For the most recent information check the following websites:
World Health Organization – COVID-19
APIC – Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Healthy Androscoggin Food Access
CDC – What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019
CDC – What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019
211 Available to answer general questions about COVID-19
The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) and 211 Maine have announced a new option for Mainers to get answers to questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) at any time. This service is available by dialing 211 (or 1-866-811-5695), texting your ZIP code to 898-211, or emailing email@example.com.
211 Maine is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people of all ages across Maine to local services. Maine CDC worked closely with 211 Maine to incorporate answers to general questions about COVID-19 to the 211 resource. Calls, texts, and emails to 211 are answered 24/7 by a person here in the state.
Maine is equipped to answer general questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus, including how Maine people can best protect themselves, options for testing, and travel considerations.
Contact 211 Maine for answers to frequently asked questions on COVID-19:
- Dial 211(or 1-866-811-5695)
- Text your ZIP code to 898-211
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- 211 is TTY and Video Relay accessible if calling from Maine
- Visit www.maine.gov/dhhs/coronavirus.
COVID-19 Information Videos in Several Languages
On the City of Lewiston’s YouTube channel are several videos explaining general CDC information and specific State of Maine guidelines regarding COVID-19 in several languages. Videos in additional languages are being developed and will be posted when available..
Portuguese – https://youtu.be/JMPf3K3FnMQ
Somali – https://youtu.be/z1lsAjqGElA
Maay Maay – https://youtu.be/bk5GPk4-imA
Kirundi – https://youtu.be/VKf2NBZ0amA
French – https://youtu.be/mUp-_8xTmHs
English – https://youtu.be/s8hlelItNmw