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COVID-19 symptoms? Find a test site

This new interactive map provides an easy way to locate a COVID-19 test site, for those experiencing symptoms or who have been in close contact recently with a COVID-positive individual: mass.gov/CovidTestMap

Advisory Regarding Face Coverings and Cloth Masks

There are many things that you can do to help protect yourself and others from becoming infected with COVID-19. People who show no symptoms of illness may still be able to spread COVID-19. A face covering may help prevent you from spreading COVID-19 to other people. A...

On-line COVID-19 Symptom Checker

Buoy Health’s free Online Symptom Checker Individuals can use Buoy Health’s free online symptom checker to connect with telemedicine options. This tool is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you are experiencing a life-...

Applying for SNAP Assistance – Video

First time applying for #SNAP? Have questions on the application process? Check out DTA's SNAP application walk through video for step-by-step guidance. And then apply at DTAConnect.com! https://youtu.be/B9tHezWaaPY

Update from Superintendent, Dr. Meg Mayo-Brown.

April 21, 2020 Dear BPS Community, I hope this communication finds you and your loved ones well. At noon today Governor Baker announced the closure of all Massachusetts schools through the remainder of the school year. Barnstable Public Schools will remain in our...

Student Loan Relief

Baker-Polito Administration Division of Banks Joins Multi-State Initiative to Provide Relief to Massachusetts Student Loan Borrowers The Massachusetts Division of Banks (DOB) has joined a multi-state initiative to secure payment relief options for Massachusetts...

Running Essential Errands during COVID-19

Grocery Shopping, Take-Out, Banking, Getting Gas, and Doctor Visits. As communities across the United States take steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 by limiting close contact, people are facing new challenges and questions about how to meet basic household needs,...

Economic Impact Payment Scams

Don’t fall prey to coronavirus scams. The IRS isn't going to call you asking to verify or provide your financial information so you can get an Economic Impact Payment or your tax refund faster. Stay vigilant: go.usa.gov/xvrf7.

Artist Resources

AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS COVID-19-resources and responses https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center Economic...

COVID-19 Public Resources Map

This map shows the location of resources available to the public during COVID-19 pandemic, such as food banks, houses of worship and Project Bread site locations. Please note that this map is not inclusive of all resources, and is only as accurate as the information...

Lyft’s latest info on Coronavirus

What we're doing to keep drivers safe Closely monitoring the situation and taking action We’re following updates on COVID-19, including guidance from the CDC and local health officials. We have an internal task force dedicated solely to this issue, and we’ll continue...

Uber COVID-19 Updates & Resources

The safety and well‑being of everyone who uses Uber is always our priority. We are actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID‑19) situation and are taking steps to help keep our communities safe. Steps we are taking Supporting public health authorities We have a team...