COVID-19 Resources

Our top priority at AAHP is the safety and the well-being of our program participants and families. Regardless of the environment, this is our top priority every day. See the resources below.

Health and Wellness Education and Guidance

HEALTH PROMOTION CLASSES

AAHP's chronic disease classes provide information and resources on how to prevent and manage diabetes, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's and dementia by focusing on proper nutrition, weight loss, and other critical health matters. Upon signing up, participants will receive a weekly link to join the class. Options are as follows:

  • Tuesdays - focus on health and fitness, 11am - 12pm
  • Wednesdays, 6pm to 7:15pm
  • Thursdays - focus on health and nutrition, 1pm - 2pm
  • Thursdays, 6pm to 7:15pm 

To signup, please call or email Beri Kari-Fonge, MSN Ed., BSN, RN, CM-DN Interim Nurse Case Manager (NCM): virtual cell phone #: 240-324-8044 or  bkari-fonge@mcfarlandassociate.com

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

AAHP's Weight Management Program provides individualized health coaching for County residents who are ready to take the necessary steps to lose five pounds or more. Participants will benefit from weekly 20-30 minute phone conversations to review the principles of weight management, set goals, and plan strategies to overcome barriers that hinder weight loss.

For information or to join the waiting list, contact AAHP at (240) 777-1833 or info@aahpmontgomerycounty.org

 

Emotional Resiliency Resources

Managing anxiety during the COVID-19 Pandemic Tip Sheet
Mental health resources from Everymind.org provide phone, text, and chat support to help manage COVID-19-related anxiety and depression
Well Connected is a telephone and online community made up of participants, staff, facilitators, presenters, and other volunteers who care about each other and who value feeling connected
The National Center for P.T.S.D. (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs factsheet on Managing Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak.
Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 - from the National Association of School Psychologists
Five Ways to View Coverage of the Coronavirus -  the American Psychological Association
Dr. Raymond Crowel, Director of the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, shares a wellness tips for

Testing Dates and Locations

Friday, October 30
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214, Silver Spring

7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

No appointment needed
CDC Mobile Testing Trailer
Lakeforest Mall
701 Russell Avenue
Gaithersburg
(Parking lot near food court entrance, directly in front of Ride On Transit Center)

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Outdoor drive-up clinic; walk-ups welcome
Sligo Adventist Church
7700 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
No appointment needed
Pembridge Square and Amherst Garden Apartments
2315 Blueridge Avenue, Wheaton

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
No appointment needed
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
No appointment needed
St. Matthew's Presbyterian Church
4001 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
No appointment needed
Mary's Center Clinic
344 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
No appointment needed
Thursday, October 22
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
No appointment needed
Germantown (parking garage behind Regal Cinema)
20002 Century Boulevard, Germantown
Outdoor drive-up clinic

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 22 (continued)
White Oak Community Recreation Center
1700 April Lane, Silver Spring

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Rockville City Hall
111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville
No appointment needed
Drive-up and walk up

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CDC Mobile Testing Trailer
Outdoor drive-up clinic; walk-ups welcome
Recreation Department Administrative Building
4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring
Enter the testing site off Bushey Drive

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Middlebrook Garden Mobile Home Community
19515 Frederick Road, Germantown
No appointment needed

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Glenville Apartments
8800 Glenville Road, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday,  October 23
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
4:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
No aappointment needed.
Germantown (parking garage behind Regal Cinema)
20002 Century Boulevard, Germantown 

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
CDC Mobile Testing Trailer
Outdoor drive-up clinic; walk-ups welcome
Recreation Department Administrative Building
4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring
Enter the testing site off Bushey Drive

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Consulate General of Guatemala
8124 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23 (continued)
Rockville Civic Center
603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville
No appointment needed

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Coalition Homes
7901 Lockney Avenue, Takoma Park

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 22
East County Regional Service Center
3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring
No appointment needed
Drive-up and walk-up

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hughes United Methodist Church
10700 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Rockville United Methodist Church
112 West Montgomery Avenue, Rockville
No appointment needed

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 25
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700, Silver Spring
No appointment needed

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saint Catherine Laboure Catholic Church
11801 Claridge Rd, Wheaton, MD 20902
No appointment needed

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Silver Spring

Saturday, October 10, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
East County Regional Service Center
3300 Briggs Chaney Rd
Silver Spring 20904
Outdoor walk-up clinic. No appointments needed.
Saturday, October 10, 2020
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Saturday, October 10, 2020
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church
500 Copley Lane
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up.
Saturday, October 10, 2020
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up.
Sunday, October 11, 2020
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Monday, October 12, 2020
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up.
Monday, October 12, 2020
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
White Oak Recreation Center
1700 April Lane
Silver Spring, 20904
Walk-up clinic: park, wait in line, and go inside the building for your test.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
White Oak Gardens
11600 Lockwood Drive, #104
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sligo Adventist Church
7700 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park 20912
No appointments – just show up.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Mary's Center Clinic
344 University Boulevard West
Silver Spring 20901
No appointments – just show up.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
CDC Mobile Testing Trailer
Recreation Department Admin Building
4010 Randolph Road
Silver Spring 20902
Enter the testing site off Bushey Drive
Outdoor drive-up clinic. Walk-ups welcome.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
White Oak Recreation Center
1700 April Lane
Silver Spring, 20904
Walk-up clinic: park, wait in line, and go inside the building for your test.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Glenville Apartments
8800 Glenville Road
Silver Spring 20901
No appointments – just show up. 
Friday, October 15, 2020
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Angarai Testing Center
12210 Plum Orchard Dr., #214
Silver Spring 20904
No appointments – just show up. 
Friday, October 16, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Proyecto Salud Clinic
11002 Veirs Mill Road, #700
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up. 
Friday, October 16, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
CDC Mobile Testing Trailer
Recreation Department Admin Building
4010 Randolph Road
Silver Spring 20902
Enter the testing site off Bushey Drive
Outdoor drive-up clinic. Walk-ups welcome.

