COVID-19


The COVID-19 Situation is an ongoing public health concern. Due to the virus, the clinic has special operating procedures that it must follow. Here are the things you need to know.

What to do if you're looking for our services


Due to the rapidly changing nature of the COVID-19 situation, our normal operations have been changed. Instructions are likely to change day by day, so for the most up to date information please call us at 505-800-7092. We are doing our best to keep up with the current situation and strive to offer the best care possible to our patients. Thank you for your patience.

Resources for Patients


Here are some resources if you are in need during this time. This area includes resources on how to get food, dealing with quarantine, childcare, and mental health resources.

*Any words highlighted in purple are links*

Domestic Violence Resources


911 and the ABQ Police Non-Emergency Number

Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency: (505) 242-COPS (2677)

New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline

Statewide - 1-800-773-3645

Women's Community Association/Shelter from Domestic Violence

Albuquerque - (505) 247-4219

All Faith's Receiving Home - Emergency Shelter for Children

(505) 345-8938

APD Victim Assistance Unit

Albuquerque - (505) 243-2333

Address: 625 Silver SW, Suite 200

Albuquerque Women's Resource Center

Albuquerque - (505) 242-7033

New Mexico Domestic Legal Help Line

Statewide - 1-877-974-3400

Albuquerque - (505) 243-4300

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs

Statewide - 1-888-883-8020

Albuquerque - (505) 883-8020

Morning Star - Advocacy Program for Native American Women

Albuquerque - (505) 232-8299

Resources - Women's Advocacy Group

Albuquerque - (505) 884-1241

Enlace - Habla Español

(505) 246-8972

Restraining Orders

(505) 841-8400

Crime Victim's Reparation Commission

(505) 841-9432

Information About IRS Stimulus Checks and Financial Resources


Coronavirus Financial "Cheat Sheet"

This is an informational page about financial resources during COVID-19. It includes information about Student Loans, IRS Stimulus Checks, Unemployment, Taxes, and Credit Scores.

IRS Economic Impact Payments

The IRS is committed to helping you get your Economic Impact Payment as soon as possible. The payments, also referred to by some as stimulus payments, are automatic for most taxpayers. No further action is needed by taxpayers who filed tax returns in 2018 and 2019 and most seniors and retirees.

IRS Stimulus Check FAQ

Check here to see who is eligible, how much the check is worth, and if you need to take action. For most taxpayers, payments are automatic, and no further action is needed. This includes taxpayers who filed tax returns in 2018 and 2019 and most seniors and retirees.

Additionally, The New York Times released an article with other FAQ resources which you can access here.

Job Opportunities and Unemployment Resources


New Mexico Job Opportunities

There are several businesses looking to hire people to fill high-demand jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. KRQE has put together a list of local businesses that are looking to hire.

100+ Employers Looking for Remote Employees

This is an extensive list of employers searching for employees who can work from home. As of right now there are 1,589 jobs available on the list. Some of them are nationwide, so keep that in mind.

Resources for Free Online Recovery and Support Groups


SMART Recovery Zoom Meetings

Recovery based meetings on the Zoom Online Video Call app

Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, all other anon groups:

Never Alone Club

The Never Alone Club holds meetings every 3 hours.

NA, AA, Alateen, Naranon, etc.

All of the NA, AA, Alateen, Naranon, etc. help lines are listed. Call up and ask for online meeting schedule.

Resources for Internet, Cell, and Cable Services


Free unlimited smartphone data from all four major service providers (Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T)

Thanks to the FCC'S recent "Keep Americans Connected Pledge" which also includes:

- Not terminating service due to an inability to pay -
- Waiving late fees -
- WiFi hotspots -

Free Internet for Low Income Families and Military Veterans

A revised program from Comcast is giving disabled veterans and low-income veterans and military families in the company's service area free internet connections for two months.

Free Comcast Internet for low-income households

60 days of free Comcast Internet for low-income households, the elderly, and veterans - continued service not required, can be cancelled at anytime.

Wifi on Wheels

The Keller administration announced phase one of their new drive-up WiFi site program also known as WiFi on Wheels. The program aims to close the gap for high speed internet and makes internet access available to vulnerable populations.

