Additional resources to support your needs during the COVID-19 pandemic
 

Locate various community resources by zip code

https://navigator.familydoctor.org/

 

 

Food

Locate food banks by zip code

https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank

 

Several school districts are offering “grab and go” food pick up for students during the COVID-19 outbreak. These organizations are assisting as well:

 

Mental Health

Internet & Device Access

FCC program for eligible households to provide low cost telephone and broadband internet service (Michigan is a participating state)

 

Some internet providers are offering free services to low-income families and households with students.

  • Free Comcast Xfinity internet: Comcast Xfinity is currently offering its Internet Essentials program free for two months to new customers. The internet provider is also automatically increasing speeds for all Internet Essentials customers. Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots are also open and free to use by anyone.

  • Free internet for students from Charter Spectrum: Households with students K–12 or university students can sign up for a new Charter Spectrum internet account to get the first two months of internet with speeds up to 100 Mbps for free. Installation fees will be waived for those who qualify for the offer. Call 1-844-488-8395 to enroll. Spectrum Wi-Fi hotspots are also currently open and free to use.

  • Free internet for students from Altice: Altice internet providers Suddenlink and Optimum are offering 60 days of free internet service for households with K–12 or college students. Internet speeds are up to 30 Mbps if you do not already have access to a home internet plan. To sign up, call 1-866-200-9522 if you live in an area with Optimum internet service, or call 1-888-633-0030 if you live in an area with Suddenlink internet service.

  • Free low-income internet from Cox: Until May 12, 2020, Cox is offering the first month of its low-income internet program, Connect2Compete, for free. The internet service is also providing free phone and remote desktop support for technical support during that time.

  • AT&T: https://www.att.com/help/covid-19/

 

 

Talking with your children about COVID-19

 

Should children be gathering while school is not in session?

 

 

 

Educational Websites and Apps
Guidance and a variety of good online resources are available on the Common Sense Media website.

All Subjects

 

Literacy

 

Math

 

Science & Social Studies

 

Enrichment Activities

Fun Games

 

Movement & Mindfulness

 

Virtual Tours

 

Ways to connect

United Way 2-1-1

United Way for Southeast Michigan's 2-1-1 service provides referrals to programs in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe and Lapeer counties, connecting users with more than 30,000 service providers throughout the state. You can get information online at United Way 2-1-1, or by dialing 2-1-1 (or 1-800-552-1183).

Returning to Work

Michigan information for employers and employees

Michigan guidance for manufacturing workers returning to work

Template letters from SCDAA for physicians to provide patients and caregivers

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

COVID-19 Information From Michigan Health Departments

Berrien County here

Genesee County here

Ingham County here

Kent County here

Lenawee County here

Macomb County here

Michigan Department of Health

& Human Services here

Oakland County here

Saginaw County here

Washtenaw County here

Wayne County here

 
 

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America -
Michigan Chapter, Inc.

18516 James Couzens Fwy, Detroit, MI 48235

(313) 864-4406 OR (800) 842-0973

info@scdaami.org

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