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


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


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

For the most current information on the coronavirus in Illinois, visit

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

Cook County Department of Public Health Cook County COVID-19 Hotline at 708-633-3319,
latest updates text “AlertCook” to 888-777