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Our Lady of the Lake Ascension
Baton Rouge General – Mid City
Women’s Center for Wellness
Our Lady of the Lake – Livingston Parish
LAKE URGENT CARE/LAKE AFTER HOURS
First register for a virtual visit HERE.
PATIENT PLUS URGENT CARE (Multiple Locations) Click here.
Click HERE to find a testing location near you.
You can also find testing sites throughout Louisiana HERE. (Scroll down and click on "Louisiana".)
Tips on getting prepared
Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection Recommendations (CDC)
Capital Area United Way (CAUW) Resources
CAUW 211 on the Web
Call 2-1-1 Tap to call
COVID-19: 15 Days to Slow the Spread
Coronavirus and Children
COVID-19 FAQs from LDH
COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities
HHS Office for Civil Rights in Action (BULLETIN)
OCR’s Notice of Enforcement Discretion
OCR 100: An Introduction to Federal Civil Rights Protections in Education
Guidance for First Responders
Guidance on How Healthcare Providers can share information with the CDC
General Information on Coronavirus
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201)
Red Stick Ready - Baton Rouge Specific Information
If you have lost your job or are paid hourly and have reduced hours, you may be eligible for Medicaid. Apply online at MyMedicaid.la.gov or by phone at 1-888-342-6207. You can also apply by mail at Louisiana Medicaid, P.O. Box 91283, Baton Rouge, LA 70821. Local Medicaid offices are currently closed to the public.
COVID-19 and Medicaid
No Doctor or No Insurance
Medicaid is now covering coronavirus testing for Louisiana residents without insurance.
You can get the application at www.healthy.la.gov, a provider, or you can submit the paper application by email, fax, or mail. You can also call 1-888-544-7996 (tap to call) to apply over the phone. You only have to fill out this form once, even if you need multiple coronavirus (COVID-19) tests. See the flyer from Medicaid HERE or webpage HERE for more information and how to submit the application.
If you do not have a doctor or do not have insurance, contact your nearest community health clinic or call 2-1-1 or (225)232-HELP. Find your nearest clinic HERE.
Medication Return Schedule for EBR Parish Schools
Statement from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Beneficiaries
Social Security Administration
Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Coronavirus Updates
Office of the Governor’s Coronavirus Updates
Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) Modifications to Services
Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) Coronavirus Resources
Resources from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA)
Louisiana Healthy Self Campain Newsletter (March 2020)
File an unemployment claim at www.louisianaworks.net/hire or call the Claim Center at 1-866-783-5567. Tap to call. Be sure to answer YES when asked if you are applying for reasons related to COVID-19. If your work hours have been reduced, partial benefits could be available to you.
You can also visit http://www.laworks.net/PublicRelations/COVID_19_Information.asp to get information on COVID-19 unemployment.
Download the PDF from LA Workforce Commission here.
Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and SSI Recipients -- Steps to Take and Schedule of Payments
IRS Takes New Steps to Ensure People with Children Receive $500 Economic Impact Payments
ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS
The IRS is issuing Economic Impact Payments to every eligible American. We need your help to reach individuals who do not normally file because they do not have enough income that requires them to file. This includes the homeless, unbanked, certain seniors, and some limited English-proficient individuals who will need to provide information to the IRS to get their Economic Impact Payment. If possible, those individuals can use the IRS free online tool to sign up to get an Economic Impact Payment. Click HERE
Critical infrastructure workers responding to Louisiana's COVID-19 public health emergency may qualify for a one-time rebate of $250. You may qualify if you earn less than $50,000 and were employed in one of the critical infrastructure positions on or after March 11, 2020. CLICK HERE
The IRS has put together a series of videos to help you avoid Economic Impact Payment Scams. WATCH
How to properly wash your hands
Acumen – OCDD Home and Community Based Waiver Service Providers Amendment K Memo – Recorded Zoom Video with Embedded Audio Transcript
OCDD Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
OCDD Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Answers
DISASTER DISTRESS HELPLINE:
CALL: 1-800-985-5990Tap to call
TEXT: TALKWITHUS to 66746 (Tap to text)
Louisiana Department of Health (DH) Mental Health Resources for Families during the Coronavirus Outbreak
SAMHSA Resources and Information
Office of Behavioral Health offers free counseling services through Keeping Calm Through COVID hotline
Mental Health Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak (World Health Organization)
Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health (SAMHSA)
Stress and Coping (CDC)
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (SAMHSA)
5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus
The Benefits of Art Therapy
Helping Children Cope with the COVID-19 Outbreak
Take Care of Your Emotional and Mental Health
How to Maintain Good Mental Wellbeing During Isolation
Supporting Young Children Isolated Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Psychological Impact of Quarantine
Frequently Asked Questions for K-12 School
Coronavirus Story for Kids
Talking with Children About the Coronavirus
Louisiana Department of Education – Resources for All Grade Levels
Vroom.org: Tips to Calm and Connect (PDF)
Google Tools to Assist Students with Special Needs
5-Minute Speech Therapy Activities
Teaching Remotely for Grades K-12
FREE Homework Help
TeachMama (Loads of homeschool resources!)
Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy toolkit of trusted, high-quality online resources
The National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement has created a repository of COVID-19 educational-related resources
OCALI is offering a variety of social narratives that are available via download here.
Instructional Resources for School Districts – Greater Baton Rouge
EBR Schools COVID-19 Instructional Resources and Guidance
WBR Schools COVID-19 Home Learning
Pointe Coupee COVID-19 Updates
Iberville Parish Schools
West Feliciana Parish Schools COVID-19 Updates
Livingston Parish Schools Digital Help
Central Community School System (Parents & students are encouraged to use JCampus and to
download the Central Community School System’s app for communication and for updates.)
Baker COVID-19 Instructional Resources
Zachary COVID-19 At-Home Learning
– Text GETSNAP (no spaces) to 898211 Tap to text
– Email [email protected]
– Call 1-888-LA-HELP-U (1-888-524-3578) Tap to call
– Online at www.dcfs.la.gov/cafe
Download the SNAP flyer from the Department of Children & Family Services here.
If you have any questions, please contact your clinic or 1-800-251-BABY(2229).
Most WIC clinics are still open. Due to current COVID-19 precautions. LA WIC clinics are allowing participants and/or caregivers to stay in their vehicles for appointments. Your information will be collected over the phone and a member of the staff will come out to your vehicle. Please bring your ID, WIC EBT card, and all other required documentation.
Meals for Families
USDA Online Tool to Help Families Find Meals for Kids During COVID-19
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank - Food Distribution Sites in the Greater Baton Rouge area
Empower 225: Call (225)250-9233 (Tap to call) or email [email protected]
Charles R. Kelly Community Center is distributing emergency food boxes. Call (225)389-5464 to register. Utility assistance is also available.
St. Vincent de Paul is serving hot take-and-go lunches from local restaurants from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Located at 220 St. Vincent de Paul Place, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. MAP
St. Esidore Church has a food pantry available. You must talk with a St. Vincent de Paul volunteer.
Baton Rouge Moms Virtual Playdates
List of Websites for Read Alouds
[email protected] with LPB
Baltimore Aquarium Live Stream
Virtual Reading with First Lady Donna H. Edwards (Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:00 AM)
Online Literacy Resources
7 Math Tools for Grade-Schoolers You Can Find at Home
NASA STEM @ Home for Students Grades K-4
11 Tips for Teaching Activities of Daily Living
Special Needs Dance Along Video
EBR Digital Library
EBR Library Card
EBR Kids Page
Download & Stream Free Music: Freegal
Stream Movies: Kanopy
Ebooks, audiobooks, and videos: Overdrive
Popular magazines, audiobooks, and ebooks: RBdigital
On-demand video courses: Udemy
Exceptional Lives COVID-19 At-Home Activities and Resources
Petite Princess Company Storytime. Every Sunday at 7:30 PM CST in their Facebook group
Target: Reserves the first hour of shopping each Wednesday to support vulnerable guests, including the elderly, and those with underlying health concerns. Read more here.
Walmart: All Walmart stores across the county will adjust their business hours to 7:00 AM – 8:30 PM. Stores that open later than 7:00 AM will continue their regular hours. Read more here.
Dollar General: Every day, the first hour will be dedicated to senior citizens and individuals who are at risk. Read more here.
Grocery Stores with Special Hours
Special Store Hours
Amazon: Discounted Amazon Prime who have an EBT card or a Medicaid card for just $5.99 per month up to 48 months. Read more here. Shop through AmazonSmile and choose Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge as the receiving charity. 0.5% of eligible purchases will be donated to FHFGBR.
United Spinal Association - Apply Here