What You Need to Know
For information about the coronavirus, symptoms, and healthcare referrals: Dial 2-1-1. This hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All calls are free and confidential. Interpreter services are available in multiple languages.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health 24-hour Emergency Hotline: (617) 983-6800
Public Health 24-hour Emergency Hotline: (617) 983-6800
Get help with health insurance questions and complaints by contacting Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s Health Care Division at 1-888-830-6277.
Foodsource Hotline: To find food resources in your community, call the FoodSource Hotline AT 1-800-645-8333 (TTY: 1-800-377-1292). Open Monday-Friday 8:00am-7:00pm and Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm.
Unemployment and Bill Pay Assistance: The United Way has launched a family support fund to aid hourly and low-wage workers who may need financial help with rent, food, or childcare. Find more information here: https://unitedwaymassbay.org/get-involved/covid-19-family-fund/
The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities has put out guidance prohibiting utility companies from shutting off residents’ power during the Governor’s state of emergency. Check here for updates: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-guidance-and-directives.
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