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COVID-19 Community Impact Survey

More than 35,000 people participated in this survey. Please see below for a summary of key findings and other supporting materials.

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Image text: How has COVID-19 impacted you?


Thank you to all Massachusetts residents who completed our survey. We had more than 35,000 responses and we have now analyzed the data. 

The COVID-19 Community Impact Survey (CCIS) findings were initially released at the February 17, 2021 meeting of the Public Health Council, new findings are updated every month, with the most recent update on sexual orientation, gender identity, and youth, on July 14, 2021.  

Download the findings, updated July 14: 


Right now, even people who have not become sick with COVID-19 are managing stress, uncertainty, and isolation during this challenging time. People of color and other communities who have been historically underserved are being hurt the most.  

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is committed to better serving these communities by learning about their experiences directly through this COVID-19 Community Impact Survey (now closed), and using answers to create new solutions. 

This survey was intended for anyone 14 and older who lives in Massachusetts. MA-DPH specifically sought to hear from communities who have suffered the most through this public health emergency.  

The survey was offered online by computer, phone or tablet, in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Haitian Creole, and Vietnamese. 

Download: Q and A: COVID-19 Community Impact Survey, updated July 14, 2021.