List of Resources
There are many resources becoming available to support individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. The primary source for vetted pandemic related health information is the CDC and local health departments; the primary source for work related policy and guidance is OSHA. ServiceSource has posted a few resource links here for your convenience, however, ServiceSource does not endorse any of these resources nor necessarily agree with their contents. Please review each resource to determine if it might be a good fit for you.
Aging and Disability Community
People with Disabilities
- Visit the TASH website for more resources
- Green Mountain Self-Advocates created a booklet by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities.
- The Council of State Governments (CSG) details COVID-19 and its impact on individuals with disabilities.
- Workforce GSP compiled workforce resources for people on the Autism spectrum.
- disAbilityNavigator has a collection of resources for people with disabilities and families.
- Thank you to our Senior Services Team for adapting and putting together a list of Activities for Older Adults.
- AARP put together key tips for older adults to properly prepare for the COVID-19 outbreak.
- Common Questions and Answers About COVID-19 for Older Adults and People with Chronic Health Conditions, created by the Alliance for Aging Research and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.
- Emory University’s Goizueta Alzheimer’s Disease Center put together a list of suggestions for family members and friends supporting people with Alzheimer’s disease and similar illnesses.
- The Caregiver Action Network has developed a resource, Tips for Family Caregivers and COVID-19 to help keep you and your loved one as safe as possible.
- For a list of benefits provided through the Departments of Veterans Affairs (VA), click here.
- Wounded Warrior Project has launched a COVID-19 Relief Program for eligible warriors. Click here to learn more.
- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued guidance to help workplaces prepare for COVID-19.
- OSHA issued a new poster listing steps all workplaces can take to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus.
- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted a webinar addressing questions arising under any of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Stay Healthy with Everyday Preventive Actions
- COVID-19 Symptoms
- COVID-19 Facts
- Wash Your Hands
- Cover Your Cough
- Stop the Spread of Germs
- Stop the Spread of Flu
From the Federal Government
- Stay on top of the latest information from the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
- For the latest health information including how to create a household plan, visit the CDC.
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided an online resource guide to several frequently asked questions about COVID-19.
- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) created a resource page with information and best practices for our most vulnerable communities.
- The Medicare Government’s COVID-19 webpage includes information for beneficiaries.
- New guidance from Social Security Commissioner regarding COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries was released on April 10.
- Forbes released a Guide to the Federal Stimulus Package. To learn more, click here.
- Find the latest COVID-19 information from the National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
- The Restaurant Employee Relief Fund was created to help restaurant industry employees experiencing extraordinary hardship in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
- Meals on Wheels operates in almost every community throughout the U.S. Click here to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you.
- The Feeding America nationwide network of food banks secures and distributes meals through food pantries and meal programs throughout the U.S. – click here to final a local food bank near you.
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is working with states to continue providing meals to students – use their interactive map to find directions to sites closest to you.
- Find the latest information from the Virginia Department of Health or visit your county’s Department of Health website for resources and information unique to your area.
- Visit the Fairfax County Department of Health website for resources and information local to the Fairfax area.
- Fairfax County Department of Family Services’ (DFS) instructions on how to access services remotely during COVID-19.
- PRS is a non-profit providing mental health services in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
- Find food resources in Fairfax County during the COVID-19 emergency.
- Northern Virginia Family Service has put together a Community Response to COVID-19.
- The Virginia Department of Social Services is regularly updating information and guidance from the department.
- Delaware.gov has information on grocery stores, food assistance, crisis services and more.
- The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) is updating their website to provide timely education information, resources and support to Delaware educators and families.
- For assistance with food, utilities, transportation or other day-to-day needs, visit 211 Delaware for free, confidential help.
- 211 Tampa Bay is a vital service that connects millions of people to help every year. To get expert, caring help, simply call 211 or search for your local 211 using their website.
- Click here to learn more about the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program from Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc.
- Visit the St. Petersburg Free Clinic website for information on programs related to food, shelter and health care.
- For the latest information from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, visit their website.
- 211 Utah connects people to the services they need, such as housing and utility assistance, food resources, legal aid, and more.
- Find information and resources regarding Utah’s Department of Workforce Services on their website.
- Help support people with disabilities and the National Down Syndrome Congress by emailing or contacting your Members of Congress and asking they include disability supports in COVID-19 relief packages. Click here for more information.
- Visit the National Center for PTSD website for COVID-19 related resources.
- SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7 crisis counseling and support to people experiencing disaster-related emotional distress.
- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) released a Resource and Information Guide to help answer questions for people affected by mental illness and their loved ones.
- To support individuals and communities, the Mental Health Association (MHA) complied a range of tools to use during this time.
- The Wellness Society prepared a coronavirus anxiety workbook to help build resilience during difficult times.
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