The CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Cases of COVID-19 also are being reported in a growing number of countries internationally, including the United States. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.
While The Jewish Pavilion offices are basically closed to the public and open by appointment only, with most staff working remotely,The Orlando Senior Help Desk (407-678-9363) remains available to assist caregivers, seniors and their families through this time of emergency by providing information and referrals regadring senior services throughout Central Florida. If you do not reach us, please leave a message and we will do our best to have the appropriate person return your call.
Your primary source of information regarding the COVID-19 Corona Virus should be the Center for Disease Control. Click below to be connected to their website.
For information regarding Florida specifically, contact the Florida Department of Health. Their hotline 24/7 phone number is 866-779-6121. Click below to be connected to their website.
If you need assistance during these trying times, the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs has numerous programs that my help. You can call them at 800-96-ELDER (800-963-5337) Click below to be connected to their website.
Review case, monitoring and PUI information on the latest COVID-19 Daily Report. Review long-term care facilities that have or have had COVID-19 cases. Listed facilities may or may not currently have positive cases of COVID-19 in residents or staff. from the Florida Department of Health. About mid-way down the page.
This YouTube video from JoAnn Fabrics has great tips and tricks to make home-made masks. Please check out the Jewish Pavilion Website for more information as to help the Mask Challenge and make masks for our elder-care workers.
The Jewish Pavilion, our parent organization, is doing all it can to maintain its mission of enriching the lives of seniors in elder-care communities during this time. For information about programs such as the Mask Challenge, Toasted Food Trucks, Cards and remote programs for seniors, check out the Pavilion website. Click below to get the the Jewish Pavilion Corona Virus Update.