- Town of Lynnfield Resources
- General Resources
- Vaccine Info
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/Resources 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
MBTA Updates: https://www.mbta.com/covid19
Massachusetts COVID-19 Response: https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=9ef7ef55e4644af29e9ca07bfe6a509f
Mass COVID-19 Vaccine Page: https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-vaccine
COVID-19 Vaccination Locations: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-locations-for-individuals-in-eligible-groups-and-phases
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 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: https://www.rosiesplace.org/
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
Department of Unemployment Assistance: https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-and-unemployment-what-you-need-to-know
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.html
Business Assistance – Mass.gov: https://www.mass.gov/guides/assisting-small-businesses-recovering-from-the-covid-19-crisis
Small Business Administration: https://www.sba.gov/funding-
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-
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/