COVID-19

Resources, Guidelines, and Information for Victim Service Organizations and Advocates.

Until further notice, NMCSAP staff will be working remotely.

As soon as information becomes available, we will post regular updates and information here on this page.

​Last updated July 31, 2020

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COVID-19 and Immigration

Multilingual Resources

Addressing anti-Asian Racism

COVID-19 Overload

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Children and Families

Albuquerque Public Schools Grab-and-Go Lunches for all students
https://www.aps.edu/news/coronavirus/aps-identifies-schools-for-student-meal-pick-ups

Comcast offering 2 free months of Internet Essentials to families who don’t have internet
https://www.internetessentials.com

Resources for New Mexicans Experiencing Financial Hardship
1) https://www.newmexico.gov/i-need-assistance/

2) https://www.healthwellfoundation.org/fund/covid-19-fund/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=MHA&utm_campaign=COVID-19_story

UNICEF – Prevention of child abuse
https://www.unicef.org/media/65991/file/Technical%20note:%20Protection%20of%20children%20during%20the%20coronavirus%20disease%202019%20(COVID-19)%20pandemic.pdf

Finding new, safe childcare
https://stopitnow.org/advice-column-entry/how-can-parents-find-safe-child-care-in-emergencies

Talking to kids about virus
1) https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/helping-children-cope-with-changes-resulting-from-covid-19

2) https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

3) https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus

Talking to teens/tweens about virus
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/02/well/family/coronavirus-teenagers-anxiety.html

Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic
https://www.childtrends.org/publications/resources-for-supporting-childrens-emotional-well-being-during-the-covid-19-pandemic

Resources from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) including information specific to foster care providers and child welfare workers
1) https://www.acf.hhs.gov/cb/resource/covid-19-resources?utm_campaign=covid19&utm_medium=email&utm_source=covid19031920

2) Coronavirus: What Child Welfare Systems Need to Think About

3) https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/child-welfare-2/coronavirus-what-child-welfare-systems-need-to-think-about/41220

4) Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019

5) https://www.nctsn.org/resources/parent-caregiver-guide-to-helping-families-cope-with-the-coronavirus-disease-2019

Parent resources during COVID-19, including children with autism
https://echoautism.org/parent-resources-during-covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR0VG2WkkKC4n7CcJt3ZbLJgglKEUjB2yIBxH7nI7eLldyhQJrE8iFQntVg 

Tips and tricks for teaching handwashing with kids
https://www.growinghandsonkids.com/tips-and-tricks-for-teaching-hand-washing-kids.html

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People with Disabilities

COVID-19 information by and for people with disabilities
https://echoautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/4-Plain-Language-Information-on-Coronavirus-accessible-.pdf

Office of Developmental Disabilities video on COVID-19
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ8eeC-tVD4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3sr_69lUZsCvpcI80vCUV4TvlKpeec0tvuwYKBUkSkzbIYmA7bsTTM_bQ

Social Security Administration Coronavirus landing page
https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/

New Mobility CoVid-19 resources related to physical disability
https://www.newmobility.com/2020/04/disability-specific-recommendations-for-covid-19/

Disability movement international resources
http://www.internationaldisabilityalliance.org/content/covid-19-and-disability-movement

American Psychological Association guidance for parents
https://www.apa.org/research/action/children-disabilities-covid-19

My COVID Plan
https://informingfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID-19-Plan.pdf

End Abuse of People with Disabilities – Sustaining Services for Survivors with Disabilities during COVID-19
https://www.endabusepwd.org/sustaining-services-for-survivors-with-disabilities-during-covid-19/

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SANE

IAFN COVID Resources
https://www.forensicnurses.org/general/custom.asp?page=covid

CDC Clinician Outreach Updates
https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/index.asp

NMDOH Information for Clinicians
https://cv.nmhealth.org/clinicians/

American Nursing Association Resources and Webinars
https://www.nursingworld.org/coronavirus

American Medical Association Updates
https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/public-health/covid-19-2019-novel-coronavirus-resource-center-physicians

American Nursing Association’s COVID-19 Self-Care Package for Nurses – free courses
https://www.nursingworld.org/continuing-education/anas-covid-19-care-package/

