COVID 19 Resources

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Give Help and Get Information Regarding COVID-19

Resources for people to provide help and get information about concerns over COVID-19 are ramping up in Spokane County and we want to help provide valuable information to you. We will update this page on an ongoing basis as more resources become available.

Answers to many of the questions people may have can already be found by visiting the Washington State Department of Health website.

Give Help

We appreciate your willingness to help during this critical time but ask that you do not volunteer if you are showing symptoms of a fever, cough, or shortness of breath.

Volunteer: CLICK here to be re-directed to United Way's Volunteer Spokane site to find ways you can be a part of our community's response to COVID-19

Provide Financial Assistance: In partnership United Way, Innovia Foundation, and Empire Health Foundation have set up a fund to assist with the impact of COVID-19 in Spokane County. CLICK here to be re-directed to the giving page which is being managed by Innovia Foundation.

Post Your Organization's Needs

Volunteer Spokane is a free, online service that your organization can use to post supply and volunteer needs.

Credible COVID-19 Information and Resources

2-1-1 this information hotline is intended to be used to direct people to community resources in Spokane, Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties. Anyone experiencing symptoms is strongly urged to contact their medical provider to seek treatment. To access 2-1-1 dial 2-1-1, call toll free 1-866-904-9060, or text your zip code to 898211.

The Fig Tee this COVID-19 Resource Directory includes information and availability for community resources in Spokane County.

Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public about what is happening in Washington and how the virus is spread. Phone lines are currently staffed from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM seven days a week, the number is 1-800-525-0127 or text coronavirus to 211211. Please note that this call center can not access COVID-19 testing results, for testing results please contact your health care provider.

Inland Strong COVID-19 Emergency Coordination Center County web page

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Washington State Coronaviruse Response

Spokane Regional Health District

PBS Kids: How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

Mesothelioma Cancer and Corona Virus - 5 Things to Know

Public Health Seattle and King County

 

Ta in COVID-19? 

Business / Employment and Sick Leave Resources

COVID-19 Resources for Small Business Owners, Workers, and Nonprofits

City of Spokane's Utility Bill Assistance Program for businesses

Small Business Loan Information at Greater Spokane Incorporated

Small Business Issues and Solutions Guide by the Chamber of Commerce

Pandemic Business Planning

Washington State Paid Sick Leave

Washington State Paid Family Leave Act

Washington Unemployment

Wahington Workers' Compensation Coverage

Housing 

Hud provides immediate relief - suspends all foreclosures and evictions for 60 days - LEARN MORE

Food Access

Second Harvest information and mobile food bank operations information

Excelsior Care Team Food Delivered to you

Spokane Public School Meal Distribution Sites

Central Valley School District

Mead School District

East Valley Schoool Distrcit

West Valley School District

Freeman School District

Riverside School District

Child Care 

YMCA Central Location Early Learning and School Aged Care for First Responders and Essential Workers

Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery

Please check with your local school district for additional child care options.

Virtual Care and Phone Line Options for Medical Assitance

MultiCare Virtual Care

Providence Express Care Virtual

Dispatch Health

IRS and Tax Information

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.

Taxpayers can also defer federal income tax payments due on April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020, without penalties and interest, regardless of the amount owed. This deferment applies to all taxpayers, including individuals, trusts and estates, corporations and other non-corporate tax filers as well as those who pay self-employment tax.

Taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms or call the IRS to qualify for this automatic federal tax filing extension.

 

Children's Virtual Learning Opportunities

Learning A - Z, Raz-Kids, and Headsprout