San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians


COVID-19 Public Service Announcements

Southern CA Tribal Communities: We Will Endure!

Do Your Duty!

A Time to Connect

The San Pasqual Business Committee has been closely monitoring and following the guidance recommended by National, State, Health, CDC and other agencies. As well as participated in calls with the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Affairs Tribal Assistance Coordination Group and Indian Health Services. At this time, the San Pasqual Business Committee wants to ensure the health and safety of tribal members, residents, and employees, and mitigate the impact of the virus. Social distancing is one of the primary methods to curtail the spread of the virus. As a result, the following direction and actions are provided:​

Tribal Government Services will be available but limited to services allowable through phone, text or email. The San Pasqual Tribal Administration front desk hours are Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8am - 4:30pm and Tuesday/Thursday 8am - 12pm.
​Person to Person contact will be limited to emergencies only. Please see the following chart for Tribal Departments and essential services information.  The Police and Fire Departments will continue to provide optimum service to the community.  Dial 911 for Emergencies


Contact will be minimized to the receptionists and back office visits stopped. Checks for per capita, payroll, and general welfare will be mailed for those without direct deposit. All are encouraged to establish direct deposit.

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The Finance Department

Staff will not interact directly (in person) with members and others who may come into the Tribal office. Exceptions will be made on a case by case basis. The preferred means of communication are telephone, email, fax, and text, in that order. Per Capita checks, advances and loans will be handled as usual, and checks will be mailed to those without direct deposit. All penalties for late payments will be waived until the pandemic is rendered over. Expect delays in processing donations and scholarships.

Yolanda McCollum
Cell: 760-520-5952

The Human Resources Department

This department will provide services by phone and e-mail only. General Welfare claims may be sent by e-mail to,, or Claims can now be submitted by taking a photo of the claim form and receipt with a cell phone and texting to Nola Alvarado at 760-803-5187. Claims can also be sent by mail.

Carlye Duckworth
Human Resources Director
Cell: 442-248-2001

The Planning Department

This department will provide services as allowable through phone and email only. Unless urgent, all surveying, site visits, and in-person meetings will be temporarily postponed. For further information or to discuss your current project, please contact Andrew Orosco.

Andrew Orosco
Planning Director
Cell: 760-445-8285

The Public Works Department

This department will continue to maintain driveways and culverts and monitor critical facilities throughout rain events. Unless urgent, all work orders will be postponed. Emergency site visits can be scheduled with David Martinez.

David Martinez
Public Works Director
Cell: 760-484-7149

The Domestic Water Department

This department will continue to maintain and operate the San Pasqual Domestic Water system. Unless urgent, all new work orders will be postponed. To notify San Pasqual of a water break please contact John Flores.

John Flores
Water Manager
Cell: 760-310-6696

Environmental Department

This department will provide Environmental, THPO and Utilities services as allowable through phone and email only. Unless urgent, all new work orders will be postponed.

All elder pick-ups will be postponed until further notice.

John Flores ​​
Environmental Director

Housing Department

This department will continue to provide services remotely via phone and email. House payments/rents may be deposited in the window drop slot next to the front door at the housing building. Do not leave CASH. Only Checks and Money Orders will be accepted. You may also mail your payment to: Housing Department, Post Office Box 365, Valley Center, CA 92082. Receipts will be mailed to you direct. Routine maintenance of H/AC & Septic Pumping remains active for the month of May.

Diana Martinez
Housing Director
Cell: 760-519-3768

Education Department

​During the stay at home order: The San Pasqual Education Department is coordinating with all registered San Pasqual students to obtain their schoolwork from Valley Center schools. We are remotely assisting students with their schoolwork and are communicating with the schools and teachers to ensure that each student’s academic needs are met. We have scheduled times to assist students one-on-one through facetime or conference call. The San Pasqual Education Department is currently working with parents to support and facilitate any needs, such as collecting work from their school, providing alternatives for internet support, and providing parents with online resources. If you would like to schedule time for homework assistance or if you have any questions, please call or text our office at (760) 560-7198. Our remote office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.

Lorraine Orosco
Education Director
Cell: 760-445-4752

Indian Health Council

See full details with this link here:   

For IHC Pharmacy Prescription Refills. Get them in now, Currently, there is a 2 day delay in filling prescriptions. Do  not walk in! Use the pharmacy portal or call 760.749.1410 press 6 for pharmacy. If no one answers, leave a message with your name and refill with date and time. Do not keep calling back. IHC are screening outside before staff/patients/visitors/vendors can enter the facility. So patients can pick their prescriptions up themselves. If a patient (Tribal Elder, Someone without transportation/vulnerable patient isolated) want to designate someone to pick up there prescription. IHC Pharmacy will need the name and birthdate of the patient from the designated individual.

San Diego County Resources

California Employment Development Department

Information on unemployment from California Employment Development Department 

Household Tips

Downloadable tipsheet and Cleaning and Disinfection for Households Recommendations from CDC

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