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COVID Vaccine Boosters

As of September 1, 2022, updated Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 boosters are now authorized by the FDA and recommended by the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2022/s0901-covid-19-booster.html. These updated boosters will be available in MA starting the week of September 5th.

We have developed the following FAQ which will also be posted on mass.gov.

1.           What are the updated boosters?
The new COVID-19 booster vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer are updated versions of the original vaccines. The updated boosters were recently authorized by the FDA and recommended by the CDC.

2.           Who should get the new booster?   
Anyone age 12 or older who completed a primary COVID-19 vaccination series or received a booster dose at least two months ago should get the updated booster as soon as possible.

3.           Why do I need a booster?   
Staying up to date on vaccines, including boosters, is the most effective way to prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19. While vaccine protection decreases over time, boosters restimulate the immune system and increase vaccine efficacy again. Boosters are an important defense, even if you’ve already had COVID.

4.           When and where can I get a booster?  
Updated boosters will be available in Massachusetts starting the week of September 5, 2022. You can get a booster at many locations across the Commonwealth, including where you received previous vaccines. Locations include doctor’s offices, hospitals, pharmacies, and community health clinics. 

5.           Where can I get more information?
You can visit www.mass.gov/covidbooster for the latest information

Message from the Concord Health Division

With a recent rise in COVID-19 cases locally and statewide, the Concord Health Division strongly encourages all individuals to wear a mask when gathering with others.

Vaccinations and booster shots, especially for those over age 60 and immunocompromised, are also strongly recommended.

If you have been exposed to someone with COVID 19, please visit the CDC Guidance on Isolation and Quarantine.  There is a useful tool to help determine your next steps here:

COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation | CDC

 

“Gather Responsibly - Wear a Mask” 

Mask Mandate Rescinded Effective February 16th, 2022

During the February 15th Board of Health meeting, the board voted to rescind the mask mandate effective 12:01AM on Wednesday, February 16, 2022.  As such, masks are no longer required in indoor public spaces within the Town of Concord.

Residents are encouraged to consider the Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines that were issued yesterday and are available below:

Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents

Effective February 15, 2022: A fully vaccinated individual should wear a mask indoors if you have a weakened immune system, or if you are at increased risk for severe disease because of your age or an underlying medical condition, or if someone in your household has a weakened immune system, is at increased risk for severe disease or is unvaccinated.

Further information is available from MDPH here: Updated Advisory Regarding Masks and Face Coverings PDF

Individual businesses still reserve the right to require masks if they so choose.

The Concord School Committee has provided their own guidance which is available on their webpage.


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'SMART Health Card’ QR code to indicate proof of vaccination

Massachusetts residents can visit www.myvaxrecords.mass.gov, a web portal that follows national standards for security and privacy and provides residents a way to electronically view and save their COVID-19 vaccine record. 

By providing a cell phone number or email address, users can obtain a digital record of their vaccinations recorded in the Massachusetts Immunization Information System. Their COVID-19 vaccination record includes a unique QR code that can be saved to the user’s phone files, camera roll or the Apple Wallet. It can also be printed out for a paper record.

The MyVaxRecords portal is just one way to obtain your COVID vaccination record. Pharmacies that administered the COVID vaccine and many health care providers also make available SMART Health Cards, providing additional options. 

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Previous Notices

Concord Board of Health Reiterates Strong Advisory to Wear Masks in Indoor Public Settings

December 15, 2021

The Concord Board of Health strongly advises that everyone wear a face covering while indoors in public settings.   The Board strongly encourages all businesses—including retail, fitness, personal care and office buildings –to require staff and patrons to wear face coverings while indoors, especially when 6 ft. of distance between persons cannot be maintained, except when eating or drinking.   The Board supports all businesses that decide to require masks for staff and customers.

The Board is asking the Concord community to be aware of the disease situation and to behave responsibly by wearing masks indoors to help protect themselves and others.  As Omicron emerges as a variant of concern, know that the Board of Health is continually monitoring  MDPH data and,  if necessary, the Board of Health will reconsider the need for a mask mandate.    

What do we know about the Omicron variant of the virus?  

