COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has left us all in situations far beyond normal. First 5 San Joaquin and its partners throughout San Joaquin County are diligently working to keep our families and community healthy, strong and thriving in spite of COVID-19. First 5 San Joaquin has compiled of a list of helpful resources for our community to obtain necessary services and supports to continue thriving, in this very unique time.


COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus that has been spreading worldwide. It’s important to stay informed during this rapidly evolving situation. We encourage you to check the following websites and their social media accounts routinely for updates and helpful resources. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage:
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) webpage:
San Joaquin County Public Health Services webpage:
Stockton Strong:

Fact Sheets & Tip Sheets 
About Physical Distancing and Face Coverings (English)
About Physical Distancing and Face Coverings (Spanish)
Tips for Safe Face Covering Use (English & Spanish)
COVID-19 - Stop the Spread of Germs (English & Spanish)


How to Talk with Young Children

Sesame Street in Communities: How to talk to young children about COVID 19
Centers for Disease Control: Talking to Children about COVID-19
Sesame Street Care Cope Connect Guide (English) (Spanish) (Instructions)

Early Learning/Educational Resources

Potter the Otter: Free Activities, E-Books & Videos
Scholastic: Free Resources for Learning at Home
First 5 California: Resources for Parents with Young Children


  • Free Virtual Home Visits are now available to eligible families with young children. Click here to learn more. (hyperlink to be added once new home visitation page is live)
  • Call 2-1-1 to talk to a live person-trained specialist 24/7 who can connect you resources such as food assistance, medical transportation and housing support, or visit
  • School districts are offering free school meals for pick-up during the shelter in place order. Learn more.