COVID-19 Information and Resources
Below is a listing of resources available in the Dothan area that may useful in this time of precaution and social distancing. We will work to keep this list current and up to date, and if there is a service you’d like to see added to this list, please feel free to submit your suggestion via email.
Grocery and Pharmacy Solutions
Walmart Grocery: Order online. Shop anytime, anywhere. Choose a convenient pickup time and location and Walmart does the shopping for you. Associates pick the freshest items or your money back, and they’ll even load your car in minutes. Pick up is free with no markups on your items. Get the same, every day low prices found in stores.
Walgreens: Walgreens is waiving delivery fees for all eligible prescriptions during this evolving situation.
CVS: Get FREE delivery on Rx & other essentials (conditions apply).
Wiregrass Area Food Bank: The Brown Bag Program of the Wiregrass is a supplemental grocery program for eligible individuals age 60 and older who live in Houston, Henry, Dale, Coffee, Geneva, and Barbour counties.
DCS Curbside Meal Distribution: Dothan City Schools Child Nutrition Program (CNP) will provide lunch and snack meals during the COVID-19 school closures via the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be served via a curbside method at six locations throughout the district beginning Wednesday, March 18. Meal pick-up will take place between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Free Meals and Snacks: The City of Dothan along with Dothan Leisure Services will also be providing Free Meals and snacks during the Covid-19 school closure. Meals and snacks can be picked up at Andrew Belle Center, Wiregrass Park, Walton Park, and Westgate Park beginning Tuesday, March 17. Meals and snacks will be served from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm.
Wiregrass Church is partnering with Church at the Crossing, Parks Chapel AME Church, the Dothan Housing Authority, and District 2 Commissioner Janasky Fleming to provide food distribution Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings for those in the District 2 community.
Destiny Church in Dothan is offering free childcare. Please reach out to them (334-792-5300) for more information.
Helping Children With Scary News: Advice blog on how to have a conversation with your child regarding news and topics that may be frightening to them.
Managing Fear and Anxiety During a Health Pandemic: A blog post for parents on managing anxiety during any number of life disruptions.
Wiregrass Hope Group: A local resource if you’re in need of diapers, wipes, and formula.
Tips for how seniors can stay healthy and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
For more information on the Coronavirus, here is the link to the CDC website which specifically talks about how to stay safe.
Alabama Public Health
2020 News Releases: Find the latest communiques from the APH here.
Alabama Emergency Management Agency
Governor Kay Ivey announced today that small businesses across Alabama negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for assistance under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program
City of Dothan
For more information regarding the city of Dothan’s response to COVID-19, please visit their website (this link directs to a PDF file).