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United Way of Greenville 2-1-1
- Use the United Ways 2-1-1 line to gain access to human service agencies and community resources. Just dial 211 to find information on housing and food assistance.
Caring Corner Food Pantry
- Available by appointment. Call (864) 483-4827
SNAP (Food Stamps Program)
- Provides financial assistance to people who need help purchasing groceries. Use the link above to see if you qualify for assistance.
South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
- SC Department of Employment and Workforce website will allow you to apply for unemployment insurance.
SC Child Care
- DSS is offering child care assistance to parents who work for companies or government agencies deemed essential during this pandemic.
Clemson Food and Service Map
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has created a Food Access Map as part of its efforts to aid Upstate residents facing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The map includes nearly 400 providers across 10 counties complete with information on the type of assistance they provide as well as operating hours and availability.
Greenville County Schools
Podcasts About COVID-19 for Children Ages 5 to 12
The Show About Science: "The Coronavirus with Tara C. Smith"
Tara C. Smith has studied infectious diseases for twenty years in the U.S. and other countries around the globe. She joins Nate on this episode to talk about a topic that's making everyone nervous - the coronavirus. (For ages 5-12)
FunKids Science Weekly: "Coronavirus Questions Answered & The Goblin Shark"
Host Dan is joined by friend-of-the-show Professor Lucy Rogers to separate fact from fiction when it comes to COVID-19. Also in this episode: Lying deep in the ocean is a 'living fossil' that looks like it came from outer space. (For ages 5-12)
Curious Kid Podcast: "Curious About Coronavirus"
Hosts Jacob and six-year-old-Olivia discuss and learn about the coronavirus. Why does it have that name? Where did it come from? Why is it spreading so quickly? What happens if you get infected? How can you protect yourself from the virus? (For ages 5-12)
brains on! "Staying Home: How Social Distancing Helps Fight Coronavirus"
In this episode, brains on! explains the strategy behind social distancing and flattening the curve. The hosts talk with a doctor on the front lines helping people get better and address questions including “Can our pets get sick too?” (For ages 5-12)
Tumble: "Answering Kids’ Coronavirus Questions"
Coronavirus is scary and complicated for kids to understand. Tumble collected questions from listeners and in this episode, Dr. Juan Dumois, an infectious disease pediatrician, answers them and provides more information. (For ages 5-12)
Tumble: "Coronavirus: Preguntas y Respuestas Para Niños"
Si tienes preguntas sobre el coronavirus, tenemos las respuestas. El coronavirus nos está afectando a todos y puede parecer peligroso y difícil de entender. Por esta razón, Tumble reunió preguntas de sus oyentes y contactó con un experto para responderlas. Le preguntamos al Dr. Juan Dumois, un médico pediátrico de enfermedades infecciosas, lo que todos nos estamos preguntando, especialmente los niños (For ages 5-12)
Tumble: "Where Do Viruses Come From?"
How do animals get viruses and pass them on to humans? That’s what listener Ian wanted to know. Tumble explores the science of virology, the study of viruses. Virologist Dr. Jasdave Chahal explains how coronavirus jumped through two species to impact humans and where it came from in the first place. Listeners learn how scientists discover viruses before even seeing them, and how they build the tools to fight back. (For ages 5-12)
brains on! "Understanding Coronavirus and How Germs Spread"
It’s impossible to miss the news about coronavirus, but you probably still have lots of questions. What exactly is it? How do other people catch it? Can I protect myself? In this episode, brains on! breaks down what we know about this new virus and tells you how to stay safe. (For ages 8-12)
But Why? "Coronavirus For Kids, and The Science Of Soap"
As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, the World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic. But Why answers questions about the virus with infectious disease doctor Krutika Kuppalli, who studies global pandemics. Chemistry professor Palli Thordarson from the University of New South Wales explains why washing your hands with plain old soap and water is so effective against germs. (For Ages 8-12)