Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced the opening of additional health care sites to treat people affected by COVID-19. In order to ensure adequate staff for health care sites throughout California, Gov. Newsom is calling on healthcare providers, behavioral health professionals, and health care administrators to register for the California Health Corps . California is calling for: Physicians (MD, DO), including medical students Pharmacists Dentists Nurse practitioners Physician assistants Nurses (RN, LVN, CNA), including nursing students Behavioral health professionals (psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, LCSW, LMFT, LPCC) Respiratory therapists Paramedics Medical assistants Emergency medical technicians Members of the California Health Corps will be paid for their services and will be given malpractice insurance coverage. Locations will vary, but Cal Health Corps will try to match your geographical preferences. To be eligible for COVID-19 emergency medical staffing roles, you must: Be 18 years of age or over Be eligible to work in the United States Have a valid driver’s license or passport, and a social security card Have a valid California License for clinical practice (if you are a MD, DO, etc.) OR are a medical student or nursing student Have no negative licensure/certification actions (for licensed/certified professionals) To sign up, visit covid19.ca.gov/healthcorps/ .