COVID-19 Information – Siskiyou County

Please note: This is a rapidly changing situation, and we at 2-1-1 NorCal are working to share information as we are updated from our colleagues and agency representatives at the county, state and/or federal level. You may also receive updates to information by texting “COVID-19” or “Coronavirus” to 211-211: Text Coronavirus Graphic



County COVID-19 Information

  • Siskiyou County Public Health:
      • Facebook:
      • Free Spanish- and English-language WhatsApp Chatbot Tools –  provides accurate information on COVID-19 and vaccines. Prioritizes communicating with Californians and combating misinformation.
        • Can be accessed by scanning a QR code at the bottom of their website English WhatsApp chatbot tools or texting “hola” to 833-422-1090.
        • People without internet access can call the COVID-19 hotline at 833-422-4255 (833-4CA-4ALL), which has support in multiple languages.

Latest Press Releases:


Business Guidelines & Resources:


Groceries for Seniors and Medically Vulnerable:

  • Food delivery program: State Disaster Food Assistance Program (formerly 211 Food Box Program) provides delivery of food to individuals of all ages and families with low income who are impacted by a recent disaster in Siskiyou County (including COVID-19). Call 530-938-4115, x116.


Resources and Guidance:

(Please visit for additional resources not listed here, or call 2-1-1.)


Financial concerns:


  • Karuk Tribe Housing Authority: Provides an Emergency Rental Assistance Program for the payment of rents and utilities, including past due amounts, to eligible households who are experiencing financial hardships due to Covid-19. Visit website:
  • Mortgage Relief Program: Open to all eligible Californians who are currently experiencing pandemic-related hardships and have fallen behind on their housing payments. Complete the application questionnaire to begin the application process. If you need assistance with your application or have questions about your eligibility, please contact your mortgage servicer or a HUD-certified housing counselor at 800-569-4287. For application questions call 888-840-2594.
  • Homeowners and Renters: The state is no longer accepting applications for COVID-19 rent and utility bill relief.
    • Check the status of your submitted application HERE. To request additional support with your application or appeal, call the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief call Center at 833-430-2122.
    • Contact 2-1-1 or browse our website if you are in need of services.
  • Disaster 2-1-1 Siskiyou: Lists Housing resources. Go to and scroll down to categories.

Health concerns:

Mental Health support:


Medical Professionals, First Responders, and Essential Service Providers:


Activities for all ages:

  • Siskiyou Family YMCA: Offering YMCA 360, On-Demand Videos. Access FREE workouts from YMCA where one can find their favorite Y classes for all ages. Visit:

Additional Resources:

  • Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL): National hotline helps people with disabilities find vaccination locations in their communities, make appointments and find local services – such as accessible transportation – to overcome barriers to vaccination. Also answers questions and addresses concerns about the vaccines. To access the hotline, visit, call 1-888-677-1199 Mon-Fri, 6am-5pm, or email
  • NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing: Provides answers and information to questions or concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) or the vaccines. Videophone: 916-426-3222, or Email: