COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Vaccines are available to everyone aged 12 and above who lives, works, or studies in Massachusetts. You can follow this state website to stay on top of eligibility dates.
Please be in touch with Rev. Aileen if you need help using this website. You can also call 211 to schedule a vaccine. This website tells you where and when there are available appointments. UMass Memorial will contact their patients as vaccine is available, yet they encourage you to use the mass sites. Reliant is not currently able to schedule new vaccine appointments. Leicester Residents who qualify for the vaccine may receive the vaccine through Harrington Hospital in Southbridge. If you would like to get on the waiting list, please contact Francis Dagle at 508-892-7008 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointments will be made on a first come, first serve basis as they become available.
The Rutland Board of Health is offering COVID vaccine appointments to Leicester residents at the Rutland Library, 280 Main Street in Rutland. Appointments can be made on their website at www.rrecc.us/vaccine . If you do not have access to a computer, please call the Leicester Board of Health at 508-892-7008 to book an appointment. You can also visit our website at www.leicesterma.org for more information.
Sign-up here to pre-register for a vaccine at one of the seven mass vaccinations sites.
Unemployment resources: Massachusetts Unemployment Website
Health insurance resource: The Massachusetts Health Connector
Food resources: The Worcester County Food Bank
It is important to continue to care for your physical and mental wellbeing at this time. If you are ill or injured, please call your doctor. Many healthcare providers are offering telehealth which is covered through most insurance. Even if you need to go in person to the doctor’s office, urgent care, or the hospital, please know that healthcare professionals are doing all they can to ensure your safety. It is important that you continue to receive the medical care you need.
Mental health resources: Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
Includes 24 hour informational and referral hotline.
Substance addiction counseling resources: Worcester area AA information
Quick links including: virtual meetings, web app, 24 hour helpline: Worcester area AA Intergroup
Home page: New England Region of Narcotics Anonymous
Central Massachusetts area meetings
Resources if you are experiencing domestic or sexual abuse:
SafeLink a 24/7 statewide hotline 1-877-785-2020
National Domestic Violence Hotline for assistance and safety planning at 1-800-799-7233.
If you are unable to speak safely, you can visit the hotline.org for online chat or text LOVEIS to 22522.
Resources for suicide prevention: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline