• March 18, 2020 3:28 PM

We have heard fears from our immigrant community about accessing healthcare services during this time. What are the facts?

We have heard fears from our immigrant community about accessing healthcare services during this time. What are the facts?

We have heard fears from our immigrant community about accessing healthcare services during this time. What are the facts? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

The Immigration and Citizenship Service (USCIS) will not consider examinations, treatment, or receiving preventive services related to coronavirus (such as vaccines, if any) as a reason for deportation or to no longer be eligible for legal immigration status.

This will also not impact the condition of public benefits applicable to people asking for an extension of status or change of status, even if treatment is provided or paid for by public office subsidies as defined by the rule as if the service is covered by Medicaid.