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  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Keep tissues near your work station. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using household cleaning spray or disinfecting wipe

Emotional Support Line (available 24/7) – 866-342-6892

The Indiana State Department of Health Hotline that is now 24/7 877-826-0011

The Indiana State Department of Health Provider Hotline for Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, PA, etc.  317-233-4672

Beacon Hospital Hotline 855-523-2225

Franciscan Hospital Hotline 219-879-8511 Prompt #8

La Porte Hospital Screening Line 833-576-3627

The Critical Industry Hotline is open: 877-820-0890

HELPFUL LINKS

National Government Site
What to do if you are sick
Frequently Asked Questions about Personal Protective Equipment
How to disinfect if someone is sick
CDC Fact Sheet
Frequently Asked Questions
Indiana State Updates
La Porte County Building Reopening Plan
Housing & Eviction During COVID-19 Information
Back on Track Indiana Plan
Commissioner Message Regarding COVID-19
Free Testing Locations
Symptom Checker

THE INDIANA COVID-19 RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Apply Starting July 13, 9 am Eastern, 8 am Central

 Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced on June 24, 2020 the Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program. This program is designed to help Indiana renters whose income has been adversely affected by COVID-19 avoid eviction by providing up to $2,000 in assistance to help cover monthly rent payments or late fees.

The application to apply will be available online beginning on July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am EST.

Additional information for renters can be found here: English | Spanish

Additional information for landlords can be found here: English | Spanish 

Applications will be accepted through www.IndianaHousingNow.org beginning July 13, 2020 at 9:00 am Eastern time.

Indiana will continue the stay on evictions until July 31, 2020.

In the meantime, Indiana residents unable to make their rent payment should speak with their landlord and request a payment plan. Additional resources, and answers to frequently asked questions, can be found in the Coronavirus Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Guide.

1Jul, 2020

Main La Porte County Buildings To Re-open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 7/2/2020 For more information, contact the LaPorte County Commissioner’s Office smatias@laportecounty.org     Main La Porte County Buildings To Re-open   (La Porte, Indiana): While LaPorte County government has continued to provide [...]

12Jun, 2020

From the Desk of Rep. Pat Boy

One-Time Utility Benefit Available For Some Impacted By COVID-19   If you have lost your job--or had your hours cut severely--due to the coronavirus pandemic, you may be eligible for [...]

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