Community Information


FIND ASSISTANCE 



OFFER ASSISTANCE
FOOD ASSISTANCE
       

Resources and information from the Department of Transitional Assistance.

 
Cooking with a budget?
Here are some tips.


Food Pantries
People Helping People – Burlington, MA

Locate more nearby pantries here.

  

DONATE

BLOOD

Because of blood drive cancellations,the American Red Cross now faces a severe bloodshortage.
Healthy individuals are needed to donate now.

Find a local blood drive

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
(PPE)

https://getusppe.org/
Donate masks and other protective equipment to health care workers. 

Goggles for Docs
Goggles for Docs is an effort to get used or new goggles into the hands of healthcare workers who currently have no eye protection as they treat COVID-19 patients. Sports goggles are gratefully accepted.

DONATE TO FOOD PANTRIES
arrowSee links under Food Assistance

CASH CONTRIBUTIONS

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley   Covid-19 Fund
https://unitedwaymassbay.org/covid-19/covid-19-family-fund/

YOUR TIME

The Board of Health is always looking for volunteers for the  Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps.
burlingtonvolunteerreservecorp@gmail.com
Board of Health Office
781-270-1955
boh@burlington.org


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
 
Department of Unemployment Assistance
Income assistance to Massachusetts workers.

Unemployment Assistance Virtual Town Hall
Sign up for a town hall presentation on applying for unemployment assistance.

Business loans and support
Resources and support for businesses.


CLEANING AND SANITIZING

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility
From the CDC: Everyday Steps, Steps When Someone is Sick, and Considerations for Employers.

Staying Safe at the Grocery Store

EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING
Tips and Resources


WHO TO CALL FOR HELP OR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
To access the National COVID-19 Hotline, call 2-1-1
or visit www.mass211.org

Additionally, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has set up a 24-hour Emergency Hotline for you to call should you have any questions or concerns. The Hotline number is (617) 983-6800.

Family Resource Centers
www.frcma.org

Massachusetts Network of Care
 For resources regarding parent/family support, clothing/household items, physical health, crisis lines/helplines, food/meals, mental health, substance abuse treatment, housing/utilities  or domestic violence situations.
https://massachusetts.networkofcare.org/mh/content.aspx?cid=9261


PUBLIC HEALTH ALERTS
Stay up to date with current information for the town of Burlington.

Additional public health information, resources,
and state developments can be found here.