Community Resources

Written by on March 17, 2020

We will continue to update this page as more resources become available.

For more on the CoronaVirus please visit:

Reopening: Four-Phases Approach


Governor Baker’s “Stay-At-Home” Advisory, March 24 – May 18th

Worcesterma.gov/Coronavirus

CDC Coronavirus Updates and Prevention

MA Department of Unemployment Assistance


Rehab4Addiction – During the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a lot of information about the virus and its effects on mental health.

That’s because coronavirus and the social, financial, and psychological implications it carries can seriously impact one’s mental wellbeing.



The Massachusetts PPE Index

PPE Resource Index

Nursing Home Family Resource Line
Families with loved ones in nursing homes can now dial one dedicated hotline. The Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Department of Public Health and Executive Office of Elder Affairs created a new Nursing Home Family Resource Line so you can get the info & resources you need. 📞: 617-660-5399
For more info & resources on #COVID19MA, visit www.mass.gov/covid19

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
In these trying times, it’s common to feel disconnected and isolated. But remember you’re never alone. The #DisasterDistressHelpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7 hotline dedicated to providing free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support during disaster or disease outbreaks like COVID-19.

Learn more:
https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-preparation-in-massachusetts

PPP Small Business Loans: COVID Loan Tracker

Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF)
Greater Worcester COVID-19 Updates

Worcester-Area Restaurants Open For Takeout & Delivery

Take Out Day Worcester, Monday, April 27th


UMass Memorial Healthcare Needs PPE. Donor Information Here

UMass Memorial Medical Center is looking for Caregivers
UMass Memorial Medical Center is seeking registered nurses, as well as
current students in nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, or respiratory
programs interested in helping the fight to contain and treat the coronavirus at the temporary hospital campus located at the DCU Center in Worcester.

UMass is recruiting registered nurses and patient care associates for a
24/7 operation in the battle against the COVID-19 outbreak.


We can ALL help save healthcare workers’ lives so they can save ours:

  • YOU can: – Share ANY of these links with your audience –
  • Volunteer 7+ places
  • Donate money
  • DIY make/sew/3D print
  • Manufacture
  • Donate supplies

Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

Worcester Business Journal

Mutual Aid Worcester

YWCA


Every day the United Way of Central Massachusetts connects people and resources to improve our community! Your support will deliver positive, lasting impact where and when it matters most in our community — helping connect families and individuals with the resources and services they need to improve their lives.

On March 13, 2020, the United Way of Central Massachusetts initiated a new emergency fund to respond to the COVID-19 crisis – the We Care Fund! Your donation to the We Care Fund will help those hardest hit by COVID-19 in our community.

Click here for more information on United Way


Worcester Public Schools 2020 Spring/Summer Mobile Meal Schedule – starts Wednesday, March 18 ‬

Click here for more information from the Worcester Public Schools


In response to the urgency of the Covi-19 Virus situation, WCCA TV has launched a new public service program ” Daily Breaking “.

Seen LIVE daily Monday through Thursday, at 12 noon on WCCA Cable Channel 194 (Worcester) and at wccatv.com and facebook.com/wccatv . It also re-cast during later parts of the day as program schedule space allows.

Daily Breaking is designed to allow community members, organizations, and individuals to share and express immediate –up – to – date information, mobilize support and resources, and Community News, expression and to alert viewers accordingly.



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