Resources for COVID-19

The TEAM UP Community is gathering resources related to COVID-19 in the hopes that these can provide assistance or relief during this difficult period. Please click on a category below to see an expanded list of resources. We will be updating this page regularly.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Updates on COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19), Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Rolling updates on coronavirus disease (COVID-19), World Health Organization
COVID-19 Cases, Quarantine, and Monitoring,
Coronavirus Resource Center, Harvard Medical School
COVID-19 Advice for the Public: Myth Busters, CDC
Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day, Ariadne Labs
Information for Healthcare Professionals, CDC
Critical Updates on COVID-19, American Academy of Pediatrics
NEW: Early Intervention (EI) Services during COVID-19 Parent Flyer (English, Spanish), Massachusetts Advocates for Children

Resources for Distribution
Handouts and Posters about COVID-19 (15 languages available), CDC
Household Plan of Action Infograph (English, Spanish), CDC
5 Tips for Coronavirus Safety (23 languages available)
Attorney General's Office Multilingual COVID-19 Publications (10 languages available),

Addressing Need

Map of COVID-19 Testing Sites,
Free and discounted internet/wifi services,
MassHealth COVID-19 Information
Getting Help with Housing Costs: Resources for Renters, Homeowners, and Landlords,
Coronavirus: Protecting People Experiencing Homelessness And Poverty, MA Coalition for the Homeless
Food and Cash Assistance,
Help Paying Your Utility Bill,
MA Department of Unemployment Assistance
Recommendations for Buying Infant Formula, Healthy Children
School Closure Meal Information, Child Nutrition Outreach Program
Map of Meal Sites for Children and Youth,
Free Breakfast & Lunch Locations, Boston Public Schools
CVS Free Prescription Delivery
Walgreens Free Prescription Delivery
Crisis Text Line, Text HOME to 741741
Crisis Hotlines,
Domestic Violence Resources, Jane Doe Inc.
Information About Emergency Childcare Programs, Early Childhood Education and Care
COVID-19 Resources and Information for Immigrants, MA Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition
Coronavirus and Forbearance Info for Students, Borrowers, and Parents, Federal Student Aid
Network of Care Massachusetts, Massachusetts Association for Mental Health
Stimulus Payment, MassLegalHelp
COVID Resources that Take Race Seriously, Embrace Race
Food Assistance during the COVID-19 Emergency: Patient-facing Handout and Weblink (English, Spanish)
Food Assistance during the COVID-19 Emergency: Provider-facing Guide (English, Spanish)
Resources and assistance by zipcode in 180 languages, 211
Financial assistance to low-income families, Lend A Hand Society
Guide to resources for families and individuals facing eviction or housing instability (English, Haitian Creole, Spanish, Portuguese), Boston Medical Center
$2 Grocery Bags, Fair Foods
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
Metro Housing Boston
Friends of the Homeless South Shore
Sojourner House Boston
Crossroads Family Center
Find Food Support

Managing Anxiety

See also: TEAM UP Self Care Resources
DMH Young Adult Resource Guide Hotlines, Warm Lines, and Young Adult Council Meetings,
Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak, SAMHSA
Manage Anxiety and Stress, CDC
Isle of Calm: Stream 6 Hours of Soothing Music, National Public Radio
Coronavirus Sanity Guide, Ten Percent Happier App
Headspace (Free meditation and mindfulness resources)
Managing Fears and Anxiety around the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Harvard University Health Services
Easing Anxiety During Challenging Times, The Miracle Project
What About You? A Resource for Those Who Work With Others, The National Center on Family Homelessness
Messages for Anyone Struggling Because of the COVID-19 Coverage, The Mighty
Take A Deep Breath (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Korean), Calm
The Tapping Solution App (Six months free membership for healthcare workers, first responders, teachers, and mental health workers)
Stress & Anxiety Companion App, National Health Services
Virtual Peer Support Groups, Group Peer Support
Actions I Can Take Worksheet, National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW)
Distant Together: Mental Health Resources for COVID-19
Disaster Distress Talkline, SAMHSA (24/7/365 multilingual hotline for crisis support)
Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook, The Wellness Society (English, Spanish, German, Turkish, Dutch, Chinese)
Handhold for Caregivers, MA Department of Mental Health
Shine Initiative for Youth Mental Health
COVID Coach App
50 Calm-Down Ideas to Try with Kids of All Ages, Go Zen

Social Distancing Activities for You and Your Children

Educational Resources/Activities
Educational Resources for Students and Families, MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
WGBH Distance Learning Center
Harmony at Home, Sanford Programs
Suddenly Homeschooling, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Free Educational Resources for All Ages, Zero to Three Healthy Steps
Activities and School Resources for Children, Zero to Three Healthy Steps
Professional Read Aloud, Storyline Online
Math Games and Lessons, Cool Math
Thinking Blocks, Math Playground
Boston Public Library
Libby App (Free E-Books and Audiobooks with public library card)
Hoopla (Free streaming service, "Your public library at your fingertips")
Remote Learning Resources (16 languages available), Khan Academy
Reading with your Child (Spanish), American Graduate
Cómo contar cuentos a niños de 4 a 6 años - Recursos educativos (Spanish), Cuentacuentos Beatriz Montero
¿Cómo contar cuentos a bebes? (Spanish), Mami Cuéntame Un Cuento
Cómo contar cuentos creativos a los niños (Spanish), Sparks & Rockets
The Basics 5: Lean y Comenten Cuentos (Spanish), The Basics
At-Home & Distance Learning Resources for Parents and Educators (English, Spanish),
120 Digital Resources for Home-Schooling: Special Education, Social and Emotional Learning, and More,

At Home Activities/Entertainment
Resources & Activities for Families at Home, Children's Mental Health Campaign
Caribu (Free video-calling app to read books and play games with distant family and friends)
Kanopy (Free streaming service for movies & documentaries through public libraries and colleges/universities)
LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems, The Kennedy Center
Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch (Video), Travel + Leisure
Virtual Tours of 1,200+ Museums and Cultural Sites Worldwide, Google Arts & Culture
Virtual Field Trips for Kids
Virtual Tours of 33 National Parks
Home Safari Resources, Cincinatti Zoo
Online Educational Activities, Petersen Automotive Museum
Healthy Eating Games and Activities for Kids, Healthy Kids Healthy Future
30 Parents Share Their Favorite At-Home Activities To Help Bored Kids, Huffpost
Apps for Kids, PBS
DIY Your Own Baby-Safe Edible Finger Paint, Red Tricycle


Home Exercise Options

Yoga with Adriene
Down Dog App (Free for everyone through April 1st, Free for all students and teachers through July 1st)
Ekhart Yoga (12 free yoga/meditation classes)
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Fitness Blender (25 minute fun workouts for kids at home)
P.E. with Joe (Exercise program for kids every day at 9 am)
500+ ad-free workout videos, PopSugar

For Children & Families

General Resources
Tips for Families: Coronavirus, Zero to Three
Health Emergencies, Sesame Street in Communities
Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus, National Public Radio
Video for Young Children on Coronavirus, BrainPop
Not All Heroes Wear Capes: The Story of Healthcare Heroes, Free PDF of children's book to help kids of healthcare workers understand COVID-19 
#COVIBOOK Supporting and Reassuring Children Around the World (Free PDF of children's book in 20 languages), MindHeart
My Epidemic Story (Guided Activity Workbook), The Children’s Psychological Health Center
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus (English, Spanish), PBS for Parents
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus (English, Spanish), Child Mind Institute
Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (6 languages available), National Association of School Psychologists
Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Child Trends
Helping Children Cope with Emergencies (English, Spanish), CDC
How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19), UNICEF
Resources for Parents, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Disaster and Trauma Resource Center
Resources for Youth, AACAP Disaster and Trauma Resource Center
COVID-19 Tips for Parents, Dr. Barbara Stroud
Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic (English, Spanish), Common Sense Media
Massachusetts Coronavirus Resources for Kids and Parents, OneToughJob: A Children's Trust Program
Massachusetts Virtual Parenting Support Groups and Playgroups During COVID-19, OneToughJob: A Children's Trust Program
Handhold, MA Department of Mental Health

Back To School
Reggie Is Back At School: A Social Story For Families to Help Young Children Prepare For Return to School, MassAIMH
Kip Goes Back To School: A Social Story, MassAIMH
Back to School Resources for Families and Educators (English, Spanish), Child Mind Institute

For Families Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder

For Healthcare Workers

COVID-19 Resources, MassAIMH
Coronavirus and Mental Health, Carlat Publishing 
Psychological Effects of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know, CSTS
Taking Care of Patients During the Coronavirus Outbreak: A Guide for Psychiatrists, CSTS
Coronavirus and Mental Health: Taking Care of Ourselves During Infectious Disease Outbreaks, American Psychiatric Association
Resources for Clinicians, AACAP Disaster and Trauma Resource Center
COVID-19 Resources for Community Health Workers, National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW)
Coronavirus 101 for Frontline Health Workers, University of New Mexico Project ECHO
Actions I Can Take Worksheet, NACHW
The 'Going Home' Checklist, UK National Health Service
COVID-Ready Communication Skills, VitalTalk
Diagnosis and Management of Traumatic Stress in Pediatric Patients, Intermountain Healthcare
Not All Heroes Wear Capes: The Story of Healthcare Heroes, Free PDF of children's book to help kids of healthcare workers understand COVID-19 

Organizational Resources
Telehealth Service in Infant Mental Health Home Visiting, MassAIMH
MassHealth Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Services Related to COVID-19
FAQ: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Providers,
Telehealth Technologies Fact Sheet, National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
Doximity (Platform to call patients for remote televisits)
COVID-19 Telehealth Toolkit, National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
Health Center Program COVID-19 FAQ, Health Resources & Services Administration
COVID-19 Operations Resource Packet: Sample procedures for health center drive thru clinic, NACHC
COVID-19 Response Training, Center to Advance Palliative Care