Resources for Keeping Students Engaged at Home Over the Extended Break:
Here is a compilation of hygiene best practices and critical food/ mental health/ emergency resources:
COVID-19 Information and Resources:
- The Center for Disease Control provides information about how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you are sick.
- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has created a hotline to answer any questions about the coronavirus. You can reach it at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911. You can also view their website for the latest updates on the outbreak and the steps you can take to limit its spread.
- COVID-19 Helpline: 720-424-4357 (available 24/7)
- Check this link for meal resources Food Distribution
- Chalkbeat has created a map of locations across the state where kids can get meals while schools are closed.
- Throughout the DPS Extended Spring Break, Denver Parks and Recreation will be serving dinner to children 18 & younger.
Mental Health Resources:
- If you are having a mental health emergency, call 911 or go to the Emergency Room.
- Community mental health support and emergency crisis hotline for mental health can be accessed through Colorado Crisis Services: 1-844-493-8255
Family friendly and uplifting videos and stories:
- Podcasts: Little Stories for Tiny People
- Facebook: Mike Rowe: Returning the Favor
Access to Important Information:
- Major internet providers, including Comcast and CenturyLink, have pledged not to cut service to homes and small businesses that can’t pay their bills because of disruptions related to the coronavirus. They will also make their Wi-Fi hotspots available to anyone who needs them.