Reliable online resources for information on the Coronavirus:
World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public
The Town of Shrewsbury: https://shrewsburyma.gov/881/Coronavirus-COVID-19
COVID-19 Information Line: 508-799-1019
Informational and referral hotline 211. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Disaster Distress Helpline “Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Disaster Distress Helpline 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. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.”
Massachusetts Health Connector- “Open Enrollment is Extended through May 23rd, 2021.
Find important information, updates, and resources about coronavirus (COVID-19) for Health Connector members and applicants.”
Resources for free Internet:
- Internet Essentials by Comcast is offering 2 months free
- Spectrum by Charter
Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
- File your taxes online for free:
“If your 2019 adjusted gross income was $69,000 or less, you may find one or more Free File Online options for you. Review each company’s offer to make sure you qualify for a free federal return. Some companies offer free state tax returns; others may charge a fee.”
List provided by the IRS https://apps.irs.gov/app/freeFile/