The building remains closed until further notice. Please keep all items until we re-open. There will be no fees or penalties of any kind. Library staff are monitoring email and voicemail from home, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-334-5411 if you need assistance.
- Town of Lynnfield Resources
- General Resources
- Health Resources
- Grief Resources
- Job Assistance
- Food Insecurity & Elder Services
- Business Resources
- Distance Learning
- Beware of Scams
Town of Lynnfield Resources:
Lynnfield Office of Emergency Management: https://www.town.lynnfield.ma.us/emergency-management
Direct email for Lynnfield citizens: email@example.com
Covid-19 information line: 781-334-8141
A Healthy Lynnfield: https://ahealthylynnfield.org/
Interface is a help-line to call to assist you or your family with access to outpatient mental health counseling services and general mental health resources. This service is available to all Lynnfield residents through a contract with William James college.
Mass Dept Public Health: https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19
Symptom Tracker: http://buoy.com/mass
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-emergency-management-agency
World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/
National Library of Medicine: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/research/coronavirus/
Massachusetts Library Systems Information for Patrons: https://guides.masslibsystem.org/COVID19/PatronInformationResources for First responders – created by Attorney General Maura Healey’s office:
Get Involved: Community Contact Tracing Collaborative: https://www.mass.gov/lists/covid-19-contact-tracing-resources-and-information
COVID-19 Blog: https://www.erinbromage.com/
MBTA Updates: https://www.mbta.com/covid19
Massachusetts COVID-19 Response: https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=9ef7ef55e4644af29e9ca07bfe6a509f
Government Support Index: a comprehensive online resource covering all federal domestic programs offering financial and non-financial assistance – URL: https://online.omnigraphics.com/#/login/qDgc~2FG4FTYA%3D Password: noble1
Mass Health Connector: https://www.mahealthconnector.org/covid-19
Red Cross: Those who are healthy, feeling well and eligible to give blood or platelets, are urged to make an appointment to donate as soon as possible by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Covid-19 Resources in various languages: https://covid19healthliteracyproject.com/#
COVID-19 Testing: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-testing#testing-sites
Domestic Violence Survivors
Jane Doe: The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence: https://janedoe.org/
Rosie’s Place: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: http://www.rosiesplace.org/site/assets/docs/Find%20Help%20Documents/Domestic%20Violence%20and%20Sexual%20Assault.pdf
State of Massachusetts: Domestic Violence Programs for Survivors: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/domestic-violence-programs-for-survivors
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline
Taking care of your mental health: https://afsp.org/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-in-the-face-of-uncertainty/
Addressing virus ‘anxiety’: https://www.virusanxiety.com/
Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, trauma, and major loss. http://griefnet.org/
Care Dimensions: Community support makes it possible for us to provide most of our services without charge, enabling anyone in the community to access the support they need, whether or not their loved one was a Care Dimensions patient. https://www.caredimensions.
Grief.com is dedicated to help everyone deal with the often unknown terrain that comes along with all kinds of grief. Through education, information and other helpful resources we hope to make the challenging road of grief a little easier.” Also provides a daily (1 pm), free, facebook group – https://www.facebook.com/
groups/DavidKessler – for those experiencing grief during this pandemic.
Help for grieving teens and children
Grief_during_COVID-19.pdfElisabeth Kubler-Ross FoundationMore of a mental health focus with specific resources for Covid-19
Jobs Available to Assist Long Term Care Facilities: https://covid19ltc.umassmed.edu
Department of Unemployment Assistance: https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-and-unemployment-what-you-need-to-know
Emergency Childcare Site: https://eeclead.force.com/apex/EEC_ChildCareEmergencyProcedure
ProQuest’s “O’Reilley for Public Libraries”: Available until June 13, this database grants patrons free access to 45,000 ebooks and videos pertaining to job search assistance or titles focused on career or hobby development: https://trials.proquest.com/access?token=AsxBfRbqHuXkDEhynFSxwahOm
Food Insecurity & Elder Services
Dept. of Transitional Assistance Online Portal: Learn about and apply for programs such as SNAP, TAFDC, and EAEDC: https://dtaconnect.eohhs.mass.gov
United Way/Massachusetts: In collaboration with the Department of Public Health, United Way’s Mass 2-1-1 statewide consumer hotline will provide consumer help during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Individuals can dial 2-1-1 for comprehensive information and referrals related to the virus, including information on where they can access flexible funds through the COVID-19 Family Support Fund.
Greater Lynn Senior Services: 781-599-0110
GLSS provides a broad range of services, including: information and referral; home care services; nutrition programs; transportation; housing supports; clinical and protective services; programs designed to promote consumer engagement and better health and well-being; and a number of new initiatives aimed at creating stronger, more livable communities for all. GLSS serves people age 60 and older, adults living with disabilities, and their families and caregivers in Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott, Massachusetts.
CDC information for Businesses and Employers:https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.htmlMass Business assistance
Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Unemployment Insurance Online: https://www.mass.gov/unemployment-insurance-ui-online
Reopening Massachusetts: Information to help businesses in re-opening: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusetts#sector-specific-protocols-and-best-practices-
World Book: https://www.worldbookonline.com
The Massachusetts Department of Education has complied a list of educational resources for students and families.
Beware of Covid-19 Scams
WHO-Cyber Security: https://www.who.int/about/communications/cyber-security