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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Resources

FBI
The FBI urges vigilance during the coronavirus pandemic. Use the information on the FBI Coronavirus Resources page to help keep yourself and your family safe from hackers, scammers and other threats.

FOOD ASSISTANCE
To apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) contact the Florida Department of Children and Families. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC) provides access to nutritious foods to low-income pregnant women or mothers. To see if you are eligible for WIC benefits visit the Florida Department of Health.  

FOOD BANKS
For more information about a food bank near you visit Feeding America or the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services or call the USDA National Hunger Hotline 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1- 877-8-HAMBRE.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE
Learn more at FPL.

MENTAL HEALTH & WELL BEING
Baptist Health South Florida is offering mental health counseling services on the Baptist Health Care On Demand app for families and children age 10 or older. There are no pre-requirements, and health insurance is not required. Sessions cost $99.

The University of Miami Health System is offering virtual medical appointments through the UM Virtual Clinics program for families and adults. To make an appointment, call 305.243.0234

Here are some tips on how to manage stress and anxiety from the CDC.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) created a COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide.  NAMI has a Miami-Dade location and website. NAMI has a suicide and crisis resource information page. 

Miami-Dade Advocates for Victims provides assistance and shelter for victims of domestic violence

The Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA) published a COVID-19 Resources and Information web page.