“Whether it's the health care professionals on the front line or families at home, everyone has a role in keeping our community safe. Together, we will get through this. 

Here are some resources on how to protect yourself and your family.”

Kayser Enneking, MD

The COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7 |  1 (866) 779-6121 |  COVID-19@flhealth.gov

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CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES:

CDC Website on Coronavirus:

Official CDC Coronavirus Website

New York Times Free Coronavirus Coverage:

NYT Free Coronavirus Coverage

The Washington Post’s Free Coronavirus Coverage:

Washington Post Free COVID Coverage

Social Distancing How-To and FAQ's:

NPR Article on Social Distancing

Recognizing Symptoms:

CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus

Are You at Higher Risk for Coronavirus:

CDC Higher Risk

Travel FAQ’s from CDC:

Travel FAQ's

Domestic Travel Advisory from CDC:

Travel in the US

RESOURCES FOR FLORIDIANS:

State of Florida Stay-at-Home Order:

FL Stay-at-Home

How to Apply for Small Businesses Aid:

TBT on Small Business Aid

Reemployment Assistance Coronavirus FAQ's:

Unemployment Insurance FAQ's

Find Places Offering Free Lunches to Kids 18 and Younger:

Free Lunches for Kids

Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program:

Eligibility and Loan Process

Map of Coronavirus Cases from FL Department of Health:

COVID-19 Cases Interactive Map

General Prevention from FL Department of Health:

COVID-19 General Prevention

Should I Get Tested? PDF from FL Department of Health:

Should I Get Tested?

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Toolkit:

FDOH Toolkit

Managing Respiratory Symptoms from Home from FL Department of Health:

Managing from Home PDF

HOUSE DISTRICT 21 RESOURCES:

Alachua County Stay-at-Home Order:

AC Stay-at-Home

Alachua County COVID-19 Page:

Alachua County

Dixie County Department of Health Page:

Dixie County DOH

Gilchrist County Department of Health Page:

Gilchrist County DOH

Gainesville Coronavirus Page:

Gainesville COVID-19

Newberry Coronavirus Page:

Newberry COVID-19

UF Coronavirus Updates:

UF Updates

Alachua County Food Banks:

Feeding Florida Alachua

Gilchrist County Food Banks:

Feeding Florida Gilchrist

Dixie County Food Banks:

Feeding Florida Dixie

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

CDC Mental Health and Coping during COVID-19

CDC Stress & Coping

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Gainesville

NAMI GNV

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Center

Meridian

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT RESOURCES

Alachua County Victim Services:

Victim Services

Alachua County Crisis Center:

Crisis Center

Another Way Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Crisis Center (Dixie & Gilchrist):

Another Way

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network:

Peaceful Paths

KAYSER'S COVID WEBINARS

Submit a Question:

Ask Kayser

Mental Health during COVID-19 with Dr. Maggie Labarta:

Watch Here

April 1st, 2020 with Dr. Natalie Dean:

Watch Here

March 25th, 2020 with Dr. Lisa Chalko:

Watch Here

March 18th, 2020 with Dr. Kayser Enneking

Watch Here

GET INVOLVED

​The City of Newberry is hosting a Farm Share event on April 29th from 9am until 12pm at the Easton Sports Complex. If you are interested in volunteering to help the City of Newberry put on this great event, please contact Travis Parker at Travis.Parker@ci.newberry.fl.us.​

The City of Newberry also has a Coronavirus Community Relief Fund and is matching all donations. Donations will go towards helping Newberry residents pay utility bills, and food bills. If you can, donate by clicking here.

The United Way of North Central Florida has a new North Central Florida Cares fund in partnership with the Community Foundation of North Central Florida.  The funds will go to helping those impacted by the virus. If you wish to donate, click here

EDUCATION:

The University of Florida

 

Santa Fe College

 

Alachua County Public Schools

  • Due to COVID-19, students will not be returning to the classroom this academic year, they will continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year.

