Governor & State Resources

Updates on COVID-19 Actions

For a complete look at COVID-19 actions taken by the state and federal governments, a daily update on COVID-19 cases, and other vital information during California's Stay-at-Home order, please click here.

New Initiatives to Support California Workers affected by COVID-19

Governor Gavin Newsom announced new initiatives to support the millions of California workers who have lost jobs or wages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. To read more, click here.

Connecting Veterans with Support & Assistance

California Transition Assistance Program (CalTAP) is a program designed to inform and connect Veterans of all eras to their earned federal and state benefits as well as provide continued support and assistance as their needs change over time. Upcoming opportunities include a presentation on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 of CalTAP's outreach plan, unemployment filing and support. Click here for more information.

Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Orders, Directives, and Guidance

For a complete listing of Gov. Newsom's executive orders, directives and guidance on business operations & relief, government operations, homelessness, K-12/students, public health & safety and social safety net & employee relief, please click here.

A Timeline of COVID-19 Actions Taken by California

For a timeline of actions taken by Governor Newsom and State of California Agencies to combat COVID-19, please read here.

Governor Newsom Unveils Conditions Needed to Meet to Relax Stay-At-Home Order

There are 6 key indicators that will be considered. The Governor noted that the progress in flattening the curve, increased preparedness of our health care delivery system and the effects of other COVID-19 interventions have yielded positive results. However, these actions have also impacted the economy, poverty and overall health care in California. Any consideration of modifying the stay-at-home order must be done using a gradual, science-based and data-driven framework. Please read here for more.

New Initiative to Match Interested Volunteers with Opportunities

Governor Newsom announced a new initiative to match interested volunteers with high-need opportunities to safely serve their communities. You can sign up to join at

State Agency/Federal Resources

Please visit the California State Senate page for a full listing of resources for COVID-19: Health, Workers and Employers, What We Know, What to Do during the Coronavirus Crisis, and news from California, nation and around the world.

State of California's COVID-19 Resources

The State of California has launched a comprehensive website with important COVID-19 information for Californians. The site highlights critical steps people can take to stay healthy and offers resources for a myriad of subjects, including paid sick leave and unemployment assistance. Visit:

Governor Newsom’s executive order: Stay at Home

The California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence, except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors, critical government services, schools, childcare, and construction, including housing construction. Read the full Executive Order here (pdf).

For a full listing and descriptions of Governor Newsom's COVID-19 Executive Orders, please click here.


Governor Newsom Announces California Health Corps, a Major Initiative to Expand Health Care Workforce to Fight COVID-19

Governor signs executive order to expand health care workforce and staff at least an additional 50,000 hospital beds needed for the COVID-19 surge.

Medical doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, behavioral health scientists, pharmacists, EMTs, medical and administrative assistants, certified nursing assistants all needed.

Governor Newsom: “If you have a background in health care, we need your help. Sign up at

See the announcement here.