CCCC Joins “Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In.”
April 9, 2020
April 9, 2020
Message to CCCC members from Liz Helms, President & CEO,
As we navigate these difficult times together, we have joined Governor Gavin Newsom’s Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In campaign to combat social isolation and food insecurity during this COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s on all of us across the state to check in on the older adults in our lives – our friends, family and neighbors – to help them during this outbreak,” said Governor Newsom.
The campaign urges all Californians to take a pledge to check in on those over 65, especially those with underlying conditions such as Alzheimer’s, asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, lupus, multiple sclerosis, sickle cell, hemophilia and other chronic conditions/diseases by calling or texting to make sure they’re okay. Be sure to take the pledge at EngageCA.org/CheckIn to check in, and to learn more about how you can support the older and at-risk adults in your life.
It is important that we all feel connected, and have the food, medicine and anything else needed to stay home and keep safe from COVID-19. If you are someone who needs help, please call 2-1-1 or go to 211.org or aging.ca.gov.
The California Chronic Care Coalition (CCCC) wants to understand any barriers in accessing the care you need during this time of critical need to help inform necessary policy solutions. If you’ve been treated for a chronic condition/disease in the last 2 years, please take 5 minutes to complete our COVID-19 survey by April 14th.
Visit www.californiachroniccare.org to access online resources to keep you well and connected. We are better together! Stay Home, Save Lives, Check In