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The County of Riverside issues the following clarification for today’s amended public health
The services are meant to help vulnerable seniors fight food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic
From quick meals that can be picked up to food dropped off at homes, Riverside County is offering
several free food options to disabled and vulnerable adults as stay-at-home orders continue during
the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Newsom’s stay at home executive order still in effect
Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser is extending his order requiring
residents to wear face coverings when outside and to continue practicing social distancing
through June 19. The county is also moving to fully align with the governor’s “stay-at-home”
order until amended or rescinded.
County residents who lost employment because of the coronavirus epidemic may receive up to
$800 in job loss benefits thanks to a $252,000 state grant received by the Riverside County
Workforce Development Division.
Riverside County has more than 650 confirmed coronavirus cases among the patients and staff
of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the county.
Riverside County health officials are encouraging Coachella Valley seniors to remain in their
homes during the current heat wave and use air conditioning to stay cool, then seek financial
assistance to pay the higher utility bill.
The County of Riverside received $431 million from the federal government under the
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The funding will cover costs that
are necessary to respond to the ongoing public health emergency related to novel coronavirus.
In response to an increasing number of requests for resources, Riverside County has released
an online map to connect residents to food resources. Food Access gives directions to local
senior meal sites, school district meal sites and food pantries within a 10-mile radius. The map
also includes relevant details such as hours of operation, contact information and special
New app provides text support along with referrals to community resources
Riverside County residents who are experiencing the stress and challenges surrounding the
coronavirus pandemic have free access to live support via text chat from peer support
specialists and counselors through a new computer and smartphone app called
TakeMyHand.co. Please note that the URL is a .co and not a .com site.
Private and public golf courses in Riverside County closed because of the coronavirus pandemic
will be allowed to operate, but with certain restrictions under a revised order.
County facilities still open to serve the public
County Administration Center
4080 Lemon St. Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 955-1000
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