Covid-19 Impact: Resources and Information for UFCW Local 1996 Members and Their Families
Below you will find information and resources for working families impacted by COVID-19.
Rental Assistance For The State Of Georgia
Georgia will open applications for its state rental assistance program on Monday. March 8th. All details can be found on this website.
Free COVID-19 Testing
The Georgia Department of Public Health has free testing available to everyone, even without symptoms. Please visit this website to find an testing site near you!
COVID-19 Guidelines for the Workplace for Essential Workers
Visit this webpage to view the workplaces guidelines we have compiled.
Live Health Online
You can download the Live Health Online Flyer for information on setting up online TeleDoc appointments.
Information on contact tracing and how to avoid scams can be found here.
The United Way and 211
Our partners at the United Way have sources for food assistance, emergency bill assistance and childcare assistance at this time. Please go to www.211.org and enter your zip code to be connected to local resources.
For City of Atlanta Residents only: The City of Atlanta has a rent and mortgage relief program for City of Atlanta residents through funding provided by the CARES Act, you can find the application here.
For Athens area resources, please check the list of organizations on this website.
Resources From HMC Health Works
HMC: Coronavirus Sleep Guidelines
HMC: Coronavirus Nutrition Guidelines
HMC: Coronavirus Managing Stress and Anxiety
HMC: Coronavirus Managing Stress and Anxiety Part 2
HMC: Coronavirus Avoid Scams
HMC: Coronavirus and Substance Abuse
HMC: Home Remedies
HMC: Return To School
HMC: Tightening Safety
You can see a list of the status of school resources statewide and information on distance learning on the Georgia Department of Education’s website, you can go to your local school’s website to see their direct response.
Childcare Resources – Georgia
Grocery and Food processing workers, as well as healthcare workers, can apply for childcare scholarships through DECAL on this website. You can find income limits here. If you make more than the income listed in column 2 (the middle income column) you may not be eligible for scholarships, but you can use the website to find a childcare center that is open.
This page describes various legal resources in Georgia, including eviction assistance.
You can find your local food bank in the greater Metro Atlanta Region by going here. Click on your county under “Partner Agencies By County”. Statewide, you can find your nearest foodbank across Georgia and other states by typing in your zip code here.
Georgia now has a dedicated hotline for all COVID-19 inquiries. It can be used to ask about symptoms, testing and report scams. The number for the hotline is: 844-442-2681.
This page has information on mental health resources.