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COVID-19 Resources for Health, Mental Health & More

Community Advocates' priority is the health and well-being of our staff, clients, community partners, and volunteers during the coronavirus public health emergency. Here, we're collecting resources to help promote health and wellness during this difficult time. Submit your resource to

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CARES Act and Government Resources and Information

State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Emergency Order #12: Safer at Home Order

State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Emergency Order #15: Temporary Ban on Evictions and Foreclosures

State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Emergency Order #16: Related to Certain Health Care Providers and the Department of Safety and Professional Services Credentialing

Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 Page

Milwaukee County COVID-19 Dashboard

City of Milwaukee Health Department

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

CARES Act and Stimulus Payments & Taxes

Senator Tammy Baldwin: COVID-19 Information and Resources

Senator Tammy Baldwin: Baldwin Leads Push for New Employment Program to Help Workers and Businesses Recover from COVID-19

Public Service of Wisconsin: COVID-19 Emergency Internet Resources, Utility Service Help for Consumers, and FAQs for Utilities

Wisconsin Department on Children and Families: COVID-19 Child Care Request for Essential Workforce Families

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families: COVID-19 and Child Care and Child Welfare

Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance: How To: Health Insurance after Job Loss: A Guide to Health Insurance Options for Individuals Who Have Lost Health Coverage

Wisconsin Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donation/Buyback Program

UW-Madison Extension: Financial Resources to Help Get through COVID-19

UW-Madison Extension: Recursos financieros que le pueden ayudar durante la pandemia de COVID-19

Health and Mental Health

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: Coronavirus and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks Response

City of Milwaukee Health Department: COVID-19 Page

Covering Wisconsin: COVID-19 Page

HealthWatch Wisconsin: COVID-19 Page

Hunger Task Force: COVID-19 Page

Hunger Task Force: Milwaukee County Emergency Food Sites Map

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Mental Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic: How to Cope in a Crisis

Kids Forward: Health Insurance Options for the Uninsured

SAMHSA Coronavirus Resources and Information

SAMHSA Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19

Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 and Your Mental Health

Mental Health America

Mental Health America of Wisconsin: Mental Health and COVID-19: Information and Resources

Mental Health First Aid Resources

Meta House: Recovery Resources

Milwaukee Coalition of Children's Mental Health: COVID-19 Resources

Milwaukee County: COVID-19 Page

Milwaukee Public Schools: COVID-19 Updates

Milwaukee Women's Center: 24-Hour Crisis Line: 414-671-6140

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Association of School Psychologists: Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19 (Resources in English and Spanish)

National Council on Nonprofits: Nonprofits and Coronavirus, COVID-19

National Institute on Drug Abuse: COVID-19: Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

Rogers InHealth: COVID-19 Compassion in Action

SAMHSA: Virtual Recovery Resources

Sojourner Family Peace Center

State of Wisconsin: The Resilient Wisconsin Initiative

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

UC-Davis: Coronavirus: Mental Health and Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long-Term Care Memo, COVID-19, Visitation and Long-Term Care Communities

World Health Organization: Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

Public Health and Healthy Housing Policy & Advocacy

American Public Health Association: COVID-19

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: ASTHO COVID-19 Resources

Green & Healthy Homes Initiative: Healthy Homes & COVID-19

National Association of City and County Health Officials: Our Response Efforts Around COVID-19

National Center for Healthy Housing COVID-19 Resources

National Environmental Health Association COVID-19 Page

National League of Cities COVID-19 Page

National Low-Income Housing Coalition et al.: Housing Instability and Homelessness: CARES Act Suggestions for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Elected Officials

Last Updated: April 29, 2020