As of December 14, Massachusetts has 16 known cases of the Omicron variant of the COVID virus.   The Omicron variant is more transmissible than the Delta variant.  Omicron is believed to be 3 times more likely to cause infection among household members than other variants.  It is not yet known whether the Omicron variant causes more or less severe illness than the Delta variant.    CDC expects that anyone with Omicron infection can spread the virus to others, even if they are vaccinated or don’t have symptoms.   Although Delta is currently the main variant circulating in Massachusetts, cases of Omicron are expected to increase across Massachusetts and the nation in coming weeks.  The CDC Omicron webpage is updated frequently with new information as it emerges.  

Will vaccines work against Omicron?  CDC says current vaccines are expected to protect against severe illness, hospitalizations, and deaths due to infection with the Omicron variant. However, breakthrough infections in people who are fully vaccinated are likely to occur. With other variants, like Delta, vaccines have remained effective at preventing severe illness, hospitalizations, and death. The recent emergence of Omicron further emphasizes the importance of vaccination and boosters.

Why are face coverings important? 

In updated guidance released on December 6, the CDC reiterates the importance of community use of masks to help prevent the spread of COVID.  

Masks are primarily intended to reduce the emission of virus-laden droplets by the wearer (“source control”), which is especially relevant for asymptomatic or presymptomatic infected wearers who feel well and may be unaware of their infectiousness to others (estimated to account for more than 50% of SARS-CoV-2 transmissions).   Masks also help reduce inhalation of these droplets by the wearer (“filtration for wearer protection”). The community benefit of masking for SARS-CoV-2 control is due to the combination of these two; individual prevention benefit increases with increasing numbers of people using masks consistently and correctly. 

The Concord Board of Health endorses the following CDC recommendations: 

  • Everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, in areas with “Substantial” and “High” COVID transmission rates, should wear a mask in indoor public settings to help prevent spread of COVID and protect others.   All Massachusetts counties  are currently in the High transmission category.
  • Unvaccinated individuals should wear face coverings when in public indoor settings. 
  • Fully vaccinated people might choose to wear a mask regardless of the level of transmission, particularly if they are immunocompromised or at increased risk for severe disease from COVID-19, or if they have someone in their household who is immunocompromised, at increased risk of severe disease or not fully vaccinated.  This includes parents who have unvaccinated children at home.

Adult COVID Vaccine Booster Clinic for Age 18 and Over and 2nd Dose Clinic for Children Ages 5-11

When: Monday December 13, 4-9 pm
Where: Concord Carlisle Regional High School

The Concord and Carlisle Health Departments, in conjunction with the Carlisle and Concord Public Schools, are holding  a 2nd dose COVID vaccine clinic for Carlisle and Concord children ages 5-11 on Monday Dec. 13.  All families with children who have not received a 2nd dose of vaccine are encouraged to attend.  

There are a limited number of appointments available for Concord and Carlisle adults age 18 and over to attend this clinic to receive COVID booster vaccines.  Registration is first come, first served.  Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (Jansen) vaccines will be available for adults.  

Attendance at the clinic is by appointment only.   Use the link below to register.  Please do not arrive before your appointment time.   Please remember to bring your vaccine record card to the clinic.

Clinic Registration Link: https://home.color.com/vaccine/register/yankeeline

For adult registration for booster vaccine:  On the registration page, you may be asked to answer “Are you moderately to severely immunocompromised as outlined by the CDC?”  Answer YES to this question (this question is no longer applicable because everyone over age 18 is now eligible to receive booster vaccine).

On the next page, several clinics are listed; scroll down until you find the Concord Carlisle High School  clinic.  After selecting this clinic, choose an appointment time, then continue filling out required registration information.  

For more information or questions, please call the Concord Health Division at 978.318.3275.  Please note that the Health Division does not have access to the registration software, so we are unable to change or cancel appointments.



Concord Board of Health Strongly Advises Wearing Masks in Indoor Public Settings

Sept. 27, 2021 

 

The Concord Board of Health again strongly advises that everyone wear a face covering while indoors in public settings.  The Board strongly encourages all businesses—including retail, fitness, personal care and office buildings –to require staff and patrons to wear face coverings while indoors, especially when 6 ft. of distance between persons cannot be maintained, except when eating or drinking. 

