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Helpful Resources For Lake & Mendocino Counties

Monday, April 20, 2020

NCO's priority is the health and well-being of our staff, clients, community partners, and volunteers during the coronavirus public health emergency. Here, we're posting resources to help our community members meet their basic needs, like energy assistance, housing, food access, and more. Submit your resource to

 Mendocino County-Public Health Order

 Lake County-Public Health Order (May 18, 2020: C20-3)

Mendocino County Public Health Order-COVID-19 (November 11, 2020)

COVID-19 testing in Mendocino County

Órden Oficial de la Salud Pública del Condado de Mendocino de
“Refugio en Casa

Mendocino County COVID-19 Call Center at (707) 234-6052

Testing to expand January 4 with Optum Serve: County of Lake (Press Release December 24, 2020)

Lake County Public Health Order-COVID-19 (November 29, 2020)

Press Release, County of Lake (January 8, 2021): Covid-19 Update: Risk of Infection High in Lake County.

County of Lake, Public Health: Press Releases & Public Info

Looking for more Lake County COVID-19 information? Visit County of Lake's, Public Health website.

Child Care

Rural Communities Child Care can help essential workers in Lake and Mendocino Counties find child care,
please call (707) 467-3211 or email us at for help with a local child care referral.

For child care needs outside of Lake or Mendocino Counties, please visit My to begin your search

Other Resources (Food, Housing, Financial, Crisis Line etc.)

Healthcare and Insurance Resources

Other Resources in Lake County

Food Resources in Mendocino County

NCOs MendoLake Food Hub will deliver fresh staples including; vegetables, eggs, rice, grains, honey, and more.

Complete Food Resource List for Lake County (Partnership Health Plan)

Online & phone food orders for Lake County

County of Mendocino Food Access and Information.

*apply for CALFresh, Food Stamps, emergency food and more

Looking for your Stimulus payment from the IRS?
Follow this link to ask the Federal government for an update on your check
(Have your Adjusted Gross Income for last year ready) 

 Financial Resources

Behavioral Health and Crisis Line Information

Printable "Hey It's Ok" flyers, with Mendocino County Resources:

How to make a Cotton Face Mask

 Mendocino County Advocacy & Collaboration Team
"What We Know Now"-a weekly newsletter with updates
(Week of April 28, 2020)

Recursos: Lo Que Sabemos Ahora-en español
(4/28/20 6ta Edición) 


Grocery Store and Curbside Pick up list for Mendocino County (updated 3/27/2020)

Guía para Mercados y Otros Lugares para Distribución de Alimentos Durante la Pandemia del Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 Mendocino South Coast Resources

 PG&E Discount Programs: CARE and FERA

 Housing Resources-Mendocino County

If you have fallen behind on rent, the State of CA may be able to help. Please visit

 Lake and Mendocino County Energy Assistance

Healthy Mendocino Covid-19 Resource Library - Mendocino County

 Lake County Housing Resources 

If you have fallen behind on rent, the State of CA may be able to help. Please visit

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, don’t forget about seasonal flu:

 Use this COVID-19 toolkit to reinforce the message that we must stop the surge.

Program(s) Involved: Community Wellness Projects The Gardens Project Head Start Child Development Program Redwood Caregiver Resource Center Volunteer Network Nutrition Basics Mendo Lake Food Hub Team Lake County Good Farm Fund Walk & Bike Mendocino Healthy Mendocino New Digs: Lake County