Resources & Services during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Important Health Information from the CDC

(Center for Disease Control & Prevention)

How to protect yourself: link

What to do if you are sick: link

Measures to prevent COVID-19 in your community (workplace, home, public settings): link

Frequently Ask Questions: how it spreads, symptoms, and what to do if you are sick: link

Mass.Gov, City of Boston, and Mass. Dept. of Public Health COVID-19 Resources

Reopening Massachusetts: link

City of Boston COVID-19 information in 10 languages: link

Useful guidance for different populations (e.g., employers, caregivers, etc.): link

COVID-19 Resource Guide For Boston’s Immigrants: link

“Stricter Measures in Place For Social, Physical Distancing to Curb COVID-19 Impact”: link

“Information on the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)”: link

COVID-19 Cases, Quarantine and Monitoring: link

Press Releases Related to COVID-19: link

City of Boston updates: link

Philanthropy Massachusetts’ Disaster and Emergency Relief Resources: link

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance Resource: link

A comprehensive list of emergency childcare options: link

Dashboard to track cases in Boston and Massachusetts: link

Federal Stimulus package information: link

“Massachusetts extends tax deadline to match federal date”: link

Free online diagnostic tool by Buoy Health to help screen for COVID-19 symptoms remotely – this is NOT a replacement for professional medical advice or emergency carelink

Homeless Services Plan Update: link

Boston Parks and Recreation COVID-19 Updates: link

Veterans Services COVID-19 Updates: link

World Health Organization (WHO) Resources 

Live tracking of cases globally: link

COVID-19 advice for the public: link

COVID-19 travel advice: link

Services & Resources for Residents

Fenway CDC will continue to provide quality services to our residents from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. If you need assistance or have an emergency matter, please contact Fenway CDC staff: contact list here.

As we continue to live through this difficult time, Fenway CDC encourages our community residents to stay strong, positive, and unified. In the spirit of keeping our community connected, we have created a community sign for residents to color and place in the windows of their homes and cars and on mailboxes. This is a symbol of our united efforts to protect each other during the COVID-19 pandemic. Download the sign here. See our sample here.

Information on Unemployment and COVID-19: link

Unemployment Benefits Guideline

Up-to-date MBTA schedule here.

Free deliveries and friendly check-ins for those at-risk for COVID-19. Get what you need safely, from a volunteer neighbor: link

Curfew, Masks: Boston Mayor Announces New Coronavirus Rules.

Check out the online edition of this month’s Fenway News newsletter here.

Get free daily COVID-19 text updates from the City of Boston available in 11 different languages. Access these text updates here.

The City of Boston text updates can also be accessed in 11 different languages online here.

All K-12 schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year. All non-emergency childcare centers will be closed until June 29th.

Child care program resources for essential workers: to support families of essential workers and families with children who have special needs, Care.com is offering eligible families and child care workers free 90-day premium memberships.

Student Loan Assistance. Click here for details.

Massachusetts residents who are not eligible for regular unemployment benefits can now apply online for the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program.  To learn more or apply, visit: www.mass.gov/pua

If you’ve lost a job and need insurance, you may qualify for coverage through the Health Connector. Apply for coverage here.

MEMA maintains a public-facing dashboard for up-to-date information on COVID-19 case counts, cases by age, cases by county, hospital status, hospital bed status, death tolls, and deaths by age. Check out the COVID-19 ArcGIS Online dashboard here .

William James College offers a free, confidential service that can help connect you to a therapist based on insurance, location and specialty needs during this time.

The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley has launched a COVID-19 Family Support Fund. This fund will provide financial support for working families impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis. A network of 20 community partner agencies in Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire will help administer the fund, which will provide a one-time grant of $2,000 to help families pay for basic living needs. Learn more here.

COVID-19 Affordable Housing Updates from the Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association: Check out CHAPA’s website for a list of state and national COVID-19 updates, housing and non-housing resources, and information on how you can take action.

Despite the closure of all MA schools and childcare facilities until June 29th, Boston Public Schools pledge to continue providing free breakfast and lunch to all Boston students! Click here for a map and list of meal sites for Boston Youth and Teens.

Disaster and Emergency Relief Resources: link

Residents can visit boston.gov/COVID19food to find food resources for all residents, including youth meal sites, food pantries, and more.

The Boston-Area grocery guide for safe shopping, delivery services, and more: link

Information and updates on Boston Public Schools for students and families: link

Services & Resources for Businesses

Stimulus Package Information:

Supporting Boston’s open businesses: link

U.S. Chamber resources that guide businesses on how to stay afloat and safely operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Living & Working Virtually

Useful info for working remotely: A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers”

Tackling work-from-home like a boss: check out these tips here

Protect your mental health. Wonderful distractions for a mind in distress: 

New England Aquarium virtual tour

Museum of Modern Art, New York channel 

The Smithsonian Institution virtual tour

NBA.com is currently offering a complimentary free preview of their NBA League Pass

NFL Game Pass is offering a free Game Pass Subscription until 5/31/20

Nike Training Club App Premium Membership is currently free of charge. Download the NTC app on your Apple or Android device here

Union Capital Boston is now hosting Virtual Network Nights to share information & resources, tips & advice, songs or poems, skill-sharing, recipes or anything else of benefit to our community! They host Nights in both English and Spanish. Check it out here.

Things to do for kids
National Aquarium virtual tour

SeaWorld Orlando virtual tour

What to do with your kids when schools close due to COVID-19

Things to do for families and individuals
Things to do while staying at home

Stay at home to-do list

20 Amazing places you can visit without leaving home

20 Sacred Spaces to Transport You Around the World

Cirque du Soleil Premieres Online Special: link