Why are face coverings still important? 

Almost all cases of COVID in Massachusetts are now due to the Delta variant of the virus. The Delta variant is much more contagious and spreads more than twice as easily from one person to another, compared with earlier strains of the virus.  Individuals infected with the Delta variant tend to have more virus in their respiratory tracts than other variants and infected individuals may carry the virus for a longer period. 

Concord has seen a large increase in COVID cases beginning in mid-July, due to the Delta variant.  From July 1 through September 22, Concord has had 134 COVID cases (compared to 21 cases in May and 1 case in June).  29 of these cases were in children less than age 12 who are not vaccinated.  Of the remaining 105 cases, 88 were in fully vaccinated individuals. 19 new cases were diagnosed in the past week.

Many Concord residents remain vulnerable to infection.  Children under age 12 are still unable to be vaccinated. Seniors and others may have medical conditions that predispose them to disease that is more serious.   Wearing a mask protects both the wearer and others in the community who are vulnerable to disease.  

The CDC recommends that everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, in areas with “Substantial” and “High” COVID transmission rates, should wear a mask in indoor public settings to help prevent spread of Delta and protect others.   Middlesex County is currently at High Risk of COVID transmission, and all Massachusetts counties are now at High or Substantial Risk for transmission.  

Why isn’t the Board of Health mandating face coverings?

The Board of Health recognizes that mask mandates are controversial.  In making its decision not to issue an order requiring face coverings indoors, the Board considered MDPH data specific to Concord, which shows the town has a lower incidence of COVID-19 cases and lower test positivity rate than many other towns in Middlesex County.  Concord also has a high vaccination rate, which helps prevent the spread of the disease and reduces the severity of COVID in vaccinated individuals,  Instead of requiring face coverings, the Board is asking the Concord community to be aware of the disease situation and to behave responsibly by wearing masks indoors to help protect themselves and others and prevent the spread of COVID. Know that MDPH data is continually monitored, and if necessary, the Board of Health will reconsider the need for a mask mandate.   

The Board of Health strongly supports the decision by the Concord School Committee to require everyone to wear masks indoors at school.  This is especially important in schools where 6 ft. of distance between people can often not be maintained, and a significant number of school-aged population remain unvaccinated.   Although there have been several new COVID cases in schoolchildren since the start of the school year, there is no evidence of transmission between students in school; cases appear to be related to activities occurring outside of school hours.  

Personal choices about behavior and activities are also very important in helping stop the spread of COVID.   Everyone, even vaccinated individuals, should be thoughtful and careful about attending crowded indoor spaces (public and private) where respiratory viruses spread more easily.   Please give careful consideration to the indoor activities children participate in outside of school hours.    The Board urges the Concord community to do all it can to prevent disease and help keep our schools open for in-person learning.  Wearing masks indoors will also help our stores and restaurants stay open.  The Board appreciates Concord’s high vaccination rate and residents’ strong adherence to public health best practices. 

The Concord Board of Health endorses recommendations from other public health entities about wearing face coverings indoors.

CDC recommends:

  • Everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, in areas with “Substantial” and “High” COVID transmission rates, should wear a mask in indoor public settings to help prevent spread of Delta and protect others.   
  • Unvaccinated individuals should wear face coverings when in public indoor settings. 
  • Fully vaccinated people might choose to wear a mask regardless of the level of transmission, particularly if they are immunocompromised or at increased risk for severe disease from COVID-19, or if they have someone in their household who is immunocompromised, at increased risk of severe disease or not fully vaccinated.  This includes parents who have unvaccinated children at home.

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

  • Public school students (age 5 and above) and staff in all grades are required to wear masks indoors in schools (with some limited exceptions).  The mask requirement will be in place until at least October 1, 2021 and will be reviewed periodically thereafter.

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends:

  • All students older than 2 years and all school staff should wear face masks at school (unless medical or developmental conditions prohibit use).

