Salud Para La Gente is here for you. We are OPEN. Please call (831) 728-0222 for an appointment.
Access our: COVID-19 Resources and Information page.

Salud Para La Gente is here for you. We are OPEN. Please call (831) 728-0222 for an appointment.
Access our: COVID-19 Resources and Information page.

Patient Information

Stay Informed
21
Aug

What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Testing

Santa Cruz County has made changes in who can get testing and where you can get tested. It’s good to know that: Salud Para La Gente (Salud) is now testing for COVID-19. You MUST CALL or TEXT us at (831) 728-0222 for an appointment ahead of time. You may not be eligible to get tested...
27
Jul

Dr. Gil Chávez: Message to Spanish-Speaking Californians about COVID-19

During Governor Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 Update on July 27, 2020, Dr. Gil Chávez reached out to Spanish-speaking communities throughout California. Dr. Chávez is the founding Chief of the Center for Infectious Diseases, Deputy Director, and State Epidemiologist in the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). His presentation begins at minute 27:05.   Key messages in...
14
Jul

Children’s Activities and Childcare Opportunities

COVID-19 has not gone away. We still need to be careful. Here are some resources to help your family have a safe and fun summer and fall. Learn more about fun things to do with your children: County of Santa Cruz – in person activities Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce – in person activities The...
14
Jul

What immigrant families should know about COVID-19.

Even if you are undocumented or do not have insurance, you can get testing, treatment, and preventative care for COVID-19. COVID-19 testing, treatment, and preventative services do not count under Public Charge. These services will not affect your ability to apply for status for yourself or your family members in the future. The State of...
09
Jul

Worried You Might Have COVID-19?

You can get tested here in Santa Cruz County. STEP 1. Get tested right away if you have any symptoms, like: • Fever • Sore Throat • Cough • Muscle Pain • Trouble Breathing • Loss of Taste or Smell STEP 2. Get tested if you are worried about COVID-19. Even people with no symptoms...
23
Jun

Ways We Work to Keep You Safe at Salud.

COVID-19 has changed things. When you come to Salud, here are ways we work to keep you safe from COVID-19. We take your temperature before you come in. The staff has theirs taken, too! All staff and each person wears a mask. Except for small children, everyone who comes in the clinic must wear a...
08
Jun

Salud’s Commitment to Dignity, Equity and Service

Dear Community, As a community-based health services provider, when a patient says, “I can’t breathe,” we surround them with care and do everything in our power to save their life. When George Floyd, a Black man in Minneapolis, cried out these words, he remained pinned to the ground by police officers depriving him of air...
26
May

Masks Can Help Prevent COVID-19. Wear a cloth mask every time you leave your house.

You need it if you will be around other people. Be sure to stay 6 feet away from others. Wear a mask if you: • Go to work. • Ride a bus. • Go to the clinic. • Get groceries at the store or food pick-up center. Your cloth mask must cover your nose and...
11
May

Help Your Teens Start a New Routine.

COVID-19 has changed so many things for all families all over the world. Right now, your teen is likely having a hard time. Many teens feel cut off from friends. They may miss those important events in their lives they’ve been looking forward to. How can parents help teens get through all these changes? Here...
English English Spanish Spanish