Return to COVID-19 Resources for Children and Families.
Be Well Indiana
The Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction has compiled resources designed to help Hoosiers stay connected and maintain their well-being.
Talking with Children about COVID-19
CDC has created recommendations to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease.
COVID-19 Coping Strategies For Children And Teenagers
Learn about coping strategies and tips to use with children and teens who are experiencing stress and anxiety at this unprecedented time.
Helping Bloomington Monroe
This website is a free community resource to help you find the services you need. Simply enter a keyword and your ZIP code, and you’ll find local information about social services, health care, food assistance, and more.
How to Safely Wear Cloth Masks
CDC recommends that people wear masks in public and when around people who don’t live in your household. Check out these tips from the CDC to safely wear, remove, and wash cloth masks.
Where to Get Free Masks
Do you need masks for your family or children? Visit the Bloomington Mask Drive for pick up locations and self-serve mask stations throughout Monroe County.
Mask Up Hoosiers
Wearing a face mask is one of the simplest, most effective ways to slow the spread of the virus. Spread the word about masking up with social media graphics and posters.
Back to School Health Recommendations
Check out Indiana Department of Health’s “From The School Nurse” guidelines for children returning to school.
Local Health Ordinances and COVID-19 Testing Locations
For the latest health ordinances, updates, and links to COVID-19 testing locations, visit the Monroe County Health Department website.
Back to Work by Brighter Futures Indiana
The Indiana Office of Family and Social Services Administration and Early Learning Indiana has a special Back to Work website for families. Access more information about safe child care and helpful resources to support your child’s social and emotional well being.
2-1-1 is a free, confidential information and referral service that helps you find resources that may be able to assist you with human, health and social services. This service is available by dialing 2-1-1 from any phone or by dialing the Indiana 211 universal toll-free number at 1-866-211-9966.