COVID-19

PREPAREDNESS & INFORMATION

As Woburn moves through the Commonwealth's phased reopening, this COVID-19 Preparedness and Information page will continue to be updated with important health information, news and resources. Mayor Galvin and the Board of Health ask the community to continue practicing strict physical distancing and other measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Woburn COVID-19 Case Information

TOTAL COVID-19 CASES PERSONS IN ISOLATION PERSONS OUT OF ISOLATION
682 225* 457 (includes 28 deaths)
TOTAL QUARANTINE PERSONS IN QUARANTINE PERSONS OUT OF QUARANTINE
448 39* 409

Updated as of 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 

*In Isolation = Positive COVID-19 Persons/Cases | **In Quarantine = Close Contact Persons

Click here to see the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency’s statewide district-based maps of COVID-19 cases.

**Gender Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
Male 273
Female 409
Unknown 0
**Age Group Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
≤ 19 Years of Age 20
20-29 Years of Age 101
30-39 Years of Age 116
40-49 Years of Age 84
50-59 Years of Age 85
60-69 Years of Age 81
70-79 Years of Age 45
≥ 80 Years of Age 150
Unknown 0
**Note: Gender and Age Group Chart As of Tuesday, August 10th, 2020.

COVID-19 Information Hotline

If you have questions or concerns about COVID-19, call the Massachusetts COVID-19 Information Line at 2-1-1. The call center is equipped to handle a high call volume.

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Woburn’s confirmed case roundup below will be updated daily.

Public Health Guidelines

In Woburn, we must all take urgent action to minimize the health impacts of COVID-19.

Please do your part to:

  • Avoid close contact with others (at least 6 feet apart) as much as possible.
  • Wash your hands often (for at least 20 seconds) and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. These simple actions are among the most effective to avoid illness.
  • If you have a cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, call your doctor’s office. Do not go to the emergency room.
  • If you have severe symptoms, call 911 for an ambulance.

 

News ARCHIVE

  • 06/15/20:  At his press conference this afternoon, Governor Charlie Baker announced a two-day ‘pop up’ testing initiative—this Wednesday-Thursday—for anyone who has attended a recent large gathering.
  • The new website www.mass.gov/GetTested went live at noon. It contains details including locations for testing.
  • 5/20/20: The latest report from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency’s (MEMA’s) COVID-19 Command Center includes daily case updates, mobile testing updates, as well as provides links to resources, including the Reopening Massachusetts website, which features a section that provides employers and employees information on supplies needed to return to workplaces. The site also includes a sortable list of vendors that can supply the materials needed during all phases of the reopening. To view the latest MEMA COVID-19 Command Center Update, click here.
  • 5/18/20: From Governor Charlie Baker’s Office: For information about the Baker-Polito Administration’s comprehensive plan to safely reopen Massachusetts via its four-phased approach, click here to be directed to the official website with the latest information and guidance.
  • 5/13/20: Mayor Scott Galvin and the Board of Health will host a face mask distribution event for Woburn residents on Saturday, May 16, 2020. For more information, click here.
  • 5/12/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers daily updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including Governor Charlie Baker’s update on testing, hospitalizations, PPE distribution and outline of a four-phase approach to reopening the Commonweath’s economy, as well as Lt. Governor Polito’s new guidance on mandatory workplace safety standards as well as other news and important resources, click here.
  • 5/8/20: Update from U.S. Senator Markey: Updates on Broadband Legislation, Human Rights Efforts, Airline Consumer Rights, LGBT Protections. Click here for complete news release and resources from Senator Markey.
  • 5/8/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers daily updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, mobile testing, and community tracing collaborative, mobile testing, as well as other news and important resources, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_05.07.20
  • 05/07/20: Guidance for Wearing Face Masks in Public Settings in the City of Woburn:  Governor Baker issued an order effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020, requiring individuals to wear masks in public places. This guidance is issued pursuant to that Order to further clarify who is required to wear masks and any exceptions.Any person who is in a place open to the public in the Commonwealth, when unable to maintain a distance of approximately six feet from every other person, shall cover their mouth and nose with a mask or cloth face-covering.Masks are required at all times when:
    • Inside or waiting in line outside of grocery stores, pharmacies, and other retail stores;
    • Providing or using the services of any taxi, car, livery, ride-sharing, or similar service;
    • On any form of public transit, including train or bus; and
    • In an enclosed or semi-enclosed transit stop or waiting area.

    The use of a mask does not replace important social distancing measures. All individuals must continue to maintain more than 6 feet of distance from other people; wash hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; and stay home when sick.

