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Information Resources on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Outbreak

Looking for reliable, up-to-date information on the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak? Need to find assistance or services?  Here is a list of reliable information sources on everything from COVID-19 symptoms to resources for those in economic distress.  You can also call the NYS COVID-19 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065 for further information on testing, quarantine measures, closures, services, etc.

Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Phone: 1-800-232-4636
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Phone: 301-496-4000
https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Phone: 1-888-463-6332
https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/mcm-issues/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

US Department of Labor (DOL)
Phone: 1-866-487-2365
https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus

USA.gov: Online Guide to Government Information and Services
Phone: 1-844-872-4681
https://www.usa.gov/coronavirus

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI): Coronavirus Information and Resources
NAMI HelpLine: (800) 950-6264
https://www.nami.org/getattachment/Press-Media/Press-Releases/2020/COVID-19-and-Mental-Illness-NAMI-Releases-Importan/COVID-19-Updated-Guide-1.pdf?lang=en-US

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985- 5990

MedLine Plus
https://medlineplus.gov

State and Local Resources

New York State Department of Health
NYS COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-364-3065
https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

NYS Health Plan Marketplace: Special Enrollment for Uninsured Individuals
Phone: 1-855-355-5777
https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov

Suffolk County Health Services
Phone: (631) 854-0000
https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Health-Services/Health-Bulletins/Novel-Coronavirus

Suffolk County Department of Social Services
Phone: (631) 854-9930
https://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/Social-Services

Suffolk County Response Crisis Center
Response 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (631) 751-7500
https://www.responsecrisiscenter.org/hotlines

Town of Islip
Phone:  (631) 224-5380
https://islipny.gov/alerts/547-coronavirus-homepage

Long Island Cares
Phone: 631-582-3663 (General)
631.582.3663 EXT. 109 (Assessment for home delivery)
https://www.licares.org/find-help/food-locator/

Long Island 2-1-1 (United Way)
Phone: Dial 211 or 1-888-774-7633
http://www.211li.org/cms/covid-19/

2-1-1 (United Way) COVID-19 Information and Economic Assistance Resources
http://www.211.org/services/covid19

Other Resources

World Health Organization (WHO)
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Johns Hopkins Medicine
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus

Novel Coronavirus Information Center (Elsevier)
https://www.elsevier.com/connect/coronavirus-information-center





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