COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

 

Ohio Department of Health: coronavirus.ohio.gov

-833-427-5634

Allen County Health Department, Allen County Public Health: 419-228-4457 https://www.allencountypublichealth.org/

 

FOOD

Grab & Go Lunches from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at all buildings except South and West.

Weekly LCS Food Pantries open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Freedom, Heritage, Unity and North. Call ahead for pickup

West Ohio Food Bank, 1380 E. Kibby St.,  419-222-7946, www.westohiofoodbank.org 

*Emergency Pick-ups: 3 to 5 p.m.Wednesdays and noon to 2 p.m.  Fridays (1 visit per month permitted). Check website for other distribution events. 

Our Daily Bread, Soup Kitchen 125 S. Central Ave., Lima 419-224-2086 https://odbread.org/our_daily_bread_3_010.htm

*Serving lunches Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Churches United Pantry 129 S. Pierce St. Lima 419-221-3243  https://limacup.org/about/ 

*1 visit per 30 days permitted

New Life Church Food Pantry  1180 W. High St., Lima 419-999-1615 

                 *Open 3rd/4th Thursday of each month       3/19 12:00-1:30 3/26 12:00- 1:30

Salvation Army Food Pantry 614 E. Market St., Lima 419-224-9055  https://swo.salvationarmy.org/lima/family-servicesutility-assistance 

 

CHILDCARE

YWCA Northwest Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral 419-225-5465 www.ywcanwo.org/what-were-doing/child-care-resource-and-referral/

Contact LSH or your building for a list of High School students who are babysitting during the closure 419-996-3000 

 

FREE WIFI

Spectrum – Students can enroll for free for up to 3 months. Call 1-844-488-8395

 

HEALTH CARE 

Take steps to protect yourself – Wash your hands often,. avoid close contact, stay home if you’re sick, cover coughs & sneezes, clean heavily-used surfaces, etc.

*Contact Primary Care Provider or other Health Care Facility with questions about COVID-19

Spartan Health Clinic available by phone: 419-996-3436 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):  cdc.gov

 

TIPS FOR SCHOOL WORK/HELP

As of now, schools will not be back in session until May 1. We will continue to do school online.

Maintain a normal routine. Check Schoology and other platofrms daily for updates on classwork. Keep a schedule for when you will do homework. Contact teachers with questions you may have through Schoology, Remin, or email. 

The Bluffton University education department is offering free online educational enrichment in response to K-12 school closures in Ohio. Bluffton Study Buddies, Bluffton University education majors including student teachers, will provide academic help and educational games/activities through the Zoom videoconferencing platform beginning Wednesday, March 18. www.bluffton.edu/studybuddies

Watch the Lima City Schools’ Facebook page for lessons and fun projects families can do at home

 

MENTAL HEALTH

Social workers and counselors will be available through Schoology, email and phone. 

Spartan Health Clinic providing Telehealth visits through video chat, 419-996-3436

HopeLINE Crisis Hotline #: 1-800-567-4673 or Crisis Text Line: Text “4hope” to 741741

 

FINANCIAL HELP

Ohio Means Jobs Allen County has attained additional dollars to help people who have been displaced from their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. They will be giving out an additional forty $500 stipends. Get information at https://ohiomeansjobs-allen-county.com/

 

VOTING

Absentee Ballot Deadline for Ohio’s Primary Election Extended to April 28- Please go to
https://www.allen.boe.ohio.gov/ to request an absentee ballot to vote in this spring’s primary election.

 

CENSUS

It is vital for all residents to complete the 2020 U.S. Census. Funding coming into our community depends on it. You should have received mailings on how to complete. Information is available here: https://my2020census.gov/

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Ohio Department of Education http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus

Talking to Children about COVID-19: Parent Resource https://ohioschoolcounselor.org/resources/Documents/COVID-19_parent_handout.pdf

211 United Way – Database with resource information available for multiple needs. www.211.org 

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