COVID-19-resources

San Francisco Bay Area edition

Table of contents

  1. Resources
  2. How to contribute
  3. Templates
  4. Other cities/areas/states

Resources

Setting up Mutual Aid Networks

Mutual Aid is, cooperation for the sake of the common good, and a long established way for communities to help one another in a crisis.

Congresswoman Alexandria Octavia-Cortez and community organizer Mariame Kaba shared their notes from a presentation on starting mutual aid networks in your building, block and neighborhood.

(US) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Frequently Asked Questions

State of California Department of Public Health

There is a severe blood shortage. Please go to the Red Cross to book an appointment.

Want to help protect health care workers and medical personnel by making protective gear? While adhering to social distancing guidelines, participating JOANN stores are opening up their Creator’s Studios to allow customers to make face masks, covers, gowns, and other items to donate to America’s hospitals

By County:

Alameda || Contra Costa || Marin || Napa || San Francisco || San Mateo || Santa Clara || Solano || Sonoma

There is a shortage of medical supplies at hospitals. If you have extra N95 masks, gloves and other medical supplies, please consider donating them to hospitals. See list in your respective counties.

Harbor Freight is donating N95 masks, face shields and gloves to all ERs. If you work at a hospital with a 24 hour emergency room in need of these items, please ask the office in charge of procurement at your hospital to click here so you can provide them with the information they’ll need to determine if they can make a donation.

Alameda

Alameda Hospital

County: Alameda

City: Alameda

What do they need help with? N95 masks and drop off in the Main lobby anytime.

Contact information (phone, email): 2070 Clinton Ave, Alameda, CA 94501, (510) 522-3700


Highland Hospital

County: Alameda

City: Oakland

What do they need help with? N95 and surgical masks, gloves, hand sanitizers, wipes, face shields and any other medical supplies. Drop off at the triage tent in front of the ER anytime.

Contact information (phone, email): 1411 E 31st St, Oakland, CA 94602, (510) 437-4800


Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Oakland

County: Alameda

City: Oakland

What do they need help with? Goggles, hand sanitizer, masks, face shields, surgical gowns, Clorox or sani-cloth wipes. Large items such as ventilators and CAPR/PAPR machines are also welcome. Call them to schedule a coordinated donation for drop-off or pick-up. Identify the size, type, and quantity of the donation and you will be contacted within 24 hours.

Contact information (phone, email): 3600 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611, 510-752-1000 (Contact the Operator and ask to be transfered to “Donations”)


Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Fremont

County: Alameda

City: Fremont

What do they need help with? Unused medical supplies can be dropped off at the Main hospital building between 8AM-6PM.

Contact information (phone, email): 39400 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA 94538, 510-248-3000


Kindred Hospital San Francisco Bay Area

County: Alameda

City: San Leandro

What do they need help with? Asking for masks and bleach wipes.

Contact information (phone, email): 2800 Benedict Dr, San Leandro, CA 94577, (510) 357-8300 and ask for Varsha.


St. Rose Hospital

County: Alameda

City: Hayward

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of N95 masks, please drop off at the security entrance in front of the ER anytime.

Contact information (phone, email): 27200 Calaroga Ave, Hayward, CA 94545, (510) 264-4000


Contra Costa

School meal sites during COVID-19 closures

County: Contra Costa

City: Antioch

What resource does it provide? Food. Free for all children under the age of 18. M-F 10AM-12PM

Contact information (phone, email): Marsh Elementary, Deer Valley High


Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

County: Contra Costa

City: Martinez

What do they need help with? No shortage at the moment

Contact information (phone, email): 2500 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA 94553, 925-370-5000


John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus

County: Contra Costa

City: Walnut Creek

What do they need help with? Shortage of n95 masks, face shields. Drop off at the front entrance

Contact information (phone, email): 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, 925-939-3000


Kaiser Medical Center - Antioch

County: Contra Costa

City: Antioch

What do they need help with? No shortage at the moment.

Contact information (phone, email): 5601 Deer Valley Road, Antioch, CA 94531, 925-813-6500


Kaiser Medical Center - Richmond

County: Contra Costa

City: Richmond

What do they need help with? Shortage of N95 masks, gloves, cleaning supplies. Drop off at the ER entrance.

