Covid-19 Resources

Central Locations for COVID-19 Information

Federal Relief

HR 6074 – Coronavirus Preparedness And Response Supplemental Appropriations Act
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

Other Relief for Communities

Food/Groceries

If someone is unable to secure food and other groceries, several options are available.

For neighbors who can afford groceries:

  • Commercial grocery delivery services including Instacart, PostMates, and local grocery store delivery
  • Drive-Up/Curbside Pick-Up options at grocery stores, including drive through windows at Mariano’s
  • Jewel-Osco is offering Senior Hours 7am – 9am on Tuesday and Thursday, limiting the number of people in the store.

For neighbors who need assistance with groceries in suburban Cook County, people 60 and up can call:

Meals on Wheels, 847-383-0258

New Trier Township Food Pantry
739 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL 60093, (847) 446-8202

Niles Township Food Pantry
5255 N. Lincoln Avenue, Skokie, (847) 983-0073

Northfield Township Food Pantry
2550 Waukegan Road, Suite 100 Glenview, IL 60025, (847) 724-8300

Information for Seniors

At home exercise tips/routines developed by the National Institute on Aging

20-Minute Exercise Routine by Go4Life

6 Upper Body Strength Exercises by Go4Life

7 Strength, Balance, and Flexibility Exercises for Older Adults by Go4LIfe

60-Minute Exercise Routine by Go4Life

7-Minute Yoga Routine for Older Adults by Silver Sneakers

10-Minute Total Body Cardio by Silver Sneakers

Shopping: Stores participating in COVID-19 special shopping hours for senior citizens and other vulnerable populations. Stores include CVS, Costco, Jewel-Osco, Target, Walmart, Whole Foods, and more.

Medication: Walgreens, Osco, & CVS are delivering prescription medication for free to those who need it. Other pharmacies may have similar arrangements.

Mental Health Resources

CDC Mental Health and Coping

FAQs on COVID-19 and Mental Health

When Home Becomes the Workplace: Mental Health and Remote Work

Social Support: Getting and Staying Connected

HOTLINES

National Alliance on Mental Health Illness Help Line: 800-950-NAMI

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

Questions? Get Answers Here:

With questions and concerns about coronavirus, please call the IDPH 24/7 hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@Illinois.gov

For the most current information on the coronavirus in Illinois, visit coronavirus.illinois.gov

More Helpful Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois Department of Public Health
IDPH 24/7 hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@Illinois.gov

Cook County Department of Public Health Cook County COVID-19 Hotline at 708-633-3319,
email CCDPH.COVID19@cookcountyhhs.org
latest updates text “AlertCook” to 888-777