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Community Resources Available during the COVID-19 Quarantine

During these especially challenging times, we want to offer help in any way possible. We pulled together community resources available to the Las Vegas valley residents to help keep everyone safe, healthy and informed. At Southwest Medical, we understand that the current COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly evolving, and we are continuing to monitor and respond to the best of our ability. We will update the resources and tools that we come across and continue to show our support during this time of need.

  • Organizations aiding in food programs.

    Clark County School District (CCSD) will continue providing breakfast and lunch to students during school closures. All CCSD Distribution Food Sites are open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Meals are available for ages 2-18 years old. Children do not need to be present for food to be distributed, but be prepared to provide the student’s’ ID number. To locate a meal site near you, please visit the CCSD’s Find a Location page.

    Three Square, with the help of select agency partners and volunteers, has 43 emergency food distribution sites throughout the Las Vegas valley. Drive-thru distribution and walk-in pantries are available. For a complete list of Three Square’s emergency food distribution sites and hours of operation, please visit Three Square’s Food Distribution page.

    Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is offering several food programs. Learn about their food service options here.

    Project 150 is offering CCSD students free food products available through curb-side pickup at 3600 N. Rancho Drive. Valid student ID is required. Follow their Facebook page for latest information and updates.

    City Impact Center is serving families with packages of fresh and nutritious food Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at 968 E. Sahara Ave. Please visit the City Impact Center’s Program page for more information.

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  • COVID-19 related suspentions of utility shut offs in the State of Nevada.

    Learn about the current coronavirus suspended utility shut offs in the State of Nevada here.

    NV Energy suspends disconnects for nonpayment for those directly affected financially by coronavirus; waiving late fees and deposits and making allowances for those unable to pay due to self-isolation. Please visit the NV Energy COVID-19 Updates page or call 702-402-5555 for more information.

    Southwest Gas suspends service disconnects; offering flexible payment options to customers experiencing financial hardships; making mobile and online access easy. Please visit the Southwest Gas COVID-19 page or call 877-860-6020 Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (hearing impaired should call 711) for more information.   

    City of Henderson has temporarily suspended shut-offs of water service. Please visit the City of Henderson COVID-19 page 702-267-4636 for more information.

    Las Vegas Valley Water District is temporarily suspending customer shutoffs for delinquent accounts and/or nonpayment. Please visit the Las Vegas Valley Water District COVID-19 page for more information.

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  • Xfinity is offering free WiFi hotspots located in business areas, retail locations, and transit areas. To find the nearest hotspot please visit the Xfinity WiFi page.

    Comcast is offering new customers who are deemed eligible free services for the first two months. Please visit the Comcast page to apply.

    Spectrum is offering free broadband and Wi-Fi access to households with K-12 and/or college students who don’t already have a subscription. To enroll please call 1-844-488-8395.

    T-Mobile is upgrading customers to free data. For more information please visit the T-Mobile COVID-19 response page.

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  • CCSD has academic resources located at all CCSD food distribution sites. To locate the nearest site, please visit the CCSD’s Find a Location page.  

    Vegas PBS is providing instructional resources for students during school closures. Please visit the Vegas PBS Instructional Resource page.

    Khan Academy­ offers free education for students to help with what they are studying or learning a new subject. Sign up here.  

    ABCmouse.com is offering free online education programs for preschool to 8th grade using the code: SCHOOL7774. Sign up here.

    Project 150 is offering CCSD students free hygiene products available through curb-side pickup at 3600 N. Rancho Drive. Valid student ID is required. Follow their Facebook page for latest information and updates.

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  • YMCA of Southern Nevada is offering students a 30-minute physical education lesson every Thursday at 12:30 PM, LIVE on Zoom. Please visit the Las Vegas YMCA page for more information.

    Gold’s Gym is allowing new users to download their fitness app at no cost. Please visit Gold’s Gym Anywhere page now through May 31 with the promo code FIT60 to sign up.

    Planet Fitness is streaming in-home workouts on Facebook Live every weekday at 4 pm PDT. Recorded versions are available on the gym’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

    Corepower Yoga is offering online sessions and will be livestreaming classes on their Youtube channel at 7 a.m., 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. PDT.

    Orangetheory Fitness is sharing 30 minute workouts on their website daily. Please visit the Orangetheory At Home page to start.

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  • Unemployment: File unemployment claims 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday online ONLY at ui.nv.gov/css  

    Healthcare: Nevada Health Link offers special enrollment period for qualified persons who missed the Open Enrollment Period for healthcare insurance. The new qualifying period runs until April 15, 2020.

    • English enrollment here.
    • Spanish enrollment here.

    Disability: Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) offers help at 2-1-1 and on their website to help elders and caregivers with:

    • Essentials for Daily Living - access to food and prescription medications.
    • Telehealth Services – geriatric assessments, psychiatry, primary care and other clinical services as available.
    • Social Support Services – Offering connection to education, wellness and social engagement through remote technologies including one to one, group peer support and volunteer opportunities.
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