COVID-19 Support Resources

We surveyed thousands of the black community to better understand the questions you need answered about COVID-19. As a result, we have developed the resources below to address your concerns.

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Know the Facts

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic and there are finally vaccines that are effective at keeping people from catching the virus. Understandably, you may have a lot of questions about the vaccine and its safety. So, we have answered some of your burning questions. Learn about vaccine safety, side effects, benefits, how they work, when and where to get a vaccine, and the cost. Hopefully, with this information you will feel empowered to make an informed decision about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

More Facts on Covid-19 ➨

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Know Your Health

For people of color, there are inequities within the healthcare system that may put you more at risk. Navigating the healthcare system can be frustrating and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Partnering with your doctor is one way to empower you to take control of your health. But sometimes, walking out of the appointment may leave you with more questions than answers. We understand this and have created some ideas for you to prepare for visits, the types of questions you should ask, and tips to make visits better.

Tips for Better Doctor Visits ➨

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Know the Difference

Are you asking, “are these symptoms COVID-19, allergies, or the flu?”. If the answer is yes, then you are at the right place. Learn about the difference in symptoms, prevention, and treatment for COVID-19, allergies, and the flu. Then let’s look at those most at risk for COVID-19, getting hospitalized, and dying from the disease. People of color have been disproportionally affected by COVID-19 and we want to make sure you understand the difference between COVID-19, allergies, and the flu and what to do if you do get COVID-19.

Learn the difference ➨

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Know Your Risks

COVID-19 is hurting families of color more than any other group in the U.S. Over ¾ of all deaths from COVID-19 in people under 21 are in people of color. What may be causing this? Learn about pre-existing conditions that may put your child or adolescent more at risk from COVID-19. We also know that the pandemic has been tough on children and adolescents. In addition to health concerns, they may be struggling socially, emotionally, and mentally. So, let’s look at tips to support your child or adolescent’s physical, social, emotional, and mental health during the pandemic.

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Screenings, Testing, and Support

We want to help. If you are at risk for COVID-19, or have asthma or COPD, we can offer you:

  • free lung screenings
  • free COVID-19 testing
  • free COVID-19, asthma and COPD resources
  • free COVID & flu vaccinations
  • free food vouchers
  • free PPE
  • free school supplies
  • ongoing support so you can get the help you need to improve your health.

The Not One More Life Trusted Messengers program is here to support you. All services are free. We work with local churches to offer free COVID-19 and lung screening events.

Do you live where we do not currently offer an event? No worries. You can sign up for our free online screening program called Health Storylines. Call us so we can assist you.

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Free Health Coaching Services

Have you ever wished you had a health coach? Someone to ask your basic questions, help with inhaler technique, or simply navigate your health benefits? Trusted Messengers offers four free telehealth visits to anyone interest4ed. Our certified asthma educators are here to help today!

Free Health App

Health Storylines is a free app for your smartphone. It can:

  • Do a free, 10 minute screening to assess your lung health.
  • Find out if you may have asthma, allergies or COPD.
  • Find out if your asthma or COPD is under good control or not.
  • Access free resources and rewards, including gift cards and more.
  • Connect with free asthma coaching for those who need and want it.
  • Track your daily medications
  • Track your daily symptoms and moods

Your coach will help you download and set up the app.

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