Paychecks will be issued within 10 working days from when the
IHSS Timesheet Processing Facility receives timesheet. Complete
your timesheet carefully and timely.
Please remember that making mistakes will cause your
timesheet to be rejected and your paycheck will be further
additional question regarding how to complete the timesheet,
delays, change of address information, request a new timesheet
or other information, please contact
Time sheet training will be available on dates listed below for
Please call IHSS for times of trainings and to reserve your seat
at (760) 337-3084.
Space is limited.
You can also go to the following link to see video on “Properly
Completing a Timesheet for Processing in CMIPS II”:
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California United Homecare Workers (C.U.H.W.)
Local Union Representative:
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Member Resource Department Phone Number: 1-855-83
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It is a good
idea to be prepared for the unexpected such as a natural
disaster. A website that helps people be better
prepared for emergency situations is the Federal
Government's website at
www.ready.gov or you may call
them at their toll-free number 1-800-237-3239. Below
are some excerpts from the U.S. Department of Homeland
Security's emergency preparedness checklist.
At a minimum, your
emergency kit should contain:
- 1 gallon of water
per person per day ( a minimum of three days)
- a three day supply
of non-perishable food (canned goods, dried and packaged
- a battery powered
radio with extra batteries (or a hand cranked radio)
- a flashlight with
extra batteries (or a hand cranked flashlight)
- a first-aid kit
with lots of bandages, ointments, alcohol/hydrogen
- a whistle (to
- filter masks (to
- moist towelettes
- wrenches and pliers
(to turn off utilities)
- manual can opener
- garbage bags and
ties (for waste)
- duct tape and
towels (in case you need to block the outside air)
medications for all family members
(important papers in case you have to start over again)
- credit cards and
- extra pair of
- a change of
clothing for each family member
- blankets or
- extra car keys
- any special items
needed for infants or the elderly or disabled
Each family should
assume that they will be required to survive upon their
own for three days before help arrives. Having a good
emergency kit can make a big difference.
According to the
Humane Society, no matter what the emergency, it is
critical that you take your pet with you. Pets left
behind may be lost, injured or killed.
The following is a checklist of items to have prepared
and ready to go.
Portable pet carrier for cats, small dogs, other small
animals and birds. Clearly label the carrier with
pet’s name, your name, address and phone number. Get
pet(s) accustomed to carriers ahead of time. Keep
in an easily accessible place.
The following can be
packed in an airtight Rubbermaid or other suitable
Dry towels or blanket to line carrier and use if
Roll of paper towels.
Food and water bowls for each animal.
1-2 weeks supply of food and water in airtight
containers. Check periodically and replace with
fresh as needed. Include your pet’s favorite
treats and toys.
If you use canned food, hand-operated can opener.
1-2 weeks supply of all medications your pet is taking
clearly labeled with administrative instructions.
Be sure to include flea preventative and Heartworm
treatment. Check these supplies periodically, and adjust
and replenish as needed.
Litter and litter boxes for cats. Empty soda water
boxes or disposable aluminum pans are excellent as
disposable litter boxes.
Health records including vaccinations in case of
evacuation or need to stay in boarding kennel or other
current identification tag and microchip.
Recent color photographs of each pet in case they get
Check out boarding kennel beforehand and keep the name
and number handy.
Numbers of pet-friendly hotels and motels.
Written instructions on caring for your pet in the event
you must leave pet at the boarding kennel.
Animal First Aid Kit (Ask your veterinarian what your
pet will need).
Leashes. Keep extra in emergency kit.
Your pet will be under severe trauma
during this time so keep his/her routines as familiar as
possible. Keep your pet(s) with you at all times or in a
safe boarding kennel. Do not leave a pet at
home alone. Take along familiar toys.
Get pet accustomed to riding in the car in advance to
alleviate some of the stress.
forget that our temperature is rising and summer is just
around the corner. So here are more tips from the
Humane Society to keep your pet safe and healthy during
In case of an
emergency, it's important to be able to identify the
symptoms of heat stress caused by exposure to extreme
temperatures. Check the animal for signs of heavy
panting, glazed eyes, a rapid heartbeat, restlessness,
excessive thirst, lethargy, fever, dizziness, lack of
coordination, profuse salivation, vomiting, a deep red
or purple tongue, and unconsciousness.
If the animal shows
symptoms of heatstroke, take steps to gradually lower
her body temperature immediately. Follow these tips, and
it could save her life:
- Move the
animal into the shade or an air-conditioned area.
- Apply ice
packs or cold towels to her head, neck, and chest or
immerse her in cool (not cold) water.
- Let her drink
small amounts of cool water or lick ice cubes.
- Take her
directly to a veterinarian.
In many states,
it's against the law to leave a pet unattended in a
parked vehicle in a manner than endangers the health or
safety of the animal. Despite these laws, not to mention
a basic common sense that should guide most pet owners
during the summer, companion animals die every year from
heatstroke. The worst part is knowing that each death
was preventable. That's why sharing this information is
so important. Summers, after all, are truly supposed to