Coronavirus outbreak is creating panic among the people of the US. In second week of March 2020, the number of cases increased significantly. People are worried about their health. The situation is getting more serious day by day in the US and other parts of the world including Canada, Europe and Iran. You should take some basic and important steps to decrease the risk of this virus. In the United States, people are looking for helpline number, phone number, and email address to get help or guidance.
In this article, we have provided important list of helpline numbers, set up by various organizations, Government agencies, embassies and so on. So, let’s see! For compiling this article, we spent hours! Help us to share on social media!
COVID-19 Testing (Coronavirus Test) for People Without Health Insurance
In the US, one of the biggest concerns for anyone is cost. If you are not insured (without health insurance) and looking for cheap or no cost option to test yourself, please dial 211. This special helpline number will direct you to special low cost or no-cost providers in your area.
Helpline Number for Managing Stress and Anxiety from COVID-19
If you are too much concerned about coronavirus aka COVID-19, please use this helpline number 911.
Alternatively, you can also use this helpline phone number 1-800-985-5990 (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Helpline). OR you can send text TalkWithUs to 66746. (TTY 1-800-846-8517).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for General Inquiries
CDC is one of the best organizations to contact for any inquiry. They are available 24×7 to save lives and protecting people. Please reach to CDC USA by dialing 800 – 232 – 4636 (TTY 888-232-6348). This helpline number is available 24×7 in English only.
FDA Support of Diagnostics
The FDA has contacted with almost 100 test developers since the starting of 2020. They have also setup a toll-free number, 1-888-INFO-FDA to help all labs with any related questions they might have about the EUA process, getting supplies, or FDA policies.
COVID-19 Helpline Numbers / Coronavirus Hotline Phone Numbers: Location Wise
If you are living in Arizona and looking for helpline related COVID-19, please dial 1-844-542-8201 (The Arizona Poison Control System). They are now taking calls related to newly discovered coronavirus.
The Arkansas Department of Health has set up a phone number to help the people in this situation. Please dial 800-803-7847 to get every bit of information you need related to Coronavirus.
To help the people of Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health has set up a separate helpline to help people. Please dial 1-888-264-2256 to get answered your question about COVID-19 testing, how to process etc. You can also text 888 – 421 – 1266 for more information.
To get tested, you should call your health care provider. If you are uninsured, don’t worry, just go to the drive-up testing lab during working hours. For any help, please dial 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911. You can ask any information, they will able to give you satisfactory answer.
DuPage County (Illinois)
If you are living in DuPage County and looking for support or information related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please call at (630) 221-7030.
If you are living in DuPage County and you are healthcare professionals with concerns about your exposure to the symptoms of COVID-19, please reach to (630) 221-7553 (DCHD Communicable Disease and Epidemiology (CDE)).
If you are in mental stress, emotional distress or in need of emotional support, please reach to (630) 627-1700 DCHD Crisis Hotline.
If you are concerned that you need to be tested, please call your health care provider. Please dial (866) 408-1899 (Delaware Division of Public Health) if you do not have any primary care doctor. For TTY, please dial 1-800-232-5460. To send an email, please use this email address email@example.com
District of Colombia
If you are living in DC area without a primary care provider, please reach to 202-576-1117. We suggest you to call at this number before arriving to any facility in person.
To help the people of Florida, the government has set up a 24×7 hotline to answer your questions related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Their number is 1-866-779-6121 (24×7, Questions, Concerns). This helpline / hotline was launched on March 12.
If you are in emotional stree, have anxiety, or struggling with fear of this virus, please reach at 833-848-1762 to get emotional support.
Greater Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)
If you are living in the area of Greater Philadelphia, please dial 1 (800) 722-7112. This helpline was launched by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. This will be helpful to all people to get information about risk factors, symptoms, if you are exposed, testing resources, social distancing, and more. This helpline will be staffed by medical experts.
If you are looking for general hotline numbers to get help or information about Coronavirus, please call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline 1(800) 889-3931. If you are looking for email support, please save this email address: DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV
To get more information on phone or support regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please dial 317-233-7125 [317-233-1325 after hours]. This phone number is managed by Epidemiology Resource Center. You can send them an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orange County (California)
If you are living in Orange county, please use this phone number +1 (800) 564 – 8448 to get answered your questions from the community about coronavirus (COVID-19) from 8am to 5pm. You can solve your any doubt regarding this newly discovered virus.
