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Community Resources for COVID-19

Released:Dec 16, 2020

COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Centers for Disease Control (CDC )

A comprehensive website about Coronavirus (COVID-19) 


Oklahoma State Department of Health Resources

For the latest information about the COVID-19 symptoms, testing and vaccines, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov or call 877.215.8336 or 2-1-1.


How to donate plasma

If you've tested positive for COVID-19 or COVID-19 antibodies (Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) screens this for free), you could be eligible to donate life-saving plasma (convalescent plasma) that goes directly to someone fighting COVID.

For more information visit obi.org or call 580-233-932.

Community Resources

The Stillwater Public Library has compiled a list of community resources Visit: http://library.stillwater.org/covid19info.php


I have lots of questions about what is going on in Stillwater. Where can I find information?


 

I’m unemployed because of COVID-19. Where can I find legal help?

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc., is assisting clients with unemployment application and appeals, eviction and foreclosure, debt collection/consumer, applying for ACA health insurance, domestic violence issues, and understanding new federal financial benefits under the CARES Act stimulus, in addition to other civil legal issues that we normally assist clients with. To apply for help, please call 888-534-5243 or go to oklegalconnect.org.

For legal information, check out oklaw.org


I'm struggling with my mental health. Are there any resources for this?

The Grand Lake Mental Health Center is offering a variety of services on this front, including online or by phone counseling and treatment services, and iPads to connect you with Grand Lake personnel and resources. Visit their website at https://www.glmhc.net/

  • Grand Lake Mental Health (Stillwater) 1-800-722-3611

  • National Suicide Prevention  1-800-273-8255

  • Domestic Violence (Stillwater) 1-800-624-3020

  • National Domestic Violence 1-800-799-7233

  • Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-522-3511


COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Learn more about OSDH Contact Tracing Guidance, Increases Tracers

In light of increased contact tracing efforts in the state, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) released today a Contact Tracing Overview document to inform the public on what to expect when contacted by a health department contact tracer. Read more about contact tracing.

Can I take the free contact tracing course from John Hopkins?

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented need for contact tracing across the country, requiring thousands of people to learn key skills quickly. A free, six-hour Coursera class developed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies is now available to train contact tracers about how to do this work effectively—and help cities and states across the nation undertake these critical efforts. Take the Course


City, State & Federal Plans

The City's proclamation establishes additional restrictions and guidelines on top of state and federal established restrictions and guidelines. 


Content updated 12.16.2020

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