COVID-19

Resources for Oklahoma Seniors

Oklahoma COVID-19 Website and Call Center – (877) 215-8336
https://coronavirus.health.ok.gov
Information on Oklahoma’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, including number, county, age and gender of those who have tested positive.

World Map of Pandemic Locations
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
An interactive map showing the high number of people who have recovered from COVID-19, and the numbers tested and mortalities in each affected country.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
Comprehensive information on what you need to know about COVID-19.

Coronavirus Scams: What the FTC is Doing
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/coronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing
Tips from the Federal Trade Commission to avoid getting scammed.

Mobile Meals – (405) 607-2314
https://www.endinghungerokc.org/applyforservices
Info on “Meals on Wheels,” which provides meals to eligible, homebound seniors over the age of 60 living in qualifying cities and counties.

Senior Nutrition Centers & Resources  – Dial 211 or (405) 942-8500
Link  Info on community meals and meal delivery for the homebound.

Embark Plus Paratransit – (405) 235-7587
https://embarkok.com/learn/services/plus
Transportation available in OKC to eligible people who are unable to utilize local bus service due to a medically documented physical or cognitive disability.

SendaRide – 1 (800) 731-1885
https://www.sendaride.com
A company offering transportation to and from appointments, and delivery of prescriptions and medical supplies.

Telehealth and Seniors (medical appointments by phone or computer)
https://www.aginginplace.org/telehealth-and-seniors/
Learn what is telehealth and how and why it is being used in healthcare.

Coronavirus Hotline for Veterans – (405) 456-7119
https://www.oklahoma.va.gov/
Oklahoma City VA Health Care System hotline to answer questions related to coronavirus.

COVID-19 Virtual Health Screening
https://ssmhealth.zipnosis.com
An online assessment of your symptoms and potential exposure, and further instructions.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During the Pandemic
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html
CDC suggestions for self-care and stress reduction during the pandemic.

Living with Mental Illness During COVID-19
https://mhanational.org/covid19
Information from Mental Health America on living with a mental illness during the pandemic, managing stress and anxiety, accessing medications, and much more.

Disaster Distress Hotline – 1 (800) 985-5990
Experiencing emotional distress related to COVID-19? This CDC hotline provides confidential counseling, referrals, and other support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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