Greater east st. louis coad

 Community Organizations Active in Disaster · Facilitated by East Side Aligned 

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To enhance our communities' ability to mitigate, prepare, respond and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that human needs are effectively assessed and met.


The COAD serves East Side Health District's service area, including Alorton, Brooklyn, Cahokia, Centreville, East St. Louis, Fairmont City, and Washington Park. 


The state of Illinois is currently following a five stage plan for reopening, but there is still risk! It is important that we continue to protect ourselves by staying home when possible, keeping six feet away from others, washing hands for 20 seconds regularly or using hand sanitizer, wearing a mask, and cleaning surfaces often!


Education & Enrichment

Ensuring children and youth are safe, supported, and engaged in opportunities to learn and grow.

Led by the East St. Louis Youth Development Alliance

Emotional Health &


Connecting youth and families to high-quality behavioral health supports and services.

Led by the St. Clair County Youth Coalition

Food, Supplies, & Financial Support

Coordinating the distribution of essential resources including PPE, connecting people to housing services, and advancing the Prepare Greater ESTL campaign.

Communications & Advocacy

Keeping people informed about needs and resources, amplifying youth voice, creating platforms to improve collaboration, and lifting up issues of racial equity to prompt action.


Prepare Greater ESTL


Learn symptoms, find ways to keep keep yourself healthy using social distancing practices, and discover coping methods. 

Summer Youth Programs

Greater East St. Louis area youth development programs are leading activities for youth K-12 during the summer!

Emotional Care Supports

The St. Clair Youth Coalition has developed a resource guide that lists emotional care and COVID-19 services throughout the area.

Illinois COVID-19 Services

Find organizations and agencies providing services to Greater East St. Louis and surrounding areas during the COVID-19 pandemic.

get involved

Interested in being a part of the Greater East St. Louis COAD? Take one of the steps below to support the COVID-19 response and recovery effort!

Email to attend a future meeting and learn about current initiatives.

Encourage your families, friends, and networks to practice social distancing! Find social media templates here!