COVID-19 Updates

Latest News from the City of Maywood Regarding COVID-19

Stay safe and informed by getting alerts directly from the City of Maywood regarding COVID-19. To receive alerts either text MAYWOODCOVID to 888777 or register online via Nixle.

Current Tier for Los Angeles County 

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health posted the revised Health Officer Order (HOO): Reopening Safer at Work and in the Community For Control of COVID-19—Yellow Tier, dated May 5, 2021, effective as of 12:01 AM on Thursday, May 6, 2021,

Please also visit the website to see the following updated Los Angeles County protocols related to COVID-19:

211 for Los Angeles County

2-1-1 is a non-emergency, confidential, 3-digit phone number and service that provides easy access to housing information, and critical health and human services. The information service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with multi-lingual capabilities. Community members may text "coronavirus" or "COVID19" to 211211 for information on how COVID-19 spreads, prevention and treatment, symptoms and more. In the case that an individual does not have access to a computer, by calling this number this service will help with registering for a COVID-19 testing site in the LA County.

Additional COVID-19 Resources for Los Angeles County Residents

COVID-19 Vaccines

SELA Vaccination Center 

New Expanded Hours of Operation 

  • Monday, 10:00a.m.-6:00p.m. (beginning Monday, May 24th)
  • Tuesday-Friday, 8:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
  • Saturday, 8:00a.m.-12:00p.m. (beginning Saturday, May 29th)

Food Resources

Senior Food Distribution Program

The Senior Food Distribution that typically takes place on the third Thursday of every month at the Southeast Rio Vista YMCA at 4801 E 58th St. has transferred over to home deliveries only by the Los Angeles Food Bank. Seniors 60 years of age and older will be able to participate. You do not need to be a Maywood Resident in order to participate in this program. 

If you would like to participate in this program or if you have any issues with deliver, contact the Los Angeles food bank via 323-234-3030, ext. 170.

If you or someone you know is a Maywood senior resident in need of assistance due to COVID-19, please contact the City Hall at 323-562-5700.

Mobile Food Pantry

The City of Maywood and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank have partnered up to distribute food products to the Maywood Community. Distributions are on the fourth Thursday of every month and held at Maywood City Hall, 4319 E Slauson Avenue, Maywood 90270. There are no requirements for this program and you do not need to be a Maywood Resident. Distribution will begin at 1 pm to 3 pm (or until all food products have been distributed). If you need more information, please call 323-562-5705.

Food Resources Near Maywood, CA

OrganizationLocationPhoneHours of OperationNotes
Southeast Rio Vista YMCA4801 E. Heliotrope Ave
Maywood, CA 90270
Children under the age of 18 can enjoy a free supper at the YMCA 
City Hall Food Distribution4319 E Slauson Avenue
Maywood, CA 90270
323-562-7500Distribution begins at 1 pmFirst come, first serve
Heart of Compassion4715 E Slauson Avenue
Maywood, CA 90270
1 pm to 6 pm
Registration open from 9 am to 12:30 pm
First come, first serve


On April, CalFresh recipients will receive an Emergency Allotment (EA) on their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Card. This benefit was authorized by House Resolution 6201 - The Families First Act signed into law on March 18, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. There will be two EA's issued; one on April 11 and one on May 10. The first EA will be for any household that received CalFresh in March and the second EA for any household that received CalFresh in April.

California COVID-19 Rent Relief 

The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program is here to help California renters. There is no requirement to be a U.S. citizen and applying will not affect your ability to become one. Income eligible renters can receive help with past due and future rent and utility payments such as gas, water and sewer, trash removal, and energy costs such as fuel oil. Visit or call 833-430-2122 to check your eligibility and apply.

Financial Assistance

Jewish Free Loan Association

Jewish Free Loan Association (JFLA) is offering no-fee and interest-free loans to cover small business losses. Additionally, the loans cover:

  • Child care costs when schools are closed
  • Funds lost due to cancelled travel plans and more
  • Lost wages because you can't go into work

For more information visit the JFLA website.

Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19

In the face of the COVID-19, the Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) wants to keep workers, employers, co-workers, and families safe. What employees are entitled to may be confusing. We are trying to make it easier and spread awareness through this centralized source of information. Visit the CA Department of Labor website to determine what is best for you, your family, and your workplace.

Employment Development Department (EDD)

Visit the California EDD YouTube channel to learn how to apply for unemployment insurance.

Legal Aid at Work

Legal Aid at Work provides clarity about undocumented workers' employment rights, as well as Coronavirus FAQs in both English and Spanish.