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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION

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3.21.2020

Paul E. Coogan

Mayor

Tess Curran MPH

Director of Health & Human Services

City of Fall River

Massachusetts

Department of Community Services

PLANNING * HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

LIBRARY * INSPECTIONAL SERVICES *

 

Health & Human Services Division

 

March 21, 2020

Fall River COVID-19 Update

The City of Fall River was informed that a resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The resident is now isolated.  Those potentially exposed to the diagnosed resident have been traced and contacted.  Those individuals are now in quarantine.

Resources for COVID-19 Information:

Behavioral Health: It is important that residents prioritize their mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Residents experiencing anxiety, depression, or need emotional support can call 211 to be connected to behavioral health resources.

Massachusetts 2-1-1 provides residents with real time COVID-19 information.  Residents with questions regarding COVID-19 should call 2-1-1.

  • MA 2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
  • Information is available in over 150 languages
  • All calls are confidential

Information regarding the City of Fall River’s response to COVID-19 can be found on the City’s website at https://www.fallriverma.org/department/corona-virus-information/.

Information can also be found on the City’s Facebook page.