COVID-19 – Resources for Giving and Receivng
Prayer and Inspiration
To receive Prayer, please contact a Practitioner or fill out an online Prayer Request. For inspiration, listen to our Podcasts, view our YouTube Channel, visit Rev. Bonnie’s Blog, or read a Sacred Reading
Kitchen gardens – If you have a small piece of ground (aka kitchen garden) in which you would like to grow vegetables, Norm can prepare it for you to plant and is available to answer questions you may have. Contact him to arrange for a site check. Normfort@sbcglobal.net
COVID-19 RESOURCES LISTED ON THE WEBSITE OF THE VENTURA COUNTY AREA AGENCY ON AGING: https://www.vcaaa.org/covid-19/
For congregants aged 75+ residing in Ventura County – If you need help scheduling an appointment for the vaccine and/or transportation to a vaccination site, help is available. VCSL’s Circle of Blressings and Outreach teams have joined forces to provide assistance. For more information, contact Joan Bergstrand, RscP, at (805) 746-3603 or Pam Kelly at (805) 746-3450. Please leave a message for Joan if she doesn’t pick up right away and she will get back to you.
COVID-19 VACCINATION RESOURCES IN VENTURA COUNTY (see below…thank you, Christine Voth, RScP!)
COUNTY OF VENTURA: General Information on testing and vaccinations, etc.: https://www.venturacountyrecovers.org/
To get tested for C-19: https://www.venturacountyrecovers.org/coronavirus-testing/
To schedule a vaccination at a County vaccination site:
Best to go online at the above link at 7 AM, Monday, when new appointments are made available.
BY PHONE: Vaccine appointments can be made for those needing assistance by calling the vaccine registration phone number: 805-477-7161. This line is intended only for those without access to the internet.
Other places to contact for C-19 vaccinations according to the County’s website.
CVS PHARMACIES – Offering the vaccination in city of Ventura only. There are seven CVS pharmacies in Ventura. To check availability and to make an appointment, register by calling 1-800-746-7287, or register online at: https://www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine?WT.ac=cvs-storelocator-covid-vaccine-searchpilot
1) 50 N Ashwood Ave Ventura, CA 93003, 805-658-7848, Store #9236
2) 245 S Mills Rd Ventura, CA 93003, 805-535-2753, Store #17461
3) 2260 E. Thompson Blvd. Ventura, CA 93001, 805-648-8985, Store #11033
4) 5900 Telegraph Rd. Ventura, CA 93003, 805-642-3276, Store #9683
5) 4200 E Main St Ventura, CA 93003, 805-644-0095, Store #16096
6) 7850 Telegraph Rd Ventura, CA 93004, 805-671-5122, Store #9969
7) 1740 S Victoria Ave Ventura, CA 93003, 805-644-1833, Store #9556
Ralph’s (Kroger): Limited quantities available at select locations. Ralph’s pharmacies are located in Ventura, Port Hueneme, Camarillo, Newbury Park, Moorpark and Thousand Oaks. Check appointment availability and register online (if appointments are available) go to: https://www.kroger.com/rx/guest/get-vaccinated
Rite Aid: There are nine pharmacies in Ventura County. To register online, go to: http://ritea.id/california
Complete eligibility questionnaire. If qualified, you will be able to follow a link to check for the availability of the vaccine at a specific pharmacy.
Medicine Shoppe: There are three pharmacies in Ventura County (one in Oxnard and two in Ventura).
I found no information online about making appointments. I did find a form to sign up for a waitlist. I filled it out and am on the waitlist for a vaccine in Boyertown, PA! I do not recommend it.
Your Primary Care MD: Call your PCP and ask if you can get on their waitlist for the vaccine. My PCP (Rose Avenue Family Medical Group, Oxnard) told me their office does not expect to receive any vaccines until spring. In contrast, my neighbor’s PCP’s office (Identity Medical Group, Oxnard) already has the vaccine and called him to schedule an appointment. He was told because they are affiliated with Dignity Health they have the vaccine.
State of California: For more information and to sign up for notifications of “when can I get vaccinated:” https://covid19.ca.gov/vaccines/#When-can-I-get-vaccinated.
Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination: This program is a collaboration of the federal government, states and territories, and 21 national pharmacy partners and independent pharmacy networks to increase access to COVID-19 vaccination across the United States. To view the list of pharmacies currently participating in providing vaccines, go to: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/retail-pharmacy-program/participating-pharmacies.html
Walgreens: Giving vaccines in 15 states but NOT in California at this time.
Wal-Mart & Sam’s Club: Providing vaccines in 22 states but NOT in California at this time.
Ventura County Area Agency on Aging – providing food and other resources.
Additional Community Resources from The County.
Financial Resources – SBA
Give an Hour – Emotional & Mental Health Support Groups
Calm – Mental & Emotional Wellness
Ventura County Behavioral Health Wellness – coping with many COVID resources
RESOURCE GUIDE FOR OLDER ADULTS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES – PROVIDES FREE & UNBIASED ADVICE/INFORMATION/RESOURCES: https://s29358.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/Live-Well-2021-Resource-Guide_web.pdf
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