Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Please visit the US government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) website for the latest information and updates. https://www.coronavirus.gov/

 

Get the facts about Coronavirus from the Center for Disease Control. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 

 

For more detailed information about COVID-19 in WV please visit the The West Virginia DHHR Coronavirus wesite. https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx

 

COVID-19 updates from the Office of the Governor. https://governor.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx

 

Grandfamilies.org has compiled an excellent list of resources to assist  grandparents trying to navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic. https://www.grandfamilies.org/covid-19 

 

Living through a pandemic presents unprecedented challenges for people of all ages, from children to the elderly.  The NANHA offers COVID-19 Resources for the Elderly and Families. (Our thanks to Skyla for suggesting it!)   https://nanha.org/2020/09/17/covid-19-resources-for-the-elderly-and-families/

 

Legal Aid’s new Education Hotline is a program that will provide free legal information about general education topics to West Virginia parents and guardians. The Education Helpline.

 

Utility Bill Assistance for Hardships Related to COVID-19

Residential customers of electric, natural gas, water and sewer utility companies who have experienced economic hardship and/or uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, causing them to have unpaid utility bills from the period of March 1 – July 31 of this year, may receive financial assistance to pay those bills.  Past due balances for bills issued before or after the eligible period, are not eligible for payment through this grant program.  Customers who qualify for these funds will receive letters and an application from their utility companies.  Customers must complete and return the application to either their utility company or the Dollar Energy Fund no later than Thursday, November 12Questions regarding this program and eligibility should be directed by the customer to their utility company.