Text Alerts are available from the Orange County Health Care Agency. To opt-in, text OCCOVID19 to 888777.
Residents can call the County Hotline to obtain information on County Resources: 714-834-2000. Through the hotline, callers can be connected to the following county agencies:
The OC Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) is now activated. If you would like to volunteer at one of Orange County’s nonprofits, click here.
If you need assistance with getting groceries or picking-up prescriptions, please contact La Palma Community Services at (714) 690-3350. We will work with you to partner you with someone who can take these tasks on for you.
La Palma offers a Meals on Wheels program that serves nutritionally balanced meals to residents who are physically unable to prepare their own meals. During the current COVID-19 crisis, based on availability from La Palma Intercommunity Hospital who prepares the meals, you may join the program until the stay-at-home direction is lifted. For more information and costs, please contact the Meals on Wheels Coordinator at (714) 690-3352.
The County of Orange also has additional services that may be available. The Office on Aging Information & Assistance Call Center can be reached at (800)510-2020. Their staff will screen the calls to link senior residents with Orange County community partner organizations.
For information on how to enroll in subsidized emergency child care, visit the Children’s Home Society of California’s website.
All children, 18 years and under, can pick up a meal at Kennedy High School (8281 Walker Street) in La Palma from 11am-12pm.
Starting March 27, Orange County Fire Authority is launching “Tones at 2” (that’s fire lingo for “fire tones at 2 p.m.”). This Facebook Live feed will pull the curtains back of Orange County Fire Authority. Geared towards elementary aged students, firefighters will be showing different aspects of the fire department over the next two weeks including OCFA fire stations, fire investigation dog “Freedom,” a fire helicopter, and much more.
So remember, at 2 p.m. every Monday through Friday on Facebook at , you are invited to tune in, learn and, of course, ask lots of questions. The OCFA hopes this will be a fun and interactive learning tool while we are all adjusting to a new normal.
ReOpen OC Safely was developed in collaboration with Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce, North Orange County Chamber of Commerce, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce, and Visit Anaheim as a resource to prepare to safely reopen for business as the county continues to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. Click here for more information.
has implemented a call center to meet the needs of businesses impacted by the pandemic. Businesses can call the Economic & Business Recovery Call Center at (714) 480-6500 during hours of operation Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bilingual call center operators will be available to assist and assess situations, and offer resources tailored to meet individual business needs. Translation for the call center will be available in over 240 languages.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has excellent resources for small businesses, including a Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loans & Loan Advance programs, and other resources. Visit their for more information.