Takoma Park

Friday, October 16, 2020
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CentroNia
1345 University Boulevard East
Takoma Park 20912
No appointments – just show up.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Coalition Homes
7901 Lockney Avenue
Takoma Park 20912
No appointments – just show up.

Wheaton

Saturday, October 10, 2020
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Westfield Wheaton Mall (near JC Penney)
11160 Viers Mill Road
Wheaton 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Sunday, October 11, 2020
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church
11801 Claridge Road
Silver Spring 20902
No appointments – just show up.
Monday, October 12, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wheaton Library & Community Recreation Center
11701 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, 20902
Walk-up clinic: park, wait in line, and go inside the building for your test.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wheaton Library & Community Recreation Center
11701 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, 20902
Walk-up clinic: park, wait in line, and go inside the building for your test.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Pembridge Square and Amherst Garden Apartments
2315 Blueridge Avenue
Wheaton 20902
Walk-up clinic: park, wait in line, and go inside the building for your test.

Food and Nutrition

Grocery Stores

Local grocery stores and national store chains in Montgomery County are offering dedicated shopping hours to seniors. Here's the list.

Manna Foods

If you or your loved ones need food resources, Manna House is still serving meals. You can call Manna House at 301-424-1130, toll free, and they have English, Spanish, and French speakers available.  Please be patient if your call goes to voicemail. They are trying to keep up with the demand with reduction in volunteer/staff support.
 
The MD Food Bank is currently requesting donations and volunteers. The need is especially great now. 

Take Out and Delivery Services

MoCo Eats Guide - an up-to-date restaurant directory designed to promote take out, pick up, delivery, outdoor seating options and more in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Housing and Financial Support

Emergency Assistance Relief Payment

The County’s Emergency Assistance Relief Payment (EARP) program has expanded to include support for families affected by lost income as a result of having someone in the household with COVID-19. Income guidelines of the EARP program will also increase to 150 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) and benefit amounts have increased as well.

For more information, please visit the County’s COVID-19 website.

Housing Assistance

Montgomery County has put together a great list of resources on all things related to housing.  Click here for more information.

 

Fitness

Connect Your Mind and Body

Get out and for for a walk! Montgomery Parks is continuing its efforts to expand safe access to park facilities for recreation and exercise during the COVID-19 crisis. The department recently extended its regular Sunday closures of Sligo Creek Parkway to motorists to Fridays and Saturdays to free up more outdoor park space for walking, running and biking. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Friday and Saturday vehicle closures, the Parks Department has decided to open an additional section of the parkway to people, between Forest Glen Road and University Boulevard, on weekends. These sections of Sligo Creek Parkway will be closed to vehicles and open to pedestrians, bicyclists, and other park users beginning Friday mornings at 9 a.m. through Sunday evenings at 6 p.m.

Dance It Out - #MoveMore Party

The American Heart Association has a current workout & dance series streaming live daily on the webYouTubeFacebook, and Instagram. So You Think You Can Dance alums and TV personalities tWitch and Allison will be joining in on the fun! You may recognize tWitch as the DJ on The Ellen Degeneres Show. There is a lineup of dance, fitness, Pilates, and yoga this week. Here's the schedule: 

Emergency Info

Disaster distress hotline (1-800-985-5990)

Well Connected (877-797-7299)

Family Justice Center - 240-773-0444 or safe@montgomerycountymd.gov (Mon-Fri, 8:30 - 5:00pm) For help with crisis situations, protective orders, legal assistance, counselin

District Court Commissioner's Office (24 hours) 191 East Jefferson St. in Rockville. - File Protective orders

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 thehotline.org (to chat),  Text LOVEIS to 22522

Montgomery County Crisis Center - 240-777-4000 (24 hours) Help with crisis situations and shelter placement

Family Justice Center - 240-773-0444 or safe@montgomerycountymd.gov (Mon-Fri, 8:30 - 5:00pm)

Additional Resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Emergency Allotments

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments will be issued to all current SNAP households for April and May. Current SNAP households will receive the maximum allotted SNAP benefit according to household size regardless of income.

For more information, including visit the Department of Human Services website or call 1-800-332-6347 (TTY1-800-735-2258) Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Health Insurance Enrollment Now Open

To care for all Maryland residents during this public health crisis, uninsured Maryland residents are now eligible to enroll in health coverage through the Maryland Health Connection until June. 15. Sign up here.

Call-n-Ride Essential Delivery Services

Call-n-Ride participants are eligible to receive grocery store or carry-out orders. Participating taxicab agencies will deliver to participants’ door step, with a phone call delivery confirmation. This will be a contactless delivery service. Please see the attached flyer or click below for more information.

Essential Delivery Services

Need Assistance Paying for Utilities?

The Office of Home Energy Programs has released frequently asked questions related to utility payments. Please see the attached document for questions and answers.

Volunteer

Montgomery County Volunteer Center's listing of opportunities to donate or volunteer can be found here

 

Volunteer/Donate

Volunteer

Montgomery County Volunteer Center's listing of opportunities to donate or volunteer can be found here

 

Prevention

The U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams demonstrates how to make your own face covering using ordinary items: 

Montgomery County Mask Makers

Volunteers in Montgomery County joined together to start Montgomery County, Maryland Mask Makers.  Please register on their website if you are interested in assisting. 

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