    Children under the age of 2 years should not wear face coverings or masks. For children 2 years of age and older, a mask or face covering should be used, if possible. Mask use by children 2 years of age and up to the age of five  is encouraged but should be at the discretion of the child’s parent or guardian at this time. Parents and guardians should ensure that the mask fits snugly and does not obstruct a child’s ability to breathe.

    The fit of face coverings should be as follows:

    • Fit securely and comfortably against the side of the face;
    • Be secured with ties or ear loops;
    • Allow for breathing without restriction; and
    • Be able to laundered and machine dried without damage or change of shape.

    Exceptions for wearing face masks include situations that may inhibit an individual from wearing a face-mask safely. These may include, but are not limited to:

    • Those who cannot breathe safely;
    • Those who, due to a behavioral health diagnosis, are unable to do so;
    • Those communicating with people who rely upon lip-reading;
    • Those who require supplemental oxygen to breathe; and
    • Those who are exercising outdoors and are able to keep physical distance from others.

    Masks and face coverings should be routinely washed depending on the frequency of use. When possible, masks should be washed in a washing machine. If a washing machine is unavailable, masks should be washed with soap and water and allow drying fully before using again.

    Per COVID-19 order No. 31, violations of the masking order shall be punished in the following manner: (a) the first offense shall result in a warning and (b) the second or subsequent offense may result in a civil citation and a fine of up to $300.

    For information on how to make your own masks please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/DIY-cloth-face-covering-instructions.pdf

