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Assistance and resources for adults during the Covid-19 outbreak

ADULT RESOURCES

  • Whitman County Health Department
    • Click here: https://www.whitmancountypublichealth.org/covid-19.html
    • Up-to-date COVID-19 information, resources, recommendations for Whitman County including:
      • How many confirmed cases and how many tests administered in Whitman County
      • Disease symptoms, risk, spread, prevention
      • Home Isolation Guidance for Families
      • Quarantine Guide
      • Resources for Child Care, Homeless Shelters, Parents, Caregivers, and more
  • Pullman Regional Hospital COVID-19 Triage & Testing Center
    • Click here: https://www.pullmanregional.org/
    • Evaluation of patients with potential COVID-19. Runs seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., located behind the hospital by the Emergency Department
      • Screening patients who are experiencing respiratory symptoms or think they may have COVID-19 symptoms.
      • It is very important to note that testing is not guaranteed and will only occur if a patient meets criteria. Patients do not need a doctor's order to come to the Center.
  • Whitman Hospital & Medical Clinics
  • Financial Resources for Washington Residents Impacted by COVID-19
  • Senior Meals "To Go" (Council on Aging & Human Services)
    • Click here: https://www.coacolfax.org/congregate-meals
    • All senior meal sites (Palouse, Colfax, LaCrosse, Endicott, Pullman) are open as usual, but with all meals "to-go"
      • Please feel free to take extra meals for friends or family who need them, all those in need are welcome at this time, not just seniors.
      • Colfax Location: 121 North Main St., open every Wednesday at 12 p.m. For countywide locations, hours of operation, or to organize delivery call 509-397-4305 or visit the website above.
  • Whitman County Food Pantries (Council on Aging & Human Services)
    • Click here: https://www.coacolfax.org/food-distribution
    • All food pantries are open for business on the regular dates and times, serving 14 towns
      • Pantries are doing a low-interaction distribution model (pre-bagged or boxed ready for pickup at the door)
      • Colfax Location: 121 North Main St., open 2nd & 4th Tuesday 2-5 p.m. For countywide locations, hours of operation, or to organize delivery call 509-397-4305 or visit the website above
  • COAST Transportation (Council on Aging & Human Services)
    • Click here: https://www.coacolfax.org/transportation
    • COAST is still running with reduced operations at this time, offering essential rides. Please call 509-397-2935 to schedule a ride and they will do their best to accommodate.
  • Washington State Department of Health
    • Click here: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus
    • Includes:
      • Current Situation in Washington
      • Confirmed Cases & deaths by county
      • Number of individual tested administered in Washington with total number of positive and negative results
      • Coronavirus assessment tool
      • Guidance for potential exposure
  • Washington State Coronavirus Response Official Information
    • Click here: https://www.coronavirus.wa.gov/
    • Includes:
      • Statewide Statistics and Map
      • Multilingual resources
      • Guidelines for families, employers, and schools
      • Information on getting tested
      • Travel and commute information
      • Government Emergency Actions
      • Healthcare, childcare, family, business, education resources
      • Mental and Emotional Well Being
  • Washington State Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline:
    • Call: 1-800-525-0127 and press #
      • Call center to answer questions from the public about COVID-19. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington State, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms, call their hotline at the number above.
  • Community Action Center
    • Click here: https://www.cacwhitman.org/
    • Community Action Center is an essential service provider of food, shelter, and social services
  • Second Harvest
    • Click here: https://2-harvest.org/
    • As the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic leaves more people needing food assistance across the Inland Northwest, Second Harvest's Mobile Market is responding with free food distributions, bringing groceries directly to people in need with a modified distribution model to help keep everyone safe and allow for social distancing. 
  • Help for Washington Workers Affected by COVID-19 (Employment Security Department)
  • Washington Business Relief During COVID-19 Pandemic (Department of Revenue)
  • Coronavirus Tax Relief (IRS)
  • Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • World Health Organization

 

 

For a complete list of events and programs happening in all fourteen Whitman County Library branches- visit the Whitman County Library website or our Blog at http://whitmancountylibrary.blogspot.com- the library's evennts calendar- Facebook- Twitter-  or call the library at 397-4366 or 877-733-3375 toll-free.