Coronavirus

Help and Support

Main Government Information Pages

MASSACHUSETTS

  • Main Information Page 
  • Massachusetts 211   (For real emergencies like fire, police, ambulance call 911)
    • If you or someone you know needs help, you can call 211 on your phone (Many languages)
      or text your zip code to 898211 (Example text message…  To: 898211   Message:  01702)
    • You can also search for resources through our online database
    • Use to find help with medical care, insurance, domestic violence, food, housing, drug abuse, work, legal aid, and more
  • Get Text Messages about updates from the state
    • In English:   ( Send text To:  888-777 ; Message: COVIDMA )
    • In Spanish:  ( Send text To:  888-777 ; Message: COVIDMAESP )
  • COVID-19 Updates

FRAMINGHAM

OTHER METROWEST COMMUNITIES

Vocabulary

On Dictionary.com there is a good explanation of many words related to this coronavirus, called
Coronavirus: The Words You Need to Understand the News

  • Coronavirus; Covid-19; Mask; Quarantine/Isolation; Ventilator/respirator; Pandemic/Epidemic
  • Virus / Bacteria; Symptomatic / Asymptomatic; Immunity/Herd Immunity; Contagious; Furlough
  • CDC; PPE; WHO
  • Flatten the Curve; Shelter in Place; Social Distancing

Food Assistance

Education and Activity Ideas for Families at Home