This list was compiled by KNSJ staff, including our East County Magazine Show, and includes resources for those who need help during the Coronavirus  emergency.  Know of other resources we should include? Please email or

If you need help in San Diego County, call 211 a resource and information hub that connects people with community, health and disaster services

City of San Diego official announcements, residential and commercial eviction moratorium, business relief and support, volunteering

Covid-19 Testing

Where to get free food for your family

Food, housing, medical benefits and other support services

County’s family resource centers, housing and community development services

Unemployment insurance: waiting period waived, how to

Essential businesses and jobs exempt from closures

Small business loans during COVID-19 crisis

Free rides to seniors and others in need due to COVID-19

Mental health services: National Alliance on Mental Illness: 888-724-7240 or 2-1-1 or click here for assistance, and; and Live Well @ Home

Suicide prevention hotline:  1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Blood banks need donations

For grocery stores across San Diego County offering exclusive shopping times for “vulnerable shoppers” look here.

IRS extends tax filing deadline

County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk services available online or by mail

Get COVID-19 text messages from county

County parks—which are open or closed

Helen Woodward pet food to COVID-19 suffers, elderly, disabled and laid-off workers. 858.756-4114 ext 341 or the form online.

Free online AP test prep classes and free AP testing

Court closures and prisoner releases

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