Covid-19

ALL PERSONS over 60 now qualify for Meals on Wheels home meal delivery!  Disabled adults living with someone receiving meals are also temporarily eligible.  Just call 1-800-639-1553 between 8 am and 4:30 pm for a Spectrum Generations staff member. 

Volunteers to prep, pack and deliver meals are still needed as demand increases. To sign up with Spectrum Generations, contact Jessica Bucklin at 620-1684. All volunteers are screened and provided with appropriate PPE.

These links are provided for your information in the interest of maintaining a strong, healthy and informed community:

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20_coronavirus-guidance_8.5x11_315PM.pdf

Governor Mills / Maine COVID-19 Response: https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/covid-19

United Ways of Maine Helpline (Dial 211): https://211maine.org

Congressman Jared Golden’s Small Business Resource Page

World Health Organization COVID-19 Pandemic page: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov

Maine CDC COVID-19 page: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus.shtml

Full Text of Executive Order 3/31/2020:  An Order Regarding Further Restrictions on Public Contact and Movement, Schools, Vehicle Travel and Retail Business Operations from the Office of the Governor: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6821951-An-Order-Regarding-Further-Restrictions-on.html#document/p1

Charter will offer free Spectrum Internet Assist and Spectrum Broadband, including in-home Wi-Fi, to new subscriber households with K-12 and/or college students, as well as teachers, for 60 days.  To enroll, call 1-844-488-8395.  Learn more:  https://policy.charter.com/press-releases/charter-offer-free-access-spectrum-broadband-wifi-60-days-new-k-12-college-student-households/

Governor’s “Maine Helps” page is: https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/covid-19/maine-helps

For information on staying safe, see https://www.redcross.org/coronavirus

For more information concerning COVID-19 get answers at any time by calling 2-1-1 (or 1-866-811-5695), emailinginfo@211maine.org or by texting your zip code to 898-211. 

The Maine CDC Coronavirus website is: www.maine.gov/dhhs/coronavirus 

The United States Center for Disease Control website is: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/