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Local COVID-19 Resources


GENERAL INFORMATION:

➤ Official U.S. Government website: https://www.coronavirus.gov/
➤ CDC’s COVI.D-19 website:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/
National Institutes of Health: https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus
World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency): Coronavirus Fact vs. Myth
National Council for Safety, Protection and Wellness: A Guide to Home-Proofing for Flu, Coronavirus and Other Illnesses (also available in Spanish
Merck Manuals: COVID-19 Information and Resources
ProQuest: Coronavirus Research Database

Face Masks: CDC factsheet with DIY instruction for sewable and  non-sew cloth face coverings

LOCAL INFORMATION:

West Virginia Department of Health & Human Services: COVID-19 website 
WV Coronavirus Hotline: 1-800-887-4304
➤ Wheeling Hospital COVID-19 Line: 304-221-3995
Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department: 304-234-3682
➤ Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department:
News Updates
➤ City of Wheeling Website: News and Updates
City of Wheeling Mayor Updates: Official Facebook Page of Mayor Glenn Elliott
➤ City of Wheeling Fire Department: Statement from Fire Department Chief Larry Helms
COVID-19 Testing Sites: Locations in Wheeling and the Northern Panhandle 
COVID-19 Testing Sites: Locations of Test Centers Statewide

Daily Local WV/Northern Panhandle Updates: OCPL Online COVID-19 Resource Center

For Kids:

NPR Article: What Kids Want To Know About Coronavirus (Comic Strip)
PBS Kids: How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus
➤ Coloring SheetSeasame Street (Elmo) - How to wash your hands (.pdf)
Download and print: Free Handwashing Posters from the CDC
➤ CDC Handwashing videos: English  |  Spanish
Worksheets: COVID-19 Time Capsule work pages (.pdf)
Coloring Book: CDC's "Coping After a Disaster" Activity Book (.pdf)
Story Book: "I am a Virus" (.pdf)
Online Resources: List of Sites for Families to Use While School is Closed (.pdf)
Online Resources: West Virginia Department of Education Resources (links)

ASSISTANCE:

West Virginia Workforce Unemployment Resources: https://workforcewv.org/unemployment
Apply for Unemployment Benefits in WV: visit uc.workforcewv.org or call 1-800-252-JOBS
➤ WV Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management: Introduction to FEMA’s Public Assistance Program
​Legal Aid of WV: https://www.lawv.net/Resources/Self-Help-Library/Coronavirus
WV211: West Virginia COVID-19 Response and Recovery Funds
Find food resources near you: Mountaineer Food Bank
Small Business Association: Disaster Assistance

MENTAL HEALTH & DOMESTIC SITUATION RESOURCES:

➤ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Managing Stress and Anxiety with COVID-19
American Psychological Association: Mental Health in a Pandemic Resources Page
➤ NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness): COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide (pdf)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline: 
      Phone: 1-800-985-5990   |   Info: website
➤ National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
​National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE
​➤ National Domestic Violence Hotline: Online Chat

INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 SCAMS:

➤ Avoid COVID-19 Scams:  FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION - Consumer Information 


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