Mask Requirements in Massachusetts

Effective July 30: The Department of Public Health has issued a new mask advisory in light of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance. Fully vaccinated individuals are advised to wear a mask or face covering when indoors (and not in your own home) if you have a weakened immune system, or if you are at increased risk for severe disease because of your age or an underlying medical condition, or if someone in your household has a weakened immune system, is at increased risk for severe disease, or is an unvaccinated adult. Masks are still mandatory for all individuals on public and private transportation systems (including rideshares, livery, taxi, ferries, MBTA, Commuter Rail and transportation stations), in healthcare facilities and in other settings hosting vulnerable populations, such as congregate care settings.

Please Note: The Commonwealth’s mask order was rescinded on May 29, 2021.

More information about mask requirements in Massachusetts can be found by clicking here.


The Massachusetts Department of Public Health webpage https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-response-reporting provides a daily update of COVID cases in Massachusetts including information for Middlesex County.

Mask requirements may vary depending on business, please check with individual businesses about their mask policy.

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Town of Concord COVID-19 Updates

Any new updates from the Town will be posted below. For updates from past weeks, please click here or view the page "COVID-19 Past Updates" on the left hand column. 


August 19, 2021

COVID-19 Update August 19, 2021

Public Health Update on the COVID-19 Pandemic and Delta Variant      

Concord residents should be aware of the CDC’s  updated guidance on COVID-19 and the Delta variant of the virus.   The Delta variant is much more contagious and spreads more than twice as easily from one person to another, compared with earlier strains of the virus.   Individuals infected with the Delta variant tend to have more virus in their respiratory tracts than other variants and infected individuals may carry the virus for a longer period. These two factors contribute to the increased transmissibility seen with the Delta variant.   The Delta variant is now by far the most prevalent variant in Massachusetts. 

Information from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) can be found here.

Given what is known about the Delta variant, vaccine effectiveness, and current vaccine coverage, CDC recommends layered prevention strategies, such as wearing masks, to reduce the transmission of this variant.

Everyone, even vaccinated individuals, should be thoughtful and careful about attending crowded indoor gatherings where respiratory viruses spread more easily.    

CDC recommends:

  • Everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, in areas with “Substantial” and “High” COVID transmission rates, should  wear a mask in indoor public settings to help prevent spread of Delta and protect others.   All Massachusetts counties are now at High or Substantial Risk for COVID transmission.  Middlesex County is currently at High Risk of disease transmission, as are Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Hamden, Nantucket, Plymouth and Suffolk counties.  Worcester, Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire and Norfolk counties are at Substantial risk. CDC’s county-level map of transmission rates can be used as guidance to determine where people should to be masking indoors even if fully vaccinated.

  • Unvaccinated individuals should wear face coverings when in public indoor settings. 

  • Some fully vaccinated people can get breakthrough infections and may be contagious.  From July 1-Ausgust 16, there have been 59 COVID cases in Concord. 29 of these cases were in fully vaccinated individuals; 19 were in children under age 12 who cannot be vaccinated. Fully vaccinated people with symptomatic breakthrough infections can transmit the virus to others. CDC is continuing to assess data on whether fully vaccinated people with asymptomatic breakthrough infections can transmit the disease.

  • Symptoms in fully vaccinated people may be milder than in unvaccinated individuals.   Everyone should get tested if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

  • Fully vaccinated people who come into close contact with someone with COVID-19 should consider getting  tested 3-5 days after the date exposure and wear a mask in public indoor settings for 14 days after exposure or until a negative test result.    A list of  Massachusetts COVID testing sites can be found at: https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-testing.

  • Fully vaccinated people might choose to wear a mask regardless of the level of transmission, particularly if they are immunocompromised or at increased risk for severe disease from COVID-19, or if they have someone in their household who is immunocompromised, at increased risk of severe disease or not fully vaccinated. This includes parents who have unvaccinated children at home.

