Community Resources

Community Resources

Follow these resources below to find out the most up to date information on CDC, Health Institute guidelines, and COVID-19 aide. Please call these locations to verify hours of operation due to the pandemic.

COVID-19 Assistance Resources

Centers for  Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and community spread in the United States. Learn more about what we’re doing to protect and prepare communities.

Navajo Nation Hardship Assistance Application

Navajo Nation Office of the Controller opened the application for individuals who are enrolled citizens of the Navajo Nation.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Get the latest public health information, and guidance on the coronavirus.

Salt Lake Valley COVID Mutual Aid Application

Salt Lake COVID-19 Mutual Aid Group is facilitating connections across the Salt Lake valley between individuals in need of support due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and individuals offering support to their community.

COVID-19 UHC Utah Housing Coalition

The Rental Assistance Program has been funded by the CARES Act and is designed to assist Utah renters whose ability to pay rent has been negatively impacted by COVID-19, but whose needs are not being met by other programs. 

Utah Rent Relief

The Utah Housing Assistance Program can help renters who are unable to pay their rent and utilities due to circumstances related to COVID-19.

Utah Department of Health

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH), in collaboration with local health departments and the Utah State Board of Education, have created a COVID-19 School Manual (English & Multiple Languages) to provide safe learning environment guidelines for K-12 administrators, teachers, parents, and other school-related personnel. 

This manual has been translated into 8 languages with more to come:

  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Farsi
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Click the button below to access and download this information. 

COVID-19 Testing Locations

Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake- Daily COVID-19 Testing

Now offering free and convenient COVID-19 testing at our center’s location. Call to setup an appointment or for more information please call 801-486-4877.

Coronavirus Utah

Anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms (which now includes fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, muscle aches and chills, or decreased sense of smell or taste) should be tested for COVID-19. There are many options for testing in Utah, including drive-thru locations operated by Intermountain Healthcare, the University of Utah Health, Steward Health Care, and TestUtah. For more information click on the link below to find testing locations near you.

The Wellness Bus- Mobile COVID-19 Locations

Thanks to the Larry H. & Gail Miller Foundation, The Wellness Bus is a mobile testing site for COVID-19 for the time being. Testing is available with no out-of-pocket cost to anyone. Any person with or without any coronavirus symptoms or who has been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Please call 801-587-0712 to schedule a testing appointment.

Housing and Rent Resources

211- Get Connected. Get Help.

211 is a free, confidential nationwide service that connects people to available help and info.

Utah Community Action

For rent and other assistance, including assistance for those who are experiencing a housing crisis due to COVID-19, call 801-359-2444 for assistance.

Housing Connect 

During the crisis, Housing Connect is continuing to provide housing and supportive services.  This means that in addition to keeping people housed we are filling vacancies as soon as possible. 

Department of Workforce Services

Temporary services are available for individuals and families, including food, financial, medical and child care assistance.

Rental Assistance (for individuals or households 60% AMI, facing evictions)

● Catholic Community Services, (801) 363-7710

Mortgage Assistance (for low-income individuals or households facing foreclosure)

● Community Development Corporation of Utah, (801) 994-7222

● NeighborWorks Salt Lake, (801) 539-1590

Food Bank and Pantry Resources

Utah Food Bank   

It’s hard to tell what’s more nourishing: a hot, nutritious meal or the knowledge that somebody cares. Utah Food Bank offers several programs to fill stomachs—and hearts.

Community Needs Assessment Survey

The UICSL is inviting individuals who self-identify as American Indian and/or Alaska Native and live in the following counties: Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, or Weber to take part in the Community Needs Assessment 2020 Study.