Community, State and Federal Resources to Help Your Family Through COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is trying for everyone on many levels. Individuals and families are struggling with a variety of barriers brought on by the coronavirus.
Many community, state and federal organizations offer helpful information online about health care, housing and community resources. Please visit the following online resources for ways to assist your family, friends and loved ones during COVID-19:
- Monarch – for online information or call (866) 272-7826 for details about our services.
- Monarch Center for Wellness – free, live webinars, guided meditation and resources for stress, anxiety and depression.
- Centers for Disease Control (CDC) – the nation’s health protection agency, working to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic.
- Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting
- Face mask guidelines
- Infection Prevention and Control
- Keeping Children Healthy While School’s Out
- Videos about personal protective equipment (PPE), ways to manage COVID-19 at home, recognizing COVID-19 symptoms and more.
- Symptoms of COVID
- What do if you are sick
- How does COVID spread
- How to slow the spread (PDF)
- What you need to know about handwashing
- Daily life and coping
- Children’s Mental Health
- North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) – manages the delivery of health- and human-related services for all North Carolinians, especially for children, elderly, disabled and low-income families – and works closely with health care professionals, community leaders and advocacy groups; local, state and federal entities.
- Ready NC – resources to plan, prepare and stay informed during disasters and emergencies in North Carolina.
- NC 2-1-1 – information and referral service provided by the United Way of North Carolina; accessible via an easy-to-remember, three-digit number, families and individuals can call to obtain free and confidential information on health and human services and resources within their community.
- Insight to Innovation (i2i) Center for Integrative Health
- Mental Health America (MHA) – promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.
- Child Mind Institute – an independent, national nonprofit offering information and resources for children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Posted on: Tuesday April 21, 2020