APANO is compiling key resources that you may find helpful to keep yourself, your family, and the entire community healthy and to access critical resources during these times. Remember that we are all in this together, and APANO is working to advocate for our communities to get them through this challenging. Please consult public health authorities, healthcare providers, and government agency websites for the most up-to-date information.

Asian and Pacific Islander language materials in translation:  Visit this page for COVID-19 information in multiple languages.

General resources: Useful spreadsheet for the Portland area from Congressman Earl Blumenauer’s office.

Last updated September 25, 2020

 

Important information and updates: 

 Information for workers and employers

Food Resources

Information for public charge

  • Any kind of testing, preventive care, or treatment for COVID-19 will not impact a public charge determination. If you experience COVID-19 symptoms like fever, cough, or difficulty breathing and are in need of medical care, please contact your doctor. You should not hesitate to seek healthcare for COVID-19, even if you are subject to the public charge rule. For more information, see this USCIS guidance.
  • Unemployment insurance payments and Economic Impact Payments (“stimulus checks”) do not impact public charge. More information here. Multilingual information available on our multilingual resource page.

Local support and additional resources

Coalition Letters APANO signed onto

Other letters of interest

Help locally

Donate to our COVID-19 Relief Fund.Help impacted Asian and Pacific Islander workers and families – the fund will help those who have been impacted by COVID-19 be able to afford food, medicine, childcare supplies and more.