COVID - 19 Resources

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COVID-19 Resources for Essex Residents

For accurate, up to date information about COVID-19 be careful where you get your information.  The Essex Board of Health recommends the following resources: 

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
World Health Organization
Centers for Disease Control

Information about the local response to positive cases can be found on the Essex Board of Health's page

 

 

SOCIAL SERVICE RESOURCES
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This document is currently under construction, and not all links are activated.  We will post as soon as we are able to!)

State Wide Updates and Restrictions
Essex Senior Center Programming Updates
Essex Town Departments
Elder Services
Food Access
Transportation
Pharmacy/Medical Equipment
Health Care
Financial Assistance
Behavioral Health Support

THINGS TO DO WHILE HOME

Online Enrichment
Technology-free options

HOW TO HELP
During these unprecidented times, may folks are looking for ways to help.  While we are trying to limit exposure of the Novel Coronavirus, it makes it difficult to know what to do. 
The following list are some different ways you can help your friends and neighbors.

Masks for Health Care Workers:
Health care workers are experiencing a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment.  If you have sewing skills, please consider making masks. Click here for more information

Donations:

Donations are needed by many of our front line agencies. If able, please consider donating to one of these agencies that are working with us to support Essex residents: 
Acord Food Pantry
Open Door 
SeniorCare, Inc
Action Inc
United Way