Coronavirus Resources

Updated: September 8, 2021

For resources and information on the State of Maine COVID-19 response, including vaccine distribution,visit

For general information about COVID-19: Call 211, text your zip code to 898-211, or email

Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines

Maine is committed to an accessible, flexible, and equitable vaccination effort. To learn more about this process and when you can expect your vaccination, visit Maine’s COVID-19 vaccination website.

To learn more about community vaccination clinics visit our COVID-19 Community Supports Page.

Questions about COVID-19 Testing

Information about COVID-19 testing in Maine, and a list of locations providing free testing to the public, can be found on the COVID-19 Testing page.

Questions about Public Health

If you're looking for general information about COVID-19, call 211, text your zip code to 898-211, or email For the latest number of COVID-19 cases in Maine, public health guidance and resources, please visit our Maine CDC COVID-19 page.

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For information about COVID-19 testing sites in Maine, visit the COVID-19 Testing page.

Questions about DHHS Services

Have questions on how to access programs such as MaineCare, TANF, Food Supplement, and Child Care Subsidy?  

To apply for DHHS benefits, go to MyMaineConnection. You can contact DHHS Office of Family Independence Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 4:30 pm:

Individuals with questions or concerns regarding DHHS programs and services may contact Constituent Services by submitting an inquiry online or by calling (207) 287-5846.

For more information on accessing benefits during COVID-19: Accessing Assistance Through Maine DHHS (PDF)

MaineCare Members and Providers

MaineCare members and Providers can visit the Office of MaineCare Services for up-to-date guidance and resources. For information on how private insurance has changed, see the Bureau of Insurance. If you have questions about whether you qualify for health coverage, see

Nursing and Long-Term Care Facilities

Guidance and resources for Nursing and Long-Term Facilities can visit the Office of MaineCare Services.

Aging and Long-Term Services and Supports

The Office of Aging and Disability Services is posting regularly updated regarding COVID-19 for agencies and others providing home- and community-based services (HCBS) to older persons and adults with physical disabilities.

Developmental Disability and Brain Injury

The Office of Aging and Disability Services is posting regularly updated Frequently Asked Questions and Resources for agencies and other providing support to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Autism and Brain Injury.

Adult Behavioral Health

Visit the Office of Behavioral Health for resources and guidance for the public and behavioral health providers in Maine.

Children's Behavioral Health

The Office of Child Family Services is publishing regular updates and guidance on Children's Behavioral Health.

Child Care and Licensing

The Office of Child Family Services is publishing regular updates and guidance for child care providers in Maine.

Child Welfare

The Office of Child Family Services is publishing regular updates and guidance on Child Welfare.

Meeting Basic Needs: Food, Money, Rent

In response to COVID-19, the Office for Family Independence has made a number of temporary changes to safety net programs including SNAP/Food Supplement, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance, and MaineCare.

To learn more view our summary of changes (PDF) or visit the Office for Family Independence.

Note: Federal and state support for people who are unemployed has increased due to COVID-19. See new the Department of Labor guidance.

Households meeting certain income requirements may also be eligible to receive help paying for their internet and phone bill through the organization Lifeline.

COVID-19 Community Supports

In collaboration with many local partners, Maine DHHS provides community-based vaccination clinics and social support services to make sure that people affected by COVID-19 can safely isolate and quarantine.

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