HAP has free hand sanitizers and face coverings available for the community. Request them by contacting (651) 304-6236 or askHAP@hmong.org.

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Face Masks
Hand Sanitizers
Planning Ahead for an Illness
Mental Health Resources
Resources for Victims and Survivors of Violence
COVID-19 Pregnancy and Postpartum Resources
COVID-19 Disability and Chronic Illness Resources
Health Insurance

Face Masks

  • A Mask for Everyone Initiative in Ramsey County – Donate or request a mask through Ramsey County’s A Mask for Everyone program. This initiative ensures that Ramsey County residents have access to face masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Masks are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. They are also available to businesses and community groups serving county residents.
  • Making Masks Comfortable for Kids – click here

Hand Sanitizers

  • Updated FDA Banned Sanitizer List – click here
  • Serious Adverse Health Events Associated with Methanol-based Hand Sanitizers – click here

Planning Ahead for an Illness

  • Resource to plan for alternate short-term care for children in the event that guardians become ill – EnglishSpanishHmongSomali
  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease: click here

Mental Health Resources

  • Supporting Mental Well-being During COVID-19 – click here
  • Coping Strategies for COVID-19 Stress – click here
  • Ramsey County Crisis Outreach – Referral and mobile outreach for adults in Ramsey County experiencing a mental health crisis. Call 651-266-7900 for 24/7 assessment.
  • Crisis Text Line – The 24/7 emergency service is available if you or someone you know is experiencing a psychiatric or mental health crisis. Text MN to 741741
  • County Crisis Contacts – access a directory of mental health crisis phone numbers by county here: For Adults | For Children
  • Minnesota Warmline: Are you an adult needing support? Talk to a specialist who has firsthand experience living with a mental health condition. Open Monday-Saturday, 12pm to 10pm. Call 651-288-0400 | Toll Free 855-WARMLINE or 877-404-3190 or text “Support” to 85511
  • Peer Support Connection Warmline: Peer-to-peer telephone support that’s safe and supportive. Talk to a specialist who has firsthand experience living with a mental health condition. Open 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. Call or text 844-739-6369
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: The 24/7 lifeline provides support when in distress, has prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and resources for professionals. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Disaster Distress Helpline: Offers crisis counseling and support if you or a family member is experiencing emotional distress related to a disaster. Call: 1-800-985-5990
  • Support for People with Mental Illness Who Are Sick with COVID-19 – click here
  • Mental Health and Resiliency Tools for Health Care Workers – click here
  • Disaster Mental/Behavioral Health and Emergency Preparedness – click here
  • Centering Breathing Techniques – click here
  • Practicing Self-Compassion – click here
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield & TPT Mental Health videos – English | Hmong
  • Tips and Resources for Children and Parents During COVID-19: click here
  • CDC: Helping Children Cope During and After a Crisis
  • CDC – Printable Coping Strategies Activity and Coloring Book
  • PBS – How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During Coronavirus
  • Youth Voices of Experience – New online magazine and podcast created by youth to raise awareness about mental health.
  • Minneapolis Youth Congress: Is Anxiety on the Rise? – Video
  • Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 – click here

Resources for Victims and Survivors of Violence

COVID-19 Pregnancy and Postpartum Resources

  • Breastfeeding during the current health crisis – click here
  • Breastfeeding and Caring for Newborns while Having COVID-19 – click here
  • Things to Know if You’re Pregnant During COVID-19 – click here

COVID-19 Disability and Chronic Illness Resources

  • Access to Support for Patients with Disabilities and Pediatric Patients in Hospital Settings – click here
  • Information Regarding Disabilities and Special Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic – click here
  • Managing Chronic Conditions during COVID-19 – Older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Learn about basic steps older adults can take to protect themselves – click here

Health Insurance

  • MNsure Health Insurance enrollment dates are November 1, 2021 through January 15, 2022. You may qualify to enroll outside of these dates through MNsure’s Special Enrollment Period (SEP) if you lost or will lose coverage because of any of the following reasons: losing employee-sponsored coverage, a change to a dependent’s status, reaching the end of your non-calendar year plan, or losing coverage in Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare.
  • Community Health Centers – If you don’t have a health care provider or are uninsured, contact a federally qualified Community Health Center.