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Local Resources During the Pandemic

April 15, 2020

With how fast our world is changing, it can be overwhelming. We’re sharing tips and resources to help you and area businesses during this challenging time. Remember to keep updated on the latest CDC guidelines, stay positive and be safe! For the latest on our prevention efforts, visit

How to Support Local
Local businesses are an important part of our communities. Following are ideas on how to support local during this difficult time.
Pantries Serving, Schools Helping Students

If you or someone you know needs help with food resources during this difficult time, please reach out to your local pantry. Some schools are also offering lunches to students. If you are lucky enough to have full shelves at home, consider donating to these amazing organizations so they can help out those in need.

Pantry Information

Student Lunch Information


Activities for Children at Home
Are you at home with your kids and running out of ideas while stuck inside? Try something fun and educational for kids of every age!


Updated Grocery Store Hours
Dollar General: Designated hours for those at high risk, adjusted hours.
Fareway: Designated hours for those at high risk, adjusted hours.
HyVee: Adjusted hours, pick-up, delivery.
Target: Designated hours for those at high risk, adjusted hours, pick-up.
Walgreens: Designated hours for those at high risk, adjusted hours.
Walmart: Adjusted hours, pick-up.


Play From Home

Play and stream from home with these applications below.

  1. Netflix. The first is still one of the most popular. Netflix provides movies and TV series to stream, with content varying over time. Netflix is also known for its original content, including popular shows like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Stranger Things. Netflix costs between $8.99-$15.99 per month.
  2. Hulu. Hulu focuses on the latest broadcast television episodes, as well as their own original content. Hulu costs between $5.99-$12.99 per month. Hulu also offers a service that lets you stream about 60 channels of live TV, and costs $54.99 per month.
  3. YouTube TV. As long as we’re talking about live TV… YouTube offers one of the most comprehensive streaming services for live television. It offers more than 70 channels of content, including local channels that vary depending on your location. YouTube TV costs $49.99 per month.
  4. Amazon Prime Video. Like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video offers movies and TV shows, as well as some original content. The service comes free for users who already have Amazon Prime, or $8.99 per month if you just want the video service.
  5. Disney+ Disney+ is your home to princesses, superheros, nature, sports and more. This service starts at just $6.99 a month.


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