United Way 211 is an information and referral service that maintains a database of over 10,000 services for Utahns in need. If you are affected by the ripple effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and need help with the essentials, 211 can assist you in finding a variety of resources to help you stay on your feet. Begin your search here, or contact 211 via phone, online chat, text, or by downloading the app.
If you, or someone you care for, are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), contact either:
a. Your insurance company's telehealth (if you have insurance) BEFORE going into your doctor or
b. The coronavirus hotline BEFORE going into your doctor
Health officials can help direct you where to go and prepare for you to come in. Call the Utah Department of Health's information line at: 1-800-456-7707
If you are experiencing symptoms, please call your hospital before visiting:
• Shortness of breath
• Sore throat
• Muscle Pain
• New loss of smell or taste
Emergency Symptoms (need medical attention immediately)
• Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
• Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
• New confusion or inability to arouse
• Bluish lips or face
We are working with local organizations to make sure that Utahns' basic needs are met during these uncertain times. Learn more about how COVID-19's is impacting our friends and neighbors through our dashboard highlighting top resource and services requested by 211 callers.
Help the Utah Community amid COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Here are a few ways you can get involved.
The COVID-19 Community Response Fund will support economically-vulnerable Utahans by supporting organizations specialized in rental assistance or mortgage payment assistance; rapid rehousing, shelter diversion, homeless shelters; crisis nurseries and childcare providers; healthcare services for vulnerable Utahns; as well as 211 Information and Referral.
For those of you who are not in a high-risk group and are looking for ways to help, check out our list of volunteer opportunities and in-kind donation needs from our partners that have been deemed high-need.
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