Resources and Tools

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

There is an abundance of resources and tools for people and organizations to use to fight the spread of COVID-19 and build community knowledge as we pivot our movement building and limit our in-person interaction. Here is our list of resources and tools, which we will keep updating as we get more information. 

To read our full organizational response to COVID-19, visit our Long Beach Forward blog.

 

If you have a resource to share on this page that would be relevant to our community or movement builders, contact sylvana@lbforward.org

For the latest health information and news, visit www.longbeach.gov/covid19 or call the City of Long Beach's hotline at 562-570-INFO (4636). Please call your healthcare provider to determine if testing is needed. Stay safe out there and remember: #PowerNotPanic!

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Movement Strategy

Family Resources

Government Resources

Research and Knowledge

  • Flattening the Curve: Given all the major events and large gatherings that are shuttering, it’s important to understand why we need to do this. Our goal is to flatten the curve. Our healthcare system is currently being pushed hard with the influx of cases (and potential cases). The number of cases will increase and we want to make sure we can manage the increased load.

  • Get the facts straightCBC News medical contributor and family physician Dr. Peter Lin breaks down the facts about what it is, where it came from, how it spreads and what you can do to protect yourself.

  • Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day

School Resources and Information

  • Free meals for Children During School Closure: LBUSD will provide meals to children during the coronavirus school closure period.  Nutritious meals will be offered free at breakfast and lunch to children ages one to 18 at all LBUSD school locations, (except for California Academy for Math and Science located at California State University, Dominguez Hills campus) for the first week of the closure.  The school district will then evaluate its meal services and revise as necessary the schedule and operating locations for all future weeks of the school closure period.

  • LBUSD Coronavirus HomepageView LBUSD's coronavirus web page for updates from the school district and partnering agencies.

  • Updates on Education Centers: Provided by the Long Beach Early Childhood Education Committee

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Race and income do not determine one's future in Long Beach—it's a community where everyone is safe, connected, and healthy.

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To create a healthy Long Beach with low-income communities of color by building community knowledge, leadership, and power.

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