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Coronavirus Covid-19 Information

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On this page we will attempt to gather information of interest to our visitors on the Coronavirus pandemic. There's too much. We can't include it all. .

Brookline Covid-19 News
– Official Town Website

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*Update #15* (6 p.m., 4/1/20) Town of Brookline Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

April 1 is National Census Day

Town of Brookline to Contribute $175,000 to Support Brookline Community Foundation Safety Net Fund’s COVID-19 Response

*Update #14* (7:25 p.m., 3/30/20) Town of Brookline Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

Map of stores offering senior shopping hours

*Update #13* (7 p.m., 3/27/20) Town of Brookline Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

From Wicked Local: Inside Brookline’s Emergency Operations Center During the COVID-19 Response

*Update #12* (5:40 p.m., 3/25/20) Town of Brookline Provides Update on COVID-19 Response

Brookline Interactive Group Seeking Community Feedback


Home delivery of groceries

Two BrooklineCAN members tried to arrange home delivery from Stop & Shop and Whole Foods. They found that very few delivery times were available.

Stop & Shop (PeaPod)
https://www.peapod.com/
Stop & Shop will be open from 6am to 7:30am *only* for customers over the age of 60 Wegmans - Offers both delivery and curbside pick up.
https://www.wegmans.com/groceries-online/

Roche Brothers
https://shopping.rochebros.com/

Whole Foods - Offers both delivery and curbside pick up. Free for Amazon Prime Members
https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/grocery-delivery-and-pickup
Whole Foods will be open to seniors only from 8:00 am to their regular opening at 9:00 am.

Star Market -Delivery by Instacart
https://www.starmarket.com/


From Governor Baker's Office:

New Health Care Resources, Small Business Relief, Other Efforts To Support COVID-19 Response
https://brooklinecovid19.com/…/from-governor-bakers-office…/

Stay current on Brookline specific COVID-19 updates by visiting https://www.brooklinema.gov/covid-19. We're working hard to keep the information as current as possible based on the rapidly changing guidance from our state (Mass Department of Public Health) and federal government (@CDC) partners.


Most events cancelled

See our upcoming events page.
Important Notice Regarding The Brookline Senior Center

In order to proactively slow and reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the Senior Center is Closed To The Public at this time.

The Brookline Senior Center will be monitoring its phone lines during the Covid-19 emergency. Older adults can leave their names and phone numbers on our voicemail at 617-730-2777 or 617-730-2770. Staff will be responding to questions and concerns Monday-Friday from 8:30 am-5 pm. Emergencies should be directed to 911.

In order to address the many questions and concerns that exist in the community, the Town of Brookline would like to share the following information :

For general COVID-19 questions, please call the State 2-1-1 line. For Brookline specific medical or public health inquiries, please contact the Department of Brookline Public Health at 617-730-2300. For non-medical questions specific to Brookline, please call the Brookline COVID Information Call Center at 617-879-5636. These call centers, for the time being, will be operational Monday through Friday from 8am – 5pm, these hours will be adjusted as needed. Messages can be left after hours and will be returned the next day. You can also email your non-medical inquiries to: COVID19Info@brooklinema.gov.

Stay up to date on COVID-19 updates here: https://brooklinecovid19.com/senior-center/

Please remember the importance of social distancing to reduce the impact of COVID-19, and please stay home as much as possible. Thank you.

 
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