COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Info April 02nd, 2020

For more than 40 years, Raising Special Kids has been providing assistance and credible resources for Arizona families. Our work continues in this uncertain time. If you would like us to consider adding something to this list, please email

Our Family Support Specialists are available to speak with you if you need individual assistance. Call 602-242-4366 or 800-237-3007.

We're in this together. Wash your hands. Be well. Be kind.

IF YOU ARE SICK: Stay home. Call a healthcare provider if you have symptoms.(Learn more)

If you are an AHCCCS member who is experiencing flu-like symptoms, please call the 24-hour Nurse Line for your health plan.

Disability & Disaster Hotline during COVID-19:
(800) 626-4959

Click on the links below for more information on these topics:
Activities for Kids at Home
Basic Needs
COVID-19 Resources for Families of CYSHCN
Education & Distance Learning
Explaining COVID-19 to Kids
Mental Health Resources


May 12: Governor Ducey Announces Next Phase Of Arizona Recovery

Apr 29: Updated Guidance For Arizonans, Businesses (extends 'Stay Home...' until May 15)

Apr 27: Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services, and Healthcare Partners Launch Arizona Testing Blitz

Apr 8: Parents Becoming Direct Care Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

Apr 8: Governor Ducey Announces 200 Internet Hotspots For Students In Rural Communities

Apr 3: CDC Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings

Apr 3: Launch Of Child Care For COVID-19 Frontline Workers

Apr 3: CDC Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings

Apr 2: New Order Allows Certain Prescription Refills Without Having To See A Doctor

Apr 2: VIDEO: COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

Apr 1: KidsCare Premiums Waived during COVID-19 Emergency

Apr 1: Physical Distancing is an Important Tool to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Apr 1: Governor Ducey Requests Major Disaster Declaration for Additional Support in COVID-19 Response

Mar 31: Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order: “Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected”

Mar 29: Arizona Department of Health Services Launches Enhanced COVID-19 Dashboard

Mar 25: DDD Communication Regarding Day Treatment

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Summary of Key Provisions

2-1-1 COVID-19 Hotline
Office of Governor Doug Ducey
Arizona Department of Health Services
Arizona Department of Education
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Division of Developmental Disabilities
DDD Actions Related to COVID-19
List of essential businesses, operations, and activities
AzEIP serving children and families during Coronavirus (Covid19) Pandemic
DES Services Related to COVID-19
DES Virtual Office Services
Navajo Nation COVID-19 Resources
How Will ALTCS Treat the Federal Stimulus Payments?
Social Security Administration
How will the IRS send my economic impact payment (EIP) if I have a representative payee?

Coronavirus Resources for the Blind and Visually Impaired Community

Breastfeeding & COVID-19: FAQs
COVID-19 Guidance for Families
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) from AHCCCS
An Introduction to Health Care through Telemedicine
Medical Rationing and COVID-19: Information and Resources
The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

COVID-19: Important Legal Information & Updates