I hope you will join together with friends and neighbors tomorrow (Tuesday, April 21) in sharing acts of kindness with our community during Northern Berkshires Cares Day. #NorthBerkCares
NEW! MASSACHUSETTS COVID-19 DATA AS OF APRIL 20, 2020
Effective Monday, April 20, the Commonwealth launched a new COVID-19 Dashboard that includes daily and cumulative confirmed cases; cases by hospital, county, and age/sex/ethnicity; testing by date; hospital capacity; nursing home data; and PPE distribution. It is available at the daily update link below; where necessary local data has been adjusted to align with current state reporting.
Deaths: 28 (+0 from April 19)/22 per 100,000 population
North Adams update
Cases: 38 (+3 from April 19); 24 released from isolation
Deaths: 1 (+0 from April 19)
NEW! HOW TO APPLY FOR PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE (PUA)
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) provides payment to workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and others) who are unable to work as a direct result of the coronavirus public health emergency.
You can complete the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance application by visiting https://ui-cares-act.mass.gov/PUA/_/. The application is mobile-friendly and can be completed in under 30 minutes if you have the appropriate documentation.
Applicants will need to provide the following information:
Your social security number
If you are not a citizen of the United States, your A Number (USCIS Number)
Your residential address
Your mailing address (if different from residential address)
Your telephone number
Your email address
Your birth date
Your wage records for 2019, which includes:
The social security number(s) and date(s) of birth for your dependent child(ren)
If you want to use direct deposit for payment, your bank account and routing numbers
Resources on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance are available in Spanish here. Various translations of the guidebook are available here as well.
CITY OF NORTH ADAMS CONTACTS
CODE RED NOTIFICATIONS
City Hall: (413) 662-3000
North Adams Police Department: (413) 664-4944
North Adams Fire Department: (413) 664-4922
Public Services: (413) 662-3047
North Adams Public Schools: (413) 776-1458