COVID-19 Resource Spreadsheet - Durham NC (English)
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COVID-19 Resource Spreadsheet - Durham NC
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🔅Share this list:tinyurl.com/ducovid19resources
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🔅¿Busca recursos en Español?
tinyurl.com/ducovid19recursos
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🔅Older Adults list (55+) :
tinyurl.com/olderadultsresources
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Need help navigating this list?
Call 919-797-9233 (M/W, 10-12AM & 1-3PM, TH, 5-7 PM)
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Looking for resources in Orange Co?
tinyurl.com/chcovid19resources
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Table of Contents
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Give SupportOpportunities to volunteer, support businesses, and give money
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Mutual Aid InformationInformation and guides to mutual aid and community support
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Testing LocationsResources on where to receive testing in and around the Durham area should you experience symptoms
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Medical Care Where to access healthcare, guidance on how and when to get tested if you are experiencing symptoms
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Prescription Medications
Resources on medication expense assistance and pharmacies
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Behavioral Health and Crisis SupportResources for mental health, behavioral health, domestic violence intrvention and substance abuse
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FoodWhere and when to get free/low cost food
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HousingInformation about shelter, finding and retaining your housing, and utilities
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Communication/TechnologyHow to access phone/internet/computers
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$$ for Lost WagesInformation on getting money if you are not able to work during this time. Includes resources about unemployment and disability benefits
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Employment/TrainingResources on employment skills, finding a job, and job counseling
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Transportation How to access general transportation and transport to medical appointments
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Early Childhood and Child CareResources for parents of infants, pregnant women, youth education, and family support
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Criminal Justice System Resources for justice-involved individuals
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OtherInformation about taxes, IDs, legal support, and more!
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May we all be healthy, happy, and safe from harm. We’re all in this together.
Standing in solidarity with Hospital frontline workers, Sanitation workers, Small/local business owners, Delivery drivers, public transit operators, Grocery store workers and all folks taking on additional risks to help keep our community healthy.

Background/Context
This spreadsheet was created by Taylor Nawrocki (aseriouslady@gmail.com) on 3/14/2020. On 3/17/2020 Taylor worked collaboratively with Advocate Volunteers and Staff at the Community Empowerment Fund (CEF) to adapt the resource bank based on comments from the community and officially updated the document on 3/19/2020. On 4/6/2020, CEF partnered with volunteers from the Duke Student Collaborative on Health Policy (SCOHP), and the Duke Bass Connections "Help Desk" project team to combine lists.

This document serves as a tool for all Durham residents to access up-to-date information on community resources. Resources include a mixture of mutual aid and community response, non-profit and government support, and private sectors/corporate response. Inclusion of any resource on this list is not an endorsement of a service, but an effort to get folks all the possible information.

These resources are being upkept by volunteer-power through CEF, SCOHP, and Help Desk for the forseeable future. Our team is checking resource websites, social media, and calling organizations directly to update this tool. We also request direct feedback from the public through comments on this spreadsheet. We will respond as promptly as possible to edits and new resources. In order to share information rapidly and support informal community response, this team is cannot guarantee the quality or accuracy of resources before posting and updating, so please contact all sources directly!

We want to increase the language and ADA accessibility of this document. If anyone has translation capacity or specific resources for our Latinx neighbors, please reach out to leahw@communityef.org. If you or someone you know needs support navigating this document, we will be staffing a phone line daily from 9:30-5:30 starting on Tuesday, March 24 at 9:30 am. Call in for support at 919-797-9233.

During this time of crisis, this document is meant to support all efforts that help us meet our needs and support our neighbors, especially marginalized folks most affected by COVID-19. We must look out for each other and everyone is highly encouraged to connect with local mutual aid efforts to share community resources and build power to organize for change. If there are ways that CEF can better support existing community care and mutual aid efforts, please feel free to let us know by contacting leahw@communityef.org.
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Information about COVID-19
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Durahm City Updates: https://durhamnc.gov/4013/City-of-Durham-COVID-19-Coronavirus-Upda
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Durham County Updates:https://www.dcopublichealth.org/services/communicable-diseases/communicable-diseases/coronavirus-disease-2020
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North Carolina State Updates: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina
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North Carolina Text Updates: State text alert system to provide updates on COVID-19 and information about resources available to North Carolina residents. English & Spanish friendly. Text COVIDNC to 898211 to register.
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National Updates (.gov): https://www.coronavirus.gov/
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National Updates (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
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About CEF
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The Community Empowerment Fund (CEF) is a non-profit organization focused on enabling and sustaining transitions out of homelessness and poverty. Our approach combines wrap-around relationship-based support with financial services that pursue equity. CEF Members are connected to a supportive community of volunteer Advocates to help achieve their goals. Members work together with Advocates to secure housing, gain employment, and build savings in order to achieve financial security and sustain transitions out of poverty.
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Learn more about CEF
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About Duke Student Collaborative on Health Policy
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The Duke Student Collaborative on Health Policy (SCOHP) is a student organization at Duke University, with the mission to unite students across disciplines and the university in a collaborative effort to increase awareness and opportunity in health policy through a focus on the four domains of campus engagement, career & professional development, health policy education, and service & advocacy.
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Learn more about SCOHP
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About Help Desk
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The Help Desk program was created in partnership between Lincoln Community Health Center and Duke University. Through the program, Duke student volunteers provide telephonic support to Lincoln patients to help connect to community resources for non-medical, social needs such as food, housing, income, and transportation.
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Learn more about Help Desk
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Acknowledgements
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We would like to recognize our hard-working team of volunteers working to maintain this directory, listed in alphabetical order: Trevor Anderson, Zavera Basrai, Janet Bettger, Sarah Bond, Grace Cai, Michyla Greene, Elizabeth Gu, Shreyas Hallur, Emma Herold, Elmira Hezarkhani, Zoe King, Seayoung Lee, Josee Li, Shae Nicolaisen, Meril Pothen, Sahil Sandhu, Victoria Schroeter, Malik Scott, Lydia Smeltz, Julia Thielhelm, Calvin Wang, Defne Yorgancioglu, along with the incredible team of CEF Volunteers. Special thanks to the generous community members supporting the Spanish translation of this document at tinyurl.com/ducovid19recursos : gracias a Angel Romero Ruiz y Italo Medelius por su tiempo!
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Limited Operations
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New Service
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No Change
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By Phone Only
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Online Only
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See Description
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Waitlist Only
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