During these uncertain times we wanted to provide you with a place where you can get up to date information on how the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects are being felt in our local area. We've compiled some relevant resources, websites, information, and graphs for you to help you navigate this ongoing situation.
We'd also like to remind our clients and our community that we are here to help. If you are needing to be isolated to mitigate the potential risks to your health and need help going to the grocery store or pharmacy, please reach out to us.
If you are 65 or older and/or have pre-existing conditions that make you a high-risk Coronavirus patient, PLEASE do not hesitate to contact us if you are unable to go to the grocery store or pharmacy during this time. We will be happy to coordinate getting what you need so that you can stay safe and do what's best for you.
We're here for you and we'll get through this together!
Key & Resources
There's A LOT of information about the virus and we're not going to try and keep up with it all here or overwhelm you with a long list of articles, but we did want to provide some local, relevant information and relief options to help ease your anxiety and fears during this time.
State COVID-19 Resource Site
Information on Stimulus, Unemployment, and More
Coronavirus Relief and Assistance
If you are unable to work during this time you can file a disability insurance claim or paid family leave claim.
California Governor Issues Stay at Home Directive
All Californians directed to stay at home except for essential business.
What's Still Open?
Schools to Stay Closed Until May 1st
School Meal Availability
Many kids rely on the lunches and meals they receive at school to stay healthy and nourished and there are still programs available even with school closures. The Sacramento Bee has compiled a list of the programs in our area.
State & Federal Tax Deadline Pushed to July 15th
California Franchise Tax Board and the IRS have extended the deadline to file state and federal taxes.
Student Loan Payments Suspended
DMV Giving 60-Day Grace Period to Expired Licenses and Vehicle Registration
DMV is asking law officials to give motorists a 60-day grace period so that the at-risk population doesn't need to go to the DMV.
Grocers Add Designated Hours for Seniors and Vulnerable Individuals
Federal & Local Governments to Protect Most Americans from Foreclosure & Evictions
Governor Strikes Deal with Major Banks for 90 Day Waiver on Mortgage Payments
PG&E and SMUD Will Not Turn Off Power Due to Non-Payment
The two companies have announced that they are implementing a voluntary moratorium on disconnects.
List of Local Restaurants that are Offering Take Out Services
Here's a list compiled by people in our community of local restaurants that are offering take-out service. Just because we're home bound doesn't mean we can't eat well and support local.
Host a trivia night over zoom or play with the people you're quarantined with!
Put your useless knowledge to the test! The "Quarantine Quiz," presented by Sacramento's own Trivalogy, is updated weekly.
No Movie Theaters? No Problem
Universal to make all theatrically released movies available to stream.
Animal Webcams and Virtual Field Trips to Get Your Aquarium, Zoo, and Museum Fixes
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Houston Zoo, and the National Zoo all have a variety of webcams and live streams to put on in the background while you're stuck inside.
List of More Free Entertainment
Live Theatre Streaming Options
BroadwayHD and other streaming services let you experience the magic of live theater from your living room.
Watch Netflix with Your Friends & Family at a Distance
Google Chrome Extention + Netflix = Watch Party.
Free Virtual Art Classes Offered by a Local Woman
JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: https://m.facebook.com/groups/
If you like to sew and you now have a lot of time on your hands, you can put your skills to a good cause.
Housing Trends for the Sacramento Area
Your Resource Through Thick and Thin, Ups and Downs.
The Bishop Real Estate Group, RE/MAX Gold
Have any questions?
We're happy to help now and in the future!