Covid-19 Information & Resources

Covid-19 Information & Resources

YOUR EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic has everyone adjusting to life with social distancing and self-isolation, our emotional well-being can be affected.

CIGNA’s leadership in whole person health has already examined the impact of stress and loneliness.  Cigna’s ongoing commitment to help people, families and communities be healthy in both body and mind now turns to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The link below will connect you to Cigna’s Coronavirus Resource Center, Cigna.com/COVID19, which includes mental health and well-being resources.

https://www.cigna.com/coronavirus/mental-health-wellness

This information is being provided as a courtesy resources only.  Consult with a licensed medical professional for treatment.


New Birth does not endorse nor claim responsibility for the information presented by the organizations and agencies listed.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  https://www.cdc.gov/

Department of Public Health:  https://dph.georgia.gov/

State of Georgia COVID-19 Hotline: (844) 442-2681

***If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not arrive unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.

New Birth Support Services

If you need assistance during the pandemic please contact:

Prayer Ministry – Prayer@newbirth.org 770-484-7113

Member Care – MemberCare@newbirth.org 770-696-9600 x5090

Health Ministry – HealthMinistry@newbirth.org770-696-9600 x5121

Counseling Ministry – Counseling@newbirth.org770-696-9600 x1045

The King’s Table Food Ministry – TheKingsTable@newbirth.org 770-696-9600x1008

Employment Network – EmploymentNetwork@newbirth.org 770-696-9600 x5091

GENERAL HELPLINES

United Way, First Call for Help @ 404.614.1000 (Financial assistance, housing, and resources for food)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline @ 800.273.8255

Georgia Crisis & Access Line @ 800.715.4225 (Psychological and psychiatric emergencies)

Women’s Resource Center @ 404.688.9436 (Domestic violence)

HEALTH & WELLNESS 

Center for Disease Control COVID-19 Fact Sheets:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/factsheets.html

What to do if you’re sick:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html 

CVS: Waiving home delivery fees & 30 day refill limit on certain medications

https://cvshealth.com/newsroom/press-releases/cvs-health-announces-additional-covid-19-resources-focused-patient-access

Old Fourth Distillery: giving away free hand sanitizer during their business hours. Bring your own container and make a donation

https://o4d.com/

Stress & Coping:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html 

Mental Health Services:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mcmuJralTP_oPB-PF3siEeJV8yiG6vuXtjHx1_4mu48/edit?fbclid=IwAR0-_pk9tRrGZdrSz9ZNWDz-D1hMYyNnNNBZ9ZeegVld4Xk6tFyZK7uwaSg

Coping during COVID-19

https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/

Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/help-your-family-de-stress-during-coronavirus-uncertainty

Mental Health Apps

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/apps-to-help-with-mental-health

Apps for Kids

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/meditation-apps-for-kids

FINANCIAL & TAX INFORMATION

Stimulus Package Info:
https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-stimulus-package-questions-answers.html

New Federal Tax Deadline July 15th:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-extends-individual-tax-filing-deadline-to-july-15-11584713903

GA State Tax Deadline July 15th:

https://www.ajc.com/news/state–regional-govt–politics/georgia-like-feds-will-move-tax-day-from-april-july/jjYrFFntaF7l76zNWIGA0I/ 

Halting federal student loan payments and interest for 60 days:

www.politico.com/amp/news/2020/03/20/trump-coronavirus-student-loan-payments-139056

Financial Planning Association: Pro Bono Financial Planning

https://www.onefpa.org/Pages/ProBonoPlanning.aspx

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

US Federal Government Unemployment:

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/eta/eta20200312-0

Georgia News on Unemployment for Employers & Employees:

https://dol.georgia.gov/blog/new-information-filing-unemployment-partial-claims-and-reemployment-services

Georgia Unemployment Application:

https://www.dol.state.ga.us/public/uiben/internetclaim/requirementPinSetup?fbclid=IwAR0wlSrYe22iD38uiXLulUlXJwc9-AgKuFUkjQEZYDvPJvuXWe8P9PJ8R2Q

SMALL BUSINESS GUIDANCE & RELIEF

Informational Links

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

https://www.uschamber.com/report/covid-19-emergency-loans-small-business-guide

Application Link 

https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19

UTILITIES AND BILLS

Mortgage relief news:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brendarichardson/2020/03/13/mortgage-relief-options-are-available-to-homeowners-affected-by-coronavirus-safety-measures/#a6c363c53ab7

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/03/18/hud-orders-60-day-foreclosure-moratorium-homeowners-affected-by-coronavirus/

