San Joaquin County continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 in the community.
Stay safe by washing hands frequently for at least 20 seconds with soap and water, wear a face covering when you have to go out, maintain social distancing, and stay home when sick.
Continue to monitor SJC Public Health Services, SJReady, and California Department of Public Health for the most current information.
Information on State mandated face coverings can be found
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We must prevent spreading COVID-19 as the state gradually reopens. It’s important for San Joaquin County residents to continue staying home as much as possible,
and do their part to keep everyone healthy.
Keep six feet away from others, wear a cloth face covering, wash your hands, and cover coughs and sneezes. Recreate and do business locally to avoid spreading
the virus across county lines. If you feel symptoms of COVID-19, get tested.
Effective immediately (7/13/20), San Joaquin County is required to shut down the following industries or activities unless they can be modified to operate outside or by pick-up.
Bars, Breweries, and Pubs (Serving Food)
Hair salons and barbershops
Offices for non-essential sectors
Personal care services, like nail salons, body waxing and tattoo parlors
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If you feel any symptoms of COVID-19, contact your health provider to schedule a test. Stay home and keep yourself separated from other people and animals in your home. Symptoms can include fever, fatigue, nausea, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, headaches, or sudden loss of smell and taste.
Interested in getting tested for COVID-19?
Make a free appointment in Lodi at OptumServe.
If you do not have internet access, call 1-888-634-1123. Appointments available M-F.
Testing through Project Baseline is provided free of charge M-F near San Joaquin General Hospital. Complete the screening at
Census: The 2020 Census is underway and the most important thing you can do is respond online, by phone, or by mail when you receive your invitation. Responding now will minimize the need for the Census Bureau to send census takers out into communities to follow up. Please check this page for regular updates.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - The CDC has helpful videos providing information on COVID-19.
They also have videos with American Sign Language translation.
Cybersecurity Tips: Cybercriminals are abusing the panic of the COVID-19 global event.
Fake websites, phishing campaigns, and Coronavirus themed malware have increased and are formulated to deceive you and steal your personal information.
For tips on staying safe and secure online, visit the ReadyGov Cybersecurity page.
To learn more about reporting COVID-19 related scams, visit the DOJ website.
Drive-Thru Testing: Drive-thru testing is being offered by Verily.
To see if you qualify for testing, visit the Verily website to complete an online screener based on guidelines from public health officials.
Employment Development Department (EDD)/Unemployment/Sick Leave/Caregivers:
The EDD provides a variety of support services to people affected by COVID-19 in California.
For faster and more convenient access to those services, please use their online options.
Meals for Kids: California K-12 school may provide school meals in non-congregate settings through the Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option,
consistent with the requirements of the California Department of Education and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
To learn more about these programs, visit the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
OnwardCA - One-stop resource for the people of California impacted by job loss during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Reporting Employee COVID-19 Outbreaks in the workplace
Employers in San Joaquin County should report any outbreaks of COVID-19 among their employees to San Joaquin County Public Health
Services as soon as possible by calling Disease Control and Prevention office at 209-468-3822, during normal business hours.
Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance:
SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans to Small Businesses and Nonprofits Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now offering low-interest federal disaster loans to San Joaquin County small businesses and nonprofit organizations suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The SBA's Customer Service is available to assist businesses with questions and provide technical assistance on the application process.
Contact the SBA Disaster Customer Assistance Center at (800) 659-2955 or email email@example.com.
Additional disaster assistance information and online applications are available at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/.
The deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan is December 16, 2020.
The grant application forms and associated documents will be available for on the
beginning at 5 pm on Friday, July 17, 2020. In order to apply for grant funding, businesses
should submit a complete application package via email to
Grant applications will
be evaluated by a private firm for completeness using a comprehensive set of criteria consistent with Federal
statutes, regulations, and terms and conditions of San Joaquin County award. This private firm will provide an
independent review of the grant applications and ensure a timely and transparent approval process.