COVID-19 Updates

COVID19 Update

- For COVID-19 General Information, click HERE -

Update: April 6, 2020

Click HERE for additional resources for seniors and other vulnerable Angelenos during the COVID-19 Crisis

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Testing

The City of Los Angeles now has COVID-19 testing available for residents of Los Angeles with symptoms who are 65 and older. The City is working to expand testing as quickly as possible to all Angelenos who need it. If you are eligible, please make an appointment at Coronavirus.LaCity.org/Testing. 

Grocery Store Hours

LA City Council passed an ordinance that requires all retail food stores such as supermarkets and convenience stores to dedicate the first hour of business to the elderly, the disabled and those who care for them.

Grocery Stores

 

Mental Health Resources

Friendship Line (Institute on Aging) - 24 hour toll-free crisis line for people who are aged 60yrs and older (or adults with disabilities), Can also make ongoing outreach calls to lonely older adults (800-971-0016)

GENESIS - Program offered through LA County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) that offers specialized services to meet the mental health needs of older adults (60+). Services can be provided in home or the community.213-351-7284

LA Warmline- Confidential overnight telephone support service for loneliness, confusion, substance, mental health concerns (855-952-9276)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Provides 24/7 free and confidential support for people in distress (800-273-8255)