Board of Health (508) 862-4644 health@town.barnstable.ma.us

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counts, and lab testing results.

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Text the keyword COVIDMA to 888‐777 to receive notifications to your phone. To receive these notifications in Spanish, text COVIDMAESP to 888‐777

Take care of your emotional health and help others do the same. If you need emotional support during
these stressful times:

o Call 2‐1‐1 and choose the “CALL2TALK” option.
o Samaritans is continuing operations 24/7, as always. During this unprecedented time, it can feel
overwhelming to receive constant messages about COVID‐19. Call or text their 24/7 helpline any
time at 877‐870‐4673.
o The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1‐800‐985‐5990, is a 24/7, 365‐day‐a‐year, national hotline
dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional
distress related to any natural or human‐caused disaster, including disease outbreaks like
COVID‐19. This toll‐free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all
residents in the United States and its territories.