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COVID-19 Response Community Information & Resources

We understand the growing concern surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) across our communities, and we are closely monitoring the threat. Many of you are concerned not only about the health of yourself and your families but the financial hardships you may face as a result of any prolonged work and event closures. United Way of Green County is here to help!!  We are in this together!

There is a lot of information about COVID-19.  Here are a few resources that you can count on for local, accurate, reliable and up-to-date information.  Utilizing these resources will provide education and understanding around the importance of social distancing and staying home as well as the proper steps to follow if you need to seek medical attention.  Please know these resources are constantly being updated.  Check back frequently for the most up-to-date information.

Green County Public Health provides local and educational information about what you need to know about COVID-19

Monroe Clinic SSM Health website has information, care options, visitor policies, and location and service updates.  They are also offering a free, virtual visit and evaluation for COVID-19 here

Wisconsin Department of Health Services website contains detailed information about coronavirus cases across the state as well as information about symptoms, what you should do if you think you are sick, and how to protect yourself. 


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, working to protect Americans from health, safety and security risks. The CDC is a valuable resource for coronavirus information including tracking cases across the U.S. and globally

Tax Filing

The tax filing deadline has been delayed until July 15, 2020, although the IRS is encouraging anyone anticipating a refund to file now. If you owe money on your taxes, payments are being deferred until July 15, 2020 as well. For more information, please visit https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus

Did you know that through United Way’s partnership with H&R block, every household with a simple return can file their federal and state taxes FOR FREE!  Check it out here.

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2-1-1

2-1-1 has been activated by Governor Evers in response to COVID-19.  211 is a free service available 24/7. Callers are connected to a real person who puts them in touch with the resources they need. United Way is in constant contact with our local agencies in order to provide current and up-to-date information.  Get in touch with 2-1-1 by simply calling 2-1-1 on your phone or texting your zip code to 898-211.  You can also find resources on line here:  2-1-1 Wisconsin  For COVID -19 resources, click here: 2-1-1 COVID-19 Resources

For more information, you can text COVID19 to 211-211 and access information and resources regarding COVID-19.

Income and Financial Stability Resources

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has resources available specifically to assist with COVID-19.  They can be found here

Unemployment COVID-19 Public Information

Employment & Training COVID-19 Public Information

Apply for Unemployment

Additional COVID-19 Resources

Talking to your children about COVID-19 — NASP-Talking to Children About COVID-19 

In Spanish —  Hable con sus hijos sobre el COVID-19

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health NAMI Guide on Covid-19

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has a Disaster Distress Helpline available 24/7, 365 for anyone experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.   

Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. You can visit their website here.