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Information on COVID-19/Updates
COVID virus basics: COVID-19 basics – Harvard Health
Vaccine information: COVID-19 Vaccines | CDC
Site for eligibility for COVID vaccination: https://am-i-eligible.covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/
Moderna vaccine fact sheet: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet (fda.gov)
Pfizer vaccine recipient fact sheet: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet (fda.gov)
Want to learn more about the vaccine? Get the facts at NYS COVID-19 Vaccine
Campus Information & Updates: https://www.newpaltz.edu/coronavirus-info/
Village of New Paltz COVID-19 information – New Paltz-specific as well as county-state-federal: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSidL1yYm69n-QD0FdyBMx_nQEiPTXL6PhSCf_PsuldLlQhU_7r6HZZQ_2BGkvttC5ZspC_zb2L5cWk/pub
Ulster County COVID-19 Information: https://covid19.ulstercountyny.gov/
Dutchess County COVID-19 Information: https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/DBCH/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.htm
Self-Help Groups Online
AA Intergroup Online Meetings: http://aa-intergroup.org/directory.php (email email@example.com for locally-run meetings via Zoom)
Al-Anon Online Meetings: https://al-anon.org/al-anon-meetings/electronic-meetings/
NA Online Meetings: http://na-recovery.org/Narcotics_Anonymous_Recovery_Chat_Online_Meeting_Home.html
The Butt Stops Here: 7 week free on-line (virtual) group tobacco cessation program! Starting April 28th. To register, or for more information, visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VirtualBSH2020.
NY Project Hope assists New Yorkers with the emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. They provide the Emotional Support Helpline that is staffed by trained counselors who are available every day from 8 AM to 10 PM. In addition, their website offers useful online information on coping with the challenges of COVID-19.
SUNY New Paltz Institute for Disaster Mental Health, “Tips for Community Members – COVID-19: Managing Stress in this Anxious Time”: https://www.newpaltz.edu/media/psychology/IDMH%20COVID19%20Community%20Stress%20Management%20Tip%20Sheet%20(1).pdf
Psychological First Aid and Stress Management, presented by Dr. Karla Vermeulen and Dr. Amy Nitza from the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz: https://ensemble.itec.suny.edu/Watch/Je53Qng6
Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Ae8414d64-dca4-444c-9207-fa9da1608d47
SAMHSA Disaster Distress: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 1-844-863-9314
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) – Crisis Text Line: text TALK to 741741
New Domestic Violence Text Line – NYS launched a new texting program and confidential service to help New Yorkers experiencing domestic violence. Unfortunately, there has been a rise in domestic violence reports during this pandemic. Abuse victims are often closely watched by their abuser, making these tools needed. We want you to know that you are not alone and you do not have to stay in a dangerous situation. Text 844-997-2121 or visit www.opdv.ny.gov to confidentially chat with a professional at any time of day or night.
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-942-6906
Free Mental Health Webinars – May is Mental Health Awareness Month – free mental health webinars offered by the Mental Health Association of New York State (MHANYS) during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. Register at MHANYS.org/registration/.
Northeast Region 211 All counties. Dial 211 or 1-888-366-3211 9am-7pm for free, confidential crisis counseling, mental health or substance abuse issues, as well as housing, childcare, employment, healthcare, senior care. Financial problems, legal matters, etc. After hours, call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
On Our Sleeves – The Movement to Transform Children’s Mental Health
Department of Labor Links
Unemployment Insurance: https://labor.ny.gov/dol-contact.shtm
For paid sick leave due to coronavirus: https://www.governor.ny.gov/programs/paid-sick-leave-covid-19-impacted-new-yorkers
DOL is hiring dozens of people to better serve the public in these difficult times: https://statejobs.ny.gov/public/vacancyDetailsView.cfm?id=80203
Senior Citizen Help
Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Westchester: https://seanmaloney.house.gov/services/important-covid-19-information-for-seniors
NYS Child Care, After School and Home Visiting Programs Locator – This link will help you locate child care, after school and home visiting programs with a map and driving directions. Need help locating Childcare?https://nysccf.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=bde3bc9d78e84ce193abfbe297dcb0ac
The Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc.
Child Care Council of Orange County, Inc.
NYS Network Child Care Center:
For a full list of NYS Network Child Care Centers and additional child care information, go to: