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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

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Phone: 301-496-4000

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Phone: 1-888-463-6332

US Department of Labor (DOL)
Phone: 1-866-487-2365 Online Guide to Government Information and Services
Phone: 1-844-872-4681

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI): Coronavirus Information and Resources
NAMI HelpLine: (800) 950-6264

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

MedLine Plus

State and Local Resources

New York State Department of Health
NYS COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-364-3065

NYS Health Plan Marketplace: Special Enrollment for Uninsured Individuals
Phone: 1-855-355-5777

Suffolk County Health Services
Phone: (631) 854-0000

Suffolk County Department of Social Services
Phone: (631) 854-9930

Suffolk County Response Crisis Center
Response 24/7 Crisis Hotline: (631) 751-7500

Town of Islip
Phone:  (631) 224-5380

Long Island Cares
Phone: 631-582-3663 (General)
631.582.3663 EXT. 109 (Assessment for home delivery)

Long Island 2-1-1 (United Way)
Phone: Dial 211 or 1-888-774-7633

2-1-1 (United Way) COVID-19 Information and Economic Assistance Resources

Other Resources

World Health Organization (WHO)

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Novel Coronavirus Information Center (Elsevier)