Resources for Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Resources for Oakland workers to Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Date Posted: March 11th, 2020 @ 1:28 PM
Last Updated: May 26th, 2022 @ 11:57 AM

Updates

EDD presentation on assistance programs for Workers during COVID-19

Your Workplace Rights During COVID-19 Poster - Source: Alameda County Public Health
English | Spanish | Chinese (traditional) | Vietnamese (updated January 2021)

Unemployment Insurance

File a State Unemployment Insurance Claim

How to Apply for UI Benefits (File a Claim) (YouTube) English | Spanish | Cantonese | Vietnamese | Mandarin

1-Week Waiting Period for State Unemployment & Disability Insurance Waived

Alameda County flyer on Job Loss and COVID-19

Health Insurance

Covered California extends special enrollment period through June 30, including premium subsidies

Housing

Utilities

PG&E COVID-29 Consumer Protections

East Bay MUD vital services as Covid-19 pandemic continues

EBMUD’s Customer Assistance Program (CAP) can help pay for a portion of the water bill for qualified low-income customers in single-family dwellings.

Support Services

Legal resources on health, housing, public benefits and workplace/employment benefit from Bay Area Legal Aid

Centro Legal de la Raza Resources for Workers, including workers who are undocumented

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers on the State Labor & Workforce Development Agency website

Worker Resources at Oakland America's Job Centers of California for basic information, job search, job placement and training services

State of California's COVID-19 web page

Call 211 for critical human services information regarding emergency shelters, disaster relief services, assistance with temporary housing, and other basic social needs

Life Essentials, Training and Job Search support on OnwardCA

Free Online Courses Help You Prepare to Get Back to Work