Free transportation to and from the vaccination sites in NYC through CURB, 646-349-0289
Get the Facts About COVID-19 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
Take steps to care for yourself and help protect others in your home and community.
NEW YORK STATE - Information on COVID-19 https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
NEW YORK CITY - COVID-19 Citywide information portal: NYC.gov/coronavirus
The COVID-19 diagnostic test is safe, free, and easy. A nasal swab, oral swab or saliva sample may be used. Most results are returned in about 3-5 days. You do NOT need insurance to get a diagnostic test. Your test results are confidential. Test criteria and availability are changing daily. Check your state guidelines and call the testing site before you go to learn about testing criteria, availability and hours. To find a test site: https://www.castlighthealth.com/covid-19-resource-center/
Food Pantries: QCH has expanded their food pantries at both Forest Hills Community Center and Pomonok Community Center to serve a growing number of families in need of assistance. If you are in need of food, please call 347-287-9001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org (Forest Hills) or email@example.com (Pomonok) to make an appointment.
Meals for Homebound Seniors: QCH drivers/deliverers continue to provide daily meal service to homebound seniors living in Corona, Elmhurst, Forest Hills and Rego Park. They typically deliver 2900 meals a week, and are now serving more than 4,300 weekly and are working to secure the funds needed to support a rapidly growing caseload. For assistance call 347-507-0486.
Food pantry client intakes and orders are processed Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Scheduled distribution dates are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. For information about becoming a client of our Food Pantry, please contact Jhadran Rojas at (718) 268-5011 ext 433 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact Jhadran if you would you like to volunteer at the Food Pantry. Donate at : https://commonptqueen2.securepayments.cardpointe.com/pay
Free legal advice and counsel for NYC residential renters in need of assistance with legal issues related to their housing. please call 311 for the City’s Tenant Helpline or email email@example.com Legal services are available regardless of immigration status.
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps low-income people pay the cost of heating their homes. If you are eligible, you may receive one regular HEAP benefit per program year and could also be eligible for emergency HEAP benefits if you are in danger of running out of fuel or having your utility service shut off. You can learn more at :
You may qualify to self-isolate in a hotel, free of charge, for up to 14 days if you do not have a safe place to self-isolate. This can mean:
Hotel rooms are also available for New Yorkers without COVID-19 but who live with someone who has COVID-19.If you are currently at your home and think you may have COVID-19, you can call 311 or 844-NYC-4NYC (1-844-692-4692) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. Click Here
If you are a victim or know of a victim who has experienced a COVID-19 related crime, violence, harassment, discrimination, bullying etc #ReportTheHate
If victims don't report these incidents, law enforcement resources will not be devoted to catch the perpetrators, and these acts will continue as perpetrators know they will get away with it.
If you need to report a crime or fear for your safety, call 911 immediately.
Call 311 to report incidents to NYC Commission on Human Rights or report the incident to the NYS Division on Human Rights. (You can only report to either the City or State . Not both.)
Report discrimination to NYC CHR.
Info About the entire process
NY STATE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
Governors Hate crime Task force
PROTECTING YOUR CIVIL RIGHTS AND COMBATING HATE CRIMES
Call: 1-888-392-3644 or Text "HATE" to 81336
Residents who have experienced bias-motivated threats, harassment or discrimination are encouraged to call the toll-free hotline from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. open Monday-Friday. If you need to report a crime or fear your safety, call 911 immediately.
NYPD Hate crimes task force