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COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Educational Resources and Tools

COVID-19 Information & Resources

Public Health Information

  • US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention share information about what you need to know, resources for the community, COVID-19 cases in the US, latest updates, and information for healthcare professionals. The CDC also includes information for populations at "higher-risk" for complications with COVID-19.

  • View confirmed cases of COVID-19 by county and ZIP code. This information is updated daily by Florida Department of Health.

  • What you need to know about the coronavirus and educational materials for the community. The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7, 1 (866) 779-6121 or COVID-19@flhealth.gov

  • Florida residents are encouraged to do their part in helping Florida flatten the curve by anonymously answering questions that range from age and residency to recent travel, to potential COVID-19 contact. The StrongerThanC-19 community action survey is designed to gather information to help the Department track and slow the spread of COVID-19 in Florida; it is not a symptom checker designed to dispense medical advice.

Health Information & Resources

  • Free 24/7 bilingual helpline open to provide emotional support during COVID-19 health crisis. Call: (833) 848-1762

  • Frequently asked questions and access to key EPA resources (e.g., disinfectants, drinking water, indoor air, wastewater and septic systems, and more).

  • Lake Okeechobee Rural Health Network serves Glades, Hendry, Okeechobee, Martin and Palm Beach Counties. The page features up-to-date information about COVID-19 and resources for rural communities.

  • Up to date list of testing sites in Palm Beach County.

  • 1 (866) 684-5885. Call when information and guidance on resources available to seniors, adults with disabilities and their caregivers is needed. Call if you're looking for access to food, food stamps (SNAP), home delivered meals, shopping assistance, caregiver resources, rent assistance, electronic bill assistance and other long term care needs.

  • At this time, Community Health Advocates (CHAs) are not meeting clients in-person, providing testing, or accepting walk-ins. However, we are doing everything we can to continue working with our clients via the telephone or other electronic means to the extent that it is possible. CHAs provide medication assistance, linkage to care for individuals living in Palm Beach County (including people who are newly diagnosed and who have been out of care), we help individuals navigate the local healthcare system and refer to community resources via medical and non-medical case management. To work with a Community Health Advocate, please call 561-844-4220 ext. 2700

Food Insecurity and Assistance

  • The Palm Beach County Food Bank (PBCFB) partners with food pantries, soup kitchens, residential facilities, and other social services organizations that are located throughout Palm Beach County.

  • Their website includes a map to find a Summer BreakSpot near you. Floridians can text FLKIDSMEALS to 211-211 to find a Summer BreakSpot location, or call 2-1-1.

  • Martin County School District's Food & Nutrition Services Department is serving free meals to children in Martin County from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Friday, May 1, 2020.

  • The School District of Palm Beach County continues its commitment to feeding students while schools are closed. Thirty-five sites across Palm Beach County are distributing ‘Grab and Go’ meal bags. Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  • Senior Hunger Relief

    Seniors who need food should call 866-684-5885 or 2-1-1.

  • Treasure Coast Food Bank supports a network of emergency food assistance programs in Indian River, Martin, St. Lucie, and Okeechobee Counties. If you are in need of food their website has a list of food banks and an emergency assistance application.

Housing, Socioeconomic and Employment Assistance

  • 2-1-1 of the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast is a resource for people who are in need of services. Visit their website or call for assistance on available social services, community services and resources that include food assistance, medical clinics, foreclosure prevention, parenting info on developmental concerns (Help Me Grow) & special needs, senior services that include free "Sunshine" daily calls, services for teens and more.

  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
    -Updates, waivers, resources
    -Apply for reemployment assistance