Contact information (phone, email): 901 Nevin Avenue, Richmond, CA 94504, 510-307-1500


Kaiser Medical Center - Walnut Creek

County: Contra Costa

City: Walnut Creek

What do they need help with? If you have less than 100 n95 masks, please donate them to the local police and fire stations. If you have more than 100 n95 masks, please email, buy2topay@kp.org

Contact information (phone, email): 1425 South Main St., Walnut Creek, CA 94596, 925-295-4000


John Muir Medical Center - Concord Campus

County: Contra Costa

City: Concord

What do they need help with? Accepting donations n95 masks and isolation gowns. Drop off at the security at the front entrance.

Contact information (phone, email): 2540 East Street, Concord, CA 94524-4110, 925-682-8200


San Ramon Regional Medical Center

County: Contra Costa

City: San Ramon

What do they need help with? No shortages at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 6001 Norris Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583, 925-275-9200


Sutter/Delta Medical Center

County: Contra Costa

City: Antioch

What do they need help with? No shortages at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA 94509, 925-779-7200

Marin

Bolinas Community Inc

County: Marin

City: Bolinas

What resource does it provide? Food

Contact information (phone, email): (415) 868-2128

Website:14 Wharf Rd. Bolinas 94924


Marin General Hospital

County: Marin

City: Greenbrae

What do they need help with? Accepting donations for PPE (personal protective equipment), especially masks. Drop off donations, Monday-Friday, 7am-3pm, at:

1300 South Eliseo Drive Suite 101 Greenbrae, CA

Contact information (phone, email): 415-925-7000 for the hospital; 415-473-7191 or the website for non-medical questions about COVID-19


Novato Community Hospital

County: Marin

City: Novato

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of N95 masks and sterile (sealed) gowns. Please drop off unused PPE, especially masks, either at the ER (open 24/7), or at the main desk (open 6am-9pm on weekdays, and 6am-7pm on weekends).

Contact information (phone, email): 180 Rowland Way, Novato, CA 94945, 415-209-1300


Kaiser San Rafael

County: Marin

City: San Rafael

What do they need help with? There’s a shortage of medical gear, especially N95 masks and hand sanitizer. Please drop off unopened items, M-F 8am-5pm, at the main hospital entrance.

Contact information (phone, email): 99 Montecillo Road, San Rafael, CA 94903, 415-444-2000

Napa

Queen of the Valley Medical Center

County: Napa

City: Napa

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of N95 masks and gloves. Please consider donating extra N95 masks and gloves. Drop off at the front ER entrance.

Contact information (phone, email): 1000 Trancas St, Napa, CA 94558, 707-252-4411


Adventist Health St. Helena

County: Napa

City: St. Helena

What do they need help with? Shortage unknown at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 10 Woodland Rd, St Helena, CA 94574, 707-963-3511

San Francisco

If you’re looking to volunteer locally in SF

San Francisco Medical Center

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? They need goggles, face shields, hand sanitizer, masks (N95, surgical, and isolation masks), isolation or surgical gowns and wipes.

Donations may be mailed to Kaiser Permanente, 2130 O’Farrell St., San Francisco, CA 94115 Attn: Hospital Command Center or dropped off at the loading dock, Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m at the address above.

If you are dropping off donations, please call (415) 833-2593 and a staff member will come to accept the donation. If you need to make arrangements after the loading dock closes at 2:30 p.m. contact the hospital operator at (415)833-2000 and you will be contacted within 24 hours to schedule a delivery.

Contact information (phone, email): For dropping off: (415) 833-2593. For further arrangements: (415)833-2000.


UCSF

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Personal Protective Equipment (goggles, face shields, hand sanitizer, masks (N95, surgical, and isolation masks), isolation or surgical gowns and wipes.) Donation sites at three locations. They will be receiving donations 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center 1600 Divisadero St., San Francisco Semicircle driveway

UCSF Mission Center Building 1855 Folsom St., San Francisco Entrance in the parking lot on Harrison at 15th Street

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland 747 52nd St., Oakland Ambassador Desk

Monetary donations for research and supplies here

Contact information (phone, email): CovidPPEdonations@ucsf.edu. Industry Donations: Dean.Shehu@ucsf.edu


Kaiser San Francisco

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Personal Protective Equipment (goggles, face shields, hand sanitizer, masks (N95, surgical, and isolation masks), isolation or surgical gowns and wipes.)

