COVID-19 Resources

Official Updates/Noticias Oficiales
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Meck Better Together
Prevent and Protect Toolkit

Basic Needs/Necesidades Básicas
Loaves & Fishes 
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina 
Tips on applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance 
Charitable grants for family members of fallen healthcare workers 
CMS Eats at Home – Free Food Program
Crisis Assistance Ministry
Mecklenburg County Food and Nutrition Services
Water Bill Relief

Internet Access/Acceso a Internet
COVID-19 internet access by address

Effects of COVID-19/Los efectos del COVID-19
More than One in Four Latino and Black Households with Children Are Experiencing Three or More Hardships during COVID-19 from Child Trends
US Hispanic and Latino lives & livelihoods in the recovery from COVID-19 from McKinsey & Company
COVID-19 and student learning from McKinsey & Company
Outbreaks in the Latinx community from the New York Times

Medical Resources/Recursos Médicos
CDC infographic on stopping the spread of germs.
Mecklenburg County hotline for residents to learn more about prevention, symptoms, and treatment: 980-314-9400. 
How to reduce anxiety and stress from Dr. Carrie Brown of NCDHHS 
Parent/caregiver guide to helping children cope with COVID-19 from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Great Charlotte Hope Line for information on parenting, domestic violence and sexual assault (open 24/7) 980-771-4673.
First Aid for Feelings: A workbook to help kids cope during COVID-19

Fun Resources for Remote Learning/ Recursos de diversión para teleeducación 
PNC Grow Up Great resources for families and teachers in English and Spanish
Arts+ Preschool Art Lab activities available in Spanish and English 
Milestone Therapy activities for occupational therapy at home 
Read Charlotte Resources for Pre-K to 12th Grade 
Read Charlotte Tools for Families 
Virtual Museum Tours 
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Virtual Programming