Coranivirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Help & Information In The Saratoga Region
Community Resources For Getting Through The Pandemic Together
If the coronavirus pandemic has you uncertain where to turn to for help, there are an abundance of reputable resources available in our community to help you through these uncertain times. The situation continues to change on a daily basis, and we will continue to update this list as we learn of a resource available to the community.
Health-Related Pandemic Resources in Saratoga -- What To Do If You Are Sick
Visit the Saratoga County Public Health Services website for information on what steps you should take if you are running a fever, have a cough or are experiencing shortness of breath. They are running a COVID-19 Hotline, available 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm at 518-885-2276. You can also find information on how to protect yourself and the environment from the spread of COVID-19.
Read Saratoga Hospital's COVID 19 hospital access policies on visitor access and what to do if you believe you have COVID-19 symptoms or have been near someone who has tested positive. Note, there is no walk-in specimen collection at Saratoga Hospital. COVID-19 tests must be ordered by a licensed healthcare provider, or by the New York State or Saratoga County health departments.
Updates from Local School Districts
Ballston Spa Central School District- Updates, FAQs on the COVID-19 virus and information on meals for children receiving free/reduced breakfast and lunch.
Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District- Updates and information on academic learning opportunities and school meal replacement information.
Corinth Central School District - Food services, academic resource information and information on additional supports.
Edinburg Common School District - Communication updates, academic and meal distribution information.
Galway Central School District - Updates on academic information and meal distribution.
Hadley-Luzerne Central School - Announcements and updates on coursework and meal distribution.
Mechanicville City School District - Announcements, academic updates and student meal availability.
Saratoga Springs City School District - Meal distribution information, educational resources, remote learning tech support and other announcements.
Schuylerville Central School District - Updates and information on student meal delivery.
Shenendehowa Central School District - Ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 update.
South Glens Falls Central School District - Updates and information on academics, childcare needs, Internet and WiFi, student meals, and the student backpack program.
Stillwater Central School District - Updates from the district and information on food services, chromebook pick-up, plus instrictional resources and COVID-19 fact sheets.
Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free School District - FAQs on the COVID-19 virus and information on academic resources and food availability.
Lunches for Children Who Rely on Free/Reduced Lunch at School
Whole Harvest Company is offering free salads for children in need.
Saratoga's Broadway Deli is offering free lunches for children in need.
Community, Social & Government Services Near You
NYS Department of Labor is waiving the 7-day waiting period for unemployment assistance for people who are out of work due to COVID-19 closures or quarantines.
United Way has a robust website with information on everything from housing and food to health care and utility assistance. Visit their website or dial 2-1-1 to find services near you.
Spectrum is providing free access to broadband and WiFi to households with K-12 and/or college students for 60 days. Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll.
KidsActivities.com put together a list of education companies that are offering free subscriptions due to school closings.
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