COVID Resources

We want to give a shoutout of thanks to Margaret, Josh, Meg, Aubree, and Skylar—the Youth Ministry Group at FaithMaps, part of the St. Paul’s Church Community. They have been meeting virtually to make newsletters with activity ideas for their congregation and let us know that they gleaned some ideas from this page. In return, they sent us a link to Virtual Theatre Experiences from Home, for which we are very grateful!

COVID-19 Safety Tips for Senior Drivers—From Bankrate.

Online Safety During COVID-19—A guide specifically geared to older adults. From UC Berkeley Extension.

COVID-19 Testing for Homeless Populations—from, which provides other helpful information regarding the coronavirus

When to Get Tested for Coronavirus and What is Coronavirus Testing—also from

A Senior’s Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Home from Coronavirus

How to Stay Safe at the Grocery Store During Coronavirus Outbreak—from AARP

Bypassing our Pandemic Feelings is not the Prescription for Grief—on Elephant Journal

Teaching Technology to Older Adults During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Do Insurers Have Covid-19 Covered?


Addiction Resources During the COVOD-19 Pandemic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

King County Council COVID-19 Financial Help

King County Public Health

National Geographic Coronavirus Coverage

Washington State Department of Health

By Phone:

Community Living Connections, 206-962-8467 or toll free 1-844-348-5464 (KING): Objective, confidential information about community resources and service options.

King County Novel Coronavirus Call Center, 206-477-3977: If you believe you were exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19.

Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center, 800-525-0127: For general questions about COVID-19 or the state’s response. 8 AM – 7 PM.

WA Warm Line, 1-877-500-WARM (9276): Confidential peer support line for those experiencing anxiety, loneliness, etc. Wednesday-Sunday, 5 – 9 PM.

Some ways to keep yourself engaged and entertained

Best 50 Movies on Netflix Right Now, published in The New York Times, March 20.

Writers on the books that bring them comfort, published in The New York Times, March 18.

Corona Support Blog: NWCCA Associate Director Ruth Neuwald Falcon’s virtual community blog, with submissions from as far away as France and Spain, and children as young as 5.

National Emergency Library: A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

Seattle Public Library & King County Library System: Streaming music and video, e-books and audio books to download.

New York Metropolitan Opera Nightly Opera Stream

Period Dramas: Full movies and episodes of historical period costume dramas on YouTube from BBC, PBS Masterpiece, ITV and other places that you can watch for free online.

Poets Respond—A poem written within the last week about a public event that occurred within the previous week will appear every Sunday.

Inside Seattle Rep

Rotterdam Orchestra plays Beethoven’s Ninth from their homes.

Seattle Symphony Live Stream

Seattle Town Hall Archives

Some ways to keep in touch

An article on whether to use Zoom or FaceTime.

Free Conference Call


Online Senior Support Services

ABCs of Combating Isolation from Pioneer Network

Aging and Long Term Support Administration

North East Seattle Together (NEST)

Sound Generations