Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Additional actions and information from agencies.
Additional resources for Coronavirus
Health-related resources for Coronavirus
Ascension offers 24/7 online virtual urgent care visits for 20.00 using the discount code HOME. You will be screened and if needed referred to drive up testing. There is a link to get started with mobile app if you google Ascension Health care or google Ascensiononlinecare.org
Right now, virtual urgent care visits are discounted to $20 for anyone over the age of 6. If someone doesn’t have a Pro-health my chart account it can be created quickly, when you set up your appointment. Visit Prohealthcare.org for more information. ProHealth Care patients and other members of the public can call their coronavirus hotline at (262) 928-4499 for any questions and concerns. It will be staffed around the clock and will help people who have symptoms decide whether they need to seek care.
Aurora Urgent Health Clinic, on Washington 262-884-4000, offers the use of an app that you download and you can be seen by a doctor for $49.00 through a video conference on your phone.
United Way’s Familywize program offers individuals access to more affordable prescriptions through use of the Familywize prescription savings card. https://www.unitedwayracine.org/fw. Individuals can download the card or mobile apps. Individuals can also put in the prescription they plan to pick up along with their zip code, it will provide a breakdown of cost based off pharmacy.
Economic Support & Other Resources
Unemployment Insurance is available for workers impacted economically by Coronavirus-related layoffs, closings, and furloughs. Workers can apply online. See this FAQ from the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development for more information: https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/covid19/public/ui.htm
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (or Food Share) helps people with limited money buy the food they need for good health. Call the Wisconsin Kenosha Racine Partnership Consortium at 1-888-794-5820 Monday-Thursday 8 am to 4pm or Friday 12 pm to 4Pm to apply for this and other programs of assistance.
2-1-1 is a 24-hour central access point for people in need. It provides free, confidential helpline and resource directory.
United Way’s 211 page: https://www.unitedwayracine.org/211
Impact’s website, individual can use this to get help from 211 online: https://www.impactinc.org/
Access via phone or mobile: Simply dial 2-1-1 from any phone, or text your ZIP code to 898-211.
“The City of Racine Public Health Department and Central Racine County Health Department and are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by a new coronavirus that has been detected in nearly every country worldwide, including the United States. This is a rapidly evolving and dynamic situation. Local officials are working together and are committed to mitigating the impact for Racine County residents.”
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