  • 5/6/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, Governor Baker’s Mask/Face Covering Order (that goes into effect May6), Salvation Army Response, Update on Mobile Testing, as well as other news and important resources, click on COVID-19 Command Center 05.05.20
  • 5/5/20: Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to announce an initiative that will provide immediate assistance to not only restaurants in and around downtown Woburn but also to hundreds of Woburn residents.  The Woburn Development Corporation has generously donated $35,000 in funding that will be used to purchase gift certificates from restaurants in downtown Woburn which will be distributed to qualifying households through the Council of Social Concern and Woburn Senior Center.   Participation will be limited to downtown Woburn restaurants because the Corporation’s funds are specifically earmarked and dedicated to measures that support businesses in the downtown area. For information, and to apply online, click here:
  • 5/3/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, the Community Contact Tracing Collaborative, jobs to assist long-term care facilities, mobile testing sites, as well as other news and important resources, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_05.03.20
  • 4/29/20: State Representative Richard M. Haggerty has announced upcoming virtual office hours to be held on Friday, May 1, at 10 a.m.  The forum will be held via the Zoom video conference app, with the abilities to dial-in via the app and through phone. The virtual format of the community office hours will allow members of the community to speak with the Representative directly despite social distancing, where they can voice any questions or concerns they may have.  The upcoming Office Hours will be held this Friday, May 1st at 10am via Zoom. If you are interested in participating, call-in details will be provided by reaching out to [email protected] or by calling (617) 722-2090.
  • 4/29/20: Comcast Announces Extension of COVID-Relief Customer Service, Through June 30:  As shelter in place continues to be the norm and schools remain closed across the country, Comcast announced today it will extend its commitments for Xfinity customers through June 30 to help ensure students can finish out the school year from home and remain connected to the Internet during the COVID-19 crisis. For details click on: ComcastExtendsReliefPolicies_042920
  • 4/29/20: Mayor Scott Galvin continues to advise Woburn residents to follow CDC guidance recommending people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain, as a way to keep our community and state moving in the right direction.  In particular, residents are advised to wear something to cover their face in public places such as supermarkets and pharmacies and other areas of significant community-based transmission.  The CDC notes the use of simple cloth face coverings can slow the spread of the virus and help people who may have the virus, but do not know it, from transmitting it to others.  In addition to masks, continuing to maintain a physical distance of at least 6-feet from others remains critical in our fight to prevent the spread of the virus.   Governor Baker this week extended to May 18 the Commonwealth’s stay-at-home advisory except for employees of essential businesses, with an exception for outdoor exercise and trips to get needed items such as groceries or medicine.  While everyone is eager to move on from this phase of our lives, said Governor Baker, if we act too soon it could risk a spike in infections that could force the state to revert to more serious restrictions again.  That scenario would be far worse.  At approximately 56,000 confirmed cases in Massachusetts, the trend has not yet entered a downward trend so everyone must remain vigilant.
  • 4/27/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, mobile testing at long-term care facilities, jobs to assist long-term care facilities, and a new round funding via SBA applications for its Paycheck Protection Program, as well as other news and important resources, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_04.26.20
  • 4/27/20: Baker-Polito Administration announce new federal waiver requests to provide the state’s MassHealth program more flexibility to respond to COVID-19, and provide an update on Massachusetts’ successful implementation of the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. Click here for a link to the news release with more information from Governor Baker’s Office.
  • 4/27/20: The MassHire Metro North Workforce Board provides updates about unemployment benefits, business resources, Career Center updates, employment opportunities, job postings, work share programs, as well as questions and answers. For the most recent MassHire COVID-19 update/PowerPoint presentation, click Metro North COVID19 Update_4-21-2020.
  • 4/23/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, increased health center testing capacity, high speed Internet access, relief to Mass Student Loan borrowers, the launch of new Food Security Task Force, and other news, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_04.22.20
  • 4/22/20: Mayor Scott Galvin joins host Samantha Stone each Monday for a Woburn Public Media Community COVID-19 Update, along with other local officials and community leaders. Click here for this week’s Today in Woburn program. Many thanks to everyone at Woburn Public Media for this important City programming. Check out WPM’s website to watch all previous episodes, along with coverage of important local meetings, via WMP’s on demand programming service.
  • 4/21/20: Woburn Schools Closed Through End of 2020 School Year: The Baker-Polito Administration announced new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools through the end of the school year, and the closure of all non-emergency child care programs until June 29, 2020. Accordingly, Woburn Schools will be closed through the end of the school year. Stay tuned for updates, or go to Woburn Public Schools for more information.For more information about Governor Baker’s announcement, click here.
  • 4/20/20: From State Representative Richard Haggerty, for self-employed individuals: Effective today, claimants will be able to file for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) beginning today. They can do so by applying at: www.mass.gov/pua  PUA is a program open to the following individuals:
  • Self-employed individuals, including gig workers, freelancers, and independent contractors
  • Those seeking part-time employment
  • Claimants that have an insufficient work history to qualify for benefits
  • And claimants that have been laid off from churches and religious institutions and are not eligible for benefits under state law.
  • 4/16/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates and the newest information about Contact Tracing, PPE and Hospital Capacity, Mobile Testing, Unempoyment, and other news from the Command Center, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_04.16.20
  • 4/16/20: Mayor Scott Galvin issues an important advisory, urging nursing homes and long-term care providers to reach out to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts new Mobile Testing program for assistance in conducting on site testing for all employees and residents, even if there are no signs of being symptomatic, to help prevent the spread of the virus in these highly vulnerable long-term care facilities.The Woburn Board of Health is also available to help make that connection. Click MayorGalvinAdvisory_MobileTestingforLongTermCare
  • 4/14/20: Federal Housing COVID-19 Legislation Report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a service that works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation:Section 4024 of the CARES Act provides a temporary federal moratorium on eviction filings as well as other protections for tenants in certain rental properties with federal assistance or federally related financing. For CRS’s most recent report outlining the protections of the CARES provision as well as lingering issues about he law’s effect on tenants, landlords, and rental markets click on CARESAct_EvictionMoratorium_April2020
