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COVID-19

COVID-19 Information and Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives rapidly, and for some, drastically. Women in Action is doing our part by sharing important information, and a resource guide for those who may need help navigating their new realities

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COVID-19 Information

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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The CDC is the nation’s health protection agency with the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 worldwide. The following website is available to view in several languages. More information can be found here: https://www.cdc.gov/

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has lots of accurate information including a “How to prepare checklist” for yourself and your family, including: 

State of Montana Resources

Montana state and local public health officials are working very hard in monitoring and controlling the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Check out the Governor’s Coronavirus Task Force

Check out the State of Montana’s official website on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to see updates and information

State of Montana Department of Health and Human Services: The most up to date information about COVID-19 in the State of Montana. More information can be found here: https://dphhs.mt.gov/

Joint Information Center: 1-888-333-0461

Economic Security

Big Sky Relief

On March 20th, the Big Sky Resort Area District, Yellowstone Club Community Foundation, Moonlight Community Foundation, and Spanish Peaks Community Foundation announced a joint relief effort in response to the results of COVID-19. Big Sky Relief is a centralized resource for community services and support including food assistance, childcare, education, mail pickup and delivery, local healthcare, volunteer opportunities, and financial assistance including the Big Sky Relief Fund

The district has committed $1,000,000 to the Big Sky Relief Fund helping assist the Big Sky Medical Center to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in Big Sky and mitigate social and economic impacts. In an extraordinary show of community support, the Foundations have pledged $1,000,000 to the effort.

More information can be found here: https://bigskyrelief.org/

Info & Online Application for Big Sky Relief Fund: https://yellowstoneclubfoundation.org/

Big Sky Food Bank/HRDC

BSCFB promotes a vibrant local economy by utilizing community resources to preserve the food security, health and dignity of those in need in the Big Sky area.

In addition to offering food assistance, you can request general support through the HRDC. More information can be found here: https://bigskyfoodbank.org/2020/03/corona-virus-operations/

Quick Links

Free tax filing Do your taxes, get some $$!

Montana Unemployment Apply for benefits

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) The Country Market accepts SNAP!

Request Support through the HRDC

Chamber of Commerce

The Big Sky Chamber has compiled a list of local, state, and national resources to assist in guiding and operating your business during this time. For more information visit: https://bigskychamber.com/communityupdates/

Local & Regional Resources

For a complete list of local resources click here

Haven

Provides shelter, advocacy, and legal support for those experiencing, and survivors of intimate partner violence. For more information visit: https://havenmt.org/what-we-do/

The Help Center/2-1-1

Provides information, outreach, direct services, advocacy, crisis counseling and therapy to clientele in a safe, confidential environment.

For more information visit: 24 Hour Crisis Line, 2-1-1 Community Resources, Telecare

Discovery Academy

Provides virtual after-school programming, as well as English Language Learner clases, and Parenting Enrichment Programs. For more information visit: http://bigskydiscoveryacademy.org/

Virtural & Emergency Care

If you are in crisis and need to speak to someone immediately, please call 911, the suicide hotline at 1-800-273-8255, or the Help Center in Bozeman at 406-586-3333.

Phone Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Montana 2-1-1 (Dial 2-1-1)
Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990

Virtual Services

AA – Virtual Meetings: https://www.aa-montana.org/covid19.php
Talkspace: Online Therapy https://www.talkspace.com/
While at Home: A hub for information and resources during this time whileathome.org