United Way of Long Island’s UNITED TOGETHER: A Response Fund For COVID-19 will be used to help Long Island families as the current health and economic crisis progresses. If you are a low-income, wage earner and have had a recent sudden loss of employment or furlough due to the effects of COVID-19, assistance will be available for eligible applicants. Support will be provided until these funds are exhausted. Click here for more information and to apply.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. Click here for more information.
The Association for Mental Health and Wellness (MHAW) has increased the capacity of its Mental Health Helpline in response to the overwhelming need resulting from the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Mental Health Help Line 631.471.7242 ext. 2 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, we are all finding ourselves impacted on many different levels. Fear and anxiety for our health, our loved ones, transitioning to a new way of working and living; balancing work with childcare while schools are closed – and so much more.
National EAP will also be offering Virtual Support Groups for employees who wish to connect with other participants and discuss ways to manage mental health concerns and cope with stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic. For registration, visit National EAP at www.nationaleap.com, then click on “Resources” and “COVID 19” or click here. EAP Counselors are available 24/7 and can be reached at 1-800-624-2593.