COVID-19 ONLINE RESOURCES LIBRARY
The County of Monterey is committed to keeping you and your loved ones well and safe during COVID-19.
COVID-19 Online Resources Library is comprised of links to various COVID-19 related contact information and resources from The Monterey County Health Department, California Department of Public Health, California COVID-19 Response, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization and more.
Click on the links below for more information.
(+) CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS AND COVID-19 HOTLINE
Monterey County Health Department COVID-19 Information Call Center
1 (831) 769-8700 or 1 (831) 755-4521
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Natividad Hospital’s Bilingual Hotline: 1 (831) 772-7365
Nurses are available to speak with you in English or Spanish from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM, 7 days a week to answer questions about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System Coronavirus Hotline: 1 (831) 755-0793 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM, 7 days a week.
Montage Health COVID-19: 1 (831) 622-8001
Monterey County information line: 2-1-1 in English and Spanish
For information about Community Services, press “4” for English and press “5” for Spanish
Then press “3” for COVID19 or Shelter-in-Place press 3
To sign up for updates by text: text the word “coronavirus” to 211211
California State COVID-19: 1 (833) 544-2374 is available 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 7 days a week
The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1 (800) 985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster.
Call 1 (800) 985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center and COVID-19 resources https://www.dhhsc.org/covid-19-resources/
CIGNA Toll-Free Number: 1 (855) 287-8400
For all individuals seeking support during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Cigna offers a toll-free number to connect to a qualified representative. Assistance is available 24/7, for as long as necessary.
The service is open to anyone in the US free of charge to help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. Callers may also receive referrals to community resources to help them with specific concerns, including financial and legal matters.
For a life- threatening emergency dial 9-1-1
(+) MONTEREY COUNTY DEPARTMENTS WEBSITE, EMAIL AND TEXT
Monterey County Health Department Website (WEB-LINK)
Email the Monterey County Health Department at: Health@co.monterey.ca.us
Monterey County Behavioral Health's Forward Together Initiative (WEB-LINK)
Office of Emergency Services (WEB-LINK)
Text MCCOVID19 to 888777 to sign-up for daily Monterey County COVID-19 updates
(+) ADDITIONAL HEALTH AND COVID-19 RELATED WEBSITES
(+) FACE COVERING
(+) MONTEREY COUNTY SHELTER-IN-PLACE
(+) FREE CORONAVIRUS eVISITS AND SELF-CHECK
Free Coronavirus eVisits - Montage Health (WEB-LINK)
If you have mild respiratory symptoms including flu, hay fever/allergies, COVID-19 (coronavirus), consider using a free eVisit – Montage Health’s fast, online virtual care option - from the comfort of your home.
Answer a series of questions about your symptoms, and a clinician will provide a treatment recommendation, usually within an hour. Available 24/7.
(+) PROTECT AGAINST COVID-19
(+) SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS
(+) IF YOU HAVE CORONAVIRUS OR ARE CARING FOR SOMEONE WITH CORONAVIRUS
(+) INSURED RESIDENTS
(+) IF YOU DO NOT HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE AND ARE CONCERNED
Contact Monterey County information line at 2-1-1
If you are having difficulty breathing or keeping fluids down, go to the hospital emergency room or call 9-1-1 immediately
COVID-19 Presumptive Eligibility (PE) Program (WEB-LINK)
If individuals are uninsured and prior to testing, they could enroll in CA's new (PE)
Individuals can see if they are eligible for Medi-Cal by visiting https://c4yourself.com/c4yourself/index.jsp or call 1-866-323-1953. If the person is otherwise eligible, they can apply for Medi-Cal and get the three (3) months of retro coverage that should cover all COVID-19 testing costs, regardless of eligibility for full-scope or restricted scope Medi-Cal.
(+) VIDEOS AND PODCAST (VIDEOS PRODUCED BY: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION)
(+) LATEST FACTS AND NEWS RELEASES
(+) OLDER ADULTS AND COVID-19
(+) PREGNANCY AND COVID-19