All NEC Schools will be closed from March 16-May 4

Coronavirus Resources

HomeCoronavirus Resources

Recommended Resources and Links

General Resources:

For Residents Experiencing Job Loss or Loss of Income

CDC Information:

DPH Information:


Filing for unemployment:

Red Cross:

Free Meals

Northshore Food Pantries:

Our Neighbors Table (serves: Amesbury, Boxford, Byfield, Georgetown, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, South Hampton, and West Newbury):

Article with link that is updated frequently:

Salvation Army:

Interactive map for school meals (mainly in the boston area):–409806

Emergency Shelters:

Resources on Talking to Children:

What to Say to Help Kids Feel Calm When the World Feels Fragile

How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus

Information on COVID-19 and Social Distancing:

Mental Health:

Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults During the Coronavirus Crisis

Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)

Quick Expert Tips to Manage Coronavirus Anxiety

COVID-19 Lockdown Guide: How to Manage Anxiety and Isolation During Quarantine

Free Internet Resources:

Many Internet providers are stepping up to offer free Internet services to low income households and households with children. If you do not see your service provider listed, please contact them to determine if they have a similar offer.