Helpful Guidance and Information
The Ludlow Police Department would like to remind all residence that if you are feeling ill with flu-like symptoms, please stay home and follow all orders and guidance set forth by Governor Charlie Baker and his administration, the CDC and any municipal (Ludlow Board of Public Health) agencies.
As always, the Ludlow Police Department will still provide all essential services to our community. Please stay healthy and do not hesitate to call with questions or concerns.
Signs and Symptoms
Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.
These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).
- Shortness of breath
The Town of Ludlow’s Corona Virus Information.
The State of Massachusetts State of Emergency and Corona Viris Guidelines
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Resources for Struggling Families
Autism Speaks (Autism and COVID-19)
Virtual Social Programs (Mental Health, AA)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) continues to run support groups via telephone. The number for all meetings is 508-206-8720 and no password is required. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org Meetings are Monday (6:30 PM), Wednesday (7:30 PM) and Saturday (10 AM).
Eliot Community Human Services offers a variety of services including mental health, children, youth and family services; emergency psychiatric services, homelessness services, and brain injury services.
With many AA and NA groups unable to meet in person, many organizations have begun to hold meetings virtually with apps such as Zoom and GoToMeeting. For more information:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 for those either in distress or who have a family member or friend who is struggling by calling 1-800-273-8255