We need to keep the vulnerable among us safe during this epidemic. We will be link to reputable and local information from this page.
CDC Advice on Staying Safe:
San Diego County Information on COVID-19:
City of San Diego Information on COVID-19:
California State Information on COVID-19:
Information for Patients from California Partnership for Access to Treatment
During these uncertain times, we at CPAT want to make sure you have access to all of the latest news and information about COVID-19, a disease caused by a novel strain of coronavirus.
Our partners at Healthcare Ready have pulled together resources for patients during these difficult times. These resources include information on how to access telehealth services if you are on Medicare, as well as mental health resources for managing stress and anxiety, and health preparedness tips. This information and more can be found here. Healthcare Ready has an alert system, be sure to sign up for their updates on their website to continue to receive the latest information on COVID-19 and any updated resources for patients.
In California, we have the California Department of Public Health providing updates on the situation statewide, along with instructions on what you should do if you have symptoms of the virus, why it is critical to practice social distancing, and how the state is responding to the pandemic. For the latest on COVID-19 from a nationwide level, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Check your local city and county websites for the latest on the COVID-19 response in your area.
For those with prescriptions or who have loved with prescription medications, theMedicine Assistance Tool (MAT) is available to help connect you to the resources offered by various biopharmaceutical industry programs, including copay cards and rebates. This tool connects patients, no matter their income level, with over 900 resources that could help them afford the medicines they need and better understand their health care costs.
Mental Health Information
Please seek help from stress and worry! Getting the help you need is not a sign of weakness, it’s a sign that you are determined to do everything you can to get yourself and your loved ones through this pandemic.
Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-724-7240
San Diego County COVID-19 Mental Health Webpage
Resource Listing from the San Diego County DA
The DA has made a great list, which you can find here.
Resources from the National Association
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