Mail to: Kaiser Permanente, 2130 O’Farrell St., San Francisco, CA 94115 Attn: Hospital Command Center Drop Off at the loading dock Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m at 2130 O’Farrell St. If you are dropping off donations, please call (415)833-2593 and a staff member will come to accept the donation.

Contact information (phone, email):(415)833-2000


SF Marin Food-Bank Pop Up

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Volunteers at the pop-up pantries citywide. Sign up for a shift here

Contact information (phone, email): 415-282-1900, info@sfmfoodbank.org


SF Unified School District

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Sign up on the volunteer list (volunteers not needed at this time, but be on the list to be on-call if they need new people) Sign up for a shift [here] https://www.sfmfoodbank.org/community-volunteer-support/

Seeking donations to provide more food for students [here] https://www.sfusd.edu/services/health-wellness/nutrition-school-meals/donate

What do they provide? Free meals during the COVIF-19 school closures from M-F 9-10am locations[here] https://www.sfusd.edu/services/health-wellness/nutrition-school-meals

Contact information (phone, email): schoollunch@sfusd.edu, 415-749-3604

https://www.sfusd.edu/services/health-wellness/nutrition-school-meals


Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Tents! Homeless folks are the most at-risk for contracting COVID-19. In a time of social distancing, self-quarantining, and shelter-in-place orders, and with limited sanitation facilities, a tent is an unhoused person’s only line of defense against COVID-19 infection. Tents are needed now more than ever. You can order tents online and mail directly to the addresses below.

Contact information (phone, email): Brian Edwards, 674 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102, 415.967.3911

Christin Evans, 632 Ashbury St, San Francisco, CA 94117, 510.459.5451


San Francisco Council of District Merchants Associations (SFCDMA)

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Monetary donations to help small businesses [here] (https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-save-sf-small-businesses-during-shutdown)

Contact: info@sfcdma.org


GLIDE

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Donations. They’ve temporarily closed the dining rooms and suspended the volunteer program to protect public health, but continue to provide to-go meals and other services.

Contact information (phone, email): 415-674-6000, info@glide.org for general; 415-674-6070, development@glide.org for donations


CPMC

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Personal Protective Equipment (goggles, face shields, hand sanitizer, masks (N95, surgical, and isolation masks), isolation or surgical gowns and wipes.) Please call CPMC to arrange drop off.

Contact information (phone, email): (844) 987-6099


Glide After School Services

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Tablets and laptops for low-income kids to remote learn (70 needed)

Contact information (phone, email): 415.674.6000, development@glide.org


North East Medical Services (NEMS)

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? New and Unused Personal Protective Equipment N95 masks (e.g. 3M 1860, 3M 1870+), Face Shields, Googles, Gowns or hazmat suits, Bottled hand sanitizer. Email to arrange for drop off.

Contact information (phone, email): info@nems.org


Chinese Hospital

County: San Francisco

City: San Francisco

What do they need help with? Monetary Donations here

Contact information (phone, email): 1-415-677-2470 or donate@chasf.org


San Mateo

Rape Trauma Services

County: San Mateo

What do they do: Calls for crisis intervention and accompaniments will be performed via telephone and we will follow up with survivors to make sure they are getting the support they need remotely.

What do they need help with: Donations

Contact information (phone, email): 24 Hour Crisis Line (650) 692-7273


PAMF San Carlos

County: San Mateo

City: San Carlos

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of N95 masks. Please consider donating extra N95 masks. Drop off at urgent care on the first floor of the hospital.

Contact information (phone, email): 301 Industrial Rd in San Carlos, 650-596-4100


Sequoia Hospital

County: San Mateo

City: Redwood City

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of medical supplies. Please consider donating extra N95 masks and other medical supplies. Drop off at the front door.

Contact information (phone, email): 170 Alameda de las Pulgas, 650-369-5811


Kaiser Permanente

County: San Mateo

City: Redwood City

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of N95 masks, gloves, goggles, gowns, face shields and hand sanitizers. Please consider donating extra medical supplies. Drop off from 6AM-2:30PM at RWC medical center on the loading dock behind the emergency department right off at Walnut Street at urgent care on the first floor of the hospital.

