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Links to current information about COVID-19 virus for people in Massachusetts. This page has been updated  as of 6/8/2021.


COVID-19 Resources Links


COVID-19 Temporary Emergency Paid Sick Leave Program – effective until 9/30/21


Massachusetts Homebound Vaccination ProgramStarting 5/24, any individual who has trouble getting to a vaccine site is eligible for the homebound program.


Search COVID-19 Vaccination Locations -Vaxfinder


Baker-Polito Administration to Lift COVID Restrictions May 29 – updated 5/18/2021


 Accessibility information about mass vaccination sites – Info for Gillette, Reggie Lewis, Hynes, Dartmouth, Danvers, Springfield, Natick sites


American Academy of Family Physicians COVID-19 Vaccine –  information about vaccines.


Masssachusetts Department of Public Health Trust the Facts – Get the Vax (ASL Version) Video COVID-19 Updates and Information – updated 5/12/2021


Guidance for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – Info in English and 10 languages



Homebound Vaccination Program Central Intake Line Call 833-983-0485


Massachusetts’ COVID-19 Vaccination Phases Update for People Age 12 and Older  – updated 5/12/2021


COVID-19 Response Reportin


Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 in Massachusetts


Massachusetts Caregiver/Companion COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Trust the Facts. Get the Vax Stop COVID-19 – Vaccine Education and Outreach Materialsfor public outreach COVID-19 Vaccinations for People Ages 75 and Older


Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers  – available in multiple languages


Daily COVID-19 Vaccine Updates


Arc of Massachusetts COVID-19: Massachusetts Update for Congregate Homes & General Vaccine Update


Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccine Information COVID-19 Testing Guidance


COVID-19 Test Site Locator


At-Home COVID Testing When You’re Visually Impaired


COVID-19 Resources for Renters, Homeowners & Landlords 

Volunteer Lawyers Project COVID-19 Eviction Legal Help Project (CELHP)


 Massachusetts Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing COVID-19 Card


Massachusetts Department of Public Health Emergency Care Planning for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs during COVID 19 and Beyond


COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults & Caregivers


 National Disability Institute Financial Resilience Center


Centers for Disease Control Updated Information for People with Certain Medical Conditions – Updated 4/29/2021


 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 Info and Resources


CDC:  COVID-19 What to Do if You Are Sick


CDC Guidelines for People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders


CDC Guidance for Direct Service Providers, Caregivers, Parents, and People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders 


CDC COVID-19 American Sign Language Videos


Massachusetts Return to Day Program Risk/Benefit Discussion Checklist (.doc)


Return to Day Program Risk/Benefit Discussion Tool Spanish (.doc) COVID Safe Practices Concern Form Reopening Health and Human Services in Massachusetts  Financial Resources for COVID-19 COVID-19 Updates and Information – updated 5/12/2021


Massachusetts Department of Public Health Information on the Outbreak of COVID-19


Massachusetts 211 COVID-19 Information and Assistance


Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Visitation Policy for DDS Residential Programs 


DDS Coronavirus Update for Individuals and Families


Massachusetts Food Pantries:  Food Banks, Food Pantries, Food Assistance in Massachusetts


Guide to Preventing and Addressing COVID-19 Social Stigma (pdf)


Communication Supports for Children and Adults with Complex Communication Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic


COVID-19 Patient Summary Form for People with ID/DD (pdf)


MassHealth: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) —Applicants and Members


 MassHealth PPE Program for COVID-19 Positive Members  (pdf)


Administration for Community Living COVID-19 What Do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?


Filing a New Unemployment Claim in Massachusetts (pdf)


Coronavirus Updates from Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission


The Arc of Massachusetts COVID-19 Updates, Webinars and Recent News


Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements


Wear a Mask in Public Information and Videos in 7 Languages


Emotional Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak


NAMI Massachusetts COMPASS Helpline


Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center (CANDO) COVID-19 ASD Resources and Information (pdf)


 UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute: Autism Team Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times (pdf)


COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities  (pdf)