARS-VoV-2 Pandemic: Health Care Surge Crisis Care Guidelines

CDPH COVID-19 link is https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/Immunization/ncov2019.aspx

All Facility Letters (AFL) Transfers to Low Acuity Alternate Care Sites during COVID-19

Visitor Limitations Guidance to All Facilities

To General Public Use of Personal Protective Equipment during COVID-19 Outbreak

To All Healthcare Facilities Optimizing the Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

To All Healthcare Facilities Visitor Limitations Guidance

To Veterinarians Animal Testing Guidance

To General Public Face Coverings Guidance

To Skilled Nursing Facilities (SFN) Interim Guidance for Transfer of Residents with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

To Adult Day Health Care Centers (ADHCs) Suspension of Regulatory Enforcements of Specified ADHC requirements

Individuals with Access and Functional Needs

Licensing and Certification Programs

CDPH COVID-19 Guidance Documents webpage

Stay home except for essential needs

Local Health Community Transmission Map

COVID-19 Information for WIC Families

COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDANCE FOR PEOPLE AT RISK FOR SERIOUS ILLNESS

Gatherings

Self-Isolation for Older Adults and Those Who Have Elevated Risk (English and Spanish)

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

COVID-19 Information for WIC Families

State Health and Emergency Officials Release Guidance to Prepare and Protect Homeless Californians and Service Providers from COVID-19

COVID-19 Recommended Protocol for People Experiencing Homelessness

Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)

DFEH Housing Information on COVID-19 FAQ

Employment Information on COVID-19 FAQ

California Department of Developmental Services (CDDS)

(3/12/2020 Letter to Regional Center Executive Directors Pay Vendors for Absences

(3/20/2020) DEPARTMENT DIRECTIVE ON PLACEMENTS IN LICENSED RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS

COVID-19 Safety Tips from Self-Advocates in Spanish

How to Stay Healthy / Cómo mantenerse saludable: https://youtu.be/ZeYXu9--FsQ 

What Should I Do If I Think I’m Sick? / Lo que debo hacer si creo que estoy enfermo: https://youtu.be/40iBc9qNx6w 

What I Should Do If I Get Sick / Lo que debo hacer si estoy enfermo: https://youtu.be/1giIp8QjJCo 

What To Do If a Caregiver or a Family Member Gets Sick / Lo que debo hacer si mi familiar o persona que me cuida se enferma: https://youtu.be/3RhvpRrLXok 

County Resources

Local Health Services/Offices

County Welfare Directors Association of California (CWDA) Information on COVID-19 Outbreak

Yolo County COVID-19 Guidelines: Staying at Home for Apartments or Close Quarters

Santa Clara Public Health Department Order of the Health Officer (4/6/2020)

Order to Disclose Inventories PPE and Ventilators

Community-based Organizations Serving High Risk to COVID-19

 

Assisted Living

Community Care facilities, including assisted living facilities and childcare

 

Older Adults

Retirement Communities link is https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/retirement/index.html

Older Adults Act (OAA) update

Adults and Senior Care Facilities (English and Spanish)

Administration for Community Living (ACL) What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?

 

Childcare

Community Care facilities, including assisted living facilities and childcare

Disability Disaster Access & Resources, A program of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC)

COVID-19

Public Safety Power Shutoffs

Homelessness

Homelessness

link is https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/homeless-shelters/index.html

Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness

CDPH State Health and Emergency Officials Release Guidance to Prepare and Protect Homeless Californians and Service Providers from COVID-19

DHCS COVID-19 FAQ: Behavioral Health Services for People Experiencing Homelessness

Project Roomkey: Emergency Housing for Immediate Protection Fact Sheet
 

Individuals

Supporting Adults with Autism through Uncertain Times: Companion Guide

Prepare for your Care

Make a Medical Plan and a Hospital Go Bag During COVID-19

(ACL) What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?

Individuals with Access and Functional Needs

People who are at higher risk for severe illness

People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness

Resources for Home

Self-Isolation for Older Adults and Those Who Have Elevated Risk (English and Spanish)

Plain Language Recourses

Protecting the Safety and Health of Workers

A Plain Language Glossary of Words Used in Protecting the Safety and Health of Workers

Articles

Forbes: 5 Things To Know About Coronavirus and People with Disabilities

JAMA: Food Safety and COVID-19

American Sign Language (ASL)

CDC ASL Video Series:

Answering Children’s Questions

10 Things You Can do to Manage COVID-19 at Home

Are You at Higher Risk for Severe Illness?

Caring for Someone at Home Who May Have COVID-19

COVID-19 Self Checker

COVID-19 Handwashing

COVID-19 Keep Children Healthy

COVID-19 Prevention Tips

COVID-19 Social Distancing

COVID-19 Risk to Pregnant Women

COVID-19 How Does It Spread?

