Covid-19 Resources

September 1, 2020 Connor Smith Events Gallery, In the Press, Kathy's Report, Q2L at Large

COVID-19 Resources

The CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – COVID 19

https://www.cdc.gov/

CDC – Back to School Parent Planning

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/parent-checklist.html

World Health Organization (WHO)

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

U.S. Federal Government Response to COVID-19

https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

NY State Department of Health – COVID 19

https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

NY State – Social Services for NYC

Administration for Children’s Service

150 Williams Street, 18th Floor, NY NY 10038

Phone 311 or 212 341-0900

http://www.nyc.gov/acs

NYC Department of Social Services

150 Greenwich Street,

Commissioner – 42nd Floor / Legal 38th Floor

NY, NY 10007

Phone 718 557-1399

http://www.nyc.gov/html/hra/html/home/home.shtml

NY City Government site – COVID 19

www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-data.page

Free Rapid test and get the results in 24 hours

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-rapid-testing.page

NYC Website with up-to-date Information on Coronavirus questions in different languages and where to find testing stations,

New York Public Library

Please note that this resource gets updated weekly.

https://nylpi.org/resource/special-education-remote-learning-information-contacts-resources-links/

Hudson Guild Elliot Center,

441 W 26th Street NY, NY 10010

FREE Covid-19 Antibody Testing

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 AM to 3 PM – Walk-ins Accepted

 Find out if you had COVID-19 in the past

Test if you had experience COVID-like symptoms in the past,

 or if you were exposed but did not have any symptoms

Take a few a minutes, requires a blood sample – 3 to 5 days

If you  are currently experiencing COVID like symptoms

Call 311 to schedule a viral test

Ryan Health Center

To schedule an appointment or for more information, please

call  212 749 1820 – Ryan Health in the Chelsea area https://ryanhealth.org/resources

Ryan Health has compiled a list for community resources

Bereavement,COVID 19 Testing, Disability Support, Food/Nutrition Support, Kids/Cultural/Exercise, Government/LegalHousing Support, Mental Health Support, Pet Support, Transportation

Free Face Coverings

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/resources/facecoverings.page

FOOD RESOURCES

Plentiful – App

Plentiful is an Android-only app recommended by the city’s “food czar” Kathryn Garcia, which features a map and advance reservation system for food pantries. It seems like a great way for New York families to get food. iPhone users can text “FOOD” to 726-879 to get information, or just visit the Plentiful websitehttps://www.plentifulapp.com/

NYC – Food
Food Resources – full list at this site: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dsny/contact/services/COVID-19FoodAssistance.shtml

GetFoodNYC’s map now includes grocery stores and greenmarkets, in addition, to Grab & Go sites and food pantries

https://dsny.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=35901167a9d84fb0a2e0672d344f176f

During the COVID-19 public health crisis, New York City is taking steps to make sure every New Yorker has access to the food they need. Use this site to find deliveries; EBT; SNAP benefits; lists for food assistance and more.

Meals available in the city:  FoodPantries.org – Find food pantries by location all over New York

Emergency Food Hotline: https://access.nyc.gov/programs/emergency-food-assistance/

Pandemic-EBT

All Public School Families to receive $420 per child in Emergency Food Assistance Learn more: https://access.nyc.gov/programs/emergency-food-assistance/

More information here: https://otda.ny.gov/SNAP-COVID-19/Frequently-Asked-Questions-Pandemic-EBT.asp

Mental Health, Anxiety, and Stress

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

Youth Dynamics.org

https://www.youthdynamics.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

https://afsp.org/story/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty

CHILD TRENDS

Telehealth connects home visiting services for families

Check this site for services

https://www.childtrends.org/blog/during-the-covid-19-pandemic-telehealth-can-help-connect-home-visiting-services-to-families

Video Calls, Text Messaging and apps, Online Content

Child Mind Institute

Provides assistance to support teens

https://childmind.org/

Telehealth services, Parent Resources, Mental Health concerns and articles

Q2L School Support:

Parents and Students can also reach out to Q2L Social Worker – Dana Gelles, email dgelles@Q2L.org   phone 914-721 -0492 or 212 488-3645

JED Foundation

Quest to Learn has partnered with the JED Foundation for additional mental health and wellness support for the Quest community.  More information will be provided to everyone this fall, but to access some of the JED resources in this area please go to

https://www.jedfoundation.org/mental-health-resource-center/

Mount Sinai Adolescent School-Based Health Center

Mt. Sinai Doctor Office is located at school on the 6th floor –

Call to make an appointment 212 488-3350

Student should have a Parental Consent Form on file

Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center – 212-423-3000

312-320 East 94th Street, NY, NY 100128

Will see Adolescents 13 years and older

Students under 18 will need Parent supervision

Services, Mental Health, Primary Health Care, Sexual & Reproductive Health Care, Dental Care, Optometric Care (On Hold)

Counseling, Support, Health Education, Mental Health & Family Therapy

https://www.mountsinai.org/locations/adolescent-health-center/services/counseling-and-mental-health

Ways to Support:

Please contact the Parent Coordinator, kringrose@Q2L.org cell 347-365-0196;

The PTA Q2Lparents@gmail.com or

PAC Q2LPAC@Q2L.org  – Christine Duenas – cell 917-498-5307

Let them know what you would like to do or if you need any help at this time.

If you have any information that would help our families please forward it to the Parent Coordinator – Kringrose@Q2L.org

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