Community Information

Food Assistance

  • Cooking with a budget
  • Food Pantries
    • People Helping People - Burlington, MA
    • Locate more nearby pantries
  • Resources and information from the Department of Transitional Assistance

Financial Assistance

  • Business loans and support: Resources and support for businesses
  • Department of Unemployment Assistance: Income assistance to Massachusetts workers
  • Unemployment Assistance Virtual Town Hall: Sign up for a town hall presentation on applying for unemployment assistance

Cleaning & Sanitizing

  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility
  • From the Center for Disease Control (CDC): Everyday Steps, Steps When Someone is Sick, and Considerations for Employers
  • Staying Safe at the Grocery Store

Emotional Well-Being

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Who to Call for Help or Additional Information

To access the National COVID-19 Hotline, call 2-1-1 or visit Massachusetts 211. Additionally, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has set up a 24-hour Emergency Hotline for you to call should you have any questions or concerns. The Hotline number is 617-983-6800.

Family Resource Centers

Learn more at the Family Resource Centers.

Massachusetts Network of Care

The Massachusetts Network of Care provides resources for

  • Clothing/household items
  • Crisis lines/helplines
  • Domestic violence situations
  • Food/meals
  • Housing/utilities
  • Mental health
  • Parent/family support
  • Physical health
  • Substance abuse treatment

Seasonal Health Guide for Older Adults

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Offer Assistance

Donate Blood

Because of blood drive cancellations, the American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage. Healthy individuals are needed to donate now. Find a local blood drive.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Donate masks and other protective equipment to health care workers. Find more information at

Goggles for Docs

Goggles for Docs is an effort to get used or new goggles into the hands of healthcare workers who currently have no eye protection as they treat COVID-19 patients. Sports goggles are gratefully accepted.

Cash Contributions

Learn more about United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley Covid-19 Fund.

Your Time

The Board of Health is always looking for volunteers for the Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps. Email the Burlington Volunteer Reserve Corps to sign up. You can also email the Board of Health Office or call at 781-270-1955.

Public Health Alerts

Stay up to date with current information for the town of Burlington through Public Health AlertsFind additional public health information, resources, and state developments.