Library District’s Response To COVID-19

 

Library District Updates and Vital Community Resources

All Library District branches are OPEN with full services at 25% total capacity starting Monday, January 4, 2021, with Curbside Pick-Up Services available at select branches. We invite you to return your items to our outdoor book drops or by coming in to visit your nearest branch. You will not be charged late fines for any items that may be overdue. Face coverings are required for entry to all branches, and social distancing guidelines are in place following the governor’s mandate. You can continue to enjoy free online resources, here, and a comprehensive list of free community services, below. Stay safe and we look forward to serving you!

So Many Ways To Connect:

We are here to serve you 24/7 on LVCCLD.org, where we encourage you to stream and download hundreds of free materials. Enjoy entertaining and educational library programs at YouTube.com/TheLibraryDistrict. And let’s start a conversation by following us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, leaving a review or comment on our website, or sending us your questions at Ask@LVCCLD.org. We look forward to hearing from you!

Take care and be well friends!


Where to Turn for Information & Support

For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 outbreak, please refer to the following trusted sources:

Southern Nevada Health District 

https://www.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/coronavirus/

Centers for Disease Control

Nevada Health Response

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Managing Coronavirus Stress and Anxiety

Journal of the American Medical Association

Additional recommendations from the SNHD and the CDC include:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds each time.
  • If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Use of masks helps slow the spread of COVID-19.

Additional COVID-19 Resources:

Local Assistance

Emergency Services:
Healthcare:
  • First Person Care Clinic - Committed to providing affordable, high-quality, and compassionate health care services to anyone in need. 
  • Nevada Health Link - Nevadans who have lost their job due to COVID-19 (or due to other circumstances) or experience a Qualifying Life Event (QLE) can newly enroll in a health plan through Nevada Health Link even outside the open enrollment period (Nov. 1 – Jan. 15). Currently, enrolled members who experience life changes can make changes to their health insurance or choose a new plan. This is known as a Special Enrollment Period (SEP).
  • FirstMed Health & Wellness - provide efficient, quality, and affordable health care services in a holistic, caring, and compassionate environment that is accessible to all, regardless of ability to pay. The staff is fluent in English, Spanish, Tagalog, and Visayan. 
  • Veteran Resources - VA has implemented an aggressive public health response to protect and care for Veterans in the face of this emerging health risk. 
  • Asian Community Development Council - The ACDC Navigator Program provides state-licensed Health Navigators who speak different languages and can help facilitate enrollment in qualified health plans. 
  • Grant a Gift Autism Foundation - GGAF Case Management Team is serving as a support line to provide information regarding childcare, food, basic needs, medical care, government services/aid. If you or your family needs help, please call GGAF at 702-564-2453 and a care coordinator will assist you.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Family-to-Family is an 8-week course for families, significant others, and friends of people with mental health conditions.
  • Drug & Alcohol Addiction Rehab, Treatment & Recovery Resources in Nevada
Financial Help:
Legal Services:
Career & Employment Services:
Educational and Stay at Home Resources:

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