Information on COVID-19 Outbreak
Materials Released by CWDA and Trusted Partners

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CWDA is developing a clearinghouse of information from trusted partners, including state and federal agencies, as well as materials produced by counties related to COVID-19. 

Please check back regularly as materials will be added as we receive them!

State-Issued Materials

California Department of Public Health: Essential Workers

CDPH Clarification on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

 

California Department of Health Care Services: Medi-Cal Eligibility-Related Materials

DHCS ACWDL 19-01 Public Health Crisis Exceptions

DHCS MEDIL I 20-07: Access to Care During Public Health Crisis – In response to Governor’s 3-19 Executive Order

 

California Department of Social Services: In-Home Supportive Services Materials

IHSS ACL on Back Up Providers (3-30-2020)

IHSS All County Letter ACL 20-26 (3-24-2020)

IHSS PML 3-19-2020

IHSS PML 3-16-2020

IHSS PML 3-12-2020

CDSS COVID-19 Notice to IHSS Providers

CDSS COVID-19 Notice to IHSS Recipients

 

California Department of Social Services: CalFresh, CalWORKs and Related Programs

ACWDL re 3-17 EO - ACWDL Implementation Of Executive Order N-29-20 Regarding Eligibility Redeterminations And Time On Aid Limits (3-27-2020)

CDSS ACWDL: CalFresh, CalWORKs & Related Programs – ACWDL Regarding CalWORKs, CalFresh, Housing and Homelessness Programs, RCA, and RSS (3-12-2020)

 

California Department of Social Services: Information Re Housing and Homeless Services Programs Overseen by CDSS

ACWDL on Housing and Homeless Programs Operated by CDSS - 3-19-2020

 

California Department of Social Services: State Hearings Division: Hearings Moving to Phone-Based Only

CDSS State Hearings Letter - COVID-19

 

California Department of Social Services: Child Welfare and Foster Care Materials

CWS Emergency Response Guidance 2-28-2020 (3-28-2020)

CWDA ACL 20-25 - 3-21-2020 - Providing Optimal Child Welfare/Probation Services During COVID-19 State of Emergency (3-21-2020)

CDSS ACL - Child Welfare and Probation COVID-19

CWDA Courtesy Supervision List 3-23-2020

Attachment: Online Class Access for Current and Former Foster Youth

 

California Department of Social Services: Adult Protective Services Materials

CDSS APS PML - 3-17-2020 – Supersedes Prior PML

CDSS PML on Adult Protective Services - COVID-19

Attachment: Expanded No In-Person Response Guidance

 

Department of Health Care Services: Materials Issued to County Behavioral Health Agencies and Behavioral Health Providers

Information Notice 20-009: COVID-19 Guidance for Behavioral Health Programs

COVID-19 FAQ for Behavioral Health

COVID-19 FAQ for Narcotic Treatment Programs

 

Department of Child Support

The department has issued a number of information bulletins for recipients and payees, available at their COVID-19 website here.

 

CalSAWS Materials

C-IV Materials: Electronic Signature Usage

C-IV Electronic Signature Transmittal

C-IV Electronic Signature Job Aid

 

CalWIN: Refresher Information on Using Electronic Signatures in MyBenefitsCalwin

 CalWIN Refresher: MyBenefitsCalWIN Electronic Signature Capacity

 

Federal Materials

USDA: SNAP (CalFresh)

USDA Blanket Waiver Adjusting SNAP Interview Requirements (3-26-2020)

USDA Guidance and State Plan Template Re: AB 6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020

USDA Implementing Letter on ABAWD Time Limit Waiver Re: AB 6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020

 

Administration for Children and Families Guidance

ACF Guidance on Child Welfare Court Processes During Pandemic – 3-27-2020

 

USCIS: Seeking Coronavirus Care Will Not Affect Public Charge

USCIS Public Charge - COVID-19

COVID-19 FAQ for Mental Health Rehabilitation Centers and Psychiatric Health Facilities

 

Materials from Partner Organizations

CSAC-CHEAC Letter to Governor Regarding Coordinated Response to COVID-19

CSAC-CHEAC Feb 28 Letter to Gov Newsom

 

County Association Letters Seeking Clean 1115 Medicaid Waiver Continuation

County Letter on 1115 Waiver to State

County Letter on 1115 Waiver to Congress

 

California Reinvestment Coalition: Protect Yourself from Scams

 

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

 

California Immigrant Policy Center

 

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