Women and Children Services
- Center for Drug Free Living 407-846-5285
- Childbirth Education (free) 321-287-4833
- Children’s Home Society 407-846-5220
- Child Support Enforcement 407-943-7923
- COPE (teen parents) 407-932-1911
- Council on Aging 407-846-8532
- 4-C Head Start 407-846-5311
- Family Health Line 1-800-451-2229
- Family Resource Center 407-846-5311
- Good Will 407-847-0696
- Help Now 407-847-8562 (domestic violence resource)
- Healthy Start 407-343-2100
- JMJ Life Center 407-891-6969
- March of Dimes 407-599-5077
- Medicaid Office 407-317-7851
- MomCare 407-892-1714
- Osceola County Children’s Home 407-498-7013
- Park Place Behavioral Center 407-846-0023
- Poinciana Health Dept 407-943-8600
- Safe Kids 407-742-6711
- WIC 407-343-2085 (women, infants and children)
- Adult Learning Center (GED) 407-518-8140
- American Red Cross 407-894-4141
- CPR and First Aid (TECO) 407-344-5080
- Destiny Community Assistance 407-849-0079
- Habitat for Humanity 407-648-4567
- Housing Division 407-343-3115
- Health Department (Kissimmee) 407-343-2000
- Health Department (St.Cloud) 407-892-2973
- Library of Osceola County 407-742-8888
- LYNX (Transportation) 407-841-5969
- Osceola County School District 407-870-4911
- Salvation Army 407-518-9111
- Salvation Army Shelter 407-423-8581
- Senior Helpline 407-849-2356
- Transition House 407-846-0068
- United Way 407-835-0900
- Valencia Community College 407-847-9496
- Women’s Residence 407-425-2502
What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus.
How does COVID-19 spread?
The virus is thought to spread between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet) through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It is also possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.
What are the signs and symptoms of COVID-19?
Individuals who are infected with COVID-19 have had a range of severity, from mild to severe respiratory illness symptoms of:
- Shortness of breath
3 months or younger: 100.4 F (38 C)
3 months to 24 months: 102 F (38.9 C)
2 years to 3 years: 102.5 F (39.2 C)
3 years or older: 103 F
How do you protect yourself from COVID-19?
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
- Use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol if soap and water not available
What to do if YOU are sick?
- Stay at home when you are sick
- Cover your cough or sneeze with your elbow or tissue and throw the tissue in the trash
- Clean and disinfect frequently toughed objects/surfaces
What to do if you have traveled from an area with the spread of COVID-19?
- Possible restrictions of your movement for up to 2 weeks may be necessary.
- If you develop or have developed symptoms during your travel (fever, cough, trouble breathing) seek medical advice.
- Call your healthcare office provider before you go and tell them that you have traveled along with your symptoms.
- Avoid contact with people.
- Do not go out in public and delay all future travel to reduce the possibility of spreading illness to others.‘
Is there a vaccine for COVID-19?
There is no current vaccine to protect against COVID-19.
Is there treatment for COVID-19?
There is no specific antiviral treatment for COVID-19. It is advised to seek medical care to help relieve symptoms.
For more information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 visit: www.cdc.gov/COVID19
Hurricane Preparedness Information for Pregnant Women & Their Families
Access the latest hurricane information for Osceola County here: https://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/emergency-management
For information on local services call 2-1-1
Get more information: Hurricane Tips for Pregnant Women
For Healthy Start clients, services are currently suspended and will resume when the emergency has passed for Osceola County. For emergency situations, dial 9-1-1