Tuesday, March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Information

Reliable online resources for information on the Coronavirus:

Town of Heath Board of Health https://townofheath.org/?p=n.0&cid=8

Massachusetts Department of Health https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

World Health Organization https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

Telephone Numbers:
COVID-19 Information Line


Massachusetts 2-1-1
Informational and referral hotline 211. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Disaster Distress Helpline "Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Disaster Distress Helpline 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."


Massachusetts Health Connector- "Extended enrollment period through April 25.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, an extended enrollment period is available through April 25, 2020 for qualified Massachusetts residents who are uninsured." https://www.mahealthconnector.org/