World Health Organization (WHO)
You can view this website in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
You can view this website in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Spanish
Commonwealth of Massachusetts COVID-19 Updates and Information
Printable facts sheets in multiple languages at https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-printable-fact-sheets
Lowell Department of Public Health
978-674-4010 Monday - Friday
Information in Khmer - https://www.lowellma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/11596/Coronavirus_City-of-Lowell_Info-Page_Khmer?bidId=
Lowell General Hospital
Lowell Community Health Center
If you do not have a physician, you may contact the Lowell Community Health Center for a referral.
ASL Video Resources regarding COVID-19
Mask Up MA
Please contact the Lowell Health Department for questions related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) at 978-674-4010.
Please leave a detailed message regarding your concern if your call is not answered immediately.
COVID-19 Testing Sites in MA as of December 8, 2020
If you believe you may need a COVID-19 test, first contact your health care provider. You need a referral and may need to undergo an additional eligibility screen before you can be tested.
Circle Health Urgent Care
Billerica - 978-323-2850
Dracut - 978-459-2273
Tewksbury - 978-323-5945
Westford - 978-323-0302
COVID-19 testing is available at all Urgent Care locations by appointment.
CVS Minute Clinic - Drive-Up Coronavirus Test at 4 Broadway Road, Dracut, MA
The drive-up test at 4 Broadway Road in Dracut is by appointment only. Please use the link above to see available times. MinuteClinic performs a PCR test, which tests for active infections only. They do not administer antibody tests, which indicate whether the patient has been infected in the past.
Lowell Community Health Center
COVID testing outside is offered 1-2 days per week, is by appointment only and after a phone visit with a provider. Contact 978-937-9700 to make an appointment.
Trinity EMS Testing - Thursdays only at Cawley Stadium
In partnership with the City of Lowell, Trinity EMS is proud to offer FREE testing for COVID-19 to residents of Lowell free of charge. Due to extremely high demand, testing is offered by appointment only. Anyone who is NOT a Lowell resident will not be tested.
Walgreens - Drive Through Testing at 1161 Bridge Street, Lowell
Walgreens is offering no-cost, contactless COVID-19 testing for patients age 3 and up at select locations in partnership with the PWNHealth provider network.
Stop the Spread Testing Initiative - Targeted to high risk communities in the Commonwealth
Open to anyone. You don’t need to have symptoms and there is no cost.
1-800-841-2900 - TTY: (800) 497-4648
COVID-19 and MassHealth - https://www.mass.gov/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-and-masshealth
Massachusetts Health Connector - https://www.mahealthconnector.org/
Mental Health, Emotional Health and Well-Being Resources
AA Central Service of Eastern Mass - Virtual AA Meeting Listing
Beth Israel Lahey Behavioral Health Emergency Psychiatric Care & Mobile Crisis Team
978-455-3397 or 800-830-5177
Center for Hope and Healing
24-hour hotline 800-542-5212
CDC Stress and Coping Suggestions
Civil Legal Aid for Victims of Crime
978-458-1465 (Northeast Legal Aid)
Provide legal assistance for those who are victims or survivors of crime, including housing, family law, immigration, consumer law, health & public benefits, disability law, education, employment issues, and elder law.
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor - Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.
Department of Mental Health
Massachusetts Government Maintaining Emotional Health & Well-Being During COVID-19 Outbreak
Network of Care
Recovery Cafe Peer Support Groups
Rich (978-735-3734) or Jaime (978-770-8919)
What to Do if You or Someone You Know is Sick
CDC Suggestions in English
CDC Suggestions in Spanish
CDC Suggestion in Chinese
National Institutes of Health COVID-19 Suggestions
CDC Guidance for Large or Extended Families Living in the Same Household
Nursing Home Resources Related to COVID-19
Nursing Home Family Resource Line 617-660-5399
If you have any questions about this resource guide, please contact the Pollard Memorial Library Reference Department for more information at 978-674-4121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.