General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567

Health and Human Services

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Older Adults

Guidance for Older Adults and Those at Elevated Risk to Self-Isolate

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers helpful instruction for older adults and people at higher risk for serious illness, including details about vaccination, face covering usage and activity levels. These instructions also provide helpful insights for those who live in congregate settings such as skilled nursing facilities and assisted living homes.

COVID-19 Risks and Vaccine Information for Older Adults

Older unvaccinated adults are more likely to be hospitalized or die from COVID-19. The CDC also provides information on risks and vaccine information.

El Dorado County Older Adult Services Program Update

Please go to the Older Adult Services website for a list of programs and services available to El Dorado County residents 60 years of age and older. While many of our programs remain open, there are still a few programs currently closed. Residents are encouraged to check program status on the Older Adult Services website or by calling the Senior Information and Assistance Program at 530-621-6369.

Stay Connected Within Your Community

Feeling Good & Staying Connected Activity Guide

Feeling Alone? We are here to HELP.

Friendship line is a FREE crisis intervention hotline and a warmline for non-emergency emotional support calls for adults over the age of 60. 1-888-670-1360 or

Questions about Older Adult Services in the Community

The Information & Assistance (I&A) Program helps older adults, families and communities access social and health services. This program informs, guides and links older adults and their families to services in the community that meet their unique needs. Please contact the I&A Program at (530) 621-6369 or (800) 510-2020 for more information or questions.