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COVID-19 Resources

General Information
  • Center for Disease Control (CDC) – Latest information & advisories
  • World Health Organization (WHO) – Latest information & advisories
  • Mass.gov – Latest MA closures, essential services, dates, resources
  • Massachusetts 211Information Line: dial 211 for the latest MA information & resources
  • AlertsMA – subscribe to real-time notifications by texting the keyword COVIDMA to 888-777, para Espanol, texto COVIDMAESP a 888-777
  • Help Steps – Free & confidential web & app based system that connects you to help services
  • Youth.gov – Resources to support youth & families
  • Asian American Resource Workshop – General information and resources for dealing with racism, community aid, workers rights, housing rights, justice, small businesses, artists & freelancers, and language resources
  • Massachusetts Immigration & Refugee Coalition (MIRA) – recursos para personas que hablan español / resources and information on COVID-19 for individuals and families who speak Spanish
  • Town of Sudbury – Guide to local employment, food, financial aid, medical & mental health, housing, self-care, parent/caregiver support resources
  • Acton-Boxborough United Way – Information, free food, community, senior, and veteran resources for Acton & Boxborough
  • COVID-19 Health Literacy Project: Fact sheets for individuals, families and children about COVID-19 available in 30 languages
  • Emergency Kit – Info from Mass.gov about building an emergency kit and what should go in it during COVID-19.
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Food & Medication Services

 

  • SNAP – Formerly food stamps, help buying food for low-income citizens
  • Project Bread – Hotline for information on local MA food pantries & the SNAP program, 800-645-8333
  • Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) – support to help families with children who were receiving free and reduced-price school meals pay for food
  • Sudbury Food Pantry – Drive through food pantry, open Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:30am-2:15pm, registration at 11:45, 978-443-7725, Our Lady of Fatima Church, 160 Concord Rd, Sudbury
  • Sudbury Food Insecurity Program – Free restaurant gift cards for Sudbury residents in need. Email name, number of household residents, address, 3-4 favorite Sudbury restaurants to socialworker@sudbury.ma.us
  • Open Table – Drive through food pantry only, open Tuesdays 1-6:30pm and Thursdays 3-6:30pm, new clients 5:30-6:30pm. 978-369-2275, 33 Main St, Maynard
  • Stow Food Pantry – Drive through food pantry. Call or email for an appointment: 978-897-4230, stowfoodp@gmail.com, Pompositticut Community Center, 509 Great Rd, Stow
  • Lexington Food Pantry – Parking lot pick up and home delivery options, Saturdays 9:30-11am, lexfoodpantry@gmail.com, Church of Our Redeemer, 6 Meriam St, Lexington
  • Town of Boxborough Food Resources – Grocery shopping & medication pick-up, SNAP benefits, local food pantries
  • Acton-Boxborough Food Pantry – Drive through only, open Wednesdays 10am-7pm, Thursdays 9:30-11:30am except the week of the 4th Wednesday each month. 978-635-9295, 235 Summer Rd, Boxborough
  • Bedford Food Bank – Drive through food pantry for vulnerable senior citizens/veterans/existing Bedford Food Bank clients, school-aged children/families of the Bedford Public Schools in need of food support at this time (including, but not limited to, students currently on free or reduced breakfast and lunch), and any member of the Bedford community facing food insecurity. Fridays 1-3pm, John Glenn Middle School, Bedford, bedfordfoodbank@bedfordma.gov
  • Mt. Calvary Community Supper – Dinner to go Wednesdays 5-6pm, one meal per person, bring your own bag, 978-263-5156, Fellowship Hall, 472 Massachusetts Ave, Acton
  • Minuteman Senior Services – Meals on wheels deliveries, 888-222-6171
  • Neighbor Brigade – Grocery deliveries left outside, limited help with rides to essential appointments & gift cards for non-food essentials
  • Acton Pharmacy – Free same-day delivery of prescription medication or curb-side pick up, Mon-Fri 8:30am-7pm; Sat 8:30am-4pm; Sun 8:30am-3pm; Seniors shopping hour: 8:30-9:30am (hours valid until April 30, 2020)

 

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