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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Covid-19 Information


Traveler’s Order Begins August 1, 2020

  • Massachusetts Traveler’s Quarantine Order Begins August 1, 2020. All visitors and residents returning to Massachusetts from locations outside of Northeast states and Hawaii 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.

Important Re-Opening Information for Businesses

  • Reopening of Massachusetts - Baker - Polito Administration - Report Issued May 18, 2020 - Click Here to View
  • To view the Reopening Massachusetts State website, please CLICK HERE.
  • May 27, 2020 - Cohasset Communication Bulletin - Phase One - What is open and what is Closed - to view, please click HERE.
  • Reopening - Four Phase Approach - Click Here to View
  • All businesses must self-certify by July 1 – both businesses that were open (essential), and re-opening businesses. Please fill out the COVID-19 Control Plan and have it available in case of inspection. Find form HERE.
  • All business MUST meet Workplace Safety Standards which can be found HERE.
  • To view sector specific protocols