Staying Informed: Global, national, state, and local resources providing reliable information about COVID-19. This page also includes tips for identifying fake news, cleaning and food storage resources, and guides for talking to children and people with disabilities about COVID-19.
Mental & Physical Health: A list of fitness and mental health resources. Some are always free, others have been made available during the COVID-19 crisis.
Volunteer Opportunities & Staying Connected: Links to local hospitals and organizations that have specific requests for help. This page also includes a list of online platforms that can help you stay social while practicing social distancing.
Learning & Entertainment: A running list of online courses, streaming channels, and virtual tours. Some will help stretch your brain while others will provide a bit of entertainment and fun.
Emergency / Crisis Resources:
If you are in a life-threatening situation or immediate danger call 911 Monona Police Department Non-Emergency Dispatch Number: (608) 222-0463 Madison Police Department Non-Emergency Dispatch Number: (608) 255-2345
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255. The hotline is available 24 hours a day. You can also text or chat with a counselor immediately: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/. Disaster Distress Helplineavailable at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. The Disaster Distress Helpline is a national service that offers phone- and text-based crisis counseling and support to people in distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster, to help them move forward on the path of recovery.