Resources for General COVID-19 Information

Where to Go if You Have Symptoms

  • COVID-19 Testing in NYS- In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, NYS has set up an extensive virus testing system.  You can also call your primary care provider to discuss symptoms and exposure as they may be able to set testing up through their office.

  • Suffolk County- Public Health Hotline, 631-787-2200, after 5 pm and weekends, 631-852-4820

  • Stony Brook Hospital, Coronavirus Hotline- 631-638-1320 

  • Nassau County Coronavirus Hotline, 516-364-3065

In general, stay at home if you have any symptoms or have been exposed to someone with symptoms/tested positive.

Health/Mental Health Resources

  • Headspace- Visit for free meditation and mindfulness resources 

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline 800-985-5990

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 

  • Text MHFA to 741741 to talk to a Crisis Text Line counselor.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness:

Visit NAMI for a full Covid-19 Resource and Information guide. They have also partnered with Instagram to share resources to support mental health through animations, takeovers, and Instagram Lives. Follow @NAMICommunicate

Support Groups:

DASH (Family Service Leagues DASH 24hr Crisis Center Hotline):

  • Facing mental health or addiction issues can be overwhelming, especially combined with the additional stress and challenges due to the COVID-19 virus.  DASH is open 24 hours a day.  This unique crisis care facility is a beacon of hope for Suffolk County children and adults who are struggling to cope.  The DASH staff can help you and your loved ones begin a journey to better health. 
  • Call the 24 Hour Hotline 631-952-3333