COVID-19 Community Resources

Community Resources

 

The Brown County COAD (Community Organizations Active in a Disaster) has begun to work together with community leaders from local businesses, nonprofits, government, and service organizations to formulate a communication and resource plan for residents and businesses in response to coronavirus (COVID-19).  Your Brown County Chamber of Commerce is actively involved and part of the COAD team.

The COAD recommends that residents remain calm during this ever-changing environment.  Up to date information about resources and available assistance for Brown County residents and businesses will be shared from the committee as this situation develops.   Please follow us on Facebook here. You can also reach us at 812-988-0001 and/or sign up to the following email distribution https://eepurl.com/gWsH1r

For the time being, we recommend that you visit the Indiana State Department of Health or the Center for Disease Control (CDC) page on Coronavirus (COVID-19) which provides the latest updates on source, spread, response, and recommendations.

Brown County COAD will be sharing further resources asap which will include information on local emergency contacts, emergency food assistance, prescription delivery, handwashing, and other important information as this situation evolves. 

If you suspect you are ill, please contact your healthcare provider if you experience symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath and have a recent history of travel to areas affected by COVID-19 or contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19. General questions from the public or health care provider inquiries about COVID-19 may be directed to the ISDH COVID-19 Call Center at the toll-free number 877-826-0011 (available 24/7) or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Local Resource Guide

League of Women Voters of Brown County- Who’s Where In Brown County, Local Government and Community Resource Guide- This guide provides contact information for local resources such as township trustees, employment and household assistance, community resources, health, seniors, and social services.

 

Brown County Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.  You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.