COVID-19 Resources

Central Locations for COVID-19 Information

Governor Pritzker’s COVID-19 Website (LINK)

Governor’s Office Daily COVID-19 Q&As (LINK)

“Stay at Home” Order

Copy of “Stay-at-Home” Executive Order is available HERE

FAQ on “Stay-at-Home” Executive Order HERE

Information from Chicago Public Schools

Mayor Lori Lighfoot has announced that Chicago Public Schools would be closed until  Tuesday, April 21st. More information on CPS’s response to Coronavirus can be found HERE.


Parents can download the grade-level packets at

Chicago Public Schools website (HERE)

How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus (HERE)

For more information:

Call the CPS Command Center at (773) 553-KIDS (5437) or email

Reach out to the CPS Office of Student Health and Wellness at for help finding medical care

CPS locations are Food Distribution Centers beginning on Tuesday (3/17) from 9AM to 1PM. Families can pick up 3 days worth of food for each child at any given time. Parents in need of delivery should call 773-553-KIDS (5437) or email

Resources for Small Businesses

East Lakeview Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Website HERE.

Lakeview Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Website HERE.

Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Website HERE.

Information on Governor Pritzker’s Sales Tax Deferral Executive Order HERE

Mayor Lightfoot Announces $100 Million Relief Package HERE

Small Business Administration COVID-19 Website HERE

Department of Employment Security Website HERE

For additional resources, you can call the Small Business Administration at 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or email

Information on Unemployment Benefits

Apply for Unemployment Benefits HERE

Illinois Department of Employment Security COVID-19 Website HERE

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families HERE

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – Apply HERE

Illinois Medicaid Information HERE

One Fair Wage- accepting applications for cash assistance to restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers, and more who need emergency assistance. HERE

Federal Relief

HR 6074 – Coronavirus Preparedness And Response Supplemental Appropriations Act

HR 6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act 

New York Times Summary of Federal Action HERE

Federal mortgage help for people affected by COVID-19 HERE

Stores with Senior Shopping Hours

Follow this LINK to see a list of stores participating in COVID-19 special shopping hours for senior citizens and other vulnerable populations.


Stores include CVS, Costco, Jewel-Osco, Target, Walmart, Whole Foods, and more.

Other Relief for Communities

Emergency Assistance with Rent: HERE

Chicago Rental Assistance HERE

Information on Suspension of Eviction Orders HERE

Information on the Governor’s Expansion of Telehealth Services HERE

City of Chicago suspends ticketing for all non-public safety matters HERE

Help for people experiencing homelessness HERE

To donate Personal Protective Equipment Donations email HERE

If your company wants to manufacture PPE email HERE

Student Loan COVID-19 Resources HERE

Food Pantries

Lakeview Pantry:

3945 N. Sheridan Rd. Chicago, IL 60613 (773) 525-1777

Common Pantry: 

3744 N. Damen Ave Chicago, IL 60618, (773) 327-0553

Mental Health Resources

CDC Mental Health and Coping Website: LINK

Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19 and Mental Health: LINK

When Home Becomes the Workplace: Mental Health and Remote Work: LINK

Social Support: Getting and Staying Connected: LINK

Recording of Virtual Mental Health Forum with Rep. Williams, Rep. Pizer, Sen. Feigenholtz, and mental health professionals from 4/15: LINK

Compiled resources from Virtual Mental Health Forum: LINK

Compiled resources related to mindfulness during COVID-19 pandemic: LINK


National Alliance on Mental Health Illness Help Line: 1-800-950-NAMI 

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Questions? Get Answers Here:


To contact the Chicago Department of Public Health: or call (312) 746-4835City of Chicago COVID-19 Hotline:

(312) 746-7425



To contact the Illinois Department of Public Health: or call (312) 814-2793State of Illinois COVID-19 Hotline:

(800) 889-3931


More Helpful Links

City of Chicago COVID-19 Webpage and Updates (HERE)

Chicago Department of Public Health Guidelines (HERE)

Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (HERE)

Illinois Department of Public Health (HERE)

Sign up to Receive email updates from the Chicago Department of Public Health (HERE)

For more resources about volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic email (HERE)

Department of Public Health website for fighting spread of COVID-19 (HERE)

CDC Guidance for Schools (HERE)

Red Cross Blood Donation website (HERE)

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