Los Angeles County (California)
This helpline is useful for people who get stressed about COVID-19 and looking for help. They can dial (800) 854-7771 to get guidance from Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Access Center 24/7.
The Department of Health & Senior Services Missouri has set up a 24 hour hotline to help the people of the state. Please dial 877-435-8411 to get help regarding novel (new) coronavirus which is also known as COVID-19.
New York State
If you are a person living in the state of New York, please use this number 1-888-364-3065 which was launched as hotline. A special helpline / hotline enables you to get every customized help you want in NY state.
If you are a resident of the state of Texas, and looking for more information or have any question regarding this virus, please use this email address email@example.com Please use this contact email to solve your general inquiry and questions.
If you are looking for phone support, please dial 2-1-1, then choose option 6 to get helpline for questions about COVID-19. This line is available between 7am to 8pm, 7 days per week.
To help people in the state of West Virginia, The Department of Health & Human Resources has set up a hotline 1-800-887-4304 to answer your important questions.
Other Important Coronavirus Helpline Numbers / COVID-19 Helpline Phone Numbers
- State of North Carolina: 1-866-462-3821 (Questions, Concerns)
- Hartford HealthCare: 860.972.8100 or (toll-free) 833.621.0600 (24-hour hotline)
- State of New Jersey: 1-800-222-1222 (The New Jersey Department of Health)
- San Diego: 2-1-1
- Erie County Department of Health: 716-834-3131 (24 Hour Crisis Hotline)
- The Indiana State Department of Health Phone: 877-826-0011 (Toll Free, ISDH COVID-19 Call Center)
- The Indiana State Department of Health Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Massachusetts: 2-1-1
- Massachusetts Informational and referral hotline: 211 (24×7 Helpline)
- Massachusetts Infectious disease emergencies: (617) 983-6800
Indian Embassy USA Helpline Numbers
The Embassy of India has started emergency helpline numbers for the US citizens of Indian origin to guide them. They can also use this helpline number / phone number for any further information. Visa-free facility to OCI card holders also kept in obeyance till 15th April 2020.
202-213-1364 and 202-262-0375 (This number can be used for people from Bermuda, West Virginia, Delaware, Virginia, the District of Colombia, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Maryland). If you are living in these states, please use this email ID email@example.com to send your queries or reach out to the embassy directly.
404-910-7919 and 404-924-9876 (These phone numbers are only valid for people from Alabama, Virgin Islands, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Puerto Rico). If you are living in these states, please use this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
312-687-3642 and 312-468-3276 (These phone numbers are only valid for people from Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, South Dakota, Iowa, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and Minnesota). If you are living in these states, please use this email address: email@example.com
713-626-2149 (These phone numbers are only valid for people from Arkansas, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas). If you are looking for email address, here it is, firstname.lastname@example.org
347-721-9243 and 212-774-0607 (Only applicable to people living in Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Ohio, New Jersey, and New York). You can use this email email@example.com for online support.
415-483-6629 (For people living in Alaska, Wyoming, Arizona, Washington, California, Utah, Guam, Oregon, Hawaii, Nevada, Idaho, and Montana). They can also use this email firstname.lastname@example.org to send their queries and concerns.
Please note that, all these numbers are only meant to travelers (with valid Indian VISA), and Indian origin people.
In case of an Emergency Overseas
Are you an American citizen and got an emergency in overseas? Please dial 1 (888) 407-4747 (US and Canada) or 1 (202) 501-4444 (overseas) to get immediate help or guidance. Alternatively, you can also contact the nearest US Embassy or Consulate for immediate help or guidance.
Hotline Support for Victim of Domestic Abuse
Please dial 1-800-799-SAFE if you are a victim of domestic abuse. You can get free help, and your information will be kept confidential. This hotline support is available 24/7. If you are not comfortable speaking with someone on phone, please use live chat.
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Article last re-published on July 13, 2020.