Coronavirus Information and Resources

San Andreas Regional Center is committed to supporting our community during this crisis. We encourage individuals served, families, and service providers to check back here regularly as we continue to update this page with new guidance and pertinent information.

 

SARC Vaccine Clinic San Jose- 4/20 and 4/26

  • Vaccine Clinic at SARC San Jose. Click here for flyer:Pfizer Vaccine Clinic San Jose
  • Register here: SARC San Jose Vaccine Clinic 
  • **IMPORTANT REMINDERS for all Participants**
    • Participants are seen by appointment only. Attached is a guide to instruct participants to sign up for their 1st and 2nd dose.
    • Fill out the Consent Form prior to appointment (attached)
    • Bring medical and prescription insurance card to clinic
    • Please bring proof of eligibility to the appointment (ID). Anyone who shows up for an appointment and are not from a qualified phase and tier priority group will be denied a vaccine.
    • Wear short sleeve  shirt if possible
    • Do NOT attend clinic if you are feeling unwell or experiencing COVID symptoms

 

 

 

PHP/SVILC Clinic on 4/10/21

Saturday, April 10, 9:00-11:45am and 1-4pm
San Andreas Regional Center, 6203 San Ignacio Avenue, San Jose
The City of San Jose and Safeway Pharmacy - Branham Clinic are providing 300 Johnson & Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccinations for the disability community, adults over age 65, and their immediate household family members. Please note that the J&J vaccine is approved for individuals aged 18+. Location: San Andreas Regional Center. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. First come-first served. Appointments must be made by Wednesday, April 7th. Click here to sign-up for an appointment.

Sutter Health Clinic on 4/13/21

Tuesday, April 13, Time TBD
Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara
Sutter Health - PAMF has 200 Pfizer vaccination spots for people with disabilities at the Santa Clara Convention Center on April 13, time to be determined. Individuals age 16+ in the disability community and adults in their immediate family household are eligible. Location: Santa Clara Convention Center. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Appointments are provided first come-first serve. Click here to sign-up for an appointment. Appointments must be made by Wednesday, April 7th. This form is in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

AACI Vaccine Clinic on 4/16/21

Friday, April 16, 9:00-11:45am
San Jose City Hall Rotunda, 200 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose
The City of San Jose and AACI are providing 100 COVID-19 vaccinations for persons with disabilities on Friday, April 16th. First-come, first-served. 9:00-11:45am. Type of vaccine TBD. Location: San Jose City Hall Rotunda. Appointments must be made by Monday, April 12th. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Click here to sign-up for an appointment.

SARC Vaccine Clinic Watsonville on 4/14 and 4/15

 

 

  • **IMPORTANT REMINDERS for all Participants**
    • Participants are seen by appointment only. Attached is a guide to instruct participants to sign up for their 1st and 2nd dose.
    • Fill out the Consent Form prior to appointment (attached)
    • Bring medical and prescription insurance card to clinic
    • Please bring proof of eligibility to the appointment (ID). Anyone who shows up for an appointment and are not from a qualified phase and tier priority group will be denied a vaccine.
    • Wear short sleeve  shirt if possible
    • Do NOT attend clinic if you are feeling unwell or experiencing COVID symptoms

 

 

 

Monterey County Clinics

Mass VAX #1:  The City of Monterey Fire Department is hosting the following:

 

DATE:  APRIL 7 (Wednesday)

  • HOURS:  9:00am – 12:30pm
  • PLACE:Monterey Conference Center–One Portola Plaza, Monterey
  • VACCINE: Moderna (available to ages 18 and older)
  • ELIGIBILITY:  Monterey County vaccine eligibility site–click here
  • REGISTER:  via Screening Form, click here.
  • For more info,visit the City of Monterey website:  HERE.

