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COVID-19 Information and Resources for Parents

A Message from Rachael Gazdick, CEO:

In accordance with NYC school closures, New York Edge programs are suspended through at least April 20, 2020. We stand with our school communities as we work together to slow the spread of the virus and to protect students, educators, staff and their families. 

On this page, you can find updates on NYC schools from the Mayor’s Office and Department of Youth and Children’s Services as well as resources for accessing food, at home learning and health and wellness. Please keep checking back for new resources and updates.



Talking to Kids About Racism and Justice

A List for Parents, Caregivers & Educators


Staying Healthy

NYC Department of Health COVID-19 Factsheet
*Text COVID to 692-692 and for updates in Spanish, text COVIDESP to 692-692 to receive regular SMS texts with the latest news and developments from NYC.

Meditation for Kids

Mets on the Move


Resources for Food and Nutrition

NYC Department of Food Policy Emergency Food Assistance or call the Emergency FoodLine at 866-888-8777

NYC Food Help

Food Bank for NYC


Learning Resources

TeachRock

PBS LearningMedia

NatGeo@Home

NYC Department of Education’s Resources for Learning at Home

Scholastic’s Free Resources for School Closures

TedED’s Learning Videos

USA Today’s Roundup of 6 Virtual Tours You Can Take from Home


Education.com 5 Day Independent Study

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade


STEM Class

Xplore Portable Electric Power, Charge Your Batteries

Xplore Fire Forensics, Be The Investigator


Arts

Join author and illustrator Mo Willems for Lunch Doodles

Learn the Japanese art of paper folding with these fun projects

Virtual Tour of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France

Virtual Tour of the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Virtual Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Virtual Tour of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Germany

Virtual Tour of the Uffizi Gallery, Florence Italy


College Readiness

College Board SAT Practice Test


Resources From Fidelis Care

COMMUNITY RESOURCES HEALTH INSURANCE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS: (these videos are up on our Instagram and Facebook)

Do you or does your family need health insurance? Visit https://www.fideliscare.org/blog/year-round to learn about quality, affordable coverage or call 1-866-435-9521; TTY: 711

Resources for those interested in Health Insurance options now that State allows for enrollments/changes to existing health plan via phone:

English: https://www.fideliscare.org/Your-Online-Community-Office

Spanish: https://www.fideliscare.org/es-us/Your-Online-Community-Office-es-US

FOR FIDELIS CARE MEMBERS:

Public announcement of our Telehealth benefits being expanded

English Press Release: https://www.fideliscare.org/News?id=316

Spanish Press Release: https://www.fideliscare.org/es-us/News?id=316


Transportation

MTA’s coronavirus page

Port Authority’s coronavirus page

Taxi & Limousine Commission coronavirus