General COVID-19 Information

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General Information and Resources:

Professional Learning Resources

Mental Health Resources

Free emotional support text line for Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues related to COVID-19.
To speak with a mental health professional, text "TALK" or "HABLAR" (for Spanish) to 552020.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (800-273-8255) or (800) SUICIDE  (800-784-7433)

National Alliance on Mental Health Information Line
(800) 950-NAMI (6264)

Alcohol and Drug Helpline
(800) 821-4357

CDC Coronavirus Page
  • Symptoms
  • Caring for yourself and others
  • Daily life and coping
  • Podcasts
World Health Organization
  • Statistics
  • Information on scams
  • Technical guidance
  • Research
Illinois Department of Public Health
  • Statistics
  • FAQs
  • Community Guidance
  • Executive Orders and rules
National Alliance on Mental Health
  • Mental health guidance and ideas 
COVID 19 Mental Health Resource Hub
  • Resources and videos from a variety of mental health agencies
Illinois Mental Health Collaborative
  • Miscellaneous resources and information

Other ways Schools can Help

Illinois hospitals and health systems are facing a critical shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as they care for increasing numbers of patients with COVID-19. Schools are encouraged to check science labs for items needed by health care providers, hospitals, clinics, etc. Find out how to donate personal protective equipment here or by emailing

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