We hope you find these COVID-19 resources helpful. We'll add more links to this page on a regular basis, so check back for updates.
- COVID-19 Resources for LGBTQ+: This PDF includes information on why LGBTQ is high-risk, impact, and provides manny local (Tucson) and national resources for LGBTQ+ individuals and families for COVID-19 related assistance.
- Arizona Together: Info to help with applying for unemployment, applying for AHCCCS, resources for food, healthcare, childcare; help for renters, utilities, internet services and more.
- Tucson Mutual Aid Resource Doc: This Google document provides links to multiple community resources in the areas of food assistance, school lunches, help for seniors, food industry workers, musicians & artists, LGBTQIA; public services, childcare, youth, homelessness, domestic violence, immigration/refugee aid, justice, medical, mental health, recovery, immediate job openings, animal welfare, and more.
University of Arizona Resources
- University of Arizona official COVID-19 website
- College of Medicine Tucson COVID-19 Response Page
- University of Arizona Health Sciences COVID-19 Response Page
- UA President Robbins COVID-19 Update: Mental Health Resources
- UArizona Health Experts, Students Answer Public Calls on COVID-19 Experts and students from the UArizona College of Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) are taking the calls. Members of the public can call the center 24-hours a day at 1-800-222-1222. Calls are free and confidential.
- UA Student Emergency Fund | President Robbins' Crowdfunding campaign
- FEMA: 15 Days to Slow the Spread
- CDC Public Health Information
- CDC: How to Protect Yourself
- CDC: How to Protect Your Family
- CDC Videos about COVID-19
- CDC COVID-19 Information (Spanish)
- CDC Print Resources (available in multiple languages)
- The Step-by Step Guide to Leaving and Returning Home During Social Distancing (UA microbiologist Dr. Charles Gerba quoted)
- FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control
- American Public Health Association
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- World Health Organization
Banner Health Info
- Banner Health COVID-19 Testing: Call Banner Health at 1-844-549-1851 to speak with a clinical team member to determine if testing is appropriate. The line is staffed from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday. If an individual meets CDC criteria for testing, they will be scheduled for an appointment at one of the drive-through sites in Phoenix and Tucson.
- Banner Health Launches Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing at 4 Arizona Sites
- What We Know About (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 and FAQ
- Governor Ducey's 2-1-1 hotline (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.) to field questions and concerns about COVID-19 in English and Spanish
- Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) COVID-19 website
- ADHS FAQs
- COVID-19 Hotline: This hotline has been set up to answer any questions from the public and health care providers about testing, symptoms, and any other questions you have about the virus. Call 1-844-542-8201 to reach a health care professional.
- Arizona Development Disabilities Planning Council: COVID-19 disability resources. Updated daily.
- AHCCCS COVID-19 FAQ for health care providers, insurance companies, and patients
- Arizona Department of Child Safety: For ongoing updates to foster caregivers and parents, including COVID-19 resources
- Arizona Business: Resources for business-related needs
- Navajo & Hopi Families COVID-19 Relief Fund Donate funds to help underserved families or volunteer. The Navajo Nation and Hopi Reservation are extreme food deserts with only 10 grocery stores on Navajo to serve some 180,000 people and only 1 grocery store on Hopi to serve some 3,000 people. These communities also have high numbers of elderly, diabetic, and cancer-afflicted (i.e., high risk) individuals.
Pima County/Tucson Community Resources
- City of Tucson COVID-19 Updates
- Video Messages from Tucson Mayor Romero
- City of Tucson Current Community Status of COVID-19
- City of Tucson Community Resources
- Free Meals for Tucson Children During School Closures
- Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
- Tucson Restaurants Offering Discounts and Deals (Many locations are offering discounts or free meals for health care professionals)
- COVID-19 Communication Toolkit for Parents and Teachers (compiled by the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health)
- AZ Department of Economic Security for unemployment insurance benefits
- Pima County One Stop Career Center - Helps with job searches and training for new jobs, etc. Phone: 520-724-7700; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Restaurant owners: Call Pima County Rapid Response for assistance for employees facing layoffs. Dominica Dominguez is at 520-724-3684 or email@example.com
- Community Action Partnership (Pima County) Phone: 520-724-2667
- Chicanos Por La Causa can help with housing and rental assistance or call 520-882-0018
- Interfaith Community Services can help with clothing, food and utilities
- The Salvation Army Tucson can help with basic needs like food, clothing and utilities
- Health-e-Arizona Plus assists with health care, provides cash assistance, food stamps and more
- Unemployment Insurance Provisions (through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act) PDF version
- State of Arizona DES Unemployment Insurance Q&A
- List of School Meal Sites (by county)
- School Meals Mapping Tool (enter zip code to identify locations). If no locations in the area call: AZ Hunger Hotline at 602-528-3434 or 1-800-445-1914
- FAQ’s for SNAP and WIC meal programs, AHCCCS and cash assistance
- Home Delivered Meals for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities (PDF)
- Pima County Health Department (Spanish)
Resources in Multiple Languages
- Refugee and Immigrant Service Provider Network (RISP-Net): Covid-19 patient education materials. The Arizona refugee health coordinator is uploading new translated materials to this website when identified, so check back often.
- "Be a Germ Buster - Wash Your Hands" (multiple languages)
- Fact Sheets (multiple languages)
- COVID-19 Symptoms: English | Spanish | French | Swahili | Kinyarwanda
- Keep Illness From Spreading: English | Spanish | French | Arabic | Burmese | Chinese | Kirundi | Nepali | Somali | Swahili | Vietnamese
- COVID-19 info in American Sign Language
- COVID-19 awareness videos: Valleywise Health developed translated COVID-19 awareness videos in multiple commonly spoken refugee languages. These 2-3 minute videos give basic overview of COVID-19 and prevention steps and use native speakers in the translated versions. English | Spanish | French | Kirundi | Swahili | Somali | Maay Maay | Arabic | Karen | Burmese
- COVID-19 Fact Sheets translated into 35 languages on seven topics, including COVID-19 prevention/management, as well as information on specific considerations for pregnant women and children. All materials are reviewed by physicians and medical school faculty members at the Harvard hospitals and created in collaboration with Harvard Health Publishing. Refresh to see latest versions since continuing to revise and upload.
Mental Health Resources
- Mental health services provided by COM-Tucson
- CDC: Manage Anxiety and Stress
- Article: The psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it: rapid review of the evidence (The Lancet)
- Wellnss services for University of Arizona employees
- For UA students: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
- Coronavirus Has Upended Our World. It's OK To Grieve
- UA Life & Work Connections "15 For You" events
Resources for Parents
- Parents Toolkit: The Toolkit provides many useful resources and materials to help parents work with their kids to understand the outbreak and stay healthy
- Pima County Public Library: Online resources for parents and kids
- Cosmic Kids Yoga: Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+
- Body Coach TV: Kids workouts to do at home
- Khan Academy: Resources for parents and teachers
- Scholastic: Educational resources
- Coronavirus Activity Book (Spanish): Workbook with activities and puzzles to help explain coronavirus to children. Provided by the Puerto Rico Public Health Trust.