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Finding Help: Staying connected to coronavirus-related information and help that is available can be challenging – information is changing rapidly, families and businesses are struggling, and some of the traditional services aren’t operating. For the most up-to-date information on the State of Connecticut’s response, visit
If you need help navigating available assistance, connecting with community-based programs, and just generally finding help, browse the topics below. If you’ve created and are signed into your My 211 Account, you can add helpful resources you find to a list, and then save it in your account to share via email, text, or link – or just refer back to when needed.
Giving Help: If you’ve landed on this page and you’re in a position to help others, that assistance is needed more than ever right now. There is a critical need for blood donations, monetary contributions, volunteers at food programs, and more. Please visit our Volunteers & Donations topic for more information on how to volunteer or contribute. There is also an urgent need for medical-related items like N95 respirators, masks, gloves, and more. If you have personal protective equipment you can donate, please provide that information at www.211ct.org/DonationsCOVID19.
Let us Help: If researching and navigating all of this online is too much, pick up the phone and talk to one of our 2-1-1 contact specialists. Dial 2-1-1 (or 1-800-203-1224) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and press option ‘5’ to talk to someone who can help. We’re in this together. #LiveUnited
Connecticut Children's Launches 24/7 COVID Hotline
Connecticut Children’s recognizes that parents and community pediatricians have may have many questions regarding COVID-19. The Connecticut Children’s COVID hotline will connect parents and pediatricians to a Connecticut Children’s clinician 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The hotline phone number is 1-833-226-2362.
Hartford Public Library
Central Branch: 500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-695-6300 | Text: 860-530-4376 | Email: email@example.com | Chat: www.hplct.org
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