  • Unvaccinated individuals should get vaccinated and continue masking until they are fully vaccinated.   With the Delta variant, this is more urgent than ever. The highest spread of cases and severe outcomes is happening in places with low vaccination rates. Data demonstrate that the vaccines are preventing severe illness, hospitalization, and death, and are effective against the Delta variant. A list of   Massachusetts COVID vaccine sites can be found at: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-locations



July 2021

CDC Update on the COVID-19 Pandemic and Delta Variant

The Concord Health Division wants to make residents aware that on July 27, 2021, the CDC issued updated guidance on COVID-19 and the Delta variant of the virus.   Key messages in this guidance include:

  • Data show the Delta variant is much more contagious than past versions of the virus.

Delta spreads more than twice as easily from one person to another, compared with earlier strains.  Individuals infected with the Delta variant tend to have more virus in their respiratory tract than other variants and infected individuals may carry the virus longer. These two factors contribute to the increased transmissibility seen with the Delta variant.  According to MDPH, Delta is likely now the most prevalent variant in Massachusetts. 

 

  • Some vaccinated people can get Delta in a breakthrough infection and may be contagious.  

A COVID cluster in Provincetown that began over the July 4 weekend currently involves 765 cases; approximately 70% of individuals testing positive were fully vaccinated.  Most vaccinated people who get the Delta variant become only mildly ill, but it is not yet well understood how contagious these individual may be and the risk they may pose to others.

  

  • Unvaccinated individuals should wear face coverings when in public indoor settings. 

 

  • CDC recommends that everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, in areas with “Substantial” and “High” COVID transmission rates wear a mask in public indoor settings to help prevent spread of Delta and protect others.  CDC’s county-level map of transmission rates can be used as guidance to determine where people should to be masking indoors even if fully vaccinated.  At present in Massachusetts, and Norfolk Counties are at “Moderate” Risk; Suffolk, Middlesex, Dukes and Nantucket Counties are at “Substantial” Risk, and Barnstable County is at “High” Risk.   

 

  • CDC recommends that fully vaccinated people who have a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 be tested 3-5 days after exposure, and to wear a mask in public indoor settings for 14 days or until they receive a negative test result.  A list of  Massachusetts COVID testing sites can be found at: https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-testing

 

  • Fully vaccinated people might choose to wear a mask regardless of the level of transmission, particularly if they are immunocompromised or at increased risk for severe disease from COVID-19, or if they have someone in their household who is immunocompromised, at increased risk of severe disease or not fully vaccinated.

 

  • Unvaccinated individuals should get vaccinated and continue masking until they are fully vaccinated.   With the Delta variant, this is more urgent than ever. The highest spread of cases and severe outcomes is happening in places with low vaccination rates. Data demonstrate that the vaccines are preventing severe illness, hospitalization, and death, and are effective against the Delta variant. A list of   Massachusetts COVID vaccine sites can be found at: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-locations

March 17, 2021

Additional eligibility has been added to Phase 2; As of Monday March 22nd, people who are 60 years of age and older and certain workers who fall into the following categories: restaurant and café, food industry, grocery and convenience store, food pantry including volunteers, medical supply chain, vaccine development, transit, public works, utility, sanitation workers, public health, court system, and funeral workers are eligible to be vaccinated. For the complete list of workers who are eligible within this next part of Phase 2, please visit the State's website.

As of April 5, 2021 the following people will be eligible in Phase 2:

If your group is not specifically listed in either Phase 1 or Phase 2, you will be eligible to receive the vaccine in Phase 3, which will launch April 19, 2021.

Appointments for mass vaccination sites are now done through a new pre-registration system that calls, texts, or emails you directly and provides you with a unique code to sign up for an appointment. You have 24 hours after receiving the code to sign up for your appointment. The website to use is vaccinesignup.mass.gov or visit mass.gov/vaccine and you can find the website link and information is on the page.

If you are not comfortable using the internet, you can call 211 and have a representative assist you with pre-registration. 

Vaxfinder.mass.gov can still be used to find appointments at non-mass vaccination sites.


Current Capacity Limits

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on December 26, 2020, Massachusetts will implement temporary capacity limits to stop the spread of COVID-19 as cases and hospitalizations rise. Businesses must adhere to the following capacity limitations. The revised limits below supersede existing limits in the Phase 3, Step 1 Sector-Specific Protocols. Except for the specified adjustments to capacity limitations, all other terms of COVID-19 gatherings order (including exceptions) and all sector-specific workplace safety rules remain unchanged. These limits are in effect until January 10, 2021 unless further extended by the Governor.

Sector

Revised Capacity Limits

Notes

Gatherings (adjusting Order No. 57)

10 persons indoors

25 persons outdoors

applies to both private homes and event venues and public spaces

Restaurants

25% of seating capacity

(a) workers/staff excluded from occupancy count;

(b) applies separately to indoor and outdoor capacity

Close Contact Personal Services 

25%

workers/staff excluded from occupancy count

Indoor and Outdoor Events

10 persons indoors

25 persons outdoors

workers/staff excluded from occupancy count

Theaters and Performance Venues

(Indoor performance venues remain closed)

Movie theaters – 25% and maximum 50 people

Outdoor performance venues – 25% and maximum 25 people

 

Casinos

25%

MGC to re-issue capacity rules as necessary

Office Spaces

25%

 

Places of Worship

25%

workers/staff excluded from occupancy count

Retail Businesses

25%

workers/staff excluded from occupancy count

Driving and Flight Schools

25%

 

Golf Facilities

25%

applies only to indoor spaces

Libraries

25%

 

Operators of Lodgings

25%

applies only to common areas

Arcades & Other Indoor & Outdoor Recreation Businesses

25%

 

Fitness Centers and Health Clubs

25%

 

Museums / Cultural & Historical Facilities / Guided Tours by vehicles and vessels

25%

 

Sectors Not Otherwise Addressed

25%

 

Common Areas in facilities subject to EEA-issued COVID-19 safety rules

25%

applies only to indoor spaces and excludes youth and amateur sports facilities

General Provision: Where no licensed or permitted capacity allowance is on record and for any enclosed space within a larger facility, occupancy shall be limited to no more than 5 persons per 1,000 square feet.

 


 

As you plan for the Holidays please consider your friends, family and communities safety during COVID-19.  Wear a mask, social distance, open doors and windows.  The Massachusetts Governor has restricted gathering at private residences to 10, unless you are from the same household.  For more information go to mass.gov

 

Massachusetts Travel Orders

Massachusetts Travel Orders Information


Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible.


All visitors entering Massachusetts, including returning residents, who do not meet an exemption, are required to:

  • Complete the Massachusetts Travel Form prior to arrival, unless you are visiting from a lower-risk state designated by the Department of Public Health.
  • Quarantine for 14 days or produce a negative COVID-19 test result that has been administered up to 72-hours prior to your arrival in Massachusetts. 
If your COVID-19 test result has not been received prior to arrival, visitors, and residents must quarantine until they receive a negative test result.


Failure to comply may result in a $500 fine per day.

Please find more information on the State's COVID-19 Website, including the list of lower-risk states, exemptions, business guidance and other details.


Please share this online COVID Safe Practices Concern Form with anyone who would like to report possible concerns about non-compliance with the Commonwealth’s travel advisory quarantine, face covering, gathering, or other public health rules.

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Coronavirus resources and websites

Coronavirus self-checker

An interactive tool to help you make decisions about whether you may have COVID-19 and whether you should seek medical care.

https://www.buoyhealth.com/symptom-checker/

You may also choose to try this symptom checker from the CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html

Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID-19 Dashboard

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-response-reporting

The Dashboard is a comprehensive and detailed COVID-19 data report, which includes trend data in a variety of areas (e.g. information on cases rates, testing, geography of confirmed cases etc.), death related data and specific data on COVID-19 hospital census information, nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, rest homes (with known clusters), and PPE distribution is updated daily by 4PM. City and town case data are published weekly each Wednesday.

Coronavirus Testing Information

Is there a list of places where I can get tested for COVID-19 if I think I have symptoms?

Testing is more widely available now then ever before, visit the State’s page here to find a testing site. Please check with individual sites before arriving to see if an appointment is necessary for testing.

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Resources for Businesses

MA reopening COVID Phases

The above Four-Phase Approach to Reopening Massachusetts was announced May 11th, the details provided about the phased reopening can be found on mass.gov.

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