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Lynnfield Public Library

COVID-19 Resources

Town of Lynnfield Resources:

https://www.town.lynnfield.ma.us/emergency-management

https://coronavirus-response-lynnfield-ma-dgl-ssu.hub.arcgis.com/

Direct email for Lynnfield citizens: emergencymanagement@town.lynnfield.ma.us

Covid-19 information line: 781-334-8141

General Resources:

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

CDC:  https://www.cdc.gov/

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

World Health Organization:  https://www.who.int/

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

National Library of Medicine:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/research/coronavirus/

Massachusetts Library Systems Information for Patrons:  https://guides.masslibsystem.org/COVID19/PatronInformation

 

Business Resources:

CDC information for Businesses and Employers:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/businesses-employers.htmlMass Business assistance

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/small-business-assistance-for-covid-19

Small Business Administration:  https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources
Unemployment resources:  https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-guidance-and-directives#businesses-&-employers-

Unemployment Insurance Online:  https://www.mass.gov/unemployment-insurance-ui-online

 

Health

Mass Health Connector:  https://www.mahealthconnector.org/massachusetts-health-connector-offers-extended-enrollment-for-uninsured-individuals-to-ease-coronavirus-fears?fbclid=IwAR17hjQg3rDtBpDSa18bFJeMf7soI1BtdM63pxp5ZojhRrZxOk-58Ojlw88tiny url for above: https://tinyurl.com/MassHealthConnectorCovid-19

 

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/

 

Food Insecurity & Elder Services

http://www.projectbread.org/

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.

https://unitedwaymassbay.org/

https://unitedwaymassbay.org/get-involved/covid-19-family-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.

https://www.glss.net/

Grief Resources

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.org/grief-support/

 

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

 

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation

 

More of a mental health focus with specific resources for Covid-19

 

Pets

https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/animal-health-and-welfare/covid-19
https://www.mspca.org/angell_services/covid-19-transmission-to-pets/

 

Beware of Covid-19 Scams

  https://www.who.int/about/communications/cyber-security

Covid-19 Myth Busters:  https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters

 

Distance learning

https://www.worldbookonline.com
Username: wbsupport
Password: distancelearn

Visit the World Book Online Training & Support Guide to learn more about these resources and other Distance Learning Support for Parents and Schools.