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COVID-19 Resources

The School of Social Work has compiled a list of resources related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many local/state agencies, organizations, and businesses are offering special assistance during this time. Changes to policies and programs may be made weekly, and the best way to get current information is to contact the organization directly.

State, County & EWU Resources

  • EWU – COVID-19 Resources
  • Spokane Regional Health District – COVID-19 Webpage
    This webpage from the Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) provides updates about the current public health outlook in Spokane. There are also resources provided for the following topics: workplaces and employers/employees, schools and childcare, seniors and long-term facilities, healthcare professionals, first responders, public events, food safety, and housing.
  • Washington State – Coronavirus Response Webpage
    This webpage from the Washington State government provides information about what to do if you are ill, as well as daily COVID-19 infection statistics, an information hotline, and guidance for complying with the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. Additional sections are provided on the topics of Government Emergency Actions, You & Your Family, Travelers & Commuters, Business & Workers, Health Care, and Childcare/K-12/Education.
  • Spokane Regional Health District – COVID-19 Blog
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) – Stress & Coping During the COVID-19 Outbreak
  • Washington State – How Can You Help
    This webpage from the WA State government lists ideas for how to help others during this time.

Social Services

  • Eastern Washington 211: wa211.org, dial 211 or call toll-free 1.866.904.9060. Eastern Washington 211 is a free telephone service that provides information about health and human services. Callers speak with a referral and information specialist who can connect them to resources in Spokane, Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties.

City/Utility Services

Local Health Services

School Districts

State Agencies

Business Resources

Grocery Stores

  • Many local grocery stores are offering special hours for at risk-populations, curbside pick-up, or other options. Please contact your local store directly for more information.

Crisis Services

If you are in an emergency, please call 911.

  • Spokane Regional Crisis Line1.877.266.1818
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1.800.273.8255
  • Local Domestic Violence Helpline – 509.326.2255
  • Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ+)866.488.7386
  • Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery509.535.3155
  • National Crisis Text Line – text 74174; your opening message can say anything.

Safety is first! If you are concerned for your safety or the safety of others, call 911.