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COVID-19 UPDATE: The City of Walnut Creek is coordinating with Contra Costa Health Services, the local public health authority, on the developing COVID-19 pandemic. For local information, updates and resources about COVID-19 visit walnut-creek.org/coronavirus

Senior COVID Resources

For more information on the Stay Home Order see the Stay Home FAQ or call the Contra Costa Health Services Call center at (844) 729-8410 between 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Please visit Conta Costa Health Services for the latest updates.  Additional City of Walnut Creek updates are available here

For help with general questions about what stores are open, where to find information, how to get transportation and how to navigate online services call the Civic Park Community Center at 925-943-5852.  Calls are answered between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., but you can leave a message after hours and your call will be returned.

Please note that these hours may change as the situation develops.  If you shop at one of these stores and find different information, please contact us at 925-943-5852.

Grocery Stores

Business Name
Location 
Phone
Hours
Lunardi's
1600 Palos Verdes Mall Geary 925-939-6477
regular hours 8 am - 7 pm, senior hours Tu and Thurs 7 am - 8 am 5% senior discount
Safeway 
600 S Broadwway
925-935-9205

Hours for Seniors, Expecting mothers & the Immunocompromised:   

7am - 9 am & delivery

Safeway
2800 Ygnacio Valley Rd 925-759-3413

Hours for Seniors, Expecting mothers & the Immunocompromised:   

7am - 9 am & delivery

Safeway
 710 Bancroft Rd 925-826-4327

Hours for Seniors, Expecting mothers & the Immunocompromised:   

7am - 9 am & delivery

Safeway 1972 Tice Valley Blvd.  925-939-7213

Hours for Seniors, Expecting mothers & the Immunocompromised:   

7am - 9 am & delivery

Nob Hill
 2270 Oak Grove Rd 925-256-7188
regular hours 6 am - 9pm, E-cart delivery or curbside pickup
Trader Joe's
1372 California Blvd
925-299-9344 
regular hours 9 am - 7 pm
Whole Foods
1333 Newell Ave.
925-274-9700
regular hours 9 am - 8 pm, senior hours 8 am - 9 am
Whole Foods
2995 Ygnacio Valley Rd
925-269-9010  
regular hours 9 am - 8pm, senior hours 8 am - 9 am & delivery through Amazon

 

Food Banks

CC Cafe is offering free frozen meal pick up for seniors at various locations. For the full list of distribution sites, please click here

Monument Crisis Center will be distributing emergency 1 bag for each adult in need of emergency food for themselves and their families on the following dates:

Friday, March 20, 2020                     9:00 am -12:00 noon
Monday, March 23, 2020                  9:00 am -12:00 noon
Tuesday, March 24, 2020                  9:00 am -12:00 noon

Meals on Wheels Diablo Region
Still delivering meals to seniors at home
Cafes have been converted to home delivery
Friendly Visits converted to Friendly Calls

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
Adding additional food delivery via Mobile Pantry in alignment with school lunch distribution so families and other community members can get food too.

Food Bank of Alameda

Stay Connected 

Covia - Well Connected Program 
Available to any older older adults who are limiting their in-person interactions for safety reasons, but still want to be connected to others. Activities for older adults in Spanish and English are available from home via phone or computer. 

Assistance League of Diablo Valley - TeleCare 
TeleCare provides a daily reassurance call to housebound people, for the health and welfare of the client, as well as for a friendly chat and exchange of ideas. Trained volunteers call clients Monday through Friday mornings, beginning at 9 am. Call (925)934-0901

Meals on Wheels Diablo Region (MOWDR) - Telephone Reassurance
A growing number of seniors are isolated and can't visit their friends and family as much as they used to, especially those who don't drive. If you or a family member would enjoy some company, sign up for the Telephone Reassurance Program. They match older adults with a volunteer who will call to provide contact and safety checks to support older individuals. Call (925) 937- 8311 or email info@mowdr.org. 

Institute on Aging - Friendship Line 
The Friendship Line can be a much-needed support service to aging adults at this time to those who need a connection or a listening ear. They provide calls in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Spanish. Friendship Line number is 800-971-0016. 

Transportation

Walnut Creek Recreation has extended transportation dispatching hours to Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. All transportation will be scheduled through Lyft by our dispatcher and we are allowing same day bookings (subject to availability). The dispatch phone number is (925) 256-3533. Visit the transportation website here.

To be eligible to use the Transportation Program, you must be a Walnut Creek Seniors Club Member, over the age of 60 and rides are only with the city of Walnut Creek. All program guidelines still apply. The annual membership fee is $15, however, we are postponing processing payment for new memberships until City buildings re-open. To become a member call (925) 256-3533.