Health – COVID-19 Issues

Last updated May 7, 2021

Below are selected websites from reliable sources, vetted by our Law Librarians. This is not an exhaustive list of information available on this topic, but a starting point to provide you with basic information.


In San Diego County, phase two of vaccinations began on April 1, 2021. The general population 16 years of age and older, as of April 15, 2021, is now eligible for vaccination. Read more here –

Government Websites: official advice and instructions

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – COVID-19 page

California Department of Public Health – COVID-19 page

County of San Diego Health and Human Services

County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health

 Vaccine Information

County of San Diego COVID-19 Vaccination Sites and Appointments:

City of San Diego Vaccination Information:

211 San Diego: (Providing appointment assistance for those 65 and over)

Family Health Centers of San Diego Vaccination Information:

MyTurnCA: (find out if you are eligible and sign up for email updates about eligibility and appointments)


Visit the California State website for information on healthcare and COVID testing:

Find a COVID Testing Site Near You – the California Department of Public Health has set up an interactive website:

The County of San Diego has also launched a website to help area residents find testing:

Health Insurance thru Covered California 

Covered California has extended the enrollment period due to the Coronavirus; if you need health insurance you may still be able to get some:

Articles and Sites of Potential Interest to Help You Stay Healthy in Body & Mind:

General info from World Health Organization

Coping with Anxiety and Isolation

Resources for Managing Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

Legal Tools Can Help Families Prevent COVID-19 Era Suicides

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centers in California:

For Professionals

On March 30, 2020 Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-39-20, authorizing the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) to waive any of the professional licensing requirements relating to healing arts licensees in Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, and any accompanying regulations. This includes, but is not limited to, the examination, education, experience, and training requirements necessary to obtain and maintain licensure, and requirements governing the practice and permissible activities for licensees.

Other Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) YouTube Channel –

California Public Health YouTube Channel –