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BHRSD Emergency Food Distribution Fund

BHRSD School District Updates: COVID-19

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BHRSD Schools Closing – Frequently Asked Questions

Berkshire Hills has created a hotline for families, students, and staff from the BHRSD community who are in need of supports during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hotline will be accessible to families, students, and staff via Family Support email (FamilySupport@bhrsd.org) Mondays through Fridays during regular business hours (8:00am – 3:00pm). If you or your family member is already connected to a member of the BHRSD clinical services team, please reach out directly to that individual for support, do not engage in the hotline. Response time will vary depending on daily incoming requests and triage.

If this is an emergency or you have an immediate medical or behavioral health need, or have called before or after hours, please utilize the following list of community support providers:

  • Brien Center 24 hours crisis hotline: 1-800-252-0227
  • BMC Crisis Unit: 413-499-0412 or 1-800-252-0227
  • Elizabeth Freeman Center: 413-429-8190
  • BHRSD COVID-19 Community Hotline: 1-855-BMC-LINK (1-855-262-5465)
  • Berkshire County Regional Housing: 413-499-1630
  • Department of Children and Families: 413-236-1800
  • The Brien Center: 413-499-0412
  • Mass211 has set up a line to support residents throughout the ongoing response to COVID-19. Massachusetts residents can call 2-1-1 at any time for real-time COVID-19 information, resources and referrals in multiple languages. Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Great Barrington Police: 413-528-0306
  • Stockbridge Police: 413-298-4179
  • West Stockbridge Police: 413-232-8500

Be Well Berkshires (BHS) Food Assistance List (updated every Monday morning)

Berkshire Community COVID-19 Resources – South County COVID-19 County Resources

Ways to Support Kids and Teens Through the Coronavirus Pandemic
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/smart-parenting-smarter-kids/202003/how-talk-kids-and-teens-about-the-coronavirus
https://www.mghclaycenter.org/hot-topics/7-ways-to-support-kids-and-teens-through-the-coronavirus-pandemic/
https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/how-to-talk-to-teens-about-the-new-coronavirus-2020031419192

Manage Anxiety & Stress
https://www.mhe-sme.org/covid-19/
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/11/well/family/coronavirus-teenagers-anxiety.html
https://integrativeinitiative.com/2020/02/29/the-coronavirus-is-heading-your-way-grab-a-tree-and-hold-on/

Social Distancing
https://medium.com/@ariadnelabs/social-distancing-this-is-not-a-snow-day-ac21d7fa78b4

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
COVID-19 Information and Resources

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
24-hour Infectious disease emergencies (617) 983-6800
Information on the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC What you need to know: EnglishEspañol
Coronavirus disease 2019 is a new disease that causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person to person. This virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

CDC Share Facts About COVID-19: EnglishEspañol
Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors.

CDC Resources for the Community: School & Childcare