PUBLIC HEALTH information
Vaccine Clinic 8/18: Lenox Community Center, 1:30-3:00 pm. Schedule 413.528.0457. Walk-ins welcome.
DIAL 211: MA VACCINATION HOTLINE FOR SENIORS 75+
VACCINATION INFO HOTLINE: 413-449-5575
Resources for coping with Substance Addiction & PTSD:
- Treatment Options for PTSD and Addiction [americanaddictioncenters.org]: Information on the signs of PTSD, substance abuse and its connection to PTSD, and how to get help.
- Veterans’ Mental Health Issues [veteranaddiction.org]: Addresses a range of veteran health concerns such as depression, PTSD, anxiety, and substance abuse.
- Veteran Drug & Alcohol Rehab [americanaddictioncenters.org]: Additional support for veterans.
- Free virtual support and online addiction meetings [americanaddictioncenters.org]: Supports veterans in their recovery.
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR ENTERING (OR RE-ENTERING) MASSACHUSETTS
855-262-5465 between the hours of 7am and 7pm, 7 days/week. and/or the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) 24/7 Epidemiology line at (617) 983-6800.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES
Elizabeth Freeman Center: Domestic and Sexual Violence Response 866.401.2425
Report Child Abuse or Neglect to Mass DCF
Call 211 to reach the state call center for health information. Free & Multilingual.
Berkshire Medical Center toll-free hotline for questions/concerns: 855-BMC-LINK – or – 855-262-5465 (7 days/week, 7AM – 7PM)
Buoy Health Care Tool
Buoy Health’s online 24/7 tool is free for Massachusetts residents and uses current COVID-19 guidance from the CDC and Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Visit buoy.com/mass to learn more and use the tool.
Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) is checking Voicemail and SignMail messages left on our main numbers: Voice (617) 740-1600 and Video Phone: (617) 326-7546, and will respond within one business day.
For interpreter/CART requests are being processed online, visit https://www.mcdhh.net/request/ to submit your request.
Text Alerts – Text “COVIDMA” to 888-777 to receive COVID-19 text message alerts straight to your phone and stay up to date with the latest news + updates from the Commonwealth.
Massachusetts Department of Public Health: 617-983-6800 (24-hour emergency hotline)
GENERAL RESOURCES TO SUPPORT VETERANS
MA Dept. of Public Health Resource for Veterans and Information about Their Rights