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LORI COVID-19 Resource List

Table of Contents

Louisiana COVID-19 Information

You can access LORI One Community Dialogue Recordings here and the second series here.

From the CDC

CDC Coronavirus Main Page

Public Health Seattle & King County Informational Posters (19 languages)
Find a health clinic serving low-income and uninsured patients (English, Arabic, Spanish)
Link to Your State Health Department
Information for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
YouTube Video Explaining Coronavirus

Borders and Travel

Department of Homeland Security Coronavirus News & Updates

Department of State Global Health Advisory

CARES Act/Federal Stimulus Bill

CNN “What’s in the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill?”
NY Times Coronavirus Live Updates (including federal actions)

See the CARES Act section below for state-by-state information (work in progress…)

Combating Xenophobia and Racism

COVID-19 Resources to Stand against Racism (Asian Americans Advancing Justice)
5 Ways to Fight Racism and Xenophobia (UNICEF article)

Communications/Messaging Suggestions

Represent Together: A Messaging Guide for Wellness and Safety
Families Belong Together — Coronavirus Messaging Guide

Coping with Isolation, Stress, Anxiety

Stress & Coping (CDC)
30 Ways to Care for Yourself, Others and Immigrants during COVID-19 (CWS)

Employment (General)

How Do I File for Unemployment Insurance? (If you are having trouble accessing the portal due to high volume, we recommend accessing it early in the morning or late at night.)

Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund
Resources for Restaurant Workers
Support Workers in Crisis (emergency funds for restaurant workers, delivery drivers, Uber/Lyft drivers)
– One Fair Wage Campaign
Crowd-Sourced Document Listing Mutual Aid Initiatives (independent local groups)
Map of Worldwide Local Community Mutual Aid Support Efforts

Financial (General)

From the IRS:

Coronavirus and Student Financial Aid Information
Medicare and Coronavirus
Social Security & Coronavirus
Protect Yourself Financially From the Impact of Coronavirus – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (English, Spanish)
FDIC FAQs for Bank Customers
Do I Have to Pay My Rent During the Pandemic? (list of rules by state)

Immigration and Asylum

USCIS Response to Coronavirus Information

Information about “public charge” rule:

Asylum Seekers Information (USAHello)


Elections Information by State
Twitter List of Resources (support, grants, etc)
National Domestic Violence Hotline

Refugee Council USA Resource Page


Talking with Children about COVID-19: A Parent Resource
List of Activities for Kids While Parents Are Working Remotely (by age and level of prep and parent involvement required)
Comic Explaining Coronavirus for Kids

Resources for People Who are Undocumented

Resources for Undocumented Californians — California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance
Emergency Funds for Undocumented People –
Nationwide Resources List (crowd-sourced)

Small Businesses/Entrepreneurs/Artists

From the Small Business Administration:

What Are Companies’ Legal Obligations Around Coronavirus?
Is Coronavirus Covered by Business Interruption Insurance?
COVID-19 Resources for Best Practices for Hospitality Services (including some loan/grant links)
Coronavirus Guide for the Food & Beverage Industry (English, Spanish, Chinese)
COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
List of Arts Resources During COVID-19

Technology Access

Free Xfinity WiFi hotspots — see map here
Charter Offering Free Broadband and WiFi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students without a subscription
Comcast providing free internet service for 60 days to new low-income customers, increasing internet speeds


COVID-19 Resources for Students (crowd-sourced)

ELA Resources

Discovery Education
Scholastic Learn at Home

Math Resourses

Eureka Math
Khan Academy

Science Resources

Discovery Education

Social Studies Resources
DBQ Online
Common Lit
Discovery Education

High School Seniors
Career Compass FAFSA Help
ACT Prep
Scholarship Links
Scholarship Essay Tips

Exceptional Student Services Resources
Virtual Learning for Students with/out Significant Disabilities

Digital Toolkit for Teens/Youth Adults (crowd-sourced, somewhat NYC-focused)

College Students
UHAUL offers 30 days free storage for college students who need to move due to COVID-19

LDH COVID-19 Resources & Guidance Visit

LDH Coronavirus Webpage
OBH Webpage
COVID-19 Behavioral Health Info
COVID-19 Provider Resources
Resources for OTPs
LDH Opioids Website

COVID-19 Resources for Houses of Worship from Louisiana Interfaith

COVID-19 Best Practices for Phase 1

Lousiana Fire Marshal Memo:

VIDEO: Re-Entry Guidelines for In-Person Worship (Methodist)
Wisconsin Council of Churches: A Model for Churches Returning during COVID-19
Baptist: Preparing for What’s Next
Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge

Safe Ramadan Practices in the Context of the COVID-19

Lutheran (ELCA)

Presbyterian (PUSA)

Prayers, Worship, and Studies


Bible Studies & Reflections

Government Guidance



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