Dial 211 for local COVID-19 information and resources

By: EMS1 – Sarah Sinning

Many 211 centers are now working with state and local health officials to provide vital COVID-19 information to the public.

Governments are increasingly turning to COVID-19 hotlines to keep their communities informed.

But as we learned earlier this week, when news broke out of Washington State that hotlines were critically inundated, these efforts may not be enough if local conditions worsen and call volumes unexpectedly spike.

That’s why local 211 services are proving to be so vital as communities navigate this crisis.

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