Local COVID-19 Resources-5/15/2020

There are many resources to help during this time. Here are a few local ones. Sign up for updates where possible to keep up with the latest info.

  • New: Tips for Staying Safe During COVID-19: Grocery Shopping and Take-out Food from Cambridge Public Health Department: bit.ly/361QILq
  • New: The Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Program is additional money for families to buy food while schools are closed due to COVID-19. Cambridge Public School families with children who qualify for free/reduced price school meals are eligible. Watch your mail for a P-EBT card or for funds to be added to your current EBT card. Info: bit.ly/362fGKM
  • Cambridge Health Alliance launches COVID-19 testing in Cambridge. Call 617-665-2928 to make an appointment. Details: bit.ly/2WBhNRC
  • Updated 5/7: Food resources compiled by Cambridge in Motion: Link
  • Face coverings must be worn in public places, businesses and common areas of residential buildings. Details including where to get masks or how to make them: https://bit.ly/35k6EIP
  • Pandemic Unemployment Insurance for people who can’t work because of a COVID-19 reason but are not eligible for regular unemployment: https://bit.ly/3aDQv1I
  • CEOC (Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee) is providing support to people around filing for unemployment and health insurance, in Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Amharic, Spanish & English:  www.ceoccambridge.org or 617-868-2900.