Fourth District COVID-19 Resources
Vaccine Information in the Fourth District
Here is a link to stay up-to-date on this process: https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-vaccine-rollout-plan and you can call the Georgia Department of Health at 404-657-2700.
• Call 211-United Way for additional assistance.
• Download the CVS and Walgreens app which will advise the when the vaccine is available.
• Kaiser Permanente is offering the vaccine. The phone number is 404.365.0966.
Gwinnett, Rockdale and Newton county residents can visit the GRN Health Department website to get more information on the vaccine. DeKalb residents who want the vaccine, call 404-294-3700 or send an email to email@example.com. You can also send an e-mail to Department of Health Constituent Services at: Dphfirstname.lastname@example.org to request the shot. Saint Philip A.M.E. Church on Candler Road in Atlanta is offering the vaccine shot by appoitment only. Call 404-371-0749 to set up an appoitment.
Appointments are open now, and vaccinations will begin on Friday, February 12. Patients must register in advance at CVS.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app, and people without online access can contact CVS customer service: (800) 746-7287. Walk-in vaccinations without an appointment will not be provided.
Vaccine appointments are also available through Kroger, Publix, Ingles, and Walmart. To find more locations and learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, visit the Georgia Department of Public Health's website.
Renter/Landlord Help: DeKalb County renters and landlords affected financially by the pandemic can apply for relief beginning Friday, Feb. 12.Starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow, tenants and landlords can apply for financial assistance by completing an application at: https://dekalbstatecourt.net/renthelp/
For Veterans Seeking the Vaccine: With President Joe Biden's signature of approval, the SAVE LIVES Act has expanded the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) legal authority to provide vaccines to all veterans. More information here: https://www.va.gov/health.../covid-19-vaccine/stay-informed
Congressioinal Coronavirus Relief Packages
Our nation is facing one of the gravest health and economic emergencies in over 100 years. The coronavirus pandemic has had a deep impact on every aspect of American life — and
bold action is required to address the health emergency, mitigate the economic damage and provide for a strong recovery.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, House Democrats have focused on ensuring our nation’s response puts workers and families first: their health, their wages and their wellbeing.
We have already passed and signed into law four sweeping pieces of legislation:
• The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act
• The Families First Coronavirus Response Act
• The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act
• An Interim Emergency Package Aiding Small Businesses, Hospitals and Health Care Workers
Together, these laws dramatically expand critical financial lifelines for families, establish new benefits and protections for workers, create new tools for small businesses to meet
payroll and other expenses, and provide relief for students and schools.
This updated Families First Coronavirus Constituent Service Resource Toolkit will help you understand all the benefits that are available to you and your community — and how to
STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND SCHOOLS
For the latest updates from the Governor's office | For latst updates from: DeKalb County | Gwinnett | Rockdale | Newton | For the latest updates from DeKalb Schools | Gwinnett Schools | Rockdale Schools | Newton Schools
DISASTER LOANS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Businesses affected by COVID-19 can apply online on the SBA website – look in the upper right corner for the apply online link.
If you or a loved one has recently been laid off from work, you may be able to file for Unemployment Insurance through the Georgia Department of Labor. For more, click HERE.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE
One in five people in the U.S. has a mental health condition. But as a result of this pandemic, 4 in 10 people report experiencing symptoms of anxeity or depression and over half of the U.S. said COVID-19 has had a negative impact on their mental health. Don't suffer in silience For more, call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or click HERE .
COVID-19 VA INFO FOR VETERANS
Officials warn of financial fraud linked to COVID-19 | National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors: provides consumers with information to avoid scams, tips on who to contact regarding health claims/questions, as well as how to find licensed, knowledgeable, ethical individuals to assist with financial security planning.
USDA Warns of Scams Targeting SNAP Recipients: Be on the lookout for potential scammers using the COVID-19 situation to steal personal information. If SNAP participants are unsure if a request for information is legitimate, USDA advises they contact their local SNAP office.
The eviction moratorium is currently set to expire on March 31. However, there is some financial assistance for landlords and tenants in certain area of Georgia. Renters can visit https://georgiarentalassistance.ga.gov/faq for frequently asked questions or Georgia Rental Assistance (ga.gov) to apply for the relief program.If you or your family member is having an issue with your mortgage during the crisis?