  • 4/13/20: The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates and the newest information including updates on Disaster Recovery, Mobile Testing, Manufacturing, and news from the Command Center. Click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_04.13.20
  • 4/13/20: Mass Commissioner of Education waives Spring 2020 MCAS tests–Governor Baker signed the Legislature’s “An Act to Further Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities, School Districts and State Authorities Resulting from COVID-19” late last week.  You can see a section-by-section summary of the bill by clicking here. The bill allows regional school districts to adopt temporary budgets to start fiscal 2021 if the annual regional school budget has not been adopted by the communities in the district by June 30, allows the Board of Education to waive high school graduation requirements for 2020, allows the Commissioner of Education to delay the school district plans required in the Student Opportunity Act, and waives the Spring 2020 MCAS test. The bill also delays the budget deadlines for the MBTA by a month.
  • 4/9/20: The City of Woburn this week participated in a roundtable discussion involving representatives of the U.S. Small Business Association and the new grant/loan programs that agency is offering to small businesses trying to weather the on-going health crisis.Click here for a link to more information about the SBA’s new grant and loan programs for small businesses, as well as a link to a Power Point presentation of this week’s roundtable discussion.The Woburn Redevelopment Authority and Woburn Planning are working closely with the SBA and other state and federal agencies to be sure local businesses are up to date with resources available to support them at this time.We will post updates as we receive information. Stay tuned.
  • 4/7/20: Mayor Scott Galvin is pleased to provide some much-needed relief to Woburn taxpayers by extending the due date for real estate and personal property taxes to June 1, 2020, as well as waiving all late fees and interest related to water and sewer bills, real estate, excise, and personal property taxes, with a due date on or after March 10, 2020, as long as they are paid by June 30, 2020. Filing of exemptions and deferment applications also applies.“Residents who are struggling through no fault of their own deserve this relief. We are here and working hard to support our residents,” said Mayor. “This measure is one more important way we are working to move through this difficult time, and come out stronger because we all worked together.”
  • 4/7/20:  As a reminder, Governor Baker in late March issued a Public Heath order that prohibits temporarily the use of reusable bags specifically at grocery stores and pharmacies. Governor Baker’s Order also lifts existing local regulations on the use of plastic bags at grocery stores and pharmacies.That means the City of Woburn’s plastic bag ban will still go into effect on May 1, 2020, but the Governor’s Order will delay its application at grocery stores and pharmacies. Other types of stores are not bound by the Order. Please refer to the Commissioner of Public Health’s Order specific to grocery stores and pharmacies only. DPH_Grocery-Pharmacy-3.25.2020.
  • 4/6/20: RCN announces programs to help customers amid COVID-19, including Free Connectivity, deferred payments and Internet First Program. From RCN_RCN Offers Free Connectivity_Deferred Payments
  • 4/3/20: Mayor Closes Parking Lots at Horn Pond Until Further Notice; Recreation Areas Remain Open for Responsible Walking and Other Transitory Exercise. MayorOrder_ParkingLot atHornPondClosed
  • 4/2/20: Governor Charlie Baker Orders Public Parking Lots Closed at State Beaches and other Conservation, Recreation Acres, Baker Order on State Beaches
  • 4/2/20: The Woburn Board of Health adopts guidelines aimed at protecting the safety of workers on all construction projects within the City of Woburn.  Board-of-Health-Construction-Site-Regulations-COVID-19
  • 3/31/20: Mayor Scott Galvin issues an Order, in conjunction with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, declaring a State of Emergency related to COVID-19 in the City of Woburn, until further notice. The Mayor’s Emergency Declaration, among other things, will enable the City to more promptly access and secure state and federal funding to obtain the tools and resources needed to protect the health and general welfare of Woburn residents and equip our First Responders with the tools they need. Mayor’s Declaration of Emergency_033120
  • 3/31/20: Governor Baker updates and expands list and information about essential businesses in Massachusetts. Click here for the updated list, official guidance and information.
  • 3/30/20: The Woburn Business Association launches a webpage dedicated to helpful resources, guidance, guidelines, loan programs, and aid for local businesses. You can also find it under Quick Links on the main page.
  • 3/30/20: Woburn’s Mass House Representatives vote to approve state tax deadline extension. Moves to Senate. For full release, click below. HouseTaxDeadlineExtensionVote_March27_2020
  • 3/29/20: The Baker-Polito Administration announced an online portal where individuals and companies can easily donate or sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and volunteer to support the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts. Click here for more information.
  • 3/28/20: Mayor Scott Galvin reports the City’s first two deaths as a result of contracting COVID-19. StatementMayorGalvinReportsCity’sFirstTwoDeaths
  • 3/28/20: Congresswoman Katherine Clark offers residents a helpful fact sheet about the CARES Act federal government cash payments to citizens and unemployment benefits, in Engish and Spanish:CARES Act Rebates FAQs_English; CARES Act Rebates FAQ_Spanish
  • 3/27/20: The Federal CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act), passed the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, and today by the U.S. House. Click here for a summary from U.S. Senator Ed Markey: CARES Act Summary
  • 03/27/20: Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo today announced an agreement to extend the 2019 state individual income tax filing and payment deadline from April 15 to July 15 due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. This income tax relief is automatic and taxpayers do not need to file any additional forms to qualify. Click StateTaxDeadlineExtended for more information.
  • 03/25/20:Governor Baker extends the closure of all public and private schools and non-emergency child care programs and steps to protect homeowners and low-income tenants from eviction and foreclosure. The Department of Public Health (DPH) also issued an order relative to pharmacies and grocery stores. Click here for full press release.
  • 3/23/2020 — Mayor Scott Galvin and the City of Woburn seek to provide residents, business owners and workers with important information relating to business and municipal closings in the city due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). March23_Release
  • 03/23/2020 — Governor orders all non-essential businesses to cease in-person operation by Tuesday at noon. Press release. A list of essential businesses can be found here.
  • 03/23/2020 — Governor prohibits gatherings of more than 10 people, and all “athletic or recreational activities which bring people into close, physical contact.” Press release here.
  • 03/23/2020 – Governor Baker announced that all child care facilities will be closing.
  • 03/20/2020 — Mayor Galvin provides a roundup of the City’s continuity plans, operations and services. March 20 Update_ContinuityPlansRoundup

