We Are Here For You!
Everyone at Harbor Health wants our patients to stay healthy, safe, and supported. We will continue to keep this page updated with resources to help everyone in our community.
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Please visit hhsi.us/patient-information/coronavirus for updates on Harbor’s services.
Need help applying for insurance?
Harbor’s community health workers and financial counselors can help you apply for MassHealth over the phone. You can call a health center location to make a phone appointment. Find a location
Uninsured Massachusetts residents can now apply for health insurance through the Health Connector up until April 25. In order to get coverage for April 1, residents need to apply and have submitted all documentation by March 23. For more information, visit mahealthconnector.org
Harbor’s pharmacies will send you your prescription in the mail for free. You can call a health center location to make a pharmacy request. Find a location
The Food Pantry at Daniel Driscoll – Neponset Health Center is offering extended hours on Tuesdays, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. The food pantry is open to everyone in our community in financial need. Learn more
Our community health workers can help you apply for SNAP over the phone! SNAP is a monthly benefit that helps families pay for healthy, nutritious food. Call Jessica Espiritusanto at (617) 533-2267 or Camila Barbosa at (508) 778-5413 to find out if you qualify for SNAP and apply.
Emergency Meal Resources
- Emergency Meal Site Map: boston.gov/departments/food-access/map-meal-sites-boston#map–409806
- Full List of Meal Sites: boston.gov/departments/food-access/map-meal-sites-boston
- School meal and food distribution for families: https://www.plymouth.k12.ma.us/Page/4158
- Food pantries on Cape Cod: http://www.capecodhungernetwork.org/Food-Pantries
Staple foods like brown rice and whole wheat pasta are wiped out at grocery stores across the country, forcing many of us to branch out beyond our usual cooking routine and give some lesser-known grain foods a try. Learn how to make use of the unusual grains left at the grocery store – see recipes from the Whole Grains Council.
Gov. Charlie Baker announced that 300 facilities throughout the state will be open for emergency childcare.
For a complete listing of all the child care facilities in the state that will be open please go to the following link: https://eeclead.force.com/resource/1584817665000/EEC_EmergencyProviderList
Comcast is giving up to 2 months of free internet to low-income families to respond to the many school closings and widespread plans for online classes. Sign up through this website: internetessentials.com
Find free online learning apps including ABCmouse for students whose schools have closed as a result of COVID-19! A teacher or representative from a child’s school needs to apply and they will then provide information to impacted students. To apply, visit ageoflearning.com/schools
Harbor Health’s Elder Service Plan continues to enroll and care for participants in our Massachusetts PACE program. Learn more about PACE
The behavioral health team at Harbor’s community health centers are now offering visits over the phone. New patients are welcome! Call the health center to make an appointment
The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 is a national hotline for immediate crisis counseling for people experiencing emotional distress from a disaster including the COVID-19 outbreak. It is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, all year.
Fuel and Utilities Assistance
- Fuel Assistance by Mass Save
- Discounted Utilities by National Grid
- T-Mobile Customers – Free Access to Phone and Internet
- Columbia Gas Assistance
- Fuel Assistance Agencies
For more information about how you can protect yourself from COVID-19 and what to do if you think you are sick, visit hhsi.us/patient-information/coronavirus.