The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County, in partnership with Monroe County BOCC and Islamorada, Village of Islands, will be hosting a free mass testing event for COVID-19 on Thursday, August 13. Appointments are not required and tests will be administered via drive-thru from 9:30am to 5pm at Founders Park at 87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada.
Virtual Operations until further notice; all services will continue via phone, drop box, and mail – contact 305-296-6196. Staff will continue to report to offices at this time.
Help can be requested for mortgage, rent and essential utilities IF you are living with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis. You do NOT have to be an AH Monroe client to apply. To begin the process, contact Mary Tucker at one of the numbers listed on their flier, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. She’ll start the completely confidential certification and qualification process, and those who meet the criteria will receive prompt funding.
This program offers veterans support services to transition out of homelessness, and is also offering COVID-19 rental assistance for veterans. advocateprogram.org – Miami 786-227-5842
Families with High School seniors missing out on graduation celebrations can reach out to Alice's Kids via their facebook page or via their website, and they will send a $75 Amazon card, OR pay for a celebratory dinner, Or pay for a "Congrats Graduate!" sign, OR pay for caps and gowns.
Care on Demand 24/7, offered by Baptist Health. Download the Care On Demand app and see a doctor today.
FREE Visit - Code CARE19
By using this free and easy service, you are doing your part to reduce possibilities of sharing germs.
Catholic Charities is providing services by appointment only. For past due rent and past due utilities requests, please call 305-292-9790. For Rapid Rehousing Assistance, please call 786-526-1954.
Centro Campesino is providing assistance with utility or rent bills to low income residents. Cases will be made BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, from Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm at 951 Caroline Street, Suite 206-3, Key West, FL 33040.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact: Tammy Morgis / (305) 453-6083 / email@example.com. Assistance will be allocated based on income level.
Center for Independent Living (CIL) of the Keys
For the health and safety of all, no walk-ins at this time. Operations continue during business hours, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, but day-to-day activities will be managed by appointment or remotely.
Client assistance via phone (305) 453 3491, text (305) 879 2434, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Facebook messenger at facebook.com/Center-for-Independent-Living-of-the-Keys. Messages and emails will be returned as soon as possible.
Christina’s Courage continues to provide services for sexual assault survivors. They will still provide forensic exams following assaults, and are providing advocacy and therapy over telehealth and telephone based on the need of the survivor. For questions, please call Rita at (305) 916-0673.
City of Key West
Community Health of South Florida Inc. (CHI)
- Have recently traveled to any of the high-risk countries
- Have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19
- Are experiencing fever, cough or shortness of breath
- Drive-through only for viral test. Saturdays from 11am to 12:30pm.
- Antibody test in Health Center after Consult*. Tuesday – Saturday during Health Center hours.
- Walk-up viral test or antibody test after screening. For viral testing a Consult* by a CHI provider either in person or via telehealth is required.
- Antibody testing in Health Center only after Consult*
- Tuesday-Saturday during Health Center hours.
Cooking with Love through Metropolitan Community Church
Still doing meal and grocery deliveries for seniors and shut-ins in the Key West and Stock Island area. 305-294-8912.
Domestic Abuse Shelter
The Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter is still open, but they are only accepting residents of Monroe County. Outreach Advocates are still conducting phone meetings with survivors and are able to make arrangements if there are individual needs that they may have. Check out their flyer for more details.
Voice call 24/7 hotline: 305-743-4440.
Text message 24/7 hotline 305-240-0105.
Visit www.domesticabuseshelter.com for more information.
Florida Keys Children's Shelter
Florida Keys Children’s Shelter is still providing all residential and nonresidential services.
Florida Keys Council of the Arts
Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition
Florida Keys Outreach Coalition
FKOC's Quick Assist program is offering assistance of up to $250 to households/families to pay for essential needs such as food (gift cards to meet special dietary needs), childcare for essential employees (healthcare workers, etc.), limited necessary medical care, prescriptions, and critical safety net services. These services can be accessed by calling 305-295-7741 in the Lower Keys and 305-916-5454 in the Middle to Upper Keys.
