We are all dealing with a dynamic and challenging situation as the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread worldwide. Given that this is a public health crisis, our most important sources of information are the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
At this time, out of an abundance of caution and care for our Jewish community and the community at large, we have made the difficult decision to postpone or cancel all Jewish Federation meetings and events scheduled to take place through May 24. While disappointing, we are committed to supporting efforts to slow transmission through social distancing.
We remain committed to providing safe, secure, and meaningful ways for you to connect with us, each other, and our community. We are exploring creative virtual solutions where appropriate.
We applaud our community and the tremendous effort to transition to virtual events.
This page will continue to be updated as more resources are curated. If you have a virtual event that you would like to share please add it to our Virtual Community Calendar please send an email with the information and link to firstname.lastname@example.org
A government-developed, free mobile app, designed to provide resources and enhance emotional support during this pandemic. The app is private and secure, no email account or password is required, and user data are not collected. This app is intended for EVERYONE in the community and is available for iOS and Android.
Covid Coach offers access to anxiety management tools such as audio-guided mindfulness and deep breathing, as well as exercises designed to address anxiety, trauma reactions, and relationship conflict. It also has quick links to resources for finding crisis care and mental health support, and service agencies for families and those seeking basic fundamentals. Developed by the National Center for PTSD at the VA, it joins other free, widely-used mental health apps like PTSD Coach and Mindfulness Coach
A 101-year-old man, identified as ‘Mr. P’ has been released from isolation after recovering from COVID-19 in the Italian city of Rimini.
The drop in air pollution, phone calls making a comeback, silence on the streets and people coming to one another’s aid – these are some of the things keeping us upbeat.