Apex Technical School
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is the school open?
A: Yes, the school is open. To speak with an Apex Representative, please call 212-645-3300.
Q: I want to enroll in a program. Can I still apply?
A: Yes, call us at 212-645-3300 or complete the form on the Apex Contact Us webpage. An Apex representative will get back to you.
Q: How will my classes be conducted?
A: Shop classes will be taught at the Apex facility and theory classes will be taught through distance learning.
Q: I have questions about COVID-19. Where can I find more information?
A: There are several resources available about COVID-19. Please check out:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- World Health Organization
- NYS Department of Health
- NYS Office of Mental Health
- NJ COVID-19 Information Hub
Q: How do I protect myself from COVID-19?
A: Help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. To protect yourself and others:
- Practice Social Distancing – Even if you feel well, stay at home as much as possible. In public, leave at least 6 feet of distance between yourself and Avoid unnecessary appointments.
- Wash Your Hands and Cover Your Cough – Cover your cough and sneezes. Use your elbow or a tissue. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Take Caution with At-Risk New Yorkers – Take special caution to avoid exposing the elderly and people with underlying health conditions. Avoid visiting those most at risk—call instead. Offer help with groceries and other goods.
Q: I feel anxious and/or stressed. Is there anything I can do?
A: States have set up several resources for residents. For example:
- NEW YORK: New York State is partnering with Headspace, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation, to offer free meditation and mindfulness content for all New Yorkers at headspace.com/ny. New Yorkers can call the COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline at 1-844-863-9314 for mental health counseling.
- NEW JERSEY: The NJ MentalHealthCares Help Line offers telephone counseling, emotional support, information and assistance to get behavioral health services to you or a loved one. For assistance or more information, please call the toll-free, confidential number: 1-866-202-HELP (4357).
Q: I’m a Veteran. Where can I find information and resources from the Department of Veteran Affairs?
A: The Department of Veteran Affairs has a variety of resources such as:
- Coronavirus FAQs: What Veterans need to know
- VBA Financial Literacy
- VAntage Point – Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
- Veterans Crisis Line – Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
- During the COVID-19 crisis, veterans are making supportive check-in calls to other veterans through Mission: VetCheck. A collaboration between the NYC Department of Veterans’ Services, the Mayor’s Office of ThriveNYC, and veteran-serving organizations, these calls provide veterans with information about how to access vital public services, including free meals, COVID-19 test sites locations, and mental health resources.
Q: Where can I find the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Reporting?
A: Apex Technical School’s report on the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students can be found here.