COVID-19 Resources

The Monson Free Library is dedicated to providing reliable information about the coronavirus. Our goal is to keep our community healthy and educated. These links provide the most current information available.

Educating yourself about the coronavirus is the best way to protect you and your family from the disease. The resources below provide credible and trustworthy information describing the coronavirus, preventive measures to take, and what to do if you suspect you have contracted the disease.

The Baker-Polito Administration  announced the launch of a new text-based notification system to deliver important information about the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 response to Massachusetts residents.

The new messaging tool called “AlertsMA” will allow residents to subscribe to real-time notifications by texting the keyword COVIDMA to 888-777. After signing up, state and public health officials can send short messages and links to information directly to a resident’s cell phone or other mobile device.

Coronavirus update from the MA Department of Public Health

Coronavirus disease advice for the public by the World Health Organization

Facts About Covid-19 from the CDC, Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Coronavirus Disease 2019 from the CDC

Interim Guidance for Employers from the CDC

Talking to your children about coronavirus