COVID-19 Resources

Last update 3/24/2020 at 10:30 am

The COVID-19 situation in the United States is evolving rapidly as more becomes known about the virus, how it is spread, and how it affects people.  For the most accurate and timely information, visit the CDC’s website

Below you will additional helpful resources, including the current status of many of our local nonprofit agencies.

NEW YORK STATE CORONA VIRUS HOTLINE – 1-888-364-3065

STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WEBSITE – NY.Gov/Coronavirus

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If you need assistance finding food, paying housing bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, dial 211 to speak to someone who can help.

 

 

General Information

Learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 from the CDC
(CDC information includes prevention strategies,  frequently asked questions and answerstravel guidance)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (CDC)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) (WHO)

CDC Guidance Information

Read guidance information for long-term care facilities

Read guidance information for schools and childcare facilities

Read guidance information for higher education

Read guidance information for businesses and employers

AN UPDATE FROM OUR PARTNER LOCAL AGENCIES

Catholic Charities Domestic Violence Program is operating mostly remotely- we are offering counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy, information and referral and support via phone only. Our safe dwelling remains open and is currently full, if someone is seeking shelter we would work to find them space in another county.

Catholic Charities is providing clinical assistance via phone counseling only.

The NOEP (Nutritional Outeach and Educational Program) continues to assist people apply for SNAP benefits via phone and can advocate at onsite at Department of Social Services.

The Moreau Community Center is currently open regular hours (Monday through Friday, 8-4) for essential food services only.  People can access us for the food pantry, we are providing backpacks for our SGF school district, and our senior meals are still continuing.  If someone has a need other than food, they should call (518) 792-6007 ext 12 or 19.  We will be able to assess through the phone call if there is any other support we can give.

The American Red Cross services continue unchanged.

The YMCA will offer online classes via their webpage 

Department of Family Assistance – We are open at 50 percent staff but are available. We are available for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program), TA (Temporary Assistance), Medicaid and DV (Domestic Violence) services. We are coordinating with OFA (Office For the Aging), Community Action, Public Health and Community Services to help provide services.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters – Our team is working remotely and still serving children and families. Our community program is still taking place and our matches are meeting virtually and being socially responsible.  Our calls are being forwarded and we are still coordinating services and resources when possible such as disseminating computers when available and other resources to our families and the community at large.

The Salvation Army of Glens Falls is still providing all essential emergency services. To limit exposure to staff and community members we are asking that all folks in need of emergency services call 518-709-1960 to schedule a phone interview.