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COVID-19 Information for Parents


Answering Parents' Questions

Children are returning to the classroom as COVID-19 cases are on the rise. It’s  understandable why some parents are concerned about COVID-19 and the vaccine.

This online event brings together four prominent local physicians to answer questions and to help parents decide if COVID-19 vaccine is right for their child. All questions are welcome.

Anyone can view the recording of the webinar here.

With panelists: Dr. René Bravo, Pediatrician; Dr. Tamara Battle, Pediatrician; Dr. Brian Roberts, Emergency Physician; Dr. Laura Hutchinson, Pediatrician; Naj Alikhan, Moderator

Download Flyer English | Spanish


SLO County School Reopening

CDC Checklists to Guide Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers – For many families, school will look different this year than it has in previous years. Your school may offer virtual learning or have new policies and practices in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during in-person learning. Whatever the situation, these checklists are intended to help parents, guardians, and caregivers, plan and prepare for the upcoming school year.


Helping Children Cope with Covid-19



Important Information

California’s Safe Schools for All Plan

SLO County COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Information

Vaccine Community Conversation Event Flyer – English | Spanish

Mobile Vaccine Clinic Flyer – English | Spanish



Additional Resources

Library and Reading Resources

Food Access Resources in San Luis Obispo County

  • Free School Meals in SLO County – see flyer English I Spanish or USDA Meals4Kids” interactive map
  • Food Distributions, Food Pantries and Meal Sites  for a complete list of sites near you, visit the SLO Food Bank’s online Food Locator 
  • CalFresh – California’s food stamps (SNAP) program. Apply to get up to $194 a month per household member on an EBT card. Apply online in 10 minutes at During April and May, CalFresh recipients will automatically receive the maximum benefit amount – CalFresh Extra Food Assistance During COVID-19 flyer English I Spanish
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)  can help provide healthy foods and resources for women that are pregnant, just had a baby or have children under the age of five. Learn more or text SLOWIC to 85511
  • Food Delivery for Self-Isolating Residents – the County of San Luis Obispo will deliver food and prescriptions to self-isolating seniors (65+) and others who are self-isolating because of chronic medical conditions. Learn more at
  • Meals for Seniors  free meals are served M-F, 12-1 pm for individuals aged 60+ at ten meal service centers throughout San Luis Obispo County. Call 805-541-3312 or visit for more information
  • Market Match at Farmers’ Markets – farmers’ markets are still open and safety measures are in place to ensure social distancing. Stretch your food dollars using your CalFresh EBT card at participating markets. *Please note Thursday evening SLO Downtown Farmers’ Market is cancelled until further notice
  • *For a list of additional local resources and up-to-date information, please visit:

School Wellness Resources

Healthy Schools

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