COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources for our community

Physical and Mental Health:

CDC (Center for Disease Control) is the source for how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you are sick as well as resources regarding travel, childcare, businesses, and community organizations

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) provides resources and information on topics ranging from anxiety to loneliness to helping with bills and getting prescriptions.

Child Mind Institute works to transform the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.  Currently, they are providing daily videos of support for families with advice on how manage anxiety and talk with your children about the disease. 

The Mesothelioma Center also has a list of resources for managing anxiety during this pandemic for those who are struggling with a compromised immune system or battling the disease.

Jewish Resources: shares Jewish insight into this pandemic with historic references to our shared history and suggestions on how we can continue to live our lives Jewishly in the midst of social distancing. is the portal to Jewish experiences that are happening virtually during this period of social distancing caused by COVID-19.  Events and services are updated regularly every day, and you can sign-up to receive their daily email. is our Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s website where resources and links to services from Jewish Family Services are posted as well as other fun and free Jewish activities for you and your family.

Local Ohio and City of Dayton resources:

Ohio Department of Health is actively updating information regarding the outbreak in our state as well as answers to frequently asked questions about the virus. 

Our local Dayton government is helping provide information to those that need assistance with unemployment filing, childcare for essential workers, potential eviction, and emergency aid, food, and housing.

The Dayton Chamber of Commerce has compiled resources for businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, including both state of Ohio updates as well as federal updates and how they impact businesses.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Temple Israel is currently matching those that need help with those who are able to provide help.  Jobs include delivering food or groceries, making “check-in” phone calls, and sending cards.  Complete an online form and let us know what you need or what you can do to help.  Nothing is too small!

Shoes 4 the Shoeless is organizing food relief efforts for those unable to access food during this pandemic in an effort they call Food 4 the People.  Contact them directly to serve as a food captain or information on items for the food boxes.

Temple Israel will continue to update and add to this list.  If there is a specific organization you would like to highlight, please contact Courtney Cummings –

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