COVID-19 Online Support

On this page are online and virtual resources that are being offered by various cancer and health organizations to provide support during the COVID-19 outbreak. There are forums, chat rooms, peer support, webcasts, and podcasts among other resources available for your use. If you know of any support resources that are not listed, please let us know at so we can add it to our list! 

Bereavement Seminars

Yale New Haven Hospital is offering two free virtual bereavement seminars to those who have lost a loved one to COVID-19. There may be additional seminars in the future and the hospital is anticipating in-person meetings once it is safe to do so. To register, please call 203-415-8940 or email your name and telephone number to If you are unsure about attending a bereavement support group, we encourage you to send an email and the hosts will reach out to you with more information. 

Partner Resources


On Demand:

American Lung Association: COVID-19 Town Hall Series​

American Cancer Society: Supporting Underserved Patient Communities of Color During COVID-19 Through Strategic Text Messaging

American Public Health Association: COVID-19 and Health Equity

Colorado Cancer Coalition: COVID-19 and Cancer Patients

Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership: Equity and Social Justice Forums

     Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Health Disparities and COVID-19

     Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Native American Health and COVID-19

     Equity and Social Justice Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 on Kids

     Equity and Social Justice Webinar - COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latinx Communities

National Comprehensive Cancer Network: American Cancer Society COVID-19 and Cancer ECHO for Cancer Caregivers webinar series

     April 29 Session

     May 6 Session

     May 13 Session

National LGBT Cancer Network: Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ Cancer Care & Health Centers

Prevent Cancer Foundation: 2020 Prevent Cancer Dialogue

     Cervical Cancer and HPV

     Innovative Technologies to Expand Cancer Screening

     Challenges and Opportunities for Cancer Prevention and Screening in Indian Country


Sharsheret: COVID-19, Caregiving & Cancer: Strategies For Caregiving From A Distance And Managing Self-Care with Shera Dubitsky


Sharsheret: Living With Cancer & COVID-19: What You Need To Know with Dr. Stuart Samuels

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