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Stay Home. Stop the Spread. Save Lives.

Help keep tabs on COVID-19 in the Finger Lakes Region.

Get Tested:  Essential Workers in New York State can make an appointment to be tested at drive through or walk in testing sites by calling the COVID-19 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065 or by taking the New York State Department of Health's Online Assessment.

Effective April 17, 2020 at 8pm, all people in public in New York State, over the age of two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering, are required to wear a mask or cloth face-covering in situations where social distancing can not be maintained. 

(Executive Order 202.17)

COVID-19 Fraud Alert
US Office of Inspector General

NYS Department of Consumer Protection
US Department of Homeland Security Cyber Scams

Pay it Forward:
United Way of Genesee County
United Way's Volunteer United - Agency Registration
The Salvation Army of Batavia, NY
Community Action of Orleans & Genesee

Nutrition Assistance
For those in Need:
Cornell Cooperative Extension Food Resources
Genesee County School Districts

Apply for SNAP
Department of Social Services
USDA Food & Nutrition Services
USDA Find Meals for Kids

Help Wanted:
Genesee County Job Development Bureau
New York Hire Now
New York State Job Bank
GLOW Works

NYS Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment Insurance Benefits - FAQs (pdf)
Guide to Expanded Unemployment Benefits (pdf)

Numbers Count:
2020 Census

Broadband Updated
Keep Learning:

Spectrum Community Assistance
Spectrum Remote Education Credit
Empire Access for Students

Activities Updated
Kid's Corner:
Richmond Memorial Library Activities & Lunch Time Book Chats
Junior Achievement's COVID-19 Guide (pdf)
"My Hero is You" (pdf)
"Coronavirus - A Book for Children" (pdf)

GLOW YMCA Family & Youth Activities
Holland Land Office Museum Quarantine Program
Genesee Country Village & Museum Family Fun & Learning
Rochester Museum & Science Center Home Science
Strong National Museum of Play Home Activities
We are Teachers Resources for Learning at Home
Highlights Kids

Lend a Hand:
Genesee County Office for the Aging
Genesee County Adult Protective Services
New York State Office for the Aging
Medicare & Coronavirus
Report Nursing Home Patient Abuse or Neglect - New York Attorney General

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A Healthy State of Mind:
NYS Tips for Mental Wellness (pdf)
Genesee County Mental Health Department
Mental Health Association of Genesee & Orleans Counties
New York State Office of Mental Health
Headspace - Meditation & Healthy Living
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): COVID-19 Resource & Information Guide (pdf)

WNY 211 General Resource Hotline Call: 2-1-1 or 1-888-696-9211
Bring Change to Mind

Crisis text-line or text: HOME to 741741 
Crisis & Care Helpline:  585-283-5200
MHA Crisis Hotline:  1-844-345-4400
Spectrum CARES (for children under 18 years old):  1-716-539-6360
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline:  1-844-863-9314

Buy Local
Support our Local Businesses:
The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce's Listings of:
Local Business Updates & 
Where To Eat
The Batavian's Listings of:
Essential ServicesAdditional Businesses & Food Service Establishments

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