INFO from NJDCF Hotline for Diabetes Emergency Kit - Anyone needing an emergency backup kit call 973-849-5234 to apply to receive one. family-fact-sheet.pdf
Donate Supplies • N95 masks – if you have a surplus personal or business supply of N95 masks, we can use them • Other supplies – eye goggles, surgical gloves, sterile gowns, comfortable and washable footwear (CROCS/adult sizes), video baby monitors • Food donations for staff – are welcome but please coordinate with us so that supply matches the needs at that time • Donate Blood. To schedule an appointment, call 908-788-6405 or email: Cconroy@hhsnj.org.
Physical Items Please call the Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation 908-788-6141 for all donations of physical items to coordinate drop-off. A staff member will meet you at an agreed-upon location on the Hunterdon Medical Center campus to accept your donation.
ACCESS TO FOOD: If you are a Senior or a person with a disability, or in quarantine due to illness, please call us for access to food. This includes shopping for you at grocery stores, , pantries, etc. if you are unable to go there yourself or access online support. VOLUNTEERS: We are trying to connect volunteers with opportunities to help those in need. In order to do this safely and with organization for both the person receiving and the person helping, we are asking that you contact us and fill out our relief services volunteer form. Please complete this form and e-mailto email@example.com withRelief Services in the subject:
Transportation Update:Status of Local Transportation Services Trans-Bridge Bus Lines www.transbridgelines.com LINK and other county transportation Services: Currently operational. On Demand rides available for your appointments. If you have any questions or to schedule a ride, please contact LINK at1-800-842-0531 The service is currently free and practicing social distancing along with sanitary measures. Passengers are required to wear a facial covering while on the LINK vehicles. LINK vehicles cannot transport passengers for COVID related testing including the test site at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC). The RVCC testing site will not allow entry if residents do not arrive in a vehicle, even if they have a valid driver’s license and prescription. For the safety, health and security of staff and volunteers, patients must arrive by car. www.ridethelink.com transportation_info.pdf
Helpline's Community Translation Center: We have volunteers who can translate in a variety of languages, including Spanish and the Mediterranean languages, Asian languages, Arabic, Russian, etc. These volunteers can be connected by conference call if need be.
While we practice social distancing and are unable to visit friends and family, the following tools can bring you closer: Free video calls on your phone: https://www.freemake.com/blog/best-free-video-and-voice-call-apps-for-iphone-and-android/ Free video calls on your computer: https://www.movavi.com/learning-portal/best-free-video-call-software.html HUNTERDON HELPLINE Who are we? For more than 50 years of service to our community: 24/7 First Assist hotline is available as always for any need at any time. Helpline's programs and services are operating at this time, including Telephone Reassurance, Friendly Visitors, Literacy Services, and The Next Door program for the homeless. We also will register any senior or person with a disability unable to access the internet to register for Citizen Alert and/or Register Ready. 908.782.4357