Coronavirus Information and Resources

The following list provides links to information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and resources and support you may need during this unprecedented situation. Additional resources may be added to this page as they become available. 

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City of Tamarac
Citizen Hotline: (954) 718-1800
Social Services: (954) 597-3626
Coronavirus Updates
Emergency Order 2020-01
Emergency Order 2020-02

Broward County
Coronavirus Hotline: (954) 357-9500
24-hour helpline for crisis, health and human services support, 211
Coronavirus Information
Emergency Orders

Florida Governor’s Office
(850) 717-9337
Executive Orders

Florida Department of Health
Florida Department of Health
COVID-19 Call Center: (866) 779-6121

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Aging & Disability Resource Center, (954) 745-9779, HelpLine@ADRCbroward.org
South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA), (954) 484-7117
Florida Department of Elder Affairs, (800) 963-5337

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Aging and Disability Resource Center, (954) 745-9779
Feeding South Florida,(954) 518-1818
Farm Share
Meals on Wheels South Florida, (954) 731-8770
Broward County Public Schools Food and Nutritional Services, (754) 321-0215
Summer BreakSpot
Together4Broward

Personal Finance

Reemployment Assistance
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Reemployment Application, (800) 204-2418
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Reemployment (Unemployment) Assistance, (800) 204-2418
Unemployment Insurance Relief (CARES Act) Information
CareerSource Broward, (954) 677-5555

Tax Stimulus Checks
Economic Impact Payments/Stimulus Checks

Bill Deferment
Mortgage Relief/Federal Finance Housing Agency
IRS – Deadline to file and pay taxes extended to July 15
FPL – Suspended service disconnects, assistance for those experiencing COVID-19 hardships, (888) 988-8249
Comcast – Not charging disconnects or late fees for those who contact them because they can’t pay during this period, 800-COMCAST (266-2278)
AT&T – Waiving late fees incurred between March 13 – May 13 due to economic hardships related to Coronavirus for postpaid wireless, home phone or broadband residential, U-verse TV or DIRECTV customers, (800) 288-2020
Florida Pre-Paid – Payments deferred until July, (800) 552-4723

Avoiding Scams
BBB tips on Avoiding COVID-19 Scams, (561) 842-1918
CDC’s Tips on Avoiding Phone Scams and Phishing Attacks, (800) 232-4636

Small Business Resources and Assistance

U.S. Small Business Administration, answerdesk@sba.gov
     Paycheck Protection Program 
     U.S. Chamber of Commerce - PPP Guide and Checklist
     Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) 
Free Broward Small Business - Virtual Webinars/Consultation by startup accelerator gener8tor (April 6-17)
Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at FAU, (954) 762-5235
Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council
     Request for Assistance
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, (877) 846-8770
Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program  (temporarily suspended)
Business Damage Assessment Survey
Reemployment Assistance Service Center
Florida Department of Health – COVID-19 Businesses, (850) 245-4444
Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance / COVID-19 Resource Center
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce / COVID-19 Business Resources, (954) 462-6000
CareerSource Broward / COVID-19 Employer Resources and Updates, (954) 677-5555
Tamarac North Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, (954) 722-1520
Tamarac Economic Development Office (Contact Lori.Funderwhite@tamarac.org), (954) 597-3513
CDC Resources for Businesses and Employers,(800) 232-4636

Mental Health and Addiction Resources

Broward Addiction Recovery Center (BARC), (954) 357-4880
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, (800) 622-HELP
Florida Department of Children and Families, 24/7 Abuse Hotline: (800) 962-2873
Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention, (954) 384-0344
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 24/7 Hotline: (800) 273-8255

Coronavirus Health Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

(800) 232-4636
CDC: Coronavirus Updates
CDC: Use of Cloth Face Coverings
Handwashing Guidance 

Coronavirus Disease and YouEnglish  Spanish  Simplified Chinese
What to Do if You are Sick with COVID-19 Flyer: English  Spanish  Simplified Chinese 
Stop the Spread of Germs Flyer: English  Spanish  Vietnamese  Simplified Chinese   
Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Flyer: English Spanish Simplified Chinese 

Florida Department of Health:

COVID-19 Call Center: (866) 779-6121
COVID-19 Prevention Flyer: English  Creole  Spanish