Contact information (phone, email): 1100 Veterans Blvd, 650-299-2000


Mills Peninsula Medical Center

County: San Mateo

City: Burlingame

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of N95 masks. Please consider donating extra N95 masks and other medical supplies. Drop off at the main lobby entrance from M-F 7am-5pm, Sat-Sun 7am-noon

Contact information (phone, email): 1501 Trousdale Drive Burlingame, CA 94010, 650-696-5400


Seton Medical Center

County: San Mateo

City: Daly City

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of any medical supplies. Please consider donating extra medical supplies. Drop off at the front of the hospital.

Contact information (phone, email): 1900 Sullivan Ave in Daly City, 650-992-4000


Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

County: San Mateo & Santa Clara

City: Every city in the San Mateo & Santa Clara county

What do they need help with? Donations can be made here. Sign up to volunteer for a shift here.

Contact information (phone, email): 650-610-0800

Website: https://www.shfb.org/


San Mateo County for Aging and Adult Services

County: San Mateo

City: All

What do they do? Help senior citizens in the county

Contact information (phone, email): 1-800-675-8437 or 650-675-8437

Website: https://www.smc-connect.org/locations/san-mateo-county-health-system/aging-and-adult-services


San Mateo County

County: San Mateo

City: All

What do they need help with? PPE donations can be dropped off at the Maple Street Correctional Facility located at 1300 Maple Street in Redwood City. Please look for the “Donations” signs in the front parking lot where there will be staffers available to collect your donation.

Unused N95 respirators and surgical masks. Boxes and packages can be opened, as long as masks have not been used.

Contact information (phone, email): none

Santa Clara

Santa Clara County Public Health

County: Santa Clara

City: San Jose (County Seat)

What do they do: Site has updated information and guidance on the county-wide response to novel Coronavirus.

What do they need help with?: Follow state-wide shelter-in-place orders.


El Camino Hospital

County Santa Clara

City: Mountain View and Los Gatos

What do they do: Operate two hospitals

What do they need help with?: They are accepting cash and donations of PPE; please contact them before bringing equipment

Contact information (phone, email): 2500 Grant Rd, Mountain View, CA 94040, 650-940-7000


Good Samaritan Hospital

County Santa Clara

City: San Jose

What do they need help with?: Accepting N95 & surgical masks, gloves, goggles. Please drop off at the Main ER anytime.

Contact information (phone, email): 2425 Samaritan Dr, San Jose, CA 95124, 408-559-2011


Kaiser Permamente, Santa Clara Medical Center, Santa Teresa Medical Center

County Santa Clara

City: Santa Clara

What do they need help with?: Accepting face masks and medical issued supplies. Catered lunch for doctors and nurses. Please drop off in front of the ER with the greeter anytime.

Contact information (phone, email): 700 Lawrence Expy, Santa Clara, CA 95051, 408-851-1000 and 250 Hospital Pkwy, San Jose, CA 95119, (408) 972-3000


Stanford Health Care

County: Santa Clara

City: Stanford

What do they need help with? Masks (N95, surgical, and procedure), Disinfecting wipes such as Clorox or Sani-cloth wipes, Hand sanitizer, Face shields, Goggles and eye shields, Isolation or surgical gowns, CAPR/PAPR machines and disposables, and flocked swabs. Donations must be in unopened, original packaging. More details here

Contact information (phone, email): 1199 Welch Road, Stanford, CA 94304, 650-723-5111


Palo Alto Medical Foundation (Sutter Health)

County: Santa Clara

City: Palo Alto

What do they need help with? Accepting surgical & N95 masks, all gowns, painters smock, protective glasses and goggles, almost every medical supplies. Please drop off at 3544 Bassett St in Santa Clara 8AM-5PM.

Contact information (phone, email): 795 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301, 650-321-4121


Santa Clara County Medical Foundation

County: Santa Clara

City: San Jose

What do they do: Operate Santa Clara Valley Hospital and Clinics, O’Connor Hospital, and St. Louise Regional Hospital

What do they need help with?: Donations of PPE; Donations can be delivered to our office between the hours of Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays and Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 2400 Clove Drive, San Jose (on the campus of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center). Questions? Call 408-885-5299 or email vmcfoundation@hhs.sccgov.org.