City Continuity plans AND Services

FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION ABOUT CITY SERVICES, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VISIT REOPENING WOBURN PAGE.

Seniors

Woburn Senior Center:  The Woburn Senior Center building is closed until further notice. All programs at the Center are cancelled during this time period.

For the latest information about programs as well as links to online and televised programs and courses, click here.

Staff remain available to help. Call 781-897-5960 for assistance. You can also go to Woburn Senior Center online for the latest information about services, support, guidance, and resources for local seniors.

A message from Senior Center Staff:

To our dearest friends,

We hope you are all faring well during this very unsettling time. We want you to know that even though the center itself is closed, our staff is available to you. Please call us with any questions, concerns, or just to check in. We can not express how much we miss having you all at the center. We are all looking forward to seeing your smiling faces again. Please be safe, and make sure you are practicing “social distancing”, do not take any unnecessary risks. If you need something, anything, call us. We are here for you, always.

Warmest Regards,

Joanne, Judy, Joyce, Michelle, Paul and Meg

SCHOOLS & Childcare

  • Closures — Schools are closed through the end of the 2020 School Year, per order of Governor Charlie Baker. Check online at Woburn Public Schools for important information and updates.

From The Mayor

City of Woburn Launches #WoburnStrong Giving Campaign.

Tuesday, May 5, is global #GivingTuesdayNow day, meant to encourage giving and community togetherness. To coincide with the event, the City of Woburn is helping launch the new #WoburnStrong giving initiative.

Developed and implemented by the Woburn Business Association and SCI Woburn, with the support of Mayor Galvin’s Office, the goal of the #WoburnStrong initiative is to amplify all of the good that is happening in the city by ensuring the people, small businesses and organizations of Woburn make it through the ongoing pandemic stronger than ever.

“This is a difficult and unprecedented time period for our city, our state and our country,” Mayor Galvin said. “The fact is, life is going to be different for a little while. But these measures are temporary. We are strong, and when we unite behind a cause, we are unstoppable. Call your neighbors, play your part, stay home, and stay healthy, and we will get through this crisis together.” – Mayor Scott Galvin

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Frequently Asked Questions

Coronaviruses are respiratory viruses and are generally spread through respiratory secretions (droplets from coughs and sneezes) of an infected person to another person. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough and shortness of breath, and, in severe cases, pneumonia (fluid in the lungs). More information on COVID-19 is available at https://www.mass.gov/2019coronavirus.

The primary mission of the City of Woburn Board of Health Department is to assess and address the needs of the City of Woburn community, in order to protect and improve health and quality of life of our residents, visitors, and work force.

The Health Department right now is working closely with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the U.S. Center for Disease Control to monitor the evolving outbreak of COVID-19, in particular here in the City of Woburn, but also across the state and the country. Updates will be provided on this page as information is received.

Stay up to date on the latest COVID scams and get help with health insurance questions via State Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office

The Attorney General’s Consumer Hotline is 617-727-8400, and operates Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

From Congresswoman Katherine Clark’s Office:

In addition to the physical risks associated with COVID-19, the stress of losing your job or income, being separated from your loved ones, or not having access to basic family support like child care can also be detrimental to your health. Many of our friends, family, and neighbors are struggling to cope with these new challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is important that all of us receive the love and support we need to get through these hardships.

  • If you need to speak with a crisis counselor immediately, you can call the Massachusetts Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990.
  • The CDC has issued guidelines for coping with a disaster or traumatic event, as well as guidelines for helping children cope with emergencies.
  • For seniors and other at-risk populations who have had to dramatically limit their interactions with others to avoid the spread of COVID-19, the AARP has provided a list of suggestions on how to fight social isolation.
  • For resources on how to proactively monitor your behavioral health and avoid being overwhelmed by stress or anxiety caused by COVID-19, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has provided a list of useful tips for you to follow.
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline also provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources. If you or someone you know needs help, please call: 1-800-273-8255.

Massachusetts Courts continue virtual process for emergency matters until July 1, 2020. Courthouses closed to public unless exceptional circumstances.

For daily updates on matters related to all Massachusetts Courts, including daily updates, contact information, press releases and announcements, as well as the Trial Court helpline, click here.

The latest report from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency’s (MEMA’s) COVID-19 Command Center includes daily case updates, mobile testing updates, as well as provides links to resources, including the Reopening Massachusetts website, which features a section that provides employers and employees information on supplies needed to return to workplaces. The site also includes a sortable list of vendors that can supply the materials needed during all phases of the reopening.

To view the latest MEMA COVID-19 Command Center Update, click here.