COVID-19 Community Resources
DISCLAIMER: This information is directly taken from the Center for Disease Control website for COVID-19. This information was not created by Ayuda. To see all of the CDC resources on COVID-19, please the CDC webpage here.
Here is what you can do to prepare your family in case COVID-19 spreads in your community.
- Find Local Information: Know where to find local information on COVID-19 and local trends of COVID-19 cases.
- Know the Signs & Symptoms
- Know the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if symptomatic:
- Stay home when you are sick
- Call your health care provider’s office in advance of a visit
- Limit movement in the community
- Limit visitors
- Take Steps for Those at Higher Risk
- Know what additional measures those at higher risk and who are vulnerable should take.
- Protect Yourself & Family
- Implement steps to prevent illness (e.g., stay home when sick, handwashing, respiratory etiquette, clean frequently touched surfaces daily).
- Create a Household Plan
- Create a household plan of action in case of illness in the household or disruption of daily activities due to COVID-19 in the community.
- Consider 2-week supply of prescription and over the counter medications, food and other essentials. Know how to get food delivered if possible.
- Establish ways to communicate with others (e.g., family, friends, co-workers).
- Establish plans to telework, what to do about childcare needs, how to adapt to cancellation of events.
- Stay Informed About Emergency Plans
- Know about emergency operations plans for schools/workplaces of household members.
DISCLAIMER: This information is directly taken from the Center for Disease Control website for COVID-19.This information was not created by Ayuda. To see all of the CDC resources on COVID-19, please the CDC webpage here.
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.*
- Shortness of breath
*This is based on what has been seen previously as the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses.
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
- New confusion or inability to arouse
- Bluish lips or face
*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.
Please see DC.gov’s list of food resources, including a food resource map, here https://coronavirus.dc.gov/food
This list includes information for:
- Senior citizens
- WIC Participants
- Community Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)/ Grocery Plus
Tips for how seniors can stay healthy and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.medicareadvantage.com/resources/senior-guide-to-mental-health-during-covid-19
- Customer questions: https://www.verizon.com/about/news/covid-response-customers
- Coronavirus FAQS including billing and service information: https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/covid-19-faqs/#bill
- FAQS (including billing information): https://www.att.com/help/covid-19/
- FAQS: https://www.sprint.com/en/landings/covid-19.html#faq-05
- Sprint’s COVID-19 updated responses, April 1, 2020: https://newsroom.sprint.com/covid-19-updates-sprint-responds.htm
- COVID-19 customer updates (including billing): https://www.t-mobile.com/support/account/covid-19-updates
COVID-19 Resources for Immigrants
- Tips to avoid consumer fraud scams – https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/coronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing
- Recomendaciones que le ayudarán a mantener a raya a los estafadores – https://www.consumidor.ftc.gov/destacado/las-estafas-relacionadas-con-el-coronavirus-que-esta-haciendo-la-ftc
DC Government Resource Tool Kit in English: https://lnkd.in/ebPiWPv
CDC Resource Tool Kit in Spanish: https://lnkd.in/eyYgZr5
Resources and Support for DC Children and Families: childrenslawcenter.org/COVID19resources
National and State Resources for Immigrants: https://www.informedimmigrant.com/guides/coronavirus/?fbclid=IwAR1YCG6uVXvlWO3VycTeMmSVOu8XR8benxWJL-LuG4ixKL2rq3sv9zH_yTs#
DC Coronavirus Situational Update April 8, 2020 https://mayor.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/coronavirus/page_content/COVID19-Situational-Update-Presentation-4-08-20.pdf