COVID-19 Information

Disaster Distress Helpline
Phone: 800/985-5990 Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746

The toll-free Disaster Distress Helpline can provide immediate counseling to anyone who needs help dealing with the aftermath of a traumatic incident. This is a free, confidential, and multilingual crisis support service. Callers and texters are connected to trained and caring professionals from crisis counseling centers in the network. The Helpline staff provides confidential counseling, referrals, and other needed support services.

Disaster Distress Helpline Brochure

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the impact of a disaster in your area and need immediate crisis assistance, the following link will show you our brochure on how to receive help.

 

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Current Information on COVID-19

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Situation Summary 

Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS)

DMH Positive Cases Data

Division of Behavioral Health Specific 

Division of Developmental Disabilities Specific 

Missouri Hospital Association (MHA)

Missouri Testing Sites

World Health Organization (WHO)

Frequently Asked Questions

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

World Health Organization 

Communication

A Leaders' Guide To Risk Communication in the Face of Coronavirus and Other Emerging Public Health Threats

Pandemic Communications Guidebook 

Successful Communication with People with Disabilities

Community & Workplace

Beyond the Food Pantry: Supporting #RealCollege Students During COVID19 

Coronavirus Preparedness and Response: Critical Elements for Business Planning 

For Providers and Community Leaders: Helping People Managing Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak 

Getting the Workplace Ready 

Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education: Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 

MU Extension on COVID (Spanish Info) 

Family & Individual

7 Science-based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety

Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS): Children and Youth

Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheets for Parents

Getting Your Household Ready for COVID-19

Handwashing - A Family Activity

Helping Children Cope With Stress During the COVID Outbreak 

Supporting the Children and Teens of Health Care Workers

How to Explain Coronavirus to a Child with Anxiety

Managing Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Ready in 3: Create a Plan

Ready.gov Pandemic

Simple Activities for Children and Adolecents

Taking Care of Your Family During Coronavirus and Other Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks 

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Teen Health

Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Veteran's Support for Kansas City Area

Zero to Three

Healthcare Professionals

Are You Working To Help People Affected By the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Caring for Patients' Mental Well-Being During Coronavirus and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Guide for Clinicians 

CDC Information for Healthcare Professionals

COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis Response

COVID-19 Toolkit for DSPs

Emergency Responders: Tips for Taking Care of Yourself

Family Resilience and Traumatic Stress - A Guide for Mental Health Providers

Managing Fatigue During Times of Crisis: Guidance for Nurses, Managers, and Other Healthcare Workers

Managing Healthcare Workers' Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

Mental Health and Behavioral Guidelines for Preparedness and Response to Coronavirus and Other Emerging Infectious Outbreaks

Resources for Healthcare Facilities 

Strategies to Support the Health and Well-Being of Clinicians During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Sustaining the Well-Being of Healthcare Personnel During Coronavirus and Other Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Tools for Behavioral Health Professionals During a Public Health Crisis

Working with People Suffering from COVID-19

Resources

Coping with Stress During COVID Outbreak

COVID19: Paycheck Protection Program Bulletin

COVID-19 Pandemic Wallet Card

First Responders and Disaster Responders Resource Portal

National Certification Council For Activity Professionals

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: COVID-19 Resources Portal

Tips to Manage Stress and Worries

U.S Department of Health and Human Services Resources Page

World Sleep Day Toolkit: For Youths and Adults

Training

Training - Simulation Exercise