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Coronavirus / Covid Resources

Following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, communities across the country are trying to prevent any further spread. While cases of COVID-19 have been documented across the country and deaths are still being reported in the United States, health officials are continuing to increase awareness of the virus and help diminish misleading claims.


Resources/Contacts:

Saint Louis City:
Department of Health: (314) 657-1499
Citizen’s Service Bureau: 314-622-4800
Website: stlouis-mo.gov

Saint Louis County:
COVID-19 Hotline 24/7: 314-615-2660
Website: stlouisco.com

Illinois:
Department of Public Health
Hotline: 800-889-3931
Website: dph.illinois.gov

Missouri:
Department of Health and Senior Services
24/7 Hotline: 877-435-8411
Website: health.mo.gov

National:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Website: cdc.gov

United Way of Greater St. Louis
Dial 2-1-1 to get connected to a trained resource specialist 24/7.
Websites: 211helps.org | helpingpeople.org

St. Louis Public Schools Pandemic Meal Plan
Website: slps.org/meals

PBS Resources

PBS NewsHour Coronavirus Coverage:
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/tag/novel-coronavirus

PBS Resources for Families

We know it can be a challenging time for families as normal routines are disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s important to talk to children about what is happening and empower them to be helpers to keep each other healthy.

Nine PBS Educator and Caregiver Toolkit
ninenet.org/learningtoolkit/

PBS LearningMedia:
https://ninenet.pbslearningmedia.org/

PBS Parents: How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus:
https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus

Tips and Resources for Families:
ninenet.org/helpers

PBS KIDS:
https://pbskids.org/

Some information on this page provided by PBS NewsHour and Madisson Haynes / PBS.