Coronavirus Resource Center for families and students.

Please note, this page will be updated to ensure the most current information is correct. CAA is working to compile a list of resources available to children and families specifically during this time of national crisis. Submit additional resources Here!!!.

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Health

Ultimate Guide to Mental Health and Education Resources for Kids and Teens To support the growing needs of children and teens, OnlineCounselingPrograms.com has researched all over the internet for resources on mental health and education related topics from sexual identity to study skills.

Prenatal care is changing with Coronavirus Guidance as of 04/04/2020

Interim Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Guidance as of 3/15/2020


Frequently Asked Questions
Updated March 7, 2020

Northern and Rural Nevada Process for Assessing, Testing and Reporting


Clark County Process for Assessing, Testing and Reporting
Updated March 7, 2020


How states can use Medicaid presumptive eligibility for coronavirus
Updated March 13, 2020


COVID-19 and Nevada’s Health Insurance; Division of Insurance Issues Guidance for Consumers
Updated March 6, 2020


Division of Insurance response to COVID-19
Updated March 05, 2020


CONSUMER ALERT: COVID-19 And Your Health Insurance
Updated March 05, 2020


National Immigration Law Center: Updates on Access to Health Care for Immigrants and Their Families


Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-bring during the COVID-19 Pandemic


USCIS encourages all those, including permanent residents, with symptoms that resemble Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (fever, cough, shortness of breath) to seek necessary medical treatment or preventive services. Such treatment or preventive services will not negatively affect any alien as part of a future Public Charge analysis.

You can file an unemployment claim 24/7 at http://ui.nv.gov/css.html – the fastest way to file.

Starting 3/16/20, DETR NV Job Connect Call Center will have expanded hours (8 to 8 M-F) for those unable to file online:

North: (775) 684-0350
South: (702) 486-0350
Rural: (888) 890-8211


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Safety

American Academy of Pediatrics: AAP Offers Parent Tips and Resources for Dealing With Covid-19 and Its Stresses https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/AAP-Offers-Parent-Tips-and-Resources-for-Dealing-With-Covid-19-and-Its-Stresses.aspx

Coronavirus Resources & Tips for Parents, Children & Others: Prevent Child Abuse America shares some clear, concrete tips for physically distancing while staying emotionally and socially connected. https://preventchildabuse.org/coronavirus-resources/

Together We Rise: If you are or know of a foster youth that is staying at the college dorm room that is going to be closed due to the corona virus please email info@togetherwerise.org and we will provide or help you find housing during this transition.

Parents: 8 Temper Tantrum Survival Strategies to help parents. De-escalate the situation when your child is losing it. https://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/discipline/tantrum/8-temper-tantrum-survival-strategies/

Childwelfare.gov: Dealing With Temper Tantrums. Two- and 3-year-olds have many skills, but controlling their tempers is not one of them. https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/tantrums_ts_2020.pdf

Washoe County Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect: The Washoe County Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline takes reports of Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Emotional Abuse and Neglect. If you have an emergency or a child is in immediate danger, please call 911. If you suspect child abuse, neglect or exploitation is occuring and would like to make a confidential report, please call 1 (833) 900-SAFE (7233). The Human Services Agency Child Protective Services line is staffed 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.


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Food and Cash Assistance

Walmart will accept SNAP benefits for online grocery orders in Las Vegas

*While this article specifically states Las Vegas, the program has expanded and will work at most Walmart stores that have the option to order online and pickup at the store.

Nevada Food and Cash Assistance Resources


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Families with Children

Resources for Talking with Children About Coronavirus

Washoe County Library System NEW Instant Digital Card

Scholly Covid-19 Student Relief Fund Apply today to receive $200 in cash assistance to help cover expenses during this global crisis. Application takes less than two minutes.

100 Activities to Do at Home During School Closures

Read, Wonder, and Learn! Favorite Authors & Illustrators Share Resources For Learning Anywhere

Supporting Your Child’s Literacy at Home

The Children’s Cabinet Resources for families and children during Covid-19

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19): WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ITS IMPACT ON MOMS AND BABIES
March of Dimes is monitoring the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, around the U.S. and world. Health officials are actively collecting data to better understand the disease and report on that information every day.

Wondering how to talk to your kids about coronavirus? Get some tips on what to say and how to practice healthy habits.


Concerned that you or a loved one may be experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?

Residents in the following counties are encouraged to call these county hotlines for more information
about testing,treatment, etc.

Carson City Health and Human Services Public Hotline

Available Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
775-283-4789
Washoe County Health District COVID-19 Hotline
Available Monday-Friday 8 A.M.-5 P.M.
775-328-2427
Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 Hotline
Available Monday-Friday 7 A.M.–7 P.M
702-759-4636


Resources Identified for Child Care Providers


Coronavirus national dashboard – showing the status and responses of each state
-Institute for Childhood Preparedness


Frequently asked questions about coronavirus for early childhood professionals
-Institute for Childhood Preparedness


Operational Guidelines for Child Care, Emergency Child Care and After-School Services operating during the pandemic
-Institute for Childhood Preparedness


Coronavirus information, resources and training in Spanish
-Institute for Childhood Preparedness


Coronavirus information resources and training in English
-Institute for Childhood Preparedness


Cuidado de Niños y el Nuevo Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Información sobre el cuidado de niños y el Nuevo Coronavirus en Nevada.


Don’t Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms (COVID-19)
Sponsored by Gryphon House


UNR Extension offers online education and resources for Nevada Communities
Programs go virtual this month to keep communities informed and engaged amid COVID-19 outbreak.


No Kid Hungry Coronavirus Grant Request
No Kid Hungry is offering emergency grants to support local school districts and nonprofit organizations in their efforts to ensure kids get the nutritious food they need.


Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities
The United States Department of Education stands ready to offer guidance, technical assistance, and information on any available flexibility, within the confines of the law, to ensure that all students, including students with disabilities, continue receiving excellent education during this difficult time.


Child Care Aware of America -Nevada Resources
Child Care Aware of America has compiled information about Child Care in our state. That information can be found here.


Coronavirus FAQs for Child Care Providers & Families
Child Care Aware of America has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions from providers and parents about Coronavirus and its impact on child care.


Child Care Is Essential
Governor Steve Sisolak has declared child care as an essential service and has asked child care to stay open so our essential service and emergency workers can go to work.


CDC Guidance for Childcare Programs that Remain Open
This information is intended for child care programs that remain open, and should be used in conjunction with CDC’s guidance for administrators of child care programs and K-12 schools.


NAEYC COVID-19 Survey Data by State: Effects of the Pandemic on Child Care
From March 12–25, 11,500 providers responded to the NAEYC survey “Child Care Challenges: Coronavirus + COVID19.” Respondents from all 50 states and the District of Columbia participated. The map provides data for each state and the link below provides data from a national perspective.

State of Nevada FAQs child care updates for providers and families: CAA recently received two documents from the State with FAQ’s for child care providers and families and public information on accessing child care based on your survey responses.

Supplies
Northern Nevada Only!
Jenifer Rose

775-745-9445
Jenifer will work with locations on a case by case basis to determine if she can help you with what you need. She has office supplies, bathroom supplies, break room supplies, and cleaning supplies

Southern Nevada Only!
Clean-Mart (702) 870-3900

Mecca cleaning supplies (702) 738-0172
Sierra Solutions https://sierrasolutions.com/ 530-541-8649
They have cleaning products available for purchase. Providers can either go on their website or call.