Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/index.htm
WHO- World Health Organization- WHO.org
COVID-19 HELP United Way LI
NYS Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065 or coronavirus.health.ny.gov
Covid-19 testing registry: 1-845-553-8030 (appointment only)
Suffolk County Health Services: https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Health-Services/Health-Bulletins/Novel-Coronavirus
Newsday.com “Tracking the Coronavirus” has lots of good advice.
1. How to properly sanitize your hands, items, and more.
2. The best local news regarding COVID
3. Updates to the Internet: Communication resources, etc.
4. Breakdown of town positive numbers.
COVID-Alert NY - Can be downloaded to your mobile device, showing numbers for your county, alerts, and to log your own health or symptoms.
Vaccine Information: Sign up to receive emails with updates.
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
In general, stay at home if you have any symptoms or have been exposed to someone with symptoms/tested positive.
Headspace- Visit headspace.com/ny 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: http://nami.org
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
DASH (Family Service Leagues DASH 24hr Crisis Center Hotline): fsl-li.org