Coronavirus COVID-19

As we navigate the current health crisis together, our primary concern is, and has always been, the health and wellness of the individuals, families and communities that we serve.

In this unprecedented moment, being connected with each other is more important than ever. While we may be practicing social distancing, staying healthy means not falling into an unhealthy pattern of social isolation. Taking care of our emotional well-being, prioritizing self-care and staying engaged with the important people in your life are among the most critical things we can do during this time.

Our goal is to keep you as informed as possible. We will continue providing regular emails, but we also invite you to read these updates from our national organizations:

For more information please visit the CDC website that outlines the prevention and treatment options currently available.

Advice for Chronic Illness Patients — Preventing Loneliness

NHF/HFA Position on 90-day supply of in-home medication: Click here

Emergency Assistance – GHA provides emergency financial assistance to community members in need. We are currently reviewing our program guidelines to ensure additional assistance is available to community members during this difficult time. Click here for an application.

Unemployment Services-MO click here

Unemployment Services-IL click here

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)

Dial 211 for Essential Community Services click here

Effective immediately, Ameren is suspending all disconnections for non-payment and forgiving any late payment fees for residential and business customers. Normal billing for customers’ usage will continue as usual but if you are having difficulty paying your bill, please contact Ameren’s Customer Care team or go to our Illinois payment assistance page or Missouri payment assistance page to learn about your options. Customer Care: Residential: 800.755.5000 (IL) or 800.552.7583 (MO) Business: 800.232.2477 (IL) or 877.426.3736 (MO)

If you’re  impacted by the Coronavirus and need help with your natural gas service or bill, don’t worry. Contact Spire. We’re in this together, and we’re here to help.

How AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint are offering relief to customers.

Donations – Several people have asked how they can donate to community members who are struggling during this difficult time. Donations can be made by clicking here. All donations go toward supporting bleeding disorder families.  

St. Louis COVID-19 Social Resource List

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Food Pantries

If you are struggling, follow the links below for a list of food pantries in Missouri and Illinois.

Missouri Food Pantries

Illinois Food Pantries


Please visit the page at the URL below for additional information about avoiding scams during this time of crisis.