We've collected the following list of community resources availble to families in west central Florida regarding the COVID-19 Crisis:
- Citrus County Meal Distribution Drive-Thru During Closure
- Hillsborough County Schools Grab-and-Go feeeding sites
- Marion County Schools Heart To Heart
- Pasco County Schools Student Feeding Sites
- Pinellas County School Meals During Closure
- Polk County School Meals During Closure
- Sumter County School Meal Pick Up Sites
- Florida Summer Break Spots
- Feeding Tampa Bay Mobile Pantries
- Feeding Tampa Bay Breakspot Meal Sites (Children 18 and under)
- TECO- Tampa Electric has suspended disconnections for non-payment at least through the end of March.
- Duke Energy- Waiving certain fees and discontinuing service disconnnections for unpaid bills.
- Comcast- Comcast is increasing access to and speeds of internet essentials to support Americans through Coronavirus Pandemic
- Spectrum- Spectrum is offering a host of services including free WiFi hotspots, two months of free internet for households with students, not terminating service or charging late fees for non-payment, and more.
COVID-19 Informational Resources:
- CDC website – The CDC is publishing its latest updates, health tips, and country-specific travel information.
- WHO coronavirus Q&A – The World Health Organization has published a helpful Q&A addressing many of the common questions about this virus.
- Florida Department of Health – Latest developments in the sunshine state.
- How to Talk to Your Girl About Coronavirus – Tips from the GSUSA Raising Awesome Girls page about how to talk to girls not by avoiding the topic, but by tackling it head-on. Tambien en Español: Cómo Hablar Con Su Niña Sobre El Coronavirus
- United Way 211- United Way’s 2-1-1 is the most comprehensive source of human and social services information in the country. Our teams of compassionate, highly trained specialists are available 24/7 to connect you with the best services available in Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties.
- Microsoft Teams- Microsoft Teams is now free to the public.