Staff Briefing

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NAHCA is providing this information about organizations that contribute to the common good by providing access to relevant science, news and educational content related to COVID-19 and the novel Coronavirus causing it.

(Click on url links to direct you to the respective organization)

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http://211.org/

Call 211 and speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell phone or landline. All calls are private and confidential.

You’ll find information about:

  •     supplemental food and nutrition programs

  •     shelter and housing options and utilities assistance

  •     emergency information and disaster relief

  •     employment and education opportunities

  •     services for veterans

  •     health care, vaccination and health epidemic information

  •     addiction prevention and rehabilitation programs

  •     reentry help for ex-offenders

  •     support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs

  •     a safe, confidential path out of physical and/or emotional domestic abuse

Whether in times of natural disaster or personal crisis, 211 is committed to being the first, most essential resource to anyone who needs help.

Slow the spread

white house

https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20_coronavirus-guidance_8.5x11_315PM.pdf

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Protect Yourself

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

Face Covering FAQ

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover-faq.html

Social Distancing

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/social-distancing.html

Symptoms & Testing

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/index.html

General Resources 

Education

If You Are Sick or Caring for Someone

Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19

If You Are Sick 

Fact vs. Myth 

Interactive COVID-19 Case Tracking Map 

Local Health Department Directory

Lodging

Hilton Offer – “We are deeply moved by the impact the COVID-19 crisis is having on the communities we serve, and our hope is that Hilton hospitality will bring some peace and comfort during this uncertain time.”  To access discounts click here to log in to the members only side of the site.

Choice Hotels: https://www.choicehotels.com/support/choice-cares?AID=11557398&PID=8314883&CJSID=0424coviddiscounts%7Cxid:fr1588957719781ahi&source=cj8314883&cjevent=ea0e6d44915b11ea83fe00640a1c0e14

Essential health care workers can receive discounted room rates at participating hotels.

Wyndham Hotels: https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham-rewards/claim-gold/heroes
Health care workers a free instant membership upgrade to Gold status.

Radisson Hotel Group
As a thank you to all emergency and medical personnel among us going the extra mile during this period – our Police, Firefighters, Doctors, Nurses & CNAs – we would like to make available a 20% discount and an upgraded room at check-in, when available, in select hotels in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Discounts and Resources

United Way

Feeding America – Find Your Local Food Bank

Release Blanket Waiver

Food Pantries

Airbnb Provides Frontline Stays to 100,000 COVID-19 Responders – The company is waiving all fees for the first 100,000 stays in its new Frontline stays program. Individuals must first submit professional information to Airbnb to confirm their eligibility, after which they can book directly with hosts.

Apparel

Crocs
Ultra-comfortable Crocs have long been the shoe of choice for many health care workers, who can now sign up to get a free pair (complete with free shipping). They have been running out due to high demand, so check back at noon ET each day to get your spot in line.

Danform Shoes
AS OUR THANKS TO YOU, please use code SUPERHERO20 enjoy 20% off all footwear for health-care professionals.  Please note this applies to online sales only during our store closure.

Nike
Medical professionals get 20% off most items on Nike’s website. The discount can be used up to four times per month, and Nike uses SheerID to verify employment status.

Medelita
Get 30% off scrubs with code: FRONTLINES. Medelita was founded by a PA and complies with CDC guidelines (can be washed in the hottest temperature every single day and not lose durability), and the products have a 365-day warranty.

Misc.

BlanQuil
Health care workers, 50% off the entire web site check out the  popular weighted blankets.

Vinyard Vines
Medical workers get 50% off everything! A professional ID is required, and it will take one to two hours to be approved and receive your discount code.

Down Dog: App
All of Down Dog’s wellness, yoga and fitness apps are actually free for everyone through June 1st but will be extended to July 1st for healthcare workers.

Headspace is also an App but you need to register on its website. 
The mindfulness and meditation app is offering free subscriptions for all health care professionals working in public health settings. The subscription is good for all of 2020, and you’ll need your National Provider Identifier or another form of professional verification to sign up.  For front line workers follow the links on the web site to verify your certification.

Owala
Owala water bottle company is helping medical professionals stay hydrated with 50% off their orders. Verification is done via VerifyPass, and retirees in the fields are eligible as well.

Trust & Will
We’re offering all U.S. health care professionals who work in public health settings free access to a complete Will-Based Estate Plan, for themselves and their spouses. Head here to enter your information and receive a code for a free individual or couple’s will valued at up to $129.

Uber
Uber Health will provide transportation for front-line health care workers, both to and from patients’ homes as well as between health care facilities in the U.S. They’re also committing 300,000 free meals on Uber Eats to first responders and health care workers in the U.S. and Canada.

Sprout Therapy
This project is to help families’ mental wellbeing during the pandemic. Even as businesses begin to reopen, many families are still struggling to adjust to new situations at home. These challenges include restless children, homeschooling and protecting family health during the pandemic. This is especially true for special needs families, where regular support structures and access to professionals have been dramatically altered.

Happy DIY Home
Our friends over at Jen Reviews shared a tutorial from their sister site Happy DIY Home.  They take you step by step through 5 ways to make homemade face masks

Food and Drink

Nando’s PERi-PERi
Any “nurse, doctor or health care worker” who stops into a Nando’s with an ID or wearing a uniform gets free takeout.