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In-Home Care Resources During COVID-19

 

Care Provider vaccination update

You can schedule your vaccination using Myturn.ca.gov or calling COVID-19 Hotline at (833) 422-4255.

To get vaccinated you need to:

  • Serve San Francisco IHSS Recipients only.
  • Bring a valid ID and proof of IHSS work status, such as a recent paper pay stub or electronic timesheet on a mobile device.
  • Provide a current mailing address and phone number. Check on both by contacting IHSS at ihsspaymentunits@sfgov.org or (415) 557-6200.

View these important messages for Providers

Provider Sick Leave Benefit for COVID-19 Only between January 1, 2021 and September 30, 2021 (English | 中文 | Español)

  • Email: Print, fill out, sign, and submit the form to ihsspaymentunits@sfgov.org (e-Signatures are not accepted).
  • or
  • Mail: Print and mail completed form to Attention N3AX, P.O. Box 7988, San Francisco, CA 94120.

Care Recipients vaccination update

You can now get vaccinated if you are 16 years old or over. Schedule your vaccination using Myturn.ca.gov or call COVID-19 Hotline at (833)-422-4255.

Did your IHSS Provider assist you with obtaining a vaccination?  If so, your Provider can be paid up to two hours per vaccine appointment. To request Provider pay, fill out this Vaccine Medical Accompaniment Claim Form (English | 中文 | Español) and submit it by:

  • Email: Print, fill out, sign, and submit the form to ihsspaymentunits@sfgov.org (e-Signatures are not accepted).
  • or
  • Mail: Print and mail completed form to Attention N3AX, P.O. Box 7988, San Francisco, CA 94120.

 

Back-up home care

  • For IHSS Care Recipients: Call your IHSS social worker or (415) 355-6700 if you cannot reach your social worker. 
  • For non-IHSS Care Recipients: We're here to help. Call us about eligibility at (415) 355-6700.

 

IHSS Care Provider benefits during COVID-19

 

Job openings — we're hiring Care Providers! 

Earn $18.50 - $30 an hour with great health and transportation benefits. Contact one of our community partners to apply now:

 

Safety tips

 

Support and connection 

 

Webinars for care givers, recipients, and families

  • Planning Ahead: Health Care Decisions in the Era of COVID-19
    Review advance care planning, easy-to-use materials and easy-to-read advance directives in 10 languages available at www.prepareforyourcare.org. The webinar will also cover how advance care planning is unique in the time of COVID. Watch Now
  • Palliative Care on the Front Lines of COVID-19
    Explore how COVID-19 has impacted medical decision-making for those in palliative care, how families can better communicate with health professionals at this time, and more. Watch Now
  • Attendant Employers: Protecting Ourselves & Our Employees 
    Learn what in-home care givers and recipients are doing to stay safe and support one another during COVID-19. Also learn best practices for hiring and employing care providers. Watch Now
  • COVID-19 and Caring for Individuals with Alzheimer's 
    Includes health and safety tips specifically geared for those with dementia. Watch Now
  • Social Isolation and Well-Being for Caregivers
    Covers the tools and tips to help cope with the isolation, stress, and anxiety of care giving during COVID-19. Watch Now
  • Staying Well Together
    Reviews the COVID-19 basics, including how to stay well while sheltering in place, avoid spreading the virus, and adjust to caregiving during this time. Watch Now