COVID-19 information and resources

Mercy Care wants our members and families to have the most current and accurate information available about COVID-19. You can learn more about what to do to keep yourself and your family healthy at the CDC website.

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About COVID-19

Variants of the virus

Prevent getting sick

If you are sick or caring for someone who is sick

Vaccine information  

The best way to prevent getting very sick from COVID-19 and variants is to get vaccinated.

Who is eligible for a vaccine? Everyone 5 years and over is eligible for a free COVID-19 vaccine.

Find vaccination sites across Arizona at azhealth.gov/findvaccine. You can use the filter on the left side of the map to find locations with the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine.

Anyone without computer access or who needs extra help registering can call 2-1-1.

Veterans can also take advantage of vaccination opportunities at the Phoenix VA, read details at www.phoenix.va.gov/services/covid-19-vaccines.asp

COVID-19 tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests at no cost. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order your tests now so you have them when you need them. www.covidtests.gov/

If you need a test now, schedule an appointment at a testing site: www.azdhs.gov/covid19/index.php#everyone-get-tested

Scams related to COVID-19: You can protect yourself

Mercy Care hosted a community forum on ways fraudsters are using COVID-10 to try to steal your personal information and scam you out of money. We discussed ways you can protect yourself and report incidents of suspected fraud, waste and abuse. You can view the presentation:

COVID-19 and Fraud, Waste and Abuse: A Special Presentation

COVID Response Grant

Mercy Care has been awarded the Emergency COVID Response Grant to address the needs of individuals with serious mental illness, individuals with substance use disorders, and/or individuals with both serious mental illness and substance use disorders. The program focuses on meeting the needs of individuals with mental disorders that are less severe than serious mental illness, including healthcare professionals.

Valle del Sol and Intensive Treatment Systems are the service providers for the grant. For more information, please reach out to the contacts listed below:

Valle del Sol

Christiana Flint ChristianaB@valledelsol.com

Caitlin Gizler CaitlinG@valledelsol.com

Intensive Treatment Systems

intakes@itsofaz.com

Mercy Care 

Grants@mercycareaz.org                                                                                                                                        

Crisis Services

If you or a loved one are facing a behavioral health crisis, you can call one of the crisis lines serving all of Arizona. Someone is available 24 hours day, 7 days a week to provide crisis intervention, support and referrals. You should always call 911 in life threatening situations.

Central Arizona Crisis Line (serves Maricopa County):
602-222-9444 or 1-800-631-1314 (toll-free)
TTY: 602-274-3360 or 800-327-9254

Northern Arizona Crisis Line (serves Apache, Coconino, Gila, Mohave, Navajo and Yavapai Counties):
1-877-756-4090

Southern Arizona Crisis Line (serves Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties or the San Carlos Apache Reservation):
1-866-495-6735

Gila River and Ak-Chin Indian Communities:
1-800-259-3349

Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community:
1-855-331-6432

You can also reach out to your provider, therapist or clinical liaison during a non-life threatening behavioral health situations. Or, you can call the crisis line.

When you call, crisis line staff will review your situation. They'll help you find the best possible solution for your behavioral health needs. And, transportation maybe available for you during a behavioral health crisis.