Join them for a candid conversation about vaccine concerns in the Black community. This discussion, a collaboration between BlackDoctor.org and Cedars-Sinai, will explore the roots of vaccine hesitancy, as well as answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and community resources.
April 13, 2021
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Pacific Time)
All groups in Phase 1A are eligible to be vaccinated.
- Healthcare workers Eligibility Required Documentation
- Long-term care facility residents Eligibility Required Documentation
All groups in Phase 1B are eligible to be vaccinated.
- Persons 50 years and older Required Documentation
- Education and childcare Eligibility Required Documentation
- Emergency services Eligibility Required Documentation
- Food and agriculture Eligibility Required Documentation
- Janitorial, Custodial, and Maintenance Services Eligibility Required Documentation
- Transportation and Logistics Eligibility Required Documentation
- People who live or work in congregate living spaces Eligibility Required Documentation
- Individuals with health conditions and disabilities and caregivers Eligibility Required Documentation
- All individuals age 50 or over are eligible to be vaccinated. Required Documentation
- All individuals age 16 or over will be eligible to be vaccinated from April 15th.
(Note: People age 16 and 17 can only receive the Pfizer vaccine.)
WASHINGTON — In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020, for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized today, and FEMA is now moving rapidly to implement this funeral assistance program nationwide.
“At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during, and after disasters,” said Acting FEMA Administrator Bob Fenton. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense grief for so many people. Although we cannot change what has happened, we affirm our commitment to helping with funeral and burial expenses that many families did not anticipate.”
To be eligible for COVID-19 funeral assistance, the policy states:
- The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, non-citizen national, or a qualified alien who incurred funeral expenses after Jan. 20, 2020, for a death attributed to COVID-19.
- If multiple individuals contributed toward funeral expenses, they should apply under a single application as applicant and co-applicant. FEMA will also consider documentation from other individuals not listed as the applicant and co-applicant who may have incurred funeral expenses as part of the registration for the deceased individual.
- An applicant may apply for multiple deceased individuals.
- The COVID-19-related death must have occurred in the United States, including the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
- This assistance is limited to a maximum financial amount of $9,000 per funeral and a maximum of $35,500 per application.
- Funeral assistance is intended to assist with expenses for funeral services and interment or cremation.
In the coming weeks, a dedicated 800 number will be established to help individuals who apply. In the meantime, potential applicants are encouraged to start gathering the following documentation:
- An official death certificate that attributes the death to COVID-19 and shows that the death occurred in the United States. The death certificate must indicate the death “may have been caused by” or “was likely the result of” COVID-19 or COVID-19-like symptoms. Similar phrases that indicate a high likelihood of COVID-19 are considered sufficient attribution.
- Funeral expense documents (receipts, funeral home contract, etc.) that include the applicant’s name, the deceased individual’s name, the amount of funeral expenses, and dates the funeral expenses were incurred.
- Proof of funds received from other sources specifically for use toward funeral costs. Funeral assistance may not duplicate benefits received from burial or funeral insurance, financial assistance received from voluntary agencies, federal/state/local/tribal/territorial government programs or agencies, or other sources.
For more information about this assistance, visit COVID-19 Funeral Assistance | FEMA.gov.
Are you in a currently eligible tier and still need a vaccine? NOW OPEN TO ANYONE CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINATION!
The Culver City Senior Center will be hosting a 1 time only, 1 day only, vaccination clinic in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
When❓Thursday, March 25, 2021
Where❓Culver City Senior Center – 4095 Overland Ave. Culver City, CA 90232
- This vaccination clinic is for 1st doses ONLY
- We do not know if the vaccine will be Pfizer or Moderna
- This is open to any individual who is currently eligible
- This vaccination clinic is appointment ONLY‼️
Appointments will be scheduled between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. To schedule an appointment, call the PRCS Department at (310) 253-6650 or (310) 253-6700. You must speak to someone to make an appointment, do not leave voicemails.👍
Applications are being accepted for CA COVID-19 Rent Relief. If you’re behind on rent due to a COVID-19 financial hardship, visit HousingIsKey.com or call 833-430-2122 to see if you are eligible, and apply.
Se aceptan aplicaciones para Ayuda Con La Renta de COVID-19 de California. Si está atrasado en el pago de la renta debido a una dificultad financiera COVID-19, visite HousingIsKey.com o llame al 833-430-2122 para ver si es elegible y para aplicar.
Vaccines made by Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (J&J) are now available in Los Angeles County. The COVID-19 vaccine is free for everyone, regardless of their immigration status. It is being offered to different groups in phases.
- Healthcare workers—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- Long-term care facility residents—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- Persons 65 years and older—Required Documentation
- Education and childcare—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- Emergency services—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- Food and agriculture—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- Janitorial, Custodial, and Maintenance Services—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- Transportation and Logistics—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- People who live or work in congregate living spaces—Eligibility, Required Documentation
- Individuals with health conditions and disabilities—Eligibility, Required Documentation
Individuals with Eligible Health Conditions and Disabilities
Individuals with these conditions are strongly encouraged to seek vaccination with a primary health care provider or system or in an alternate clinical setting. Please check with your usual health care provider as you may be able to be vaccinated at one of their facilities. See the list of facilities and providers offering vaccines here.
For more information, view the CDPH’s fact sheet on vaccines for people with high-risk medical conditions or disabilities.
HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT
- My Turn
- Call the California COVID-19 Hotline at 833-540-0473 between 8:00 am and 8:30 pm, seven days a week, for help with appointments.
- Call Jay Aquino from the Disability Community Resource Center at 310-390-3611 or email Jay@dcrc.co to sign up for shots available to people eligible in the current phase or the new phase available to people with disabilities launching March 15th.
Access Los Angeles, (626) 532-1616 Option 2
Access riders can book next-day trips to COVID-19 vaccination appointments to the following drive-thru vaccination sites:
- California State University, Los Angeles
- Pomona Fairplex
- The Forum
- Magic Mountain
- Los Angeles County Office of Education
- California State University, Northridge
- Dodger Stadium (express lane)
- Long Beach Convention Center
- How to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment
- What to Expect at Your Appointment
- After You Get the Vaccine
- After you are fully vaccinated
- Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions
- Vaccine Misinformation