COVID-19 Information and Resources

Philadelphia Resources:

COVID Vaccine Steps:

https://www.ucucedd.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Social-Story_Getting-the-COVID19-Vaccine.pdf

 

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: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/

School District of Philadelphia: Learning Guides & Hotline:  https://www.philasd.org/

 

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.   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/summary.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fsummary.html

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:  https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2019&sind=0&body=S&type=B&bn=751

Annotated IEP with COVID 8.28.20 with Section B box: 

 

COVID Compensatory Services Guidance from PA::

https://www.education.pa.gov/K-12/Special%20Education/FAQContact/Pages/COVID-19-Compensatory-Services.aspx

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.: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx  

PS EI COVID: 

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 :  https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/20059055/final-final-cares-act.pdf

Health Resources:

Mental Health Tips:  https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf?sfvrsn=6d3578af_2

 

Education Resources: 

 

Pennsylvania Department of Education: https://www.stateboard.education.pa.gov/Pages/AlertDetails.aspx

US Education Department: https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus?src=feature

 

The Office for Civil Rights has a Letter to Education Leaders on Preventing and Addressing potential discrimination associated with COVID-19: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USED/bulletins/27f5130  

PaTTAN Covid 19: https://www.pattan.net/Home/Mini-Slideshow-With-Image/COVID-19-Resources-1

 

Families First Coronavirus Response Act:  https://aderholt.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/details-families-first-coronavirus-bill

 

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

Coronavirus Child Care - https://www.dhs.pa.gov/providers/Providers/Pages/Coronavirus-Child-Care.aspx

List of official forms in English and other languages:  

https://www.pattan.net/Forms

 

COVID Compensatory Services Guidance (CCS):  

https://www.pattan.net/Forms/Annotated-Individual-Education-Program-with-COVID?NodeId=1545480

 

Annotated IEP with COVID:  https://www.pattan.net/Forms/Annotated-Individual-Education-Program-with-COVID?NodeId=1545480

 

Comprehensive Resources: 

 

  • Center for Disease Control (CDC) for up to date information on background, severity, risk assessment, etc. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html

  • Limited English Proficiency Resource: Information for Assisting People with Limited English Proficiency Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese: https://www.epa.gov/lep 

  • Guidelines for People at Risk for Serious Illness from COVID-19

https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/Documents/Diseases%20and%20Conditions/C 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: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

For additional information about the Coronavirus, visit the CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/) website