NM State PPE Decontamination Machine
https://cv.nmhealth.org/2020/04/29/state-ppe-decontamination-machine-nears-readiness/

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Tribal Resources

COVID-19 Materials Developed for Tribal Use by Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
http://caih.jhu.edu/news/covid19

National Congress of American Indians landing page
http://www.ncai.org/Covid-19

Urban Indian Health Institute landing page
https://www.uihi.org/resources/covid-19-fact-sheets-for-providers-employers-and-the-general-public/

Indian Health Service landing page
https://www.ihs.gov/coronavirus/resources/

Tribal Epidemiology Center landing page
https://tribalepicenters.org/tec-covid-19-resources/

Godfrey and Kahn Law Firm legal updates for tribes
https://www.gklaw.com/NewsUpdatesPressReleases/COVID-19-Resources-for-Tribes.htm

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative food resources CoVid-19 resource info
https://indigenousfoodandag.com/covid-19/

National Indian Education Association CoVid-19 resources
https://www.niea.org/covid19-advocacy

Video produced by HPDP-Four Directions Health Communications: T’áá Hooghandi Sínídá – Keep Your Family Home
This video answers many questions families might have about COVID-19. What is it? Why do we have to stay home? What do we do if someone in our family gets sick? The video is in Navajo with English subtitles. #KeepYourFamilyHome
https://youtu.be/ruhmOHzsV6A

Tribal Law and Policy Institute COVID-19 Resources
https://www.home.tlpi.org/covid-19

Navajo Division of Social Services COVID-19 Burial Assistance
https://mcusercontent.com/cc4281762635b57d08af98359/files/18d16005-2a88-4df7-9743-8f457f14ebc0/DSS_COVID19.BurialAssistance.Release_rev_.pdf

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HIPAA and Confidentiality

HIPAA Emergency Preparedness
https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/index.html

Confidentiality
https://nnedv.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Library_Coronavirus_Guidance_for_DV_Shelters_NNEDV_12MAR2020.pdf

Victim Rights Law Center – Protecting Survivor Privacy When Working From Home: A Guide for OVW-Funded Victim Service Providers
https://nmcsap.org/protecting-survivor-privacy-while-working-from-home_vrlc/

 

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Working Remotely

Use of technology for remote advocacy
https://www.techsafety.org/digital-services-toolkit

What’s new: changes and details with communication platforms
https://www.techsafety.org/blog/2020/3/27/whats-new-changes-and-details-with-communication-platforms

A collection of policies on remote work
http://www.resourcesharingproject.org/working-remotely

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COVID-19 and Immigration

ASISTA (national nonprofit advocating for immigrant survivors of violence) COVID-19 resource page
https://asistahelp.org/resource-library/covid-19/

Catholic Legal Immigration Network COVID-19 resource page
https://cliniclegal.org/covid-19 

Treatment or preventive services related to COVID-19 will not negatively affect public charge analysis
https://www.uscis.gov/greencard/public-charge

General US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) COVID-19 guidance
https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/uscis-response-coronavirus-2019-covid-19

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Multilingual Resources

Multilingual Resources
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1bAqYEKKccS0erzSxjswzpFwTB8jpdnTw

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (in Spanish)
https://www.nctsn.org/resources/parent-caregiver-guide-to-helping-families-cope-with-the-coronavirus-disease-2019-sp

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (in Chinese)
https://www.nctsn.org/resources/parent-caregiver-guide-to-helping-families-cope-with-the-coronavirus-disease-2019-ch 

Coronavirus story for children in Spanish
https://echoautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Story-for-Kids-UCI-Spanish.pdf 

Coronavirus story for children in Vietnamese
https://echoautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Coronavirus-Story-for-Kids-UCI-Vietnamese.pdf

NM Center on Law and Poverty COVID-19 Resources on how to get immediate help with food and income assistance, healthcare and childcare, and “Know Your Rights” Information for parents, workers and families about housing and utilities, employment and public education. Many resources are or will be available in multiple languages
https://stores.customink.com/health-wellness/products/1842?pc=OTHER-189949&utm_campaign=cj_jan_20&utm_source=cj&utm_medium=affiliate_link&cjevent=ec64ca678a6311ea811a00b70a1c0e12# 

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