Managing Stress and Anxiety

Passing COVID-19 to an Unborn or Newborn Baby

Parents Supporting Children

Slow the Spread: Easy Do-it-Yourself Cloth Face Covering

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

What Older Adults Need to Know about COVID-19

When to Get Medical Care for COVID-19

NORCAL Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing

COVID-19 Current Status and Updates

Linguabee: Free VRI access at COVID-19 test sites for the Deaf Community

National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Communicating with Medical Personnel During Coronavirus Special Message from North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on COVID-19(3/17/2020)

(3/17/2020) Special Message from North Carolina Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing on self-care during COVID-19 Outbreak 

From the Washington Department of Health

Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL82Z-swK0-4njl9qWjAoNY1HKbWndlq4i

Introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oX3JnbLodRI

What is COVID-19?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XM40f6Q_kE

How Does COVID-19 Spread?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0MVC3PtxxE

COVID-19 Symptoms: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJJqmtx9_co

What to Do If You Are Sick: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzumK5zimY4

Prevention & Treatment of COVID-19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoNZB2yox6c

Stigma & COVID-19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zWS7Xj26J0

What Can You Do About COVID-19?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BnEfqfvucY

What is Social Distancing?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYcL6NN-KcI

 

Indigenous Language Resources

COVID-19 Fact Sheets (35 Languages available)

Guidance for Social Distancing (Mayan)

COVID-19 Facts (Mayan)

Civil Rights

Healthcare

(HHS) HIPPA, Civil Rights, and COVID-19 link is https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/hipaa-covid19/index.html

(3/28/2020) BULLETIN: Civil Rights, HIPAA, and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

California

Guidance Relating to Non-Discrimination in Medical Treatment for COVID-19 (3/30/2020)

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF): Letter to CA Governor Newsom: Protect Disabled Californians and Prohibit Healthcare “Rationing” Based on Disability

Know Your Rights in Health Care During COVID-19

Disability Rights California (DRC): Letter to CA Governor Newsom (4/21/2020)

Responding to COVID-19

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans With Disabilities Act link is https://www.eeoc.gov/facts/pandemic_flu.html

 

Articles:

Chattanooga Times Free Press: Civil rights complaint: Tennessee policies could allow discrimination against disabled in receiving COVID-19

The Washington Post: Hospitals consider universal do-not-resuscitate orders for coronavirus patients

Evictions

Joint Analysis The Governor’s Executive Order on Evictions by: Disability Rights California, Western Center On Law & Poverty, and California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation

Federal/National COVID-19 Resource Websites

Pacific ADA Center

Accessibility at Drive-Thru Medical Sites and Checklist for Accessible Drive-Thru Medical Sites

ADA National Learning Center link is https://www.adapacific.org/covid-19 (800)-949-4232

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19link is https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

What the COVID-19 Means for Kidney Patients

Additional Guidance for Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

People at risk of serious illness from COVID-19 

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in communities

Getting your household ready in case of an outbreak in your community

What to do if you or someone in your household is sick

Handouts, Fact Sheets, Posters (multiple languages)

Healthcare professionals

Travelers

Businesses and employers

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Increasing the Physical Accessibility of Health Care Facilities

Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention in Dialysis Facilities

Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention in Nursing Homes

 

Congress

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act)

FEMA COVID-19 Response link is https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus

Health & Human Services (HHS) home link is https://www.hhs.gov

TRACIE: Alternate Care Sites (including shelter medical care)

HHS Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Updates link is https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/coronavirus/index.html

National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)

COVID-19 Resources for NIDILRR Grantee Community

National Emergency Number Association (NENA) link is https://www.nena.org/page/covid19

Global COVID-19 Resource Websites

The United Nations link is https://www.un.org/en/coronavirus

(4/29/2020) COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Guidance

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 link is https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak also available in French and Spanish

Institute for health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) COVID-19 Projections

Transportation Guidance

Federal Transit Administration (FTA): Frequently Asked Questions from FTA Grantees regarding COVID-19

American Public Transportation Association Response to COVID-19

National Transit Safety Research & Assistance Center - Epidemics and Pandemics link is https://ww.transitsafetycenter.org/?page_id=1500

Metro COVID-19 news and service on COVID-19

Sacramento Regional Transit COVID-19 Preparedness and Service

Paratransit Services

UPC of Sacramento and Northern California

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Pasadena Office

2023 Lincoln Ave, 

Pasadena, CA 91103


Phone: (626) 587-5010

Fax: (626) 714-7068

VP: (626) 407-3562

Downey Office

7830 Quill Drive, Ste D
Downey, CA 90242

 

Phone: (562) 862-6531
Fax: (562) 923-5274
VP: (626) 407-3562

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Arcadia Office

11625 Clark St

Arcadia, CA 91006

 

Phone:(310) 617-7035