COVID-19 Community Resources

MPHA has assembled the following list of resources for community members:

General FAQ

Lawyers for Civil Rights maintains an excellent, up-to-date list of resources related to Health Insurance, Medical Support, Food Security, Eligibility for Unemployment and SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps), Worker Assistance, Housing and Immigration Status.

Health Resources

If you or loved ones have symptoms consistent with COVID-19, contact your healthcare provider. For more information, visit the CDC COVID-19 Symptom Checker.

If you want to sign up for health insurance, visit the MA Connector website or call 1-800-841-2900 for English and Spanish service.

For questions about the status of the coronavirus outbreak in Massachusetts, visit the MA Department of Public Health’s Information Page.

Financial Resources

For help finding food, paying bills or getting essential services during the coronavirus pandemic, call 211 or click here. In addition, Emergency Relief Funds and Mutual Aid Networks have been established, including:

Business Resources

For current information on regulations around reopening businesses in Massachusetts, see the state’s Reopening Massachusetts Page.

If you are a small business owner, the following websites have information on disaster assistance and temporary loans.

Employee Resources

If you need help filing for unemployment, Massachusetts Jobs for Justice publishes this helpful guide in English and Spanish. If you need to speak with a lawyer about your employment situation, the following websites provide useful information.

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