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COVID-19 Community Resources

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In the spirit of supporting each other and strengthening our sense of community during this challenging time, we are sharing some resources and information that members of our community might find useful in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. We start with meals and expand to other resources.  The resources are compiled by Maxwell staff led by Carmen Mosley.  Join our endeavor: to share the resources you've gathered, email maxwell@unm.edu

Meals for school-aged children:

Albuquerque/Santa Fe schools community

Albuquerque Public Schools will provide Grab & Go meals to all school-age students under the age of 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays. Parents and students may pick up meals at any one of 89 participating schools. Both breakfast and lunch will be provided at the front of the school. Students must be present to receive meals. A list of participating schools and more information can be found here: https://www.aps.edu/news/coronavirus/aps-identifies-89-sites-for-student-meal-pick-ups

Santa Fe Public Schools will be providing breakfast and lunch meals beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 from 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Students must be present to receive meals. A list of participating schools and more information can be found here: https://www.sfps.info/

Other food assistance:

Roadrunner Food Bank food assistance lines are staffed Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (505) 349-5340 or (575) 523-4390. For more information: https://www.rrfb.org/find-help/find-food/

Coronavirus information line (childcare, food insecurity, loss of income, etc.): 1-833-551-0518  
Senior food hotline: 1-800-432-2080

Employment:

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions provides support and information for workers and businesses affected by COVID-19. For more information: https://www.dws.state.nm.us/COVID-19-Info

FUN, FREE resource: Listen to children’s stories for free with Audible Stories

How we can help:Blood banks across the country are experiencing a critical shortage of blood in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic . Blood donation centers are taking the steps to ensure donor safety. More information and locations to blood donation centers can be found here:

Vitalant

Red Cross Blood Donation

Useful Update sites:

City of Albuquerque: http://www.cabq.gov

City of Santa Fehttps://www.santafenm.gov

NM Department of Health Stay-at-Home Order

On Monday, March 23rd,  New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued a stay-at-home order and limited the number of public gatherings to no more than five people. 

UNM Office of the President Updates

Keep up with the All University Messages regarding Coronavirus here, and the Presidents Weekly Perspective here.

UNM Employee Wellness Resources to Stay Healthy

Employee Wellness is working hard to deliver several resources  to stay connected and strong during the University’s implementation of limited operations. Take advantage of our online fitness classes at noon, YouTube stretch breaks, list serv nutritional information to your inbox, and Yammer!

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