VIDEO: County Partners with Local Restaurants to Get Great Plates Delivered to Seniors

Video by Suzanne Bartole

The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for older adults who are struggling to get basic life essentials, like food. Trips on public transportation, to grocery stores or restaurants are too risky.

To help solve the problem, the County partnered with the State and local restaurants to create the Great Plates Delivered initiative.

For more details on criteria or to sign up for the program, call the County Aging and Independence Services at (800) 339-4661 or visit You can also call 2-1-1 San Diego.

Anita Lightfoot is a group communications officer with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact