Identifying COVID-19 Symptoms


Pre-screening tool for school: symptoms of Coronavirus

Pre-screening Tool for School Attendance(Maine DOE Updated 10.9.20): English


Symptoms of Coronavirus (U.S. CDC)


COVID-19 Child Feels or Appears Unwell Flowchart: PDF Legal Sized


Eval for Sick Child in Schools with PCR Antigen Testing - Maine AAP



COVID Test Site Information:

https://www.maine.gov/covid19/restartingmaine/keepmainehealthy

https://get-tested-covid19.org/

and

https://www.anthem.com/microsites/covid19-assessment/covid-finder.html


Recommendations when making appointments for testing ask:

1. Cost of testing?

2. How long to get the results? What lab are they using?


Through a partnership with the State of Maine, Walgreens is offering Rapid Point of Care testing at no cost to qualifying individuals who have symptoms of COVID-19. To be screened for eligibility and to make an appointment, visit https://www.Walgreens.com/COVID19Testing


Additional Health Resources

The following links will take you to the Center for Disease Control's websites. These sites are updated regularly with current information about the coronavirus (COVID-19). The links have information on how to decrease the spread of the virus at home, school, work and in the community. The sites look to provide answers to many of the questions that we all have regarding health and safety.

  • School Decision-making Tool for Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/decision-tool.html

  • Back to School Planning for In Person Classes

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/pdf/Back-to-School-Planning-for-In-Person-Classes.pdf




Mental Health Services


The FrontLine WarmLine is available from 8 AM to 8 PM, 7 days a week by calling (207) 221-8196 or texting 898-211



For those who are not health care workers, first responders or school staff but are experiencing emotional distress, several other 24/7 resources are available:

  • Statewide Crisis Line: 888-568-1112

  • Intentional Peer Support Warmline to speak with staff who have lived experience with mental health conditions: 866-771-9276

  • Suicide Hotline: 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)

  • 211 and 211maine.org can provide general COVID-19 information, including how to access behavioral health and social service resources

  • Maine DHHS Office of Behavioral Health resources guide


  • Family Violence Project 1-877-890-7788

www.familyviolenceproject.org


  • NAMI Maine Resources - Helpline: 800-464-5767 (press 1)

  • Maine Teen Text Support Line: (207)515-8398

This is available every day from 12 PM - 10 PM. This peer support text line is for youth 14-20 years old and staffed by individuals under 23 years of age.

  • The Trevor Project: A confidential helpline for LGBTQ teens.

Available 24/7. Call 1-866-273-8255