COVID-19 Resources

Resources for Malden Residents


The City of Malden's 2019 Novel Coronavirus Page Frequently-updated page featuring information on the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination appointments and scheduling, plans for reopening, guidelines, and numerous other resources for residents and businesses. CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment Alert system for COVID-19 and other emergency updates for the City of Malden. Easy sign-up for text and email notifications of these events. CIty of Malden Alert Center Alert Center allows you to view all alerts and emergencies in your area, with categorized listings. The City of Malden's Directory of Business Resources During Coronavirus Features a timeline for reopening and how different sectors may be affected. Below that is an extensive list of resources covering grants, assistance programs, loans, essential services, and various State & Federal resources for struggling businesses. The site could be better organized; press "ctrl-f" to search the webpage and type in keywords for a more efficient means of searching. Urban Media Arts (Formerly MATV) Site includes important links to reputable resources related to COVID-19 and current circumstances. Features video updates from the mayor, the Polito/Baker administration, and information on assistance programs, schools, Federal guidelines, and more. The Malden Together Fund The Malden Together Fund was established through the collaboration between the Mayor’s Office, community leaders, and United Way. The Fund will mobilize resources for emergency assistance and expanded food distribution, with a focus on those who are most economically vulnerable during the pandemic. The fund will deploy resources through nonprofit partners to prevent financial crises and displacement for the residents of our city. Boston Office 9 Channel Center St, Suite 500 Boston, MA 02210 Phone: (617) 624-8000 Malden Public Library The Malden Public Library maintains a blog with COVID resources and social-distancing friendly activities. 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148 Phone: (781) 324-0218 | Email: info@maldenpubliclibrary.org Malden Education Association Features information on remote learning and how the pandemic has impacted education in Malden.




State and Federal Health & Safety Guidelines


Mass.gov COVID-19 Regulations & Guidance Page Hosts information on topics such as Travel, Reopening, Healthcare, Educatio, Health Insurance, Transportation, Finance, Businesses, State & Local Government, Agriculture, the Environment, and Cannabis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mass.gov COVID-19 Public Health Guidance & Directives Page Guidance and directives from the Centers for Disease COntrol and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) related to COVID-19. Mass.gov COVID-19 Travel Order Page Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Index Must-read information from the CDC covering a vast range of topics and guidelines, as well as science updates, data on the spread of COVID-19, and resources for healthcare workers. The White House's Official COVID-19 Page Details the agenda of the Biden-Harris government in overcoming the immense challenges posed by COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control's Collection of COVID resources in other languages COVID-19 resources for speakers of languages other than English.




Additional Resources


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Getting the Vaccine in Malden and What You Need to Know


Phase 1 & Phase 2 Group 1 Rollout for Malden Residents WHAT Malden will host two vaccine clinics starting later this month. WHEN The first will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the second will be on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both will offer 828 appointments. Appointments will be preserved for seniors. Those who receive appointments for the first dose will be also be scheduled for the second shot. HOW Call 781-661-8500 to get help booking a vaccine appointment. Messages left WILL be returned. Residents may also call the Malden Senior Center for help at 781-397-7144. LANGUAGE HELP There will be language interpreters for the phone lines in Mandarin and Cantonese, with further languages coming soon. At the clinic, Spanish, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin volunteers will be on hand in person to assist attendees. WHERE Both clinics will be held at the Salemwood School field house (529 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148), which has elevator access and plenty of ventilation and room for social distancing. These will be Pfizer doses. Please note that information on vaccination for residents of Malden Housing Authority buildings, as well as teachers, will be coming soon. GETTING THERE Need a ride to the appointment? Mystic Valley Elder Services has you covered. Any resident age 60+ can contact MVES at (781) 324-7705 to request a ride to your vaccine appointment. Visit MVES.org for more information. Malden Neighbors Helping Neighbors is also making volunteer drivers available through the Malden Board of Health, in the event demand exceeds capacity for rides. Thank you MNHN! STATE HOTLINE (NEW!) Today, the Governor announced a new 2-1-1 Mass Vaccine Scheduling Resource line for individuals 75+ who need help with vaccine appointments and cannot access the website. This 2-1-1 resource is ONLY available to individuals age 75+ who cannot use the internet, and translators are available to help. Callers will be able to speak with a live representative who can assist them with an appointment. It does not create increased access to appointments, and if no appointments are available, the caller will have the option to be placed on a call-back list for the mass vaccination sites. To use the hotline: Call 2-1-1 from any phone, starting today, and follow prompts to reach the Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line. The line is staffed from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. *** The quickest and easiest way to schedule a vaccine appointment or check availability is to use the online system at mass.gov/covidvaccine. *** The above text was shared by Malden Ward 3 Councilor Amanda Linehan on her Facebook .