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COVID-19 Community Resources

This is an unprecedented moment for our community. We have to radically shift the way we work, live, and survive. Below is a list of the community resources we have compiled. For healthcare, school meals, housing resources, and more, see the list below. Our community is ready to meet the needs of everyday families affected by the COVID crisis.

If you know of resources that should be added to this list, please email us at or message our Facebook page.

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COVID-19 Vaccines

Lancaster Health Center

Lancaster Health Center is open to anyone who needs help getting and staying healthy. Visit this webpage for details on services offered, and for updates on open hours. Currently, they are open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. Phone lines are open to schedule in-person or telephone appointments at 8am each day.

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Penn State Health

Directing people to its telehealth service — Penn State Health OnDemand — where it’s offering free virtual screenings for COVID-19. Normal fees and co-pays apply for other urgent care offered through the service.

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Resource for Lancastian's Without Primary Care

If you have a question related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and you don’t have a primary care doctor, WellSpan Health has set up a Coronavirus Information Hotline toll-free at (855) 851-3641. If you are concerned you or your loved one may have contracted coronavirus, you can call this phone line with questions daily from 8:30am-7:30pm.

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Global Health Living Foundation

The Global Health Living Foundation is offering a support program for chronic disease patients and their families.

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SDOL students

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is consolidating school-based health clinic operations to its location at JP McCaskey. Any student in the district can be seen at the JP McCaskey Clinic, provided they have an appointment. Insurance will be billed at the McCaskey Clinic. Please call 717-544-9021 for an appointment.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness has a 13-page resource that provides support for people who are feeling anxiety about COVID-19 or are facing feelings of isolation during this time.

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Mental Health America

Mental Health America has a list of resources for people of varying identities (e.g. veterans, LGBTQA+ identified folks, survivors of domestic violence) who may need identity-specific support for their mental health during this time.

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Penn Manor School District

Penn Manor School District has put together a Mental Health & Community Resources webpage.

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Lancaster City Interactive Map

Lancaster City has an interactive map that shows what services are available and where they are located! It includes medical facilities, pharmacies, COVID-19 testing sites, age-restricted facilities, childcare, community centers, food distribution centers, groceries, and shelters.

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Housing Resources

Are you or a loved one struggling to keep up with rent, mortgage, or utility payments due to COVID-19? Lancaster County is ready to make sure that no one in our community is left behind.

Housing and Utility Assistance for Renters

Housing and Utility Assistance for Homeowners

Free meals for students

New federal guidelines from March 26 say schools can choose not to follow the restriction saying children must be present at the time of meal pickup, but it is at their discretion. The policies listed below regarding the necessity for students to be present may be outdated. Check with your school district if you have questions about whether they will waive this requirement. (And then email us at with this info!)

Cocalico School District

Columbia School District

Conestoga Valley School District

Donegal School District

Elanco School District

Elizabethtown Area School Distric

Ephrata Area School District

Lampeter-Strasburg School District

Manheim Central School District

Manheim Township School District

Octorara School District

Penn Manor School District

Pequea Valley School District

School District of Lancaster

Solanco School District

Warwick School District (English)

Warwick School District (Spanish)

Warwick School District (Swahili)

Warwick School District (Russian)

Warwick School District (Vietnamese)