Community Support Resources
Below are resources that address the social‐emotional needs of all stakeholders, including students, during an infectious disease outbreak. In addition, ALH can be a source of information for students and families.
COVID-19 Vaccine Partnership with Walgreen’s Pharmacy
- Pfizer Covid-19 Fact Sheet
- COVID-19 Parent/Guardian Immunization Guide
- COVID-19 Parent/ Guardian Consent Form
School-Based Health Centers in Albany
The district’s community partner, Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center is now offering well-child and acute medical appointments at three school-based health centers (SBHC) located at Giffen Memorial Elementary School, Sheridan Preparatory Academy: A Community School, and Philip J. Schuyler Achievement Academy Community School.
You do not have to attend the schools above to receive services. Appointments (including TeleHealth) are open to all City School District of Albany students.
Call 518-407-0172 to book a visit, or click here to view the website, or download the SBHC enrollment form now.
NY State of Health Letter to Families
COVID-19 Emergency Resource Guide
Resources for Mental Health and Talking to Young People About COVID-19
- New York State COVID-19 Testing Sites: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/find-test-site-near-you
- School Mental Health and Training Center: https://mhanys.org/programs/schools/
- NYS Office of Mental Health: https://omh.ny.gov/
- Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks: https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma14‐4885.pdf
- Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just‐for‐kids‐a‐comicexploring‐the‐new‐coronavirus
- Fear of Coronavirus—A Good Time to Talk to Kids About Keeping Fears Realistic and Manageable, Lois M. Collins, Deseret News, Jan. 28, 2020: https://www.deseret.com/indepth/2020/1/28/21112457/fear‐coronavirus‐china‐childrenanxiety‐health‐medicine‐virus
- Scholly Student Relief Fund – Cash assistance to help cover expenses during COVID-19: http://myscholly.com/relief/
- Xfinity – Free access to Xfinity Hot Spots. https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/open-xfinity-wifi-hotspots
- Strive Virtual College Exploration Week – https://www.strivescan.com/virtual/
- The Iris Center – Homework Help Tips for Parents