COVID-19

Below are some resources for those impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please contact us at district1@ocfl.net with questions or let us know of additional resources we can add to this page.


General Assistance

211 Help
211 is a vital service that connects millions of people to help. Get expert, caring help.

Neighborhood Centers for Families (NCF)
A one-stop centers that provide residents with a multitude of valuable services within their communities. Funded by the Orange County Citizens’ Commission for Children, services are offered at 13 locations throughout the County. They offer counseling programs, tutoring, employment skills, case management, senior activities, limited health services, and more.


COVID & Antibody Testing Sites and Vaccine Info

COVID-19 Testing Sites
Testing sites in Orange County, Florida

Antibody and Convalescent Plasma Sites
To test for antibodies or donate plasma

Florida Vaccine Info
Go here to sign up for a vaccine. Regardless of availability, we encourage you to create an account if you are eligible for a vaccine.

Orange County Coronavirus Updates
Get the latest info on COVID-19 from Orange County Government


Medical Centers and Health Services

The following medical centers provide health services at low or no cost.

Grace Medical
Grace Medical Home is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to providing health care to those who need it most and to fill a void in our local healthcare system.

Community Health Centers
Community Health Centers (CHCFL) is an organization of Central Florida family health centers that provide high-quality, affordable medical, pediatric, dental and pharmacy care.

Advent Health
24/7 toll-free line for COVID help:
1-877-847-8747 (1-877-VIRUSHQ)
This free service is for Floridians who have questions about COVID-19, including the opportunity to speak with a nurse as appropriate.


Food Assistance

Second Harvest Food Bank
A Central Florida resource for food assistance. Go to the website to find local emergency food providers.

Heart of Florida United Way
Lists 293 food pantries in Central Florida. Enter your zip code to find a location near you or text your zip code to 898-211

Meals of Love
Provides restaurant prepared meals for seniors and adults with a disability in Orange County. For more info, call:
321-360-6315

OCPS Curbside Meals
Curbside meals are served as standard meals prepared for students for the week.  These meals are distributed in bulk during the 90 minute distribution time allotted on Mondays. 


Financial Assistance

Heart of Florida United Way 211
Experiencing hardship due to decreased hours or unpaid leave? Search this online database for services.

Catholic Charities of Central Florida
Homelessness Prevention through Family Stability programs.
Call: 407-658-1818
All applications created through 211.

Christian Service Center for Central Florida
The Family & Emergency Services program can assist qualifying families and individuals with one-time financial assistance to help pay a rent, mortgage or utility bill

The Salvation Army – Orlando
Emergency Financial Assistance is offered only on a limited basis. To qualify for our program, you must have encountered an unforeseen or unexpected emergency that can be supported by documentation.

Florida’s Unemployment/ Reemployment Assistance
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has a mobile-friendly online application for individuals filing a new Reemployment Assistance claim. Contact Commissioner Wilson’s Office if you are having problems with your application.

AT&T Low-cost Internet
Access from AT&T provides low-cost internet service for eligible households.*


Homeowners and Mortgage Payments

Mortgage companies, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are offering homeowners flexibility.

Orange CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security)

COVID Relief Programs
COVID relief programs offered by the county

Eviction Diversion Program
We are now accepting applications.


For assistance navigating through these resources or additional assistance, please email district1@ocfl.net