Last updated August 4, 2020

Federal Information

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Official government website has up-to-date information on the symptoms of COVID-19 and what you can do to protect yourself and others from spreading germs.

World Health Organization (WHO)

A world-wide organization that provides information on health coverage, health emergencies, and overall well-being.

USA.gov

Compiles resources on government response to COVID-19 as well as links to other federal pages offering assistance.

Oklahoma State Department of Health

Official Oklahoma website has compiled information on the COVID-19 pandemic and CDC recommendations. A call center is open for anyone with questions. Call: 877-215-8336. Hours change weekly.  Find Executive Order Reports on pandemic statistics in Oklahoma.

For local information on Garfield County

Garfield County Health Department

Local health information and resources.

Garfield County Health Department Facebook

Posts about local testing sites and best practices to #stopthespread

Garfield County Emergency Management

Department that helps prepare for and respond to disasters.

City of Enid

Provides the current Emergency Proclamation from Mayor George Pankonin. Has videos from local shelters, hospitals, and other departments regarding COVID-19 pandemic.

Enid News & Eagle

Gathers local and national news, articles, and other information regarding the pandemic.

Main Street Enid

For updates on local business and restaurant offerings, openings, and other services. They promote downtown Enid.

211 Hotline and United Way

Lookup local resources for disaster relief, food assistance, and other essential needs and services.

211 HeartLine

Serves the communities in NW Oklahoma and helps lead community members to mental health, medical, hotline, and other local services.

For Food Assistance

Enid Public Schools

Serving free grab-and-go meals daily to kids under the age of 18 in Enid. They are serving breakfast and lunch at multiple locations.

Loaves & Fishes

Provides grocery assistance with Emergency Bags & Box Distrubtion on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:00 - 6:00 PM. They ask that all new & returning clients bring their photo ID, proof of address, and IDs/documentation for ALL people in the home, including children.

701 E. Maine
Enid, OK 73701
580-540-9830
Info@loavesandfishesnwok.org

Salvation Army

Provides dinner to those in need. View the video on what our local Salvation Army is providing.

Temporary Housing

Salvation Army

Resources for men, women, and families

516 N Independence

Enid, OK 73701

580-237-1910

Email: John.Edmonds@uss.salvationarmy.org

YWCA Enid

Resources for women and children. Offers emergency crisis-intervention services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

525 S Quincy

Enid, OK 73701

580-234-7581

Email: ywca@ywcaenid.com

Assistance for Seniors

RSVP (Mobile Meals)

Offering  Commodity Boxes for curbside pickup only throughout the month of April. Call them at 580-237-1447.

602 S. Van Buren
Enid, OK 73701

Eldercare Locator

Nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers to local resources.

Senior Info Line

Connects seniors to local information and resources.

(800) 211-2116

For Local Businesses

U.S. Small Business Administration

The government has expanded the existing economic injury disaster loan program, which offers low-interest loans to cover most business expenses. Learn about available coronavirus relief options.

Oklahoma Department of Commerce

Provides information on available emergency funding programs and loans. Provides guides and resources on filing unemployment and medical leave.

Enid Regional Development Alliance

Partnered with the Autry Technology Center, Greater Enid Chamber of Commerce and REI Oklahoma to provide information for local businesses seeking emergency funding and loans. Also contains information for job-seekers.

 

For Restaurant Workers, Servers, & Bartenders

Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

Funding and assistance for restaurant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unemployment Resources

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Works to provide employment security and and economic stability to Oklahoma persons.

added unemployment benefits for workers

Housing, Childcare, & Other Assistance

Community Development Support Association (CDSA)

Resources on housing, child care, diaper bank, employment and more.

Garfield County Department of Human Services 

Apply for SNAP benefits and other assistance for families, including housing and medical care.

Avoiding Scams

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Fraudulent accounts have been opened using others' personal information. To report unemployment fraud, fill out the online form.

Federal Trade Commission

Read their tips for avoiding scams, and what they are doing to dispel them.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Information on cyber threats and other scams on the pandemic.

Department of Health and Human Services

Information on Medicaid and treatment scams.

Internal Revenue Service

Learn about the Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Checks), when to expect them, and scams to avoid in relation to the checks. Remember: the IRS will NEVER call, text, email, or contact you through social media asking for personal or bank account information. Avoid clicking on any links or attachments in emails regarding the stimulus checks.

Important Hotlines

24/7 Crisis (with YWCA):                                                                                                                                                                                                      ☎️ 580-234-7644 OR 1-800-966-7644

Youth & Family Services Of Northwest Oklahoma Helpline:
☎️ 1-866-324-2085
💻 https://yfsenid.org/

Disaster Distress Helpline:                                                                                                                                                                                          ☎️ 1-800-985-5990 (TTY 1-800-846-8517) or text TalkWithUs to 66746
💻 https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
☎️ 1-800-273-8255 (TTY 1-800-799-4889)
💻 https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/talk-to-someone-now
💬 Online chat available

National Domestic Violence Hotline:
☎️ 1-800-799-7233 (TTY 1-800-799-7233) or text LOVEIS to 22522
💻 https://www.thehotline.org

National Sexual Assault Hotline:
☎️ 1-800-656-4673
💻 https://hotline.rainn.org
💬 Online chat available

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Helpline:
☎️ 1-800-662-4357
💻 https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

Youth Crisis Text Line:
☎️ Text "I need help" to 741741
💻 https://www.crisistextline.org

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