Coronavirus Resources

Here are some links and phone numbers Albany residents may find helpful as we manage life during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Updated 3/26/21)

VACCINE

Washington Ave. Armory Vaccination Clinic — Has many appointments! Read this flyer for details. (NEW 4/20/21)

Albany County Covid-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration

NYS Vaccine Information and Eligibility

Capital Region Vaccine Network

 

ASSISTANCE

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance from FEMA

 

FACTS

World Health Organization (WHO)

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

NYS Department of Health

Albany County Department of Health

NYS COVID-19 County Dashboard

 

PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS IN ALBANY

City School District of Albany COVID-19 Updates

City of Albany COVID-19 Resource Guide

United Way COVID-19 Resources

CDTA COVID-19 Service Changes

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County — Assistance Programs

 

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

NYS Vaccine Scheduling Hotline: 1-833-697-4829

United Way Helpline: 2-1-1

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY COVID Legal Helpline: (833) 628-0087

NYS Novel Coronavirus Hotline: (888) 364-3065

NYS Mental Health Hotline: (844) 863-9314

Albany County Health Department: (518) 447-4580

Albany County Mental Health Support Hotline: (518) 269-6634

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255

National Grid Customer Service: (800) 642-4272

National Grid Gas Emergency: (800) 892-2345

National Grid Power Outage: (800) 867-5222

 

CASE MANAGEMENT & ADVOCACY FROM APL

The library is providing case management and advocacy services for anyone who needs assistance with:

  • Linking to food providers and navigating SNAP
  • Applying for social service benefits (Medicaid, SNAP, TANF)
  • Applying for SSI or SSD, or employment
  • Accessing mental health services
  • Attaining housing and preventing eviction

Make an appointment by calling (518) 764-3503 or email johnsona@albanypubliclibrary.org

 

FIND SOCIAL SERVICES

If you need social service help, try this NYS web tool to get connected to the right assistance organization.