Rep. Brian K. Sims March 21, 2020 | 5:33 AM
** Below is a list of informational links for resources in and around Philadelphia related to COVID-19. This will be updated as more/new information becomes available **
The latest info on COVID-19 cases and other data statewide from the Pennsylvania Department of Health: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx
The latest information on COVID-19 cases and other data in Philadelphia from the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health: https://www.phila.gov/services/mental-physical-health/environmental-health-hazards/covid-19/
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has activated a Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline. It’s available 24/7. If you have questions about symptoms and risk factors, what to do if you think you may have been exposed, testing resources, or recommendations for social distancing, you can contact the helpline at 1-800-722-7112. More info: https://www.phila.gov/2020-03-14-greater-philadelphia-coronavirus-helpline-opened-by-health/?fbclid=IwAR2HZUc0yYdy66IMO4nrx8g4Z8vKMHE9qWUXmmLDe3OZFIjVhiwGDu0ZFIo
List of essential Philadelphia services and how to access them: https://www.phila.gov/2020-03-18-essential-city-services-remain-open-here-is-how-to-access-them/?mc_cid=7f7be1d618&mc_eid=eda5e48c86.
Information about how SEPTA is operating: http://www.septa.org/service/rail/midday-schedule.html
Information about how Amtrak is operating: https://media.amtrak.com/2020/03/amtrak-updates-to-service/
Unemployment and Workers' Compensation benefits info for those who work in PA but who're unable to work because of COVID-19: https://www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx?fbclid=IwAR2OxPP27lxlzJ-glPUwUAO-EdcoX7LTCZu2GQsH_8d-4wEcGa9VzzV0o_E
Info for local businesses affected by COVID-10: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources, or email email@example.com.
Meal info for children, including a list of addresses and dates/times for pickup: https://www.phila.gov/2020-03-14-find-free-meals-and-safe-spaces-for-students-while-schools-are-closed/?fbclid=IwAR3w1XOh504eUcT0YvYhYbgCDjbQK4bTpL2If5rInpbENuvkdIhqvdnRTE0
Food bank/food pantry infomation for people out of work because of COVID-19, including a full list of participating food banks/pantries: https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/Agriculture_details.aspx?newsid=900&fbclid=IwAR1KiDt-XOu7rBRpU59aCmDWc-oYBIDu4aoN0MHTM2A0G8nNSnETqlvpzlY
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has officially suspended all visitation within State Correctional Institutes, but is offering alternative visitation options: https://www.cor.pa.gov/Pages/COVID-19.aspx
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