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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Covid-19 Information


Traveler’s Order Began August 1, 2020

  • Massachusetts Traveler’s Quarantine Order began August 1, 2020. All visitors and residents returning to Massachusetts from locations outside of low risk states must fill out an online form and must quarantine for 14 days or test out. To link to the form and for more information:
  • Signed Order and Traveler Requirements Document, CLICK HERE.

Revised Gathering Order

  • Under the revised gatherings order, indoor gatherings are limited to 8 people per 1,000 ft2, but should not exceed 25 people in a single enclosed, indoor space. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 50 people in a single enclosed outdoor space. For the full order click here

Important Re-Opening Information for Businesses

  • Reopening of Massachusetts - Baker - Polito Administration - Report Issued May 18, 2020 - Click Here to View
  • Reopening - Four Phase Approach - Click Here to View
  • To view the Reopening Massachusetts State website, including Workplace Safety Standards and Business Sector Specific Guidance, please click HERE.

COVID-19 Information, Documents & Links

  • Number of Confirmed Cases in Cohasset since COVID-19 Outbreak. To read – Click Here.
  • To view the Archive of the Town of Cohasset’s Community Updates and Other Information - Click Here.
  • Information and Guidance for Persons in Quarantine due to COVID-19 - Click Here
  • Guidance for People in Isolation due to COVID-19 - Click Here 
  • What are the latest symptoms of COVID-19 and where can I get tested – Click Here

Buoy Health: Online Tool to Screen Symptoms

COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts

  • The most recent number of confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, including statistics by county, sex, and exposure source, can be viewed on the online dashboard .

School and Childcare Information 

  • To visit the Cohasset Public Schools Website, please CLICK HERE
  • For DESE COVID-19 Information and Resources, please CLICK HERE 
  • Information for parents interested in developing a “learning pod” to supplement the hybrid school model, please CLICK HERE
  • Flu vaccine now required for all children in childcare, K-12 and Post-Secondary education by December 31, 2020. For information on this, please CLICK HERE
  • Youth Sports guidance applicable for Town sports groups, also the basis for school sports August 17 – CLICK HERE
  • To read the Joint Guidance from DESE and MIAA on Modified Sports Seasons for School Year 2020-2021 – August 18 - CLICK HERE

Sign up for "AlertsMA" State Updates on COVID-19

  • Get text updates about COVID-19 in Massachusetts sent to your phone by texting COVIDMA to 888-777. Massachusetts 2-1-1 - Massachusetts residents are urged to use 2-1-1 for information, resources, and referrals.

Mental Health Resources 

  • Virtual Support Groups are available for mental health, family services, and AA. For connections – Click Here
  • Take care of your emotional health and help others do the same. If you need emotional support during these stressful times: Call 2-1-1 and choose the “CALL2TALK” option.
  • Samaritans is continuing operations 24/7, as always. During this unprecedented time, it can feel overwhelming to receive constant messages about COVID-19. Call or text their 24/7 helpline any time at 877-870-4673. 
  • The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including disease outbreaks like COVID-19. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories.
  • Network of Care of Massachusetts can help you locate mental health, substance use and related social services in your area.  For more information and to search by zip code, please Click Here.

Important Town Updates

  • To see the New Rules and Regulations at the Recycling Transfer Station - Click Here.

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