Covid-19 Community Resources – Don’t Wait to Get Help
- Renter Relief Program – for all eligible Allegheny County residents. Submit an application today.
- pa211sw.org – local renter’s assistance for Southwestern pennsylvania
- Just Shelter – local assistance to prevent eviction
- Jefferson Community Directory – a directory of local organizations that cover behavioral health, healthcare, infant/child/student, immigrants and seniors services.
- Nolo – free legal forms & guides. Legal updates & information specific to Covid-19, including eviction help, consumer protection, debt management, and much more.
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COVID-19 Testing Available at Community Health Clinics in Allegheny County
PITTSBURGH – Testing for COVID-19 is now available at federally qualified health centers in Allegheny County and through Pittsburgh Mercy, a certified community behavioral health clinic.
The tests will be offered at no charge, and patients do not need a doctor’s referral. Anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should get tested.
Symptoms include: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell. This is not a list of all possible symptoms. Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
To schedule an appointment, visit alleghenycovidtesting.com or call the clinic nearest you.
Participating health clinics include:
In order to best serve residents with questions and concerns about COVID-19, Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) has partnered with United Way 211 to offer a 24/7 hotline. Please call 888-856-2774 to speak with a representative. Language services available.
COVID-19 Rumor Control
The Allegheny Health Department has put together a FAQ to counter rumors and misinformation in regards to COVID-19.
World Health Organization COVID-19 FAQ
Get the latest updates about Coronavirus disease pandemic from WHO.
CDC COVID-19 FAQ
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention provides up-to-date information on your health and well-being during the pandemic.
COVID-19 Interactive Map and Statistics
Get the latest worldwide stats with this interactive map from Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.