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COVID-19 - Maintaining Health and Wellness

COVID-19: Important Resources/Numbers

  • Local Resources

    • Oneida County Department of Family and Community Services (DSS) Helpline - call 315-798-5439
    • Oneida County Health Department COVID Helpline - call 315-798-5431
    • Health Clinic-Related Questions (including Hepatitis A,TB or Immunizations)- call 315-798-5747
    • Office for the Aging Helpline - call 315-798-5439
    • Childcare Helpline - call 315-223-7850 x2222
    • Court Emergencies Helpline - call 833-503-0447
    • Volunteering Interest - email: volunteer@ocgov.net
    • Rome Connected Community Schools - food pantry or to volunteer/donate call or text 315-533-5723 or 315-982-2520
    • Mobile Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT) - call 315-732-6228
  • State Resources:

    • Novel Coronavirus Hotline – New York State Department of Health - call 888-364-3065
    • OASAS hotline (for alcohol and substance use assistance):  call 1-877-8HOPENY
  • National Hotlines:

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – call 800-273-TALK (8255)
    • Crisis Text Line – text NAMI to 741-741
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline – call 800-799-SAFE (7233)
    • National Sexual Assault Hotline – call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
    • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline – call 800-985-5990
    • NAMI Helpline – call 800-950-NAMI (6264)
    • The Trevor Project - call 866-488-7386 or text START to 678678 (national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth)
    • SAMHSA hotline to find alcohol and substance abuse treatment:  1800-662-4357
    • 24/7 helpline for first responders 1-888-731-3473
  • Local Mental Health Clinic Information: 

    • Community Health and Behavioral Services (CHBS): 
      • Utica: 315-798-8868
    • Rome: 315- 337-0773
    • York Street Clinic (MVPC): 315-738-4440
    • Rome Clinic (MVPC): 315-336-6230
    • The Neighborhood Center, Inc.: 
      • Utica 315-272-2700 or 315-272-2723
      • Rome 315-272-2730 or  315-272-2748
  • Local Substance Clinics/Resources:

    • Beacon Center: 315-366-4100 or (315) 367-1280
    • Insight House: 315-724-5168
    • Milestones: 315-507-5800
    • Community Recovery Center: 315-334-4701
    • Helio Health: 315-624-9835
    • CFLR Family Support Navigator: 315-733-1709
  • Links to on-line Alcohol and Substance Use support groups: 

COVID-19: Activities and Tips for De-stressing

Feeling Stressed?

  • Acknowledge the stress, know that any anxiety and fear is normal. Take this time to talk to others about your feelings whether it be on the phone, Facetime, or Skype.
  • When you notice that your stress is high, a simple technique is to take some deep breaths. It can be very helpful to practice deep breathing. It can be practiced anywhere, at any time.
  • Take a break from the news.

Coping Resources:

 
Free/Discounted Workouts from Home:

  • Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety:
  • Peloton - offering 90-days free on its app. This app includes floor workouts, yoga, and meditation classes.
  • The Daily Burn - offering a 30-day free trial period. This is designed to make you feel like you are in a class while you’re home alone.
  • Blink Fitness - offering Facebook Live sessions weekdays at 8 a.m. ET.
  • Orangetheory - offering 30 minute workout videos each day
  • 305 Fitness - offering cardio dance live streams twice a day on YouTube.
  • Gold’s Gym - offering over 600 audio and visual workouts for free on their app through the end of May.
  • Planet Fitness - live streaming “Work-Ins” at 7 p.m. ET everyday on Facebook.
  • Retro Fitness - offering free daily live stream classes on its Facebook page that are available weekdays at 6 p.m. ET.
  • CorePower Yoga - offering free access to a limited collection of online yoga and meditation classes.

At Home with Kids: