Where can you find accurate information about COVID-19?
Information about the COVID-19 epidemic is changing rapidly. For reliable frequently updated information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York State Department of Health websites.
2-1-1/Lifeline is available to help you find resources in Ontario County. Whether you are looking for food, housing or even a healthcare provider, 2-1-1 is available to help you.
211/LIFE LINE is here for everyone, every day, anytime. Community members get connected with experienced telecounselors by simply dialing 211 for free and confidential assistance connecting to vital services within the community. When you need help locating basic resources (like food, clothing, shelter) or need crisis stabilization for yourself or someone you know, we’re here to listen and here to help.
Did you know that many families in New York are starting to receive Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) food benefits? P-EBT is a new program in response to #COVID19 school closures. It provides families $420 in food benefits for each child who receives free or reduced-price school lunch under the National School Lunch Program. (Updated 7/22/2020)
The deadline for health insurance special enrollment has been extended to August 15, 2020. New Yorkers without health insurance can apply for coverage through the NY State of Health Health Plan Marketplace.
New Yorkers are coping with a lot. Coping Circles are free six-week support and resilience groups, held by video or phone, facilitated by licensed mental health professionals.
Learn more and sign upfor a Coping Circle, including specialized Circles for Healthcare Workers and First Responders, Survivors of COVID-19 Infection, Job Loss due to COVID-19, or Loss of a Loved One to COVID-19. Click here to sign up: Click here Version OptionsResourcesHeadline
Feeling stressed by the COVID-19 pandemic? You are not alone. Call the NYS Emotional Support Helpline 7 days a week, 8am-10pm at 1-844-863-9314.
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COVID-19 EMOTIONAL SUPPORT HELPLINE: 1-844-863-9314. 8 AM - 10 PM, 7 days a week
COVID-19 Guide for People with Mental Illness, Their Caregivers, and Loved Ones