  • All spring standardized assessments have been canceled

  • More info about COVID-19 & ACPS is available here

 

Alachua County Public Schools Meals

  • Lunches will be available to children aged 0-18 throughout Alachua County each day from Monday, March 23 through Friday, March 27.

  • The lunches will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until the meals have run out. Parents are asked to bring their children to get the meals. You can drive or walk up, but please practice social distancing and do not remain at the distribution sites to eat.

  • In the Gainesville area:

    • Buchholz High School

      •  5510 NW 27 Ave.

    • Cone Park Branch Library

      • 2801 E University Ave.

    • Greater Bethel AME Church

      •  701 SE 43 St.

    • Library Partnership

      •  912 NE 16 Ave.

    • Mt. Carmel Baptist Church

      • 2505 NE 8 Ave.

    • Springhill Church

      • 120 SE Williston Rd.

    • SWAG Center

      • 807 SW 64 Terr.

    • Upper Room Ministries

    • 3575 NE 15 St.

  • * Lunches will also be distributed by the Gainesville Police Department at the community centers in the Phoenix and Pine Ridge Areas.

  • In surrounding communities:

    • Alachua:

      •  Maude Lewis Park
              15731 NW 141 St

      • Gerald Criswell Park
              15490 Hipp Way

      •  Feirmon E. Welch Park
              13801 NW 142 Ave.

      • One 51 Place
              15100 NW 150 Ct.

      • Irby Elementary
              13505 NW 140 St

    • Archer:

      • Archer Community Center
        16671 SW 137 Ave.

    • Hawthorne:

      • Shell Elementary
        21633 65 Ave.

    • High Springs:

      • Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church
        948 SE Railroad Ave.

    • Waldo:

      •  Waldo City Square
        4450 NE 148 Ave.

    • Micanopy:

      • Willie Mae Stokes Community Center
        355 NW 6 Ave.

  • ACPS will resume providing free meals and breakfasts beginning March 30 at expanded sites throughout the county. Please check back ACPS website for updates

 

Gilchrist County Public Schools

  • Due to COVID-19, students will not be returning to the classroom this academic year, they will continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year.

  • All spring assessments have been canceled

  • Gilchrist County School District is offering meals for Students for more info visit the Gilchrist County School District Facebook.

  • More info about COVID-19 & the Gilchrist County School District is available here

Gilchrist County Public Schools Meals

  • GCSD will be providing (2) days of meals (lunch and breakfast) to children 18 years and younger every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday while schools are closed, beginning on Monday, March 23. Meals may be picked up between the hours of 10:30am - 1:00pm at the following locations:

    • Bell Elementary

      • 2771 East Bell Avenue, Bell, Florida

    • Trenton Elementary

      • 1350 SW SR 26, Trenton, Florida

    • County Road 138 Fire Station (North of Bell)

      • 460 NW CR 138, Branford, Florida

    • County Road 337 Voting Precinct (Waccasassa)

      • 6980 SE 70th Avenue, Trenton, Florida

    • Community Center of Fanning Springs

      • 9929 Florida Street, Fanning Springs, FL

 

Dixie County Public Schools

  • Due to COVID-19, students will not be returning to the classroom this academic year, they will continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year.

  • All spring assessments have been canceled

  • Dixie District Schools Website

Dixie County Public School Meals

Dixie District Schools will be providing meals during the week of March 23–27 at the locations listed below.  Meals provided will be lunch and the next day’s breakfast.  Follow the Dixie District Schools Facebook page and website for updates on times and locations.​

  • 11:00-12:30

    • Anderson Elementary School – 815 SE 351 Hwy., Cross City

    • Old Town Elementary School – 221 SE 136 Ave., Old Town

    • Rock Sink Baptist Church – 471 NE 816 Ave., Old Town

  • 11:00-12:00

    • Northwest Park – 334 NE 221 St., Cross City

  • 12:15-1:15

    • Cross City Park – 428 NE 214 Ave., Cross City

Email: Ennekingforflorida@gmail.com

Phone: 352-641-0714

Address: PO Box 358480 Gainesville, FL 32635

 

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