COVID-19 Information and Resources

Philadelphia Resources:

COVID Vaccine Steps:


City of Philadelphia: 

FREE MEALS: Check out the map to find meal sites in your neighborhood. Click here for locations and schedules.  While schools are closed, the City of Philadelphia, the School District of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Housing Authority, and many charter schools are providing free meals for students. All children and youth are eligible and no ID is required. Check out the map to find meal sites in your neighborhood.

Providing information and updates about COVID-19 in Philadelphia:

School District of Philadelphia: Learning Guides & Hotline:


State/National Resources:


Situation Summary:  CDC is responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.

An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, in professional employees, further providing for rating system and for persons to be suspended and providing for a revised rating system; and, in terms and courses of study, providing for pandemic of 2020:

Annotated IEP with COVID 8.28.20 with Section B box: 


COVID Compensatory Services Guidance from PA::

PA Department of Health 24-hour free Hotline Coronavirus. 1-877-PA-HEALTH. Information for schools and businesses on prevention, symptoms, and testing with link to information on providers, hospital preparedness, etc.:  


HR 748: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: Providing emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic :

Health Resources:

Mental Health Tips:


Education Resources: 


Pennsylvania Department of Education:

US Education Department:


The Office for Civil Rights has a Letter to Education Leaders on Preventing and Addressing potential discrimination associated with COVID-19:  

PaTTAN Covid 19:


Families First Coronavirus Response Act:


The Office of Postsecondary Education has posted Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

Coronavirus Child Care -

List of official forms in English and other languages:


COVID Compensatory Services Guidance (CCS):


Annotated IEP with COVID:


Comprehensive Resources: 


  • Center for Disease Control (CDC) for up to date information on background, severity, risk assessment, etc.

  • Limited English Proficiency Resource: Information for Assisting People with Limited English Proficiency Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese: 

  • Guidelines for People at Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19 oronavirus%20At%20Risk%20Individuals.pdf  

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency COVID-2 Resources Page includes List N: Registered Antimicrobial Products for use against Coronavirus and the Cause of COVID-19 The EPA-registered surface disinfectant products. 

Resources for PA Commuters:


Frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus:

For additional information about the Coronavirus, visit the CDC ( website