Helpful Resources

Links to help you find the information you need

For Members

State Departments of Health

Visit the CDC website. Other excellent sources of information include the following:

Health insurance resources

  • If you are on MassHealth: Your coverage is protected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more from MassHealth.
  • Can I still apply for MassHealth? Walk-in enrollment centers are closed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to apply for MassHealth coverage online here.
  • Special Enrollment Period in Rhode Island: A special enrollment period is now available for uninsured Rhode Islanders seeking health care coverage. Learn more from HealthSource RI
  • Extended Enrollment Period in Massachusetts: An extended enrollment period is now available for uninsured Massachusetts residents seeking health care coverage. Learn more from the MA Health Connector.

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Mental and behavioral health care resources

  • SAMSHA: Help for coping with disaster distress
  • NAMI: What you should know about mental and behavioral health during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • SmartRecovery: For members in recovery looking for online and virtual support
  • Shatterproof: For members in recovery programs looking for virtual meetings
  • For caregiver support

People living with disabilities

  • CDC: What People with Disabilities and Care Providers Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines
  • VaxAbilities: Disability-friendly COVID-19 vaccination events and resources across Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts: COVID-19 resources for people with developmental disabilities
  • Rhode Island: COVID-19 resources and general information
  • New Hampshire: COVID-19 and people with disabilities: updates, general info and resources
  • Connecticut: Covid-19 resources for individuals with disabilities

Expecting and new parents

Pregnancy guidance during COVID-19 for new moms, a mother-to-be, midwife, or doula:

Health and wellness resources

Food assistance

Project Bread provides free meals and delivery in selected school districts offering prepackaged meals for school-age children. 

The Greater Boston Food Bank  partners with hunger-relief agencies, including food pantries, community meal programs and direct distribution programs across Eastern Massachusetts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Financial assistance 

Massachusetts Transitional Assistance

For Employers

For Providers

Behavioral health resources