For the most up-to-date information from the CDC on Covid-19 including how to protect yourself and what to do if you think you are sick.
Step-by-step recommendations by the CDC on what to do if you or someone in your home is sick.
Updates from the Tennessee Department of Health including case counts by county.
Updates from the Knox County Health Department.
American Addiction Centers
American Addiction Centers (AAC) is a leading and national organization that is dedicated to helping people with their mental health and substance abuse problems.
Overcoming Addiction During Covid-19 an article that discusses ways to avoid alcohol addiction during these difficult times and provide treatments.
Can Depression Lead to Substance Use? Describes symptoms of depression and provides treatment options to help those who are struggling.
Covid-19 & Addiction An article that explains the risks of being untreated and provides treatment options for those who are struggling.
Depression, Anger, and Addiction a medically reviewed article that explains how can depression turn into addiction, and provides treatment options.
For those hoping to find help in their local areas they can also use AAC’s free directory to locate the nearest treatment facilities.
Links to sites providing financial support for people, businesses, private nonprofits, home owners, and renters. If you know of other helpful resources, please email email@example.com with a link and description so we can update our list.
The TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development provides unemployment benefits as well as resources for employers.
- Do I qualify for unemployment benefits?
- Apply online for unemployment
- Employer information on layoffs & unemployment
The SBA provides Federal, low-interest disaster loans to help businesses, private nonprofits, home owners, and renters recover from declared disasters.
Anyone working in a service industry in Knoxville suffering financial hardship due to COVID-19 work reductions, can apply for financial aid including those employed under-the-table.
Bartender emergency assistance program.
How to Donate
From donations to purchasing gift certificates, here are some ways to help out people, businesses, nonprofits, and events in our Old City community. If your Old City business or nonprofit would like to be listed here, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your link and description.
The Old City Association is a neighborhood nonprofit that’s purpose is to promote, support, and advance the success of Knoxville’s Old City as an historic, unique, and vibrant neighborhood.
Donate to the local emergency relief fund of service industry professionals in the following industries: restaurant, bar, venue, hotel, event, retail, ride-share drivers, health & wellness, and other service providers.