No Atlanta Evictions for Next 60 Days:

https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/atlanta-mayor-calls-on-temporary-halt-on-evictions-during-coronavirus-outbreak

Just Shelter: List of organizations working hard to preserve affordable housing and prevent eviction

https://justshelter.org/community-resources/

List of Banks Offering to Help Customers:

https://www.aba.com/about-us/press-room/industry-response-coronavirus

Comcast: No disconnects. Free hotspots. Low-income households get 2 months free service

https://corporate.comcast.com/covid-19

AT&T: No disconnects for 60 days, waiving late payment fees. Unlimited data
https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html

Verizon: No disconnects for 60 days, waiving late payment fees

https://www.verizon.com/about/news/update-verizon-serve-customers-covid-19

Sprint: No disconnects for 60 days, waiving late payment fees. Unlimited data

https://www.sprint.com/en/landings/covid-19.html

T Mobile: No disconnects for 60 days, waiving late payment fees. Unlimited data

https://www.t-mobile.com/brand/ongoing-updates-covid-19

Georgia Power: No disconnects

https://www.georgiapower.com/company/news-center/2020-articles/georgia-power-assures-customers-safe-and-reliable-service-will-continue-during-covid-19-pandemic.html

Atlanta Watershed: Suspending all water shut offs during this time

https://www.atlantawatershed.org/customer-service/

GEICO: Pausing cancellation of policies due to non payment or policy expiration until April 30th

https://www.geico.com/about/coronavirus/

SPECIFIC INDUSTRY FUNDS

The Giving Kitchen: For food service workers needing financial assistance

https://thegivingkitchen.org/

Creator Fund: Freelancers/Creators, get up to $500 to help with groceries, medical bills, housing, etc

https://creatorfund.ck.page/

Resources for Artists:

https://creative-capital.org/2020/03/13/list-of-arts-resources-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/

FOOD

Atlanta Community Food Bank:

https://www.acfb.org/local-impact-map?fbclid=IwAR2Dxlt2bke70dsSct8FqCSAM2A5XvMpCMKWZqjDkjU-RplKzfsWgLFK-XY

Atlanta Survival Program: Free grocery delivery

https://atlsurvival.org/

Free Meals for Atlanta Public School Students:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hpQ2DP-MOyTzwQRlZW8iHKCxGz7u7JMx/view

Uber Eats: Waiving all delivery fees

https://www.boston.com/food/restaurants/2020/03/16/uber-eats-waives-delivery-fees

TRANSPORTATION

MARTA Public Transportation 

https://www.itsmarta.com/MARTA-service-modifications.aspx 

EDUCATION, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT

Scholastic: Free education for Pre K – grade 6+

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Adobe Photoshop: Free for students until May

https://www.techradar.com/news/adobe-gives-students-free-home-creative-cloud-access-heres-how-to-get-it

Adobe Creative Cloud: People with Adobe can get 2 months free

https://petapixel.com/2020/03/18/adobe-is-giving-everyone-2-months-of-free-creative-cloud-heres-how-to-get-it/ NASA Media Library:

https://www.diyphotography.net/nasa-makes-entire-media-library-publicly-accessible-copyright-free/

Peloton Workout App: Free 90 day trial

https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/16/21182267/peloton-workout-app-trial-at-home-subscription

Free books, movies, software, music, etc:

https://archive.org/

Free Ivy League courses:

https://www.freecodecamp.org/news/ivy-league-free-online-courses-a0d7ae675869/

Free Online Museum Tours:

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

Free National Park Tours:

https://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/national-parks/virtual-national-parks-tours

No Entrance fees to National Parks:

https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/18/politics/national-parks-service-coronavirus/index.html

NPR: Free virtual concerts

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/17/816504058/a-list-of-live-virtual-concerts-to-watch-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown

Paris Opera: Free live performances

https://www.vogue.fr/fashion-culture/article/paris-opera-broadcasting-screening-performances-online-for-free-2020

Center of Puppetry Arts: Free tours and performances

https://puppet.org/center-for-puppetry-arts-home/

Might Could Studiomates: 1 month free trial

https://might-could.com/studiomates/

Museum Tours:

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

Movement Apps, Games & Websites 

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/movement-apps-games-and-websites

Download Free Coloring Books:

http://www.openculture.com/2019/02/download-free-coloring-books-from-113-museums.html

Coloring pages: 

http://preventchildabuse.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/PinwheelColoringSheet_National.pdf

Healthcare Worker Test Sites:

Information below is for sites providing FREE testing for Health Care Workers and First Responders:

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