Employee COVID-19 Information
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Federal Resources 

The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call 1-800-985-5990or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

State Resources 

Louisiana citizens can dial 211, 24/7 to reach a live 211 specialist to discuss available help and information for COVID-19. Citizens can also text the keyword “LACOVID” to 898-211 to have instant access to the most current information available in our state.

Tracy Purvis is a licensed professional counselor. If any of you need to talk to someone about what all is going on with covid 19 she is willing to talk with you FREE of charge.


Tracy is from Houma and moved to Shongaloo about a year ago. She has 9 years experience in trauma counseling and is willing to do this confidentially as a help to any SMC employee. Please do not share her info with anyone that is not an SMC employee. This is her way to give back to us !

Her number is 985-209-7150

She is currently working from home so if she doesn’t answer please leave a message and she will call you back.

Local Resources 
HR Resources 

We are here for you.  Questions about your Benefits, Emergency Sick Pay and More 539-1006 or hr@emailsmc.com