 

Mass VAX #2:  Natividad Hospital hosting the following:

 

DATE:  APRIL 10 (Saturday)

  • HOURS:  7:00am – 6:40pm
  • PLACE:Everett Alvarez High SchoolSalinas (1900 Independence Blvd)
  • ELIGIBILITY:  Monterey County vaccine eligibility siteClick here
  • To register:Click here (4-10-21) 

 

 

Mass VAX #3:  Natividad Hospital  hosting the following:

DATE:  APRIL 11 (Sunday)

  • HOURS:  7:00am – 6:40pm
  • PLACE:Everett Alvarez High SchoolSalinas (1900 Independence Blvd)
  • ELIGIBILITY:  Monterey County vaccine eligibility siteClick here
  • To registerClick here (4-11-21)

 

Mass VAX #4:  Soledad Vaccine Clinic is hosting the following:

 

DATE:  APRIL 9, 10, 11 and 12

  • HOURS:  10:00am – 7:00pm
  • PLACE:Community Center-Old YMCA560 Walker Dr., Soledad
  • VACCINE: Johnson & Johnson
  • ELIGIBILITY:  Focus is on agriculture workers. However, anyone who is eligible for the vaccine–click here–is welcomed.
  • To register:  CALL 831-235-9064(Adriana Santos – Lideres Campesinas) OR 831-757-6700 (Eva Garcia -UFW).
  • For information in SPANISHclick here.

 

Mass VAX #5:  Greenfield Vaccine Clinic is hosting the following:

 

DATE:  APRIL 10 and 11

  • HOURS:  10:00am – 7:00pm
  • PLACE:Greenfield Memorial Hall615 El Camino Real, Greenfield
  • VACCINE: Johnson & Johnson
  • ELIGIBILITY:  Focus is on agriculture workers. However, anyone who is eligible for the vaccine–click here–is welcomed.
  • To register:  CALL 831-757-6700(Eva Garcia -UFW) OR 877-881-8281; 831- 235-9065 (Adriana Santos – Lideres Campesinas).
  • For information in SPANISH:  click here.

 

To find vaccine appointments in Monterey Countyclick here.

Vaccine Registration

Every county has a different process for registration.  If you need help registering for your vaccine, please contact your service coordinator or send an email to info@sarc.org.

 

For more information on vaccine availability in your county, click on the appropriate link:

  • My Turn  -Everyone in California will have an opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at no cost. But our vaccination supply is limited right now. So we’re starting with the groups who are at highest risk, like people with a high chance of exposure and people 65 and older

 

  • Santa Clara County -Individuals who are eligible to be vaccinated are encouraged to contact their healthcare system to make an appointment. Most healthcare providers below are now offering vaccinations to all county residents age 65 and older, regardless of their healthcare care provider or insurance. See below for scheduling options by provider.

 

  • Santa Cruz County-Most residents will receive their vaccines through their medical provider, and residents should contact their doctor or clinic for more information. The Public Health Division will distribute vaccine through our local vaccine plan.

 

  • Monterey County- Beginning Wednesday, February 17th individuals 65 and older who work in the industry sectors of food and agriculture, education and childcare and emergency services as well as those 65 and older in the ZIP codes of the greatest need will be eligible to schedule an appointment to get vaccinated

 

  • San Benito County-San  Benito County Public Health Services is committed to providing accurate, reliable updates to the public regarding the vaccine.  Vaccinations are being administered daily and the information presented in the dashboard is updated weekly or as soon as reasonably possible. The updates are dependent on reporting from numerous providers across the county. Please note, the remaining doses available are currently being scheduled for administration by all providers.  The second dose of the vaccine must be administered within the manufacturer's required time frame between 21-28 days depending on the manufacturer's.

 

  • Vaccine Finder -VaccineFinder is a free, online service where users can search for locations that offer vaccinations.