Good Health Clinic
Providing help with prescription and medical expenses for those in need.
Still providing a soup kitchen and transitional housing but the process has changed for the soup kitchen, in order to keep everyone safe.
JOY Center in the Upper Keys
KAIR is offering assistance of up to $250 to households/families to pay for essential needs such as food (gift cards to meet special dietary needs), childcare for essential employees (healthcare workers, etc.), limited necessary medical care, prescriptions, and critical safety net services.
Still providing perishable and non-perishable food for Middle Keys residents five days a week but the process has changed in order to keep clients and volunteers safe. Please call 305-743-4582.
As a partner of the Miami Diaper Bank, residents in Marathon can get diapers from KAIR.
Keys AHEC Health Centers is now offering Telehealth Medical Visits right from your Home. Patients may stay at home and have their health visit conducted via our HIPAA compliant video system. Telehealth visits may be done from your computer or smartphone. To set up an appointment or to learn more, Call (305) 743-7111 ext 210 or email email@example.com.
Legal Services of Miami-Dade and Monroe
Living Springs Counseling
Now offering HIPAA Compliant Video Counseling. Clients will need a phone, tablet or computer that has internet access.
Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG)
Volunteer village is closed.
MARC House in the Upper Keys
NOT accepting donations and thrift store is closed until further notice.
Monroe County Board of County Commissioners
The Monroe County BOCC has compiled a helpful list of resources, covering:
Monroe County Health Department
- For Key West, call 305-676-3852.
- Marathon and Tavernier, call 305-676-3933
- Offered at the Gato Building (1100 Simonton St, Key West) and Roth Building (50 High Point Rd, Tavernier) by appointment only. Call 305-293-7500
- Protecting among the most vulnerable in our population—babies, Healthy Start services will be offered telephonically. Visitations will be to the client’s home. Call 305-676-3841.
- Birth and death records, call 305-676-3840. Applications accepted M-F from 8am to 4pm by appointment only.
- Onsite sewage treatment and disposal system programs, water sampling, facilities programs, and sanitary nuisance complaints, call 305-676-3941 or email.
- Clients who currently pick up meds from the health department will be delivered by appointment instead. Call: 305-619-2998 or 305-676-3811; State Helpline: 844-381-2327
- Epidemiology, STDs, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, family planning, and tuberculosis, call the mainline 305-293-7500.
Monroe County School District
Parent Support Group: Parents can email the Monroe County District Lead School Social Worker Erin Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested and she will send them an agreement to sign and return. She will then assign them to a group, each led by one of the school social workers. The social worker will get in touch with group members and set up the first session. Sessions will be via Google Meet and will also be available in Creole and Spanish. If you come across a parent that does not have internet or is not comfortable with Google Meet, please have them call or text Erin via her google voice number (305-563-6987) and she will provide them with a call in number for the session. For more information, check out their Parent Support Group flier.
Monroe County Social Services
Monroe County Transit is still running at full capacity. For changes in Social Services, please see monroecounty-fl.gov/socialservices.
Monroe Women, Infants, and Children
Southernmost Homeless Assistance League (SHAL)
Providing Sandwiches at main office, otherwise enforcing social distancing.
Star of the Sea Foundation (SOS)
SOS is providing hot lunches at the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter Monday-Friday. Anyone can receive a meal at KOTS, and they begin serving at 12:00 PM until supplies are exhausted.
Check food page for pantry information
United Way of Collier and the Keys
No in-person VITA Tax preparation events. There is a Virtual VITA option for those with simple returns. See details and limitations at KeysUnitedWay.org/VITA2020. Free online tax preparation for simple returns available at MyFreeTaxes.com.
- They have added telemedicine services when appropriate.
- They are being diligent about patient and staff safety with careful vetting of those coming into their center and the continuous and consistent disinfecting and sanitizing of all office surfaces.