Covid-19 Resources

This page is designed to direct patrons to online sources of accurate information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. There are also links to resources to help patrons during the pandemic. Many, many resources are listed for websites with educational and entertainment content. Be sure to check your library’s “digital Library” drop down menu for e-content for all ages.

The is the Southern Adirondack Library System’s Covid-19 blog which has over a dozen up to date topics to explore:

Here are links to local and state Covid-19 medical and social services resources:

Hudson Headwaters Health Network and

Emergency Call: 800-643-4300

Indian Lake Health Center (518)648-5707

Warrensburg Health Center (518)623-2844

Glens Falls Hospital COVID-19 Hotline: 518-926-HELP (4357)

Hamilton Co. NY Public Health Department (518)648-6143 or (518)648-6497

Hamilton Co. NY Health & Human Services Department

Ham. Co. Mental Health / Community Services (518)648-6131 This agency encompasses mental health services, community services, prevention services, youth services and outdoor adventure based programming for adults and youth.

In case of emergency or crisis please call:

Mental Health Crisis Line: 800-533-8443

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

Ham. Co. Social Services (518)648-6131 This agency encompasses Child Support ServicesMedical AssistanceTemporary AssistanceDomestic Violence Victim ServicesSupplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramChildren’s ServicesAdult ServicesHEAP, and Fraud.

In case of emergency or crisis please call:

Domestic Violence: 800-721-8534

Child Protective Hotline: 800-342-3720

New York State Department of Health

New York State Novel Coronavirus Hotline: (888) 364-3065

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center

NYS Dept. of Labor, to apply for unemployment assistance: (888)209-8124

The NYS Comptroller’s Office created a page of helpful resources and links to supply easy access to vital assistance and information for New Yorkers to address the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. This link is to help New York’s residents, government entities, nonprofits and businesses:

The United Way of New York State offers assistance in finding food, paying household bills, and other essential services: 

Dial 2-1-1 to speak with someone who can help.