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COVID-19 Resources

The following is a list of resources available to those who have been affected by COVID-19 and need assistance.

Louisiana 211 Network

Contact the Louisiana 211 Network with questions about coronavirus by dialing 211 or texting the keyword LACOVID to 898211


Louisiana Workforce Commission

To file an unemployment claim, go to or call 866-783-5567.


Medicaid Resources

Persons who have lost a job or have reduced hours may be eligible for Medicaid.  They can apply by phone by calling 1-888-342-6207 or online at

SNAP (Food Assistance)

Louisiana residents can text GETSMAP to 898211, email, or call 1-888-LA-HELP-U (1-888-524-3578) for information on receiving food assistance.


Small Businesses

Business owners impacted by COVID-19 can obtain information on assistance at and



Those who are affected by COVID-9 can contact the Federal Housing Agency (FHA) for more information on assistance by visiting


Keeping Calm through COVID Hotline

Anyone feeling overwhelmed with stress, fear, or anxiety surrounding the public health emergency can contact 1-866-310-7977.  Trained counselors are available 24/7.  All calls are confidential.

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