Here is a Map of the Outdoor Free Wifi Sites

Free access to nightly streaming from the Metropolitan Opera

Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day.

Free Internet Access Offered by Charter

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

Sparklight Internet and Cable Services

Sparklight Internet and Cable Services will be offering free wifi hotspot and cable access. Go to their website or call them at 877-692-2253.

Resources for Free or Subsidized Childcare during COVID-19


Rio Grande Educational Collaborative is offering childcare programs for families affected by the three-week school closure.

Expanding child care for Essential Workers

The City of Albuquerque will be offering free child care to essential workers who need help for children ages 3-5. The city paired up with paid volunteer teachers to open up Herman Sanchez Development Center starting Monday, April 13. Parents, qualified as essential workers, can call 505-767-6504 to register their child.

Expanding child care for first responders and health providers:

During the public health emergency, CYFD will issue full-time child care assistance contracts to first responders and health providers who need child care. Call 1-833-551-0518 to connect with the state’s child care Resource and Referral line or go to www.cyfd.org to download a child care assistance application.

Enabling family, friends, and neighbors (FFN) to deliver paid child care services:

During the emergency health declaration, the state will temporarily register family, friend and neighbor providers who may be eligible to receive child care assistance funding; interested parties can call 1-833-551-0518. Temporary FFN providers will be required to complete a background check, as will all family members over the age of 18 living in their home. Temporary FFN providers will also be required to complete a three-hour online health and safety training and an online CPR training.

Expanding child care access for families: The state has a child care Resource and Referral line to help families find child care

(1-800-691-9067; www.NewMexicoKids.org). Families can also contact their CYFD eligibility specialist via phone or email to let them know they now need full-time care. In addition, all parents receiving child care assistance will have their copays waived during the public health emergency.

Protecting CYFD assistance benefits for families:

Families who choose to keep their children home during the emergency will not lose their CYFD benefits. If a child care center closes and families need services, they may transfer their child care benefits to an alternative CYFD-approved provider — and the state will continue paying subsidies to both providers.

Care Packages


ABQ Care Packages

Families who need extra support during this time of need can fill out the form below to receive a small care package put together by local community organizations.

Robert Sotela Foundation

This organization will provide COVID-19 Care Packages to Albuquerque seniors and children in low income households without transportation.

Check their facebook page as well as their website.

City of Albuquerque Services and Updates


ABQ Coronavirus Resource Catalog

This is a list of resources available to individuals and families in the Albuquerque area. With help from partners, we will keep it updated for as long as it is useful.

How COVID-19 Has Impacted ABQ City Services

(i.e. bus schedules, public events, voting, taxes, utilities, etc.)

https://www.cabq.gov/news/coronavirus-impacts-on-city-services

Artist and Activist Grant by the SOZE Foundation

$2500 to select artists and activists whose income has been impacted by COVID19

Mental and/or Emotional Health Crisis Hotline


New Mexico Crisis and Access Line: 1-855-662-7474

Peer Support Warmline: 1-855-466-1700

Educational Resources


Math Resources for Distance Learning

This guide is most appropriate for families whose children are in Preschool through Fifth Grade.

Lesley University’s Center for Mathematics Achievement in collaboration with the Kentucky Center for Mathematics have put together this resource guide for parents and caregivers to be able to support children’s mathematics learning at home during school closures for the COVID-19 outbreak. All the suggested resources below are free, with the exception of the board games.

20 days free access to Scholastic Learn at Home (up to 3 hours per day)

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. This is a great resource while schools are on break due to the virus.

Free science lessons from Mystery Science (K-5th)

Mystery Science is the creator of the most popular science lessons in U.S. schools. They've curated this starter set of science lessons that you can use remotely.

AmazingEducationalResources.com

A list of companies offering educational resources while schools are closed. This is an extensive list of educational resources for students from preschool to the university level.

Wifi on Wheels

The Keller administration announced phase one of their new drive-up WiFi site program also known as WiFi on Wheels. The program aims to close the gap for high speed internet and makes internet access available to vulnerable populations.

Here is a Map of the Outdoor Free Wifi Sites

APS High School Seniors: APS Graduation Plan for 2020

For now, APS is planning a virtual senior celebration. The District had to cancel all high school graduation ceremonies that were planned for mid-May. APS said they hope to reschedule the ceremonies if the coronavirus spread comes to a stop and the state’s health order is lifted.

Free eBooks

There are multiple websites that have free eBooks that you can access online.

APS Google Chromebooks for Students

Beginning Wednesday, April 15, the families of elementary and middle school students who don't have a computer at home will be able to check out Chromebooks.

Free Storage for Displaced College Students with U-Haul

As growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continue to disrupt, U-Haul® is stepping forward with an offer of goodwill to college students affected in the U.S. and Canada. Students will be able to store their items for 30 days free of charge.

New Mexico Specific Educational Resources


ABQ Coronavirus Educational Resource Catalog

At-home activities and learning / Actividades y aprendizaje en casa

APS Student Meal Pickup Sites

If you relied on your child's school to aid in getting lunch, APS has set up lunch pick up sites that you can go to.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday

The ABQ Library System

The library system an incredibly underrated gem with a ton of programs. Go explore their website here.

New Mexico Unemployment Insurance

New Mexico has expanded who qualify for Unemployment Insurance (this includes those who have had hours cuts) and loosened requirements.

You can find out more information here.

Resources for Food and Nutrition for Those in Need


Drive-Up Milk Pickup

If you need milk, you can go to the drive up with Rasband Dairy at 7116 Isleta Blvd Albuquerque, NM.

Resources for Elderly and Advanced Age Citizens


Senior Meals

Seniors in need of a meal, but unable to make it to their Senior Center; please call: 1-800-432-2080 or call your local senior center.

The following centers will temporarily serve as lunch distribution sites between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., where individuals can pick up their meal outside the Center and take it home:

Barelas Senior Center (714 7th St SW)
Los Volcanes Senior Center (6500 Los Volcanes Rd NW)
Manzano Mesa Multi-Gen Center (501 Elizabeth St SE)
North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center (7521 Carmel Ave NE)
North Valley Senior Center (3825 4th St NW)
For meal services at other senior meal sites, check cabq.gov/seniors for the most current information.

NM Aging and Long Term Services Department

This organization will assist in locating services for seniors in need of grocery shopping help, picking up prescription medications, and finding childcare for seniors caring for their minor grandchildren or family, as well as Medicaid/Medicare Assistance.

Prescriptions

If you are unable to leave your home for prescription medication pickup please call 505-768-2084, Or if you are in Albuquerque please call 1-866-699-4927. If outside of Albuquerque please call 928-871-6868. Navajo Nation Prescription med pick up please call 505-629-8544.

Aging and Disability Resource Center

Disability and Medicaid/Medicare Waiver Services call the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 1-800-432-2080.

Aging and Disability Resource Center

Disability and Medicaid/Medicare Waiver Services call the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 1-800-432-2080.

Long Term Care Concerns

If you are worried about communicating with a loved one in a nursing home facility or are worried about them call the Long Term Care Ombudsman at 1-866-451-2901.

Getting Groceries

Any grocery stores, including Smiths, Albertsons, Dollar General, and Target, are reserving time for only seniors to shop throughout the week to ensure they can get what they need in a clean, safe environment.

Resources for Sex Workers and Sex Industry


Street Safe New Mexico

Street Safe NM will be offering “Safe Date Kits” which include hand sanitizer, condoms, and antibacterial mouthwash.

You can also follow them on Facebook for more updates about free items and assistance they will be offering to ALL sex workers and sex industry workers during this time.

Resources for Food/Bar Industry Workers


USBG National Charitable Foundation’s Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

Bartenders, Cocktail Servers, or any Bar Staff needing financial support.

Pet and Animal Resources


Curbside Pickup for Dog Food and Other Animal Supplies

Long Leash On Life Pet Store is offering curbside pickup at their store. Just make sure to call ahead at 505-299-8800.

Their address is:
Long Leash On Life®
9800 Montgomery Blvd N.E., Ste 13
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111