Resources: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

General Information & National Resources:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/

World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 Myth Busters: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters

Finding the Right Help during the COVID-19 Outbreak: https://www.benefits.gov/news/article/393

Accessibility at Drive-Thru Medical Sites: http://nwadacenter.org/factsheet/accessibility-drive-thru-medical-sites

Medicare and Coronavirus: https://www.medicare.gov/

Medicaid and Coronavirus: https://www.medicaid.gov/state-resource-center/disaster-response-toolkit/covid19/index.html

Social Security and Coronavirus: https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/

U.S. Department of Labor – Unemployment: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/unemployment-insurance

U.S. Department of Education: https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus

Q & A on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during the Coronavirus Outbreak: https://sites.ed.gov/idea/idea-files/q-and-a-providing-services-to-children-with-disabilities-during-the-coronavirus-disease-2019-outbreak/

New Jersey Information:

NJ COVID-19 Information Hub: https://covid19.nj.gov/

NJ Department of Health: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml

NJ Department of Human Services: https://nj.gov/humanservices/coronavirus.html

NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development – Applying for Unemployment: https://myunemployment.nj.gov/

NJ Department of Children & Families COVID-19 Resources: https://www.nj.gov/dcf/news/publications/covid19.html

The NJ Poison Center: has a hotline to address questions about COVID-19. They can accommodate multiple languages and are available 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222.

Crisis Text Line  – Text “NJ” to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor.

Information Related to Spina Bifida and Disabilities:

The Spina Bifida Association (SBA) COVID-19 Resources: https://www.spinabifidaassociation.org/covid19/

CDC: People with Disabilities:https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-disabilities.html

CDC: Guidance for Direct Service Providers, Caregivers, Parents, and People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/developmental-behavioral-disorders.html

What you should know about COVID-19 & the ADA: https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws?fbclid=IwAR3MCuYTz4PMKDRhhSYs902_P8v0mgb0DJDBpEVlqODMZYoBpgIMkm9Pjhw

Administration for Community Living (ACL): https://acl.gov/COVID-19

COVID-19 and the Reeve Foundation: https://www.christopherreeve.org/blog/daily-dose/covid19

National Disability Institute – Financial Resilience Center: https://www.nationaldisabilityinstitute.org/financial-resilience-center

The Boggs Center on Develepmental Disabilities – Resources for COVID-19: http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/departments_institutes/boggscenter/links/COVID-19Resources.html

WHO: Disability Considerations during the COVID-19 Outbreak: https://www.who.int/publications-detail/disability-considerations-during-the-covid-19-outbreak

International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IFSBH)https://www.ifglobal.org/

Plain Language Booklets on COVID-19 (English & Spanish): http://www.gmsavt.org/

The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies: COVID-19 Resources: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-53u6OnvUCB0OaWs8ys8RRDbfQLN-9zmZzzYPHF7bHU/edit

Mental Health Resources – General:

National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255, https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990, https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline or text TalkWithUs to 66746.

COVID-19 Manage Stress & Anxiety (CDC): www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/coping.html

SB-YOU: Take Care of Your Mental Health: https://www.spinabifidaassociation.org/resource/sbyoumentalhealth

Mental Health Resources – New Jersey:

Crisis Text Line: text “NJ” to 741741

NJ Family Helpline (for parents feeling stressed out): 1-800-843-5437

NJ Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-7233

NJ 2NDFLOOR YOUTH HELPLINE (for youth & young adults): 1-888-222-2228, www.2ndfloor.org

NJ Mental Health Hotline: 866-202-4357, https://www.njmentalhealthcares.org/

NJ Hopeline Peer Support & Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-855-654-6735, http://njhopeline.com/

Links to NJ Hotlines and Helplines: https://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/hotlines/

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