Coronavirus Community Resources

 

COVID-19 VACCINE RESOURCES

The COVID-19 vaccine is one of our best tools to crush this virus, get Nevadans back to work, and help our schools transition safely to in-person learning. As vaccine production ramps up, it will gradually become available to more people and available at more locations throughout Southern Nevada. Please see the links below for more information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.

ABOUT THE COVID-19 VACCINE

COVID Vaccine Facts
https://www.immunizenevada.org/covid-19-faq

VACCINATION APPOINTMENTS
Where, when, and who can get the vaccine? 

Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline
Contact: 1-800-401-0946

Clark County

Southern Nevada Health District
Contact:
702-759-1900
Informationhttps://covid.southernnevadahealthdistrict.org/vaccine/distribution/

City of North Las Vegas (residents only)
Contact: 702-342-8417
Informationwww.vaxnlv.com

Rural Nevada

Walgreens
https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19

Smith's Food & Drug
https://www.smithsfoodanddrug.com/rx/guest/get-vaccinated

Raley's – Tonopah
Contact: 775-482-6711

ECONOMIC RESOURCES

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

Contact: (775) 684-0350 or (702) 486-0350
Information: Apply for unemployment insurance benefits at UI.NV.gov or contact our office at 702-963-9360 for more info.

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

Paycheck Protection Program
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides loans to help businesses keep their workforce employed during the COVID-19 crisis. 
https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program
The Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grant program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered independent entertainment venues and tourist attractions, to be administered by the SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance.
https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/shuttered-venue-operators-grant#section-header-2

Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) Grants
This program helps eligible businesses invest in personal protective equipment and other technical resources in order to safely reopen and continue operations
https://goed.nv.gov/pandemic-emergency-technical-support-pets-grant/

North Las Vegas Economic Aid Supporting Establishments (EASE) Grants
The NLVCares EASE Fund provides approved businesses wiht a grant equal to three months of their current commercial rent (capped at $50,000), which can be used for any regular business expense. Applications accepted until March 22, 2021. 
bit.ly/NLVease 

Other Small Business Funding Opportunities & Assistance Programs
https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENTS (STIMULUS CHECKS)

Visit www.IRS.gov/eip to get the status of your payment or find other assistance.

TAXES

Nevada Free Taxes Coalition
Nevada Free Taxes Coalition’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides FREE income tax assistance to individuals and families with a household income less than $57,000 per year. Learn more at www.NVFreeTaxes.org.   

RESOURCES FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

Clark County Economic Opportunity Board
The Clark County Economic Opportunity Board administers programs to improve economic self-sufficiency and empowerment for low-income individuals and families. Learn more at https://eobcapsnv.org/

 

HEALTHCARE

HEALTHCARE.GOV
Contact: 1-800-318-2956
Information: President Biden has directed the Department of Health and Human Services to allow individuals to enroll in coverage through www.Healthcare.gov from Feb. 15 – May 15, 2021. 

NEVADA HEALTH LINK
Contact: 1-800-547-2927
Information: Open enrollment for health coverage through www.NevadaHealthLink.com will be available from Feb. 15 – May 15, 2021

COVID-19 INFORMATION, TESTING, AND RESOURCES

Nevada Health Response
Information: Learn about coronavirus mitigation, testing, and statistics at www.nvhealthresponse.nv.gov .

Esta En Tus Manos
Información
: Obtenga información sobre la prevención, las pruebas y los recursos del coronavirus en https://estaentusmanosnevada.com/

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Nevada 211
Information: Nevada 211, a program of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services helps connect Nevadans with mental health services and other public resources in times of need. Learn more at https://www.nevada211.org/mental-health-services/

CHILDREN'S DENTAL CARE

Liberty Dental Plan
Information: This program offers a no-cost opportunity for every child enrolled in Nevada Medicaid through LIBERTY Dental Plan to schedule a virtual check-up with a dental professional. Children will also receive a home kit to stop tooth decay and make teeth strong. Learn more at www.nevadaoralhealth.org

UTILITIES

SOUTHWEST GAS
Contact: 877-860-6020
Information: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Southwest Gas has suspended disconnections for non-payment until further notice. 

NV ENERGY
Contact: 702-402-5555
Information: NV Energy is temporarily suspending disconnections for non-payment and will waive deposits and fees for late payments. They will also provide payment plans as needed.

