General COVID-19 Facts & Information
Overview & FAQs
Symptoms and Testing
- Centers for Disease Control
- Virginia Department of Health Testing Guidance
- CDC Evaluating and Testing
Prevention and Taking Care of Yourself
Mental Health Strategies
- Managing Stress
- Stuck at Home? We Have Some Ideas
- How to Talk to Your Kids about the Virus
- How to Cope with COVID-19 Anxiety, Stress, Irritability and Uncertainty
- Emotional Impact of Social Distancing (BIAA Video Series)
- NEW! View Remaining Resilient: Balance Stress from Brain Injury and Coronavirus Webinar
Financial Resources & Medicaid
- "Connecting Kids to Coverage" National Campaign - To help families with children during this pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign, creating new resources that partners can share to remind parents and caretakers that Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide free or low-cost health insurance for eligible children and teens up to age 19.
- Family Leave
- Unemployment Insurance In Virginia
- Finding Child Care Assistance
- Medicaid Updates and COVID-19 Coverage Information
- Medicaid Memo 3/19
- Rebates and Unemployment Benefits in Virginia.
- COVID-19 Impact: Keeping you Informed and Connected - presented April 9, 2020
- Supplemental Security Income Recipients Will Receive Automatic COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments
- Medicaid Memo 4/22 - New Guidance for Waiver Recipients
- Medicaid Memo - May 15, 2020
- Homelessness/Housing Crisis Resources
Many banks and power companies are providing relief to customers. Internet essentials are being provided at low cost and most pharmacies are providing free prescription deliveries. To learn more, contact your provider.
You can contact BIAV to connect with our Information and Resource Specialists to learn more about community resources that may be available to you. Call 1-800-444-6443 or use the chat feature on our website to speak with a trained professional who will listen to your situation, offer support and provide guidance on accessing services and support. Our I&R service is free and confidential.
2-1-1 VIRGINIA is a United Way program that provides information on government, nonprofit, and community-based agencies, as well as businesses that provide health and human services for Virginians across the state, and you can search for these same services on this 2-1-1 VIRGINIA Website.
Advocacy Updates! 8.3.2020