Contact information (phone, email): List of locations [here] (https://www.scvmc.org/clinics-and-locations/Pages/Find-a-Health-Center.aspx?Page_No=1&selectedServices=18)


Gardner Health Services

County: Santa Clara and Santa Clara

City: San Jose

What do they do: Gardner Health Services is dedicated to improving the health status of the communities we serve, especially the disenfranchised, disadvantaged and most vulnerable members.

Note: Gardner is not cancelling existing appointments

What do they need help with?: Money

Contact information (phone, email): 195 E Virginia St, San Jose, CA 95112, (408) 457-7100


Sacred Heart Community Service

County: Santa Clara

City: San Jose, Santa Clara, Campbell

What do they do: Our mission is to build a community free from poverty by creating hope, opportunity, and action. We provide essential services, work together to improve our lives, advocate for justice, and inspire our community to love, serve, and share.

What do they need help with?: Donations; if you are White and wish to volunteer, please go through SURJ (below)


Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)

County: Santa Clara

City: San Jose

What do they do: Volunteers working under BIPOC-lead accountablity partners (DeBug Silicon Valley, Rapid Response Network, and Sacred Heart Community Services (above)) to bring about racial justice

What do they need help with?: Volunteers for Mutual Aid network in the South Bay


Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

County: San Mateo & Santa Clara

City: Every city in the San Mateo & Santa Clara county

What do they need help with? Donations can be made here. Sign up to volunteer for a shift here.

Contact information (phone, email): 650-610-0800

Website: https://www.shfb.org/


City of Palo Alto

County: Santa Clara

City: Palo Alto

What do they need help with? Palo Alto is actively recruiting volunteers to help those in need. Check here.

Contact information (phone, email): New Community Support Call Center is accessible by phone Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Call (650) 272–3181 with your questions about COVID-19.

Website: Useful resource links…

Go here for the City’s dedicated Coronavirus webpage.

Go here for Daily Coronavirus Reports and sign up.

Go here to get connected with Palo Alto community based organizations, resources and ways to volunteer and help.

Source


Santa Clara Valley Medical Foundation

County: Santa Clara

City: San Jose

What do they need help with? They need N95 masks, hand sanitizer, goggles, gloves, and more.Donations can be delivered to their office between the hours of Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturdays and Sunday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at 2400 Clove Drive, San Jose (on the campus of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center).

Contact information (phone, email): 2400 Clove Drive, San Jose, (408) 885-5299 or email vmcfoundation@hhs.sccgov.org.

Website: https://vmcfoundation.org/

Solano

Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center

County: Solano

City: Vallejo

What do they need help with? No needs at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 975 Sereno Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589, (707) 651-1000


Kaiser Permanente Vacaville Medical Center

County: Solano

City: Vacaville

What do they need help with? No needs at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 1 Quality Drive, Vacaville, CA 95688, (707) 624-4000


NorthBay Medical Center

County: Solano

City: Fairfield

What do they need help with? No needs at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 1200 B. Gale Wilson Blvd., Fairfield, CA 94533, 707-646-3154


NorthBay VacaValley Hospital

County: Solano

City: Vacaville

What do they need help with? No needs at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 1000 Nut Tree Road, Vacaville, CA 95687, (707) 624-7000


Sutter Solano Medical Center

County: Solano

City: Vallejo

What do they need help with? No needs at this time

Contact information (phone, email): 300 Hospital Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589, (707) 554-4444

Sonoma

Healdsburg District Hospital

County: Sonoma

City: Healdsburg

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of N95 masks. Please consider donating extra N95 masks. Drop off at the ER entrance; no need to call in advance.

Contact information (phone, email): 1375 University Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448, 707-431-6500


Kaiser Santa Rosa

County: Sonoma

City: Santa Rosa

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of regular surgical masks, and they’re accepting N95 masks, too. Please deliver donations directly to the Command Center, located in the West Conference Room past the discharge pharmacy from the garage entrance.

Contact information (phone, email): 401 Bicentennial Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, 707-393-4000


Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

County: Sonoma

City: Santa Rosa

What do they need help with? Please consider donating extra masks. Drop off at the main entrance, during visiting hours (11am-8pm).

Contact information (phone, email): 1165 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405, 707-546-3210


Petaluma Valley Hospital

County: Sonoma

City: Petaluma

What do they need help with? There is a shortage of masks. Please drop off extra masks at the main entrance, during visiting hours (11am-8:30pm).

Contact information (phone, email): 400 North McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, CA 94954, 707-778-1111

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