Adults 65 and Over are Now Eligible for Covid-19 Vaccine

Residents age 65 and over are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination and can receive vaccinations at County sites. Learn how to get an appointment. Click here

Local Grocery Stores with Seniors-Only Hoursgrocerry

The City has created a list of local grocery stores open for business during the COVID-19 crisis. The list includes which stores offer special hours just for seniors.

Senior Assistance

The City is managing a volunteer interest list for those interested in driving for the Out and About Program once social distancing guidelines are relaxed. To be considered as a driver for the Out and About Program, please call (760) 633-2261.

The City is encouraging seniors to email [email protected] or call (760) 943-2221 if they need other assistance. This hotline and email will be checked on a regular basis, and staff and volunteers will work to help connect seniors to resources to meet their individual needs. Please note, this is not an emergency number. In the case of an emergency, call 911.

The City of Encinitas Senior Center Nutrition Program has resumed.  Click here for more information. 

Ride FACT

grocerryRide FACT (Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation) is a FREE service for anyone 60 years of age and older (at this time, students and parents are also able to partake in the service when drivers are available).This service is offered until social distancing orders are lifted. Essential travel is recommended however all rides are being honored without mileage limitation in San Diego County.

FACT prefers a one-day notice to arrange rides. They operate daily, including on weekends, and can accommodate wheelchairs. To schedule a ride, please call (888) 924-3228.

Staying Connected at Home During Covid-19

Click here for tips from The National Resource Center for Engaging Older Adults