LAS VEGAS VALLEY WATER DISTRICT
Contact: 702-870-4194
Information: LVVWD has resumed normal billing collections and processes for delinquent and past due accounts. However, they are willing to make payment arrangements for customers experience financial hardship. 

CITY OF NORTH LAS VEGAS – WATER
Contact: 702-633-1484
Information: The City of North Las Vegas has suspended disconnections due to non-payment, but encourages customers to contact them regarding available payment plans and programs.

GREAT BASIN WATER CO.
Contact: 844-694-4404
Information: The company has suspended disconnections due to non-payment, but encourages customers to contact them regarding available payment plans and programs.

INTERNET AND CONNECTIVITY

COX COMMUNICATIONS
Contact: 1-844-221-3930
Information: Cox Communications is suspending late fees and extending payment relief options for customers in the company’s low-cost internet program Connect2Compete who express an inability to pay due to pandemic hardships. This commitment is currently in effect through June 30, 2021

 

FOOD & NUTRITION ASSISTANCE

SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)
SNAP helps low-income families buy nutritious foods from approved grocery stores. If your family is struggling to put food on the table during these difficult times, apply at https://accessnevada.dwss.nv.gov/public/landing-page.

THREE SQUARE
Contact: 702-644-3663
Information: Three Square is expanding the number of emergency food distribution locations. Find a location at https://www.threesquare.org/find-a-pantry

FREE MEALS FOR CCSD STUDENTS
Contact: 702-799-CCSD or visit https://ccsd.nutrislice.com/menu/
Information: The Clark County School District (CCSD) will continue providing breakfast and lunch to students during the closure of our schools. Visit ccsd.nutrislice.com for your nearest distribution center.

INFANT AND TODDLER ASSISTANCE
Contact: Individual organizations below
Information: The below organizations are offering free supplies such as diapers, baby formula, food, and infant clothing. ​

  1. United Labor Agency of Nevada (ULAN): 702-648-3500
  2. St. Jude's Ranch for Children: 702-436-1624
  3. Lutheran Social Services of Nevada: 702-639-1730
  4. HELP of Southern Nevada: 702-369-4357

HOUSING

EVICTION PROTECTION & ASSISTANCE

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Contact: 702-386-1070
Information: President Biden's eviction moratorium halts many evictions through March 31, 2021, but protection is NOT automatic. To qualify for eviction protection, tenants must complete a declaration form and give it to their landlord. Learn more from the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada:
https://lacsn.org/covid-19

RENTAL ASSISTANCE

The CARES Act provides financial assistance for renters experiencing financial hardship or loss of income due to the COVID-19 national emergency. Payments are made directly to the landlord. Apply using the links below.

Clark Countywww.chap.clarkcountynv.gov

Rural Nevadahttps://nvrural.org/renter-services/covid/

MORTGAGE FORBEARANCE & FORECLOSURE

The CARES Act provides a mortgage payment forbearance option for all borrowers who, either directly or indirectly, suffer financial hardship due to the COVID-19 national emergency. Furthermore, the foreclosure moratorium on all government-backed home loans is extended to March 31, 2021

FHA, VA, or other government-backed home loans
http://bit.ly/CARESmortgage

All other home loans
http://bit.ly/CARESpvtmortgage
 

TRANSPORTATION

REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

Fixed Route Transit Service
Contact: 702-228-7433
Information: www.rtcsnv.com

Paratransit Service
Contact: 702-228-4800
Information: Paratransit service is a shared-ride, door-to-door program available for those who are functionally unable to independently use the RTC’s fixed-route transit system either all of the time, temporarily or under certain circumstances.

STUDENT LOANS

FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS

Information: In accordance with President Biden’s executive order signed on Jan. 20, 2021, payments on federal student loans are suspended and will not accrue interest through Sept. 30, 2021. 

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

SOUTHERN NEVADA LEGAL AID CENTER
Contact: 702-386-1070 or info@lacsn.org

UNLV IMMIGRATION LAW CLINIC
Contact: 702-895-2080

LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR MILITARY AND VETERANS
Contact: 775-684-1100 or nvagomla@ag.nv.gov
Information: Members of the military, veterans, and their families have access to free legal assistance through Attorney General Aaron Ford’s Office of Military Legal Assistance program. This program pairs military service members in need of legal assistance with pro bono private legal counsel for civil matters.