Broward County has compiled information on government assistance programs, financial companies, non-profit organizations and utilities willing to help those affected by the Corona Virus.
A listing of Behavioral and Mental Health Resources is available here Headline.
There are many ways to apply for Rental Assistance. For more information, Visit www.Broward.org/RentAssistance.. Applications are taken online and in person. A call center is also available at (888) 692-7203.
If you've lost a loved one due to COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance for funeral expenses suffered after Jan. 20, 2020, through FEMA's COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program.
State law prohibits an unconscionable increase in the price of essential commodities needed as a direct result of a declared state of emergency. With respect to the COVID-19 declared state of emergency, the following consumer products are currently considered essential commodities: Protective masks and face shields used to protect you from others if you are sick; Sanitizing and disinfecting supplies, such as hand gel, wipes, and disinfectant sprays; All personal protective equipment (PPE), including gowns, booties, gloves, and other protective gear; COVID-19 test kits, swabs and related consumable medical supplies used in administering tests. Are you seeing any of these items being sold at unreasonably excessive prices? Report the store or individual today at the Price Gouging Reporting Form.
Medical/ Prescription Resources
Florida Blue has opened a free line to the Public Emotional Support Help Line at (833) 848-1762.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides resources to help address questions regarding FDA regulated medical products and COVID-19.