Coronovirus: What is it?
What can people do to protect themselves and others from getting the new coronavirus?
Stay Up To Date:
Office of the Governor: Statewide Face Covering Requirement Effective 8/01/20-9/28/20
Milwaukee Common Council approves requiring masks in public spaces
COVID-19 Testing Sites in SE Wisconsin
COVID-19: How to Get Tested (DHS)
Milwaukee County COVID-19 Updates
Wisconsin DHS- Outbreaks in Wisconsin
TMJ4: COVID-19 live updates from across the state
WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public
Helpful Articles & Resources:
What to do if you start feeling symptoms of the coronavirus
What to do if you lost your job due to the coronavirus pandemic
NAMI Information and Resources- Consumer Guide
Coping with Coronavirus Stress: Four mental health strategies to help you during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to Be Intentional About Consuming Coronavirus News
CDC Guide Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Stem the Spread of COVID-19
Resilient Wisconsin: A Guide to Sources of Support During COVID-19
When you need help and don’t know where to turn, 211 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need, like utility assistance, housing, food, elder care, crisis intervention, alcohol and other drug recovery and much more.
Impacted by COVID-19? The Well Badger Resource Center can help.
Connect with a Certified Resource Specialist
- Phone: 1-800-642-7837
- Text: 608-360-9328
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Live Chat: www.wellbadger.org
- Facebook Messenger: @wellbadger
Meal sites and food pantries during the COVID crisis: Click here
See online lists for most updated resources:
Seniors: CALL 2-1-1 (Meal and food delivery available to home address)
Milwaukee Public Schools to provide meals, education materials at 20 locations (Click here for the full list of locations)
Use this page if you or someone you are helping:
• Just lost a job, had work hours reduced, or otherwise unpredictable income
• Lost job-based insurance coverage when you lost work
• Can no longer afford your ACA Marketplace Plan
• Have questions about insurance coverage for COVID-19 testing, treatment, or services
• Have medical debt, unpaid bills, or is being contacted by a collection agency
• Need help connecting to community resources, including internet, food, or heat
This Families First Coronavirus Constituent Service Resource Toolkit
will help you understand all the benefits that are available to you
and your community — and how to access them.
COVID TOOLKIT 3.30.20 (.pdf)
“Healbright has compiled this course as a free resource to help ease the anxiety, fear, and stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
What the future holds in unknown. Luckily, a great deal is known about how to help individuals navigate these emotions skillfully and to build resilience in the process.This course compiles clips from clinical psychologists on things you can do from home to take care of the mental wellbeing of you and your loved ones.
The course focuses on stress & resilience, and offers more than a dozen practices designed to calm the nervous system and reduce stress.”
Click here to access
Practices, resources, and articles for individuals, parents, educators,
and health care professionals facing COVID-19.
Greater Good’s Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus
Forge Milwaukee: We all need a little help some times. During the time of COVID-19, social distancing and isolating, some trans/non-binary community members may need some additional help with basic needs and emotional support. If you are one of those people, please sign up and request the help you need. We’ll match you with a volunteer. We’re here to help. (Milwaukee area). The direct link for people to request support: https://forge.tips/39TJWbY
Forge Milwaukee (Volunteer): Helping others can make a world of difference, especially during difficult times, like the COVID-19 health emergency. Do you want to support trans community members who need some help with basic needs and/or emotional connection? Sign up to help! We’ll match you with folks who need support. (Milwaukee area). The direct link for people to volunteer to support: https://forge.tips/3aTsoMY
Online Recovery Support:
In The Rooms is a free online recovery tool that offers 130 weekly online meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues. We embrace multiple pathways to recovery, including all 12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health modalities. Check it out here: https://www.intherooms.com/
List of online meetings, telephone meetings or text chat that are targeted for recovery. https://www.12step.org/social/online-meetings/
Online AA Meeting Place: http://aa-intergroup.org/
Mutual support meetings that are free and open to anyone
seeking science-based, self-empowered addiction.
SMART Recovery Online Meetings
Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) is a nonprofit network of autonomous, non-professional local groups, dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety/abstinence from alcohol and drug addiction, food addiction and more.
A lay-led non-profit dedicated to reducing the harm caused by the abuse of alcohol. The MM Chatroom is “open” 24/7. There are also regularly scheduled chats daily.
Overeaters Anonymous “Hour of Power”:
The Overeaters Anonymous “Hour of Power” is a phone meeting and a fellowship of men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. We follow the precise, exact and clear-cut directions in the text book, Alcoholics Anonymous, guided by a sponsor that has had a spiritual awakening as a result of working the 12 steps. By practicing the 12 Steps and having a spiritual awakening, the obsession of the mind has been removed; restoring us to sanity. Being recovered we are now happy, joyous and free. Find more info at: