COVID-19 Information for You

Democrats in McHenry County are a compassionate community. No matter what we look like, where we live, or what's in our wallets, getting sick reminds us that at our core we’re all just human. We are worried about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting our neighbors and our democratic processes.  Because we believe good government and good leadership are vital in times of crisis, we are posting the below links to public and community resources to help you stay healthy, stay safe, and stay connected. We are in this together, apart.

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General Information

Local
 
McHenry County Health Department (MCHD) Information and links to resources
MCDH Access to Healthcare Resources McHenry Co. healthcare information & links
State
 
State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response State resource page
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Information, statistics & guidance
Illinois Department of Human Services - HELP IS HERE 1-833-2-FIND-HELP
Gov. JB Pritzker's Press Updates & Releases Latest news from Illinois leaders
National
 
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Get the facts on COVID-19

Economic Assistance & Information

Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) COVID-19 & unemployment benefits
Unemployment Insurance Benefit Information Information about filing for benefits
State Economic Assistance Information Resource information
IRS-Coronavirus Tax Relief & Economic Impact Payments Federal relief information

Resources for Those in Need

McHenry County Food Pantry Locations Map and list
McHenry County Community Resources Local and state resources, including medical evaluations for the uninsured, food pantries, & mental health resources
United Way 211 Get HELP - Call 211 or 1-888-665-9903
Childcare for Essential Workers Emergency Child Care for Communities & Providers
PATH / Illinois 211 Providing access to help
Access Living - Disability Community Resource COVID-19 resources updated regularly
Illinois Coalition for Immigrant & Refugee Rights COVID-19 tools and information
Domestic Violence Assistance Helpline - Call 1-877-ToENDDV (6338)
Senior Service Associates Food deliveries, shopping, transportation, pre-
SCVN - Senior Care Volunteer Network scription delivery and other services for Seniors

Contacts

State Resource Email - General Questions DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV
State Hotline Number - Questions for the State 1-800-889-3931
State Hotline Number - Chicago - Questions for the City of Chicago 311 or 1-312-744-5000
IDES Unemployment Info - Unemployment information 800-244-5631 (or 866-488-4016 TTY)
United Way 211 - Referral to resources for those in need 211 or 1-888-665-9903
The Democratic Party of McHenry County