 

 

 

  • Vaccine Standby List -Vaccination locations sometimes have unused, extra doses of COVID vaccine they must either use or throw out. We give providers like pharmacies or clinics with leftover doses a way to reach nearby people looking to get vaccinated on a moment's notice.No wasted vaccine. No hours-long lines. Verified providers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Provider Bulletin 2.12.21-

 

DDS Directives

 

  1.  DDS Directive - Contacting Consumers Ages 16-64 Regarding Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccination- 3/9/21
  2. DDS Directive - Contacting Consumers Regarding Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccination- 2/12/21
  3. DDS Directive- Contacting Consumers and Planning for COVID-19 Activities- 1/29/21
  4. DDS Directive - Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19- 1/15/21
  5. DDS Directive - Rate for SLS when Quarantine Isolation is Necessary During the COVID-19 State of Emergency- 1/8/21
  6. Update Regarding Monthly Rates for Transportation & Group Supported Employment for Alternative Nonresidential Services 1/6/21
  7. Critical Holiday Risk Mitigation Strategies- 12/23/20
  8. DDS Directive Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19- 12/23/20
  9. DDS Directive Overtime Pay for Participant-Directed Respite Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency 12/23/20
  10. DDS Directive- Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19 12/1/20
  11. Holiday Gatherings- 11/25/20
  12. Update on Monthly Rates for Alternative Nonresidential Services- 10/28/20
  13. DDS Directive- Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19- 10/28/20
  14. DDS Directive Waiver of Half-Day Billing Requirements for Day Services -10/2/2020
  15. DDS Directive Policies and Procedures for Utilizing Alternative Nonresidential Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency[1] 8/31/20
  16. Enclosure - Certification of Alternate Nonresidential Services 8/31/20
  17. DDS Directive - Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19- 8/10/2020
  18. DDS Directive- Day Services for Consumers at High Risk for Serious Illness due to COVID-19- 8/10/2020
  19. DDS Directive-- Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19- 7/28/20
  20. DDS Directive-Providing and Claiming for Nonresidential Services During the State of Emergency 7/17/20
  21. Directive - Extensions of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19 7/15/20
  22. Directive- Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19- 7/10/20
  23. DDS Directive- Criminal Background Checks for SDP and FHA- 6/22/20
  24. Additional Guidance on Payments for Nonresidential Services During the State of Emergency 6-18-20
  25. DDS Directive- Extension of Early Start Services 6/15/20
  26. Availability of Personal Protective Equipment 6-8-20
  27. Amended Requirements For Reporting Special Incidents Related To COVID-19 in SANDIS
  28. DDS Directive Extension of Waivers, Modifications and Directives due to COVID-19 5-8-20
  29. Additional Guidance on Payments for Nonresidential Services During the State of Emergency 5-7-20
  30. Training Resources for Residential Service Providers Hiring DSPs 4-16-20
  31. Reporting Deaths Related to COVID-19 in SANDIS 4-16-20
  32. DDS Directive- Requirements Waived Due To COVID-19- 4-15-20
  33. Lanterman Act Presumptive Eligibility Coding in SANDIS 4-3-20
  34. DDS Directive Additional Participant-Directed Services 3/31/20
  35. DDS Directive-Admissions to and Discharges from DDS Facilities 3/25/20
  36. DDS Directive-Requirements Waived Due to COVID-19-3/25/20
  37. DDS Directive- Reporting Incidents Related to COVID-19 in SANDIS 3/25/20
  38. DDS Directive Immediate COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Strategies for ARFPSHN and ICFDD-CN 3/23/20
  39. DDS Directive-Visits to Licensed Residential Facilities 3/23/20
  40. CDSS Licensed Facilities Fingerprint Clearance and Exemption Transfers, 3-20-20
  41. DDS Directive on Placements in Licensed Residential Settings 3-20-20
  42. DDS Directive on Requirements Waived due to COVID-19 and Additional Guidance, 3-18-20
  43. DDS Directive on Regional Center Monitoring, 3-18-20
  44. 2020 State of Emergency - Statewide, 3-12-20
  45. DDS Directive on Day Services for Consumers at High Risk, 3-12-20.
  46. DDS Directive on Requirements Waived, 3-12-20

 

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