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Coronavirus Resources

FREE Flu shot clinics-

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important to prevent getting sick with flu. The best way to do that is with a flu vaccine.  Children 6 months through 18 years of age can receive free flu shots at one the Maricopa County Dept of Health immunization clinics on weekdays (Monday-Friday) by making an appointment. Click here for more info


FREE Immunizations for children-

MCDPH operates three childhood immunization clinics for children ages 0 years up to their 19th birthday. Immunizations are provided free of charge. Vaccines are also available for uninsured or under-insured adults at the clinics. Click here for locations and more info.


Internet Access:

Need internet service at home? Low-cost internet service programs are available for your family. Visit EveryoneOn to explore low-cost internet service options:


Safe student onsite study locations:

The Boys and Girls Club of the Valley offers a safe place for students to work on their distance curriculum. There are multiple locations conveniently placed throughout the valley. They are open for extended hours and meals are also provided at no additional cost. The fee for teenagers is only $30 per year. They are currently open.


Health Resources and Updates

AzCentral list of non-profits -A searchable list of 170 non profit organizations and the services they provide

Compilation of existing government resources from the office of Congressman Greg Stanton- -An extensive list of resources including health, housing, food, and financial assistance

Maricopa County Department of Public Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public

Arizona Dept. of Health Services


Food, Housing and other Resources

Here are links to local schools providing meals for free to students. You do not need to be a student at any of these schools to take advantage of the meals. Some have lunch only, some have breakfast and lunch. A few are also offering low cost meals for adults. Click on the links below for times and locations. 
An online directory of services and resources divided by categories of service. Users can look for medical services, legal help, affordable housing, child care and many other services. The website is also available in Spanish
Arizona 2-1-1 is a program of the Crisis Response Network and provides 24 hours, 7 days a week single point of service. Information is available for mental health, emergency services, housing, etc.
USDA Food and Nutrition Assistance- To apply for benefits, or get information about SNAP


Physical Health Resources

Action for Healthy Kids- Resources for Families during COVID-19
Family Health & Fitness Resources- Health and Fitness resources for the whole family.
10 Tips for Staying Healthy- Some helpful tips for staying healthy while you are stuck at home.
Sleep Advice -Tips to help you get a healthy nights sleep
Covid utility payment assistance- Maricopa County households experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 Pandemic may be eligible for COVID Crisis Utility Assistance 

Mental Health Resources

If you are in crisis please call 602-248-8336 (TEEN) or 800-248-8336 (TEEN) as soon as possible.
In response to COVID-19 and statewide school closures, Teen Lifeline is now expanding the crisis texting service hours to Arizona youth through our free, confidential and anonymous hotline. Being away from friends and trusted adults is difficult. Please call or text if you are struggling and need someone to talk to. Teen Lifeline is also available to parents and other adults who are in need of resources for their children. The following are our new hotline hours and how Teen LIfeline is adapting to current circumstances:

·  The 24 hour hotline remains open during regular hours, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 7 days a week at 602-248-TEEN (8336).
·  Our texting service will have extended weekday hours from 12pm-9pm on weekdays and 3-9pm on weekends
· Peer counselors are still available from 3pm to 9 pm every day
Arizona 2-1-1 is a program of the Crisis Response Network and provides 24 hours, 7 days a week single point of service. Information is available for mental health, emergency services, housing, etc.
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