Updated: September 8, 2021
For resources and information on the State of Maine COVID-19 response, including vaccine distribution,visit coronavirus.maine.gov.
For general information about COVID-19: Call 211, text your zip code to 898-211, or email email@example.com.
- Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines
- Questions about COVID-19 Testing
- Questions about Public Health
- Questions about DHHS Services
- Public Health Emergency
If you're looking for general information about COVID-19, call 211, text your zip code to 898-211, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For the latest number of COVID-19 cases in Maine, public health guidance and resources, please visit our Maine CDC COVID-19 page.
- Call 2-1-1 and press 5 to reach an agent and request an interpreter
- اتصل على 2-1-1 واضغط على 5 للحصول على مترجم
- Appelez le 2-1-1, appuyez sur 5 pour un interprète
- Ligue para 2-1-1 e pressione 5 para um intérprete
- Wac 2-1-1 saxaafadda 5 si aad u hesho tarjubaan
- Llame al 2-1-1 y presione el numero 5 para un interpreter
For information about COVID-19 testing sites in Maine, visit the COVID-19 Testing page.
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:
- Call 1-855-797-4357
- TTY users can call Maine relay 711
- You can also email DHHS using the Request Assistance Form
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)
- Acholi: COVID-19: Nongo Kony ma aa ki Bot Maine DHHS
- Arabic: فيروس كوفيد-19: الحصول على المساعدة من خلال DHHS (دائرة الخدمات الصحية والإنسانية) في ولاية ماين
- French: COVID-19: accéder aux programmes d'assistance du DHHS du Maine
- Hatian Creole: COVID-19: Jwenn Asistans atravè Maine DHHS
- Khmer: COVID-19 ៖ ការទទួលបានជំនួយតាមរយៈ DHHS របស់រដ្ឋ Maine
- Kirundi: Ingwara ya COVID-19: Kuronka imfashanyo biciye mu gisata ca DHHS co muri Reta ya Maine
- Lingala: COVID-19: Kozwa Lisalisi na Nzela ya DHHS ya Maine
- Portuguese: COVID-19: Aceder a apoio através do DHHS (Departamento de Saúde e Serviços Humanos) do Maine
- Somali: COVID-19: Marin Ugu Helitaanka Gargaarka Iyadoo Loo Maro Maine DHHS
- Spanish: COVID-19: Acceso a asistencia a través del DHHS de Maine
- Swahili: COVID-19: Kupata Musaada Kupitia Maine DHHS
- Vietnamese: COVID-19: Tìm nguồn trợ cấp qua Sở DHHS Maine
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 CoverME.gov.
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 https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oads/covid-19-resources 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.
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.
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.