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Chesapeake Health Department Updates

City of Chesapeake

Regional COVID-19 Hotline:


8:00 a.m. - 6:00p.m. Monday - Saturday

11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday

Early Child Care Professionals?




Looking for Chesapeake Resources?

Kathryn Jessee from the Chesapeake

Dept of Human Services and Andrea Vail

from Chesapeake Public Schools presented

a webinar on local resources.

Food Sites

For individuals and families

Foodbank will operate a food distribution site at the Greenbrier YWCA (1033 Greenbrier Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320)  Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30pm, and Fridays from 9-11am.   

 Buffalow Family and Friends- Nischelle’s team is serving food to those in need all over  the city.  From Holly Cove, South Norfolk and low income senior communities. 

List of food distribution sites in Chesapeake by day of the week.

For kids ages 0-18 (click to enlarge)


Home with kids? 

My Active Hampton Roads Child has plenty of information and resources to keep your children active while at home. Information here. Virtual events and DIY take home kits



In Need of Assistance?

  • Chesapeake Department of Social Services while the building is closed to the public,  all other services will remain available, through the use of technology and other alternative means of service delivery to minimize close contact.

  • UnitedWay SHR is helping those in need of assistance due to the Coronavirus.

Hampton Roads Workforce Center virtual programming- great resource for employment workshops and tutoring for youth ages 14-24. Check out their virtual life skills classes and virtual tutoring!




In Need of Support?

  • New Mothers-

Peninsula Maternal Mental Health Coalition is opening their prenatal/ new mom classes via Zoom. Open to all mothers living in Virginia regardless of the age of their child/children. See attached and share. Information here.

  • Grandfamilies-

Kids, Kin, N' Caregivers will have virtual information/conversation groups for adults on
the following days and times:

  1. • Wednesdays – 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

  2. • Thursdays – 8:45 am – 10:00 am

  3. • Thursdays – 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

They will also have a virtual activity group for youth (11-15) on Wednesdays
3:15 pm – 430 pm.
Information here.​​

  • Virtual Parent Support Group presented by Communities in Schools Hampton Roads. 

 Designed with the parent in mind to offer support and an ear about the struggles and concerns that we

all are embracing during the pandemic. Register here.

Resources from the Virginia Trauma Informed Care Network for handling the stress and anxiety that are

the result of COVID-19 life changes. Information here.

Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Healthcare is offering virtual support groups. More information here.

CIBHPrevention will be updating their blog weekly with some great Mental Health and Wellness information.

  • Helping Kids Cope-

Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason, CHKD psychiatrist, provides tips for parents to help their kids cope during Coronavirus outbreak. Information here. 


Hampton Roads Workforce Council





Are You an Essential Worker in Need of Child Care?

Contact 1-866-543-7859 or for assistance with locating child care centers in your area.




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