COVID-19 Assistance for Southern Illinois Shawnee Health Service
COVID-19 Assistance for Southern Illinois Shawnee Health Service received a $250,000 grant from the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund to serve the state’s most vulnerable residents. Shawnee Health Service is focused on deploying resources to Jackson, Williamson, and Union Counties. Assistance may be available to residents of other counties.
There are no restrictions on age or insurance coverage status. Anyone may request assistance, regardless of whether or not he or she is a patient or client of Shawnee Health Service. Grant funds will be used to assist southern Illinoisans with:
- Food and basic needs
- Temporary housing, rent, utilities, or mortgage
- Utility and financial assistance
- Out-of-pocket medical costs
If you would like to request assistance for yourself or on behalf of another person, please call Shawnee Health Service at (618) 519-9200.