COVID-19: Local Resources

Current Events & News | 03/20/2020

Dominique Garrett
Communications and Community Engagement Manager

With the sudden spread of COVID-19 in Memphis and Shelby County, Stand Tennessee is committed to providing updates on educational and community resources that are available throughout the city. Here is a list of resources that you and your family can access during this difficult time.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

For the latest updates on the spread of the coronavirus, Use this portal created by the Shelby County Health Department for updated information and county-wide resources to use. You can also direct specific questions or immediate concerns you have about the virus by calling the Health Department Hotline at 833-943-1658.

MEAL DISTRIBUTION

Shelby County Schools and community agencies are ensuring that every child in Memphis and Shelby County receives a meal during the district closure. Click here to find a designated meal distribution site near you.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Along with meal distribution, Shelby County Schools has made it easier for parents to help students continue their learning at home. Printed learning guides are available for pick-up on Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at all SCS meal distribution locations. Digital learning guides are available by clicking here

The Amazing Educational Resource Group has developed a list of educational companies that are offering free subscriptions to their curriculum due to school closures. It is advised to use this list in conjunction with the learning guides from SCS for extra practice with your student(s).

You can also check out this list of free online instructional materials and additional educational activites compiled by Stand for Children’s national staff.

ACTIVITIES AT HOME

Need something fun to do at home? How about a virtual trip to a museum or state park? You can also check out this recent I Love Memphis Blog to find other virtual events happening around the city.

 

 

 

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