Upcoming FREE COVID Vaccines/Testing, Community Food Distributions, and More!I am partnering with community organizations to provide critical resources and services throughout Assembly District 53. As always, the office is open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact my District Office at (213) 620-4646 with questions on events or for assistance with state agencies and state programs, including EDDDMVCalFresh, and Medi-Cal.Digital Covid-19 Vaccine RecordNeed your digital COVID-19 vaccine record? To obtain a QR code and link to your vaccination record,visit myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.govIn-home vaccination appointment
People who are homebound can request a vaccinator for an in-home vaccination by contacting the Public Health Vaccine Call Center at (833) 540-0473 or filling out this form.Want to know the vaccination rate in your area?To see neighborhood-breakdown of maps showing vaccination rates, cases, mortality, and more, please visit this websiteLAUSD StudentsVaccinationsAll other students must receive their first vaccine dose by no later than 30 days after their 12th birthday, and their second dose by no later than 8 weeks after their 12th birthday.No-Cost COVID Vaccines for EVERYONE Aged 12+:
(Please note that people aged 12-15 years old can only receive the Pfizer vaccine)
Locations vary; limited availability.Book an appointment at VaccinateLACounty.com or carbonhealth.com/covid-19-vaccines/los-angelesTo book an appointment at Woori Pharmacy (266 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004), just call (213) 384-6323. English and Korean (한국어) assistance available all day; Spanish available 9 – 11:30 a.m.If you need assistance booking an appointment, call the LA Department of Public Health at (833) 540-0473; available 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily.Need a ride? Uber and Lyft are providing free rides to and from vaccination sites. Don’t have the app? Call 833-540-0473 to book your ride.Vaccine ClinicVaccine ClinicNo-Cost COVID Testing at First AME Church of LA
Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
2270 S. Harvard Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Walk-ups welcome, but appointment preferred. Pre-register at bit.ly/aacec-famelaNo-Cost COVID Vaccines for Veterans
Locations vary; limited availability
VA Healthcare required; enroll at www.va.gov/health-care/apply/application/introduction
Appointments required at (310) 268-4900No-Cost COVID Testing
Daily; locations vary
Find a testing site near you at corona-virus.la/covid-19-testingCOVID-19 Funeral Assistance (Through FEMA)
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585
Monday – Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.Flu ClinicFood Distribution & Essential ServicesNo-Cost Food Distribution
Mondays, 8 – 11 a.m. (while supplies last)
Wilshire Presbyterian Church
300 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (while supplies last)
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: The meals are for children only; adults may pick up on their behalf.No-Cost Wi-Fi
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: Please check in with the YMCA staff for the access code.No-Cost Distance Learning Hubs
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Ketchum-Downtown YMCA
401 S Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Note: For grades 6-12; learn more at DistanceLearning@ymcala.orgNo-Cost Showers
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: Must bring a valid ID; toiletries are provided.No-Cost Showers
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ketchum-Downtown YMCA
401 S Hope Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Note: Must bring a valid ID; toiletries are provided.No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. until supplies run out
Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA
2900 Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90023No-Cost Groceries and Lunches
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010No-Cost Mobile Grocery Truck
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (while supplies last)
1901 W 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057No-Cost Fresh Produce & Pet Food Distribution
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. until supplies run out (usually until 1 p.m.)
Anderson Munger Family YMCA
4301 W 3rd, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Note: Bringing a cart or a large bag is recommended. Please note that first-time recipients will need to register with the YMCA to receive a barcode. Please ask a staff onsite for details.No-Cost Food Distribution
Tuesdays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. (while supplies last)
Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance (KIWA)
1053 S New Hampshire Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90006No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Tuesdays & Fridays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ketchum Downtown YMCA Preschool
2916 W 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Note: The meals are for children only; adults may pick up on their behalf.No-Cost Fresh Produce Distribution
Wednesdays, 10 – 11 a.m.
Ketchum Downtown YMCA Preschool
2916 W 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90005No-Cost Bagged Grocery Distribution
Tuesdays, 8 – 9 a.m.
St. James Episcopal Church
3903 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010No-Cost Food Distribution
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Central City Neighborhood Partners (CCNP)
501 S Bixel St
Los Angeles, CA 90017No-Cost Showers
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA
2900 Whittier Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90023No-Cost Grab N’ Go Meals
Fridays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Violence Intervention Program (VIP)
1750 Sichel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031
Note: VIP is not in our district, but the coordinators are offering resources to everyone in our district as well.No-Cost Food Distribution
*Please note the reduced time*
Saturdays, 7 – 9 a.m. (while supplies last)
Urban Partners Los Angeles
2936 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Note: Bringing a cart is recommended.
Note: No-cost walk-in COVID tests available.No-Cost Food Distribution
Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
First AME Church of LA
2270 S. Harvard Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90018No-Cost Grocery Distribution
Saturdays, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Islamic Center of Southern California
434 Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90020Nutrition for Health and LongevityUSC Nutrition for Health and Longevity has teamed up with USC Good Neighbors Campaign and Vouchers 4 Veggies to provide free fruit and vegetable vouchers* for low-income individuals and families in our community. Helping the community by sharing health and wellness resources and tools is important to us.Participants will also be signed up for a 10-week virtual nutrition education series. Classes will be held on Zoom class on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. starting September 8 to November 17.USC Nutrition for Health and Longevity is a10-week nutrition education series intended to provide the tools and knowledge to make better, healthier food and lifestyle choices to positively impact overall health.Please join the virtual class (ZOOM) weekly on Wednesday evenings from 6 – 7 p.m.*Registration: visit https://bit.ly/NHLCH3NF  or susan.kim2@med.usc.edu *Eligible participants receive $40 worth of food vouchers each month for a duration of 6 months to be used for fruit and vegetables. Vouchers can only be used at the two Food 4 Less locations listed below.To enroll: visit https://bit.ly/nhlch3v or email Susan.Kim2@med.usc.eduFood 4 LessNeed support opening a bank account or obtaining your credit score?
Contact CCNP (Central City Neighborhood Partners) at 213-482-8618 and ask for “Crystel Perez Galindo” to book an appointment with a certified credit counselor.Together Let's SaveNo-Cost Water-Saving Items from LA DWP
Find out more at ladwp.com/saveNo-Cost Overdue Utility Bill AssistancegraphicCollege PrepSincerely,
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MIGUEL SANTIAGO
Assemblymember, 53rd DistrictP.S. Follow me on FACEBOOK for the latest updates on what we are doing to strengthen education, healthcare, and social safety nets to protect those who were harmed the most during the pandemic.