Helpful links and resources

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)RESOURCES

The Center for Disease Control (CDC)

CDC

Cases in U.S.

What You Need to Know about Covid-19

People at Higher Risk for Severe Illness

Learn more about the symptoms associated with COVID-19

 

NCDHHS

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response in North Carolina

NC Health Departments 


NC Medicaid

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and NC Medicaid


The World Health Organization

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public Protect Yourself 


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


Coronavirus.gov is the source for the latest information about COVID-19 prevention, symptoms, and answers to common questions.


USA.gov has the latest information about what the U.S. Government is doing in response to COVID-19. 


https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ 


John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

DEMENTIA RESOURCES (Alzheimer’s, StroKe, Parkinson's etc)

Dementia (Alzheimer’s, Stroke, Parkinson’s, etc.)

Alzheimer’s Association 

(800) 272-3900, open 24-hours a day.


The Alzheimer’s Association provides information for all forms of dementia (stroke, Parkinson’s, etc.), not just Alzheimer’s. In addition to educational articles about living with memory loss, on this website you can find local chapters that frequently offer support groups, education and referrals to community services. 


Alzheimer’s Support groups The online message boards and chats are but one of many resources offered to family caregivers as well as patients in the early stages of dementia. Condition does not have to be Alzheimer’s disease. Participants can be coping with cognitive impairments from stroke, Parkinson’s, etc.  


Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center

(800) 438-4380, Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST


This site is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and includes an extensive collection of articles and publications concerning on-going research. You can also locate clinical trials studying new medications designed to stop or curb Alzheimer’s disease, and request email alerts for future studies.


American Parkinson’s Disease Association

(888) 400-2732


This organization focuses on education and support. You can download a booklet on Parkinson’s disease available in several languages. You can also find information and referral centers, as well as support groups and other services available at your local chapter.


American Stroke Association 

888-478-7653


Provides educational articles on strokes and the recovery process. You can also find local information, or resources and events in your area by entering your zip code.


Dementia Alliance of NC

800-228-8738


Provides local support and resources


National Parkinson Foundation

800-327-4545.
Find out about recent research results, participate in their online community, or locate a support group or Parkinson’s specialist in your area.