Health Resources

Call Line Opened to Answer Questions at NJ.Gov Public Health

Live assistance regarding COVID-19 information is available. To speak with a health care professional, call 1-800-962-1253 and for general information and resources for basic needs, dial 211.

Official State of NJ Covid-19 Information Hub

The New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub provides New Jerseyans with the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 and the State's response, including information about services such as food assistance and small business assistance.

Operation Hope – Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Operation HOPE has opened a new door with a unique treatment approach to mental health with horses as co-therapists. A therapy session takes place outside on a 5 acre farm nestled in the heart of Monmouth County. Not only do sessions offer two licensed social workers but also two equine partners.

Immediate Care Locations That Offer Covid-19 Testing

IMMEDIATE CARE OF MARLBORO, EDISON, BRICK AND RED BANK ARE OFFERING COVID-19 TESTING. PLEASE CALL TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR TESTING AT 1-855-WALK-INS, (1-855-925-5467) EXTENSION 0.

TESTING LOCATIONS:

MARLBORO | MARLBORO MEDICAL ARTS BUILDING, 479 ROUTE 520, MARLBORO, NJ
If you have an appointment for a COVID-19 test in Marlboro, please email forms to Marlboro@immcare.com

EDISON | WICK SHOPPING PLAZA, 561 US HWY 1 SOUTH, EDISON, NJ
If you have an appointment for a COVID-19 test in Edison, please email forms to Edison@immcare.com

BRICK | 8 BRICK PLAZA, BRICK NJ
If you have an appointment for a COVID-19 test in Brick, please email forms to Brick@immcare.com

RED BANK | 46 NEWMAN SPRINGS ROAD EAST, RED BANK, NJ
If you have an appointment for a COVID-19 test in Red Bank, please email forms to RedBank@immcare.com

Mental Health Assistance

New Jersey has many helplines/hotlines that are open and ready to help answer your questions or just hear your concerns.
If you are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed due to COVID-19, please call 877.294.HELP (4357) for emotional support, guidance and mental health referrals as needed. Live assistance from trained professionals is available from 8:00am - 8:00pm seven days a week. Visit njmentalhealthcares.org

Ocean Mental Health Services is continuing their mission to help those that need detox assistance and are currently in need of donations of gloves, masks, and thermometers. You can  Kathy Greene, Director of Adult Residential and Community Outreach Services at kgreene@oceanmhs.org. OceanMHS shared that thier “priority right now is making sure that the people we serve have everything they need as we all navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic. For some individuals, this means delivering 14 days worth of food staples. For others, they need to receive medication or have blood work drawn to ensure their psychiatric stability. Please know all of our employees are using universal precautions and adhering to the guidelines set forth by the CDC and local health centers.”

Helpful Apps

Below are a few helpful apps, amongst many available.  We do not have any partnership nor endorsement with the apps below, they are just a helpful introduction to the help that is available.  Please do the recommended research within each app store to determine which app is right for you.

TalkSpace

Online Counseling & Therapy

MD Live

Online Doctor Visits 24/7

Doctor On Demand

Video Doctor Visits 24/7

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
New Jersey COVID-19 Information
World Health Organization

How It Spreads

What is known about the ways in which COVID-19 is easily spread and transmitted.

Protection Tips

Advice from the CDC on how to protect yourself and others to lower the risk of infection and minimize the spread.

Symptoms

CDC information on what the symptoms are, when to get tested and when to seek medical assistance.

If You Are Sick

Advice on what steps to take when illness is present, provided by covid19.nj.gov

NJ Testing

Testing centers are open in NJ.  Follow this link to the testing centers page at covid19.nj.gov

Mythbusters

Some Covid-19 misconceptions explained by the World Health Organization.