Vaccination Info as of June 1st


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Looking for more videos like the one above?  Click here.  Spread the word!
These videos are part of the 
State's vaccination efforts and their "Trust the Facts.  Get the Vax" campaign.
View the State's FAQs on the vaccine.

View CDC's MYTH BUSTERS about the Vaccine.  What's FACT...What's a MYTH!

Cleaning and Disinfecting
Quick links
How to clean, and when to disinfect your home - CDC Guidance
Cleaning and disinfecting in a Business Setting, click here
Looking to see if your disinfectant is effective against COVID-19, check out this interactive tool of all EPA-registered products here.

Safer Alternatives
CDC has created this infographic that details a quick summary of the Do's and Don'ts and how to stay safe while cleaning.
Want to use a safer alternative, but still need an effective cleaner/disinfectant? 
The Environmental Protection Agency did the work and tested these products out so that you can keep your family, pets and the environment more safe.
Find a product that may work for you at www.epa.gov/saferchoice

State resources are still available
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Check in with yourself, your neighbors, your loved ones and your children. 
You're not alone.  
The State has compiled a list of resources that support your mental health.  Start here.

INDIVIDUAL MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

The State launched this searchable directory at Massachusetts Network of Care.  This may be a good first step.
Another option - MassSupport - Free COVID-19 Counseling and Support (1-888-215-4920 - Mon-Fri)

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Experts say 'you know your child best'.  So check in with your child's mental health.  Find the support you need and here from other families that have struggled through the pandemic as well.  Learn more here.

OTHER RESOURCES

Need assistance in other ways?
Food...Unemployment...Housing...and SO MUCH MORE!
You may be able to find resources through the State.  Click here for a complete list of what is available and how it can help you.
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Stay Informed and Stay SafeSign up for COVID alerts and receive alerts via text or email
Domestic violence and sexual assault resources

Travel AdvisoryStay up to date with the State's standing related to traveling.
Face Covering AdvisoryThe State advises unvaccinated residents to continue to wear masks indoors and when they can't socially distance.
Did you know, there are still some instances when face coverings are required.  Familiarize yourself with the current State requirements.

Close Contact Definition
The definition of who is considered a close contact has developed over time.  Unsure if you are a close contact, check out the latest criteria.

COVID Testing
Find a Site that will work for you.  Click on "Show Advanced Filters" to narrow down your search.

Interactive COVID-19 Dashboard
Updated daily by 5pm.
View this dashboard to see cases per City/Town, Hospitalizations, Deaths, and even more data presented in a variety of ways.
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Current Face Mask Advisory
Effective July 30, 2021, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a NEW mask ADVISORY in light of the recent CDC guidance.  Learn what the State advises as it relates to who and when to mask up!

MassNotify
The State has recently joined 28 other States in a tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
The app (that would need to be downloaded to your smartphone) works in the following manner (as described on the mass/gov website):
-By opting in, your device will share anonymous codes with other MassNotify users using your phone's Bluetooth.
-MassNotify codes contain no personal information or location data and are completely anonymous.
-If another user you've been near tests positive for COVID-19 within a 14-day period, you will be notified.  If you test positive, you can easily and anonymously notify others to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Learn more at the link above.


VaxMillions Giveaway
Are you fully vaccinated?  Then register in the State's "VaxMillions Giveaway" for a chance to win $1 million!  For those fully vaccinated minors, ages 12-17 (if registered), have a chance to win a college scholarship!
Not fully vaccinated?  You still have time!  Here's a cheatsheet to make sure you know when to get your vaccine in order to be eligible. 
Find a vaccine by going to vaxfinder.mass.gov


WorkShare for Employers
Allowing employers to hire back employees at reduced hours.  
Thus, reducing payroll costs and allowing employees to continue to collect a portion of their unemployment benefits to supplement their lower wages.
Learn more and see if your Company is eligible to take part in this program.

COVID-19 Funeral AssistanceThe Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) is the one providing this assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
Applications to apply for this assistance began April 12, 2021 and there is currently no deadline to apply.