Community Resources and Information

Want the best information on resources and assistance available to you during the COVID19 outbreak? Call 211 or visit this website to find information on a wide variety of community resources.

Food and Emergency Services

Are you and your family in need of food? Check out these local resources.

Food finder: Click here to find a food pantry closest to you.

Helping Hands – High Point Food Pantry: Click here for more information on food assistance. To schedule an appointment to pick-up food, please call 336-886-2327 ext. 1. You will need a valid photo ID and proof of residency (current utility bill, lease, or other legal document with your name and address) to pick-up food.

Salvation Army – High Point – Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance: Click here for more information on the Salvation Army’s food pantry and other valuable services.

Face masks for Greensboro residents

Starting April 29, Greensboro residents can pick-up a free face mask for every member of their family. Click here for time and location information to pick-up your free mask!

If you are over 65 years of age, have a disability, or are handicapped:

Call Horizon Medical Network at 336-355-6559 for assistance with delivery of household supplies, food, and pharmacy prescriptions.

 

COVID-19 reliable information

Want the latest information on COVID-19 in North Carolina? Text COVIDNC to 898211 to receive alerts and news texted directly to your phone.

 

World Health Organization – Coronavirus updates around the world

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North Carolina Coronavirus information

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What to do if you are sick

Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus

Handwashing Videos and Recommendations – CDC

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High Point University’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic
Sick Policy (revised March 2020)

We want to ensure the safety of our patients and students. Please follow basic precautions at all times to help stay healthy:

  • Wash your hands if they are visibly dirty. Use soap and water for at least 20 seconds. This is about the time it takes to sing the Happy Birthday song twice.
    • Clean your hands if they do not look dirty with alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains 60%-95% alcohol.
    • Wash your hands before and after eating; after going to the bathroom, after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.
    • Cough or sneeze into your elbow. DO NOT sneeze or cough directly into your fist or hand.
    • Try to touch your face less.
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects.

For patients attending HPU’s Pro Bono Physical Therapy Clinic – – if you are not feeling well, please stay at home.

  • If you have fever, please do not come to your physical therapy appointment. It is essential that you do not have a fever for a MINIMUM of 72 hours (3 days) before returning for a physical therapy appointment. Please do your best to cancel in a timely manner.
    • If you are actively coughing, sneezing, or experiencing flu-like symptoms, please do not come to your physical therapy appointment. Please do your best to cancel in a timely manner.
    • If you arrive to the clinic and we find that you have fever, we will not continue with the remainder of your appointment. You will be rescheduled when you’ve been free of fever for a minimum of 72 hours (3 days).
    • If you arrive to the clinic and we find that you are sneezing, coughing, or have the chills, we may not continue with the remainder of your appointment. You may be rescheduled when you have been free of symptoms for a minimum of 72 hours.
    • If you are experiencing any upset stomach symptoms (vomiting or diarrhea), please do not come to therapy. Please reschedule when symptoms have stopped for at least 48 hours.

Please reference this website to determine if you are safe to return to physical therapy or any other type of public outing: CDC What to do if you are sick guidelines