COVID-19 | Resources 

Look below for resources for support during COVID-19. Let us know if you have any questions.

 

♦   Town of Truro COVID-19 Resources Page

♦  The Council on Aging offers pre-registered food pantry pick-ups twice a week. Please contact them for more information at 508-349-0313.

♦  Good Neighbor | Truro
Many individuals and organizations operated by Truro-ites have joined together to help those in Truro who cannot or should not leave their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we have started an initiative that offers free pickup and delivery of mail and of prepared, packaged and pre-paid food and other essential items on weekdays and at other times by special request. Folks who need this help can make requests online, by email and phone. Volunteers can register online.

♦  Information from Outer Cape Health on COVID-19

♦  Information from Cape Cod Healthcare on COVID-19

♦  Massachusetts Department of Health (including daily statistics of COVID-19 cases in MA).

♦  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

♦  Open Enrollment for Health Insurance extended to May 25th for Massachusetts residents – you can STILL apply for health insurance, if you are not currently insured.

♦  Use of Cloth Masks (and pattern)

♦  State Senator, Julian Cyr COVID-19 Information Page –tons of information!

♦  Massachusetts 211 resources and helpline

♦  Community Table/Fox & Crow by delivery: email: commontable6@gmail.com to arrange for your meal to be delivered

♦  Apply for unemployment

♦  Apply for unemployment – pandemic-specific for independent contractors/self-employed/gig-workers

♦  State information and guidance for small businesses

♦  Small Business Association Disaster Loan Assistance  for Businesses, Private Non-profits, Homeowner, and Renters

♦  Relief for Massachusetts artists in any creative discipline This Mass. Cultural Council relief for artists in any discipline who work on their own, or artists who work in settings such as schools and community centers that are not offering their programming.

♦  Greg Hill Foundation Restaurant Strong Fund for out-of-work restaurant staff.

♦  Apply for Emergency Childcare for children of “Essential Workers” as defined by the Governor in his Order.

♦  Comcast is offering internet for $9.95/mo for low-income households. They also have expanded their internet speed for free and opened up hotspots around town without requiring a password.

♦  Apply for SNAP Benefits (formerly food stamps).

♦  Cape Cod & Islands Major Crisis Relief Fund providing humanitarian aid to local individuals and families.

♦  Navigator Program (Through OCHS) The Outer Cape Health Services Community Resource Navigator (CRN) program is here to help Wellfleet residents with unmet medical, behavioral health, and human service needs.

♦  Independence House – Hotline for 24 hour crisis counseling for domestic or sexual violence: 800-439-6507. Or online chat.

♦  Barnstable County Emergency Hotlines (on a multitude of issues).

♦  Virtual meetings or visiting:

♦  Call 2 Talk
For residents that may be isolated and need to talk to someone during this COVID-19 isolation/stay at home period. The Mass Department of Public Health houses a “COVID-19 Response Command Center” and something called “Call 2 Talk.” Call 2 Talk offers mental health/emotional support, and suicide prevention services for 24/7 confidential crisis support. This resource can be accessed here.

Library in-house programs suspended indefinitely. Please revisit our website for updates!