In light of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Long Island Crisis Center would like to share some important information and resources for our community:

  • Long Island Crisis Center’s hotline remains available 24/7. If you are in crisis or need emotional support, please call LICC at (516) 679-1111
  • If you have any questions or concerns specific to Coronavirus, Nassau County has established a Coronavirus Hotline: 516-227-9570
  • New York State has also established a Coronavirus hotline which can be reached at 888-364-3065
  • Nassau County has developed a FAQ Tip-sheet on Coronavirus: Click here to view.

Tips for Preventing Spread

  1. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  2. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw it in the trash.
  3. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  4. Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
  5. Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  6. Avoid close contract with people who are sick .

(Source: Nassau County Department of Health – Click Here to View PDF)

Practice Self Care

During times of uncertainty, it is important to practice self care. Try not to listen to news about the Coronavirus 24/7. Turn off the TV, do some deep breathing, listen to some music, take a walk, etc. If you need any support, LICC’s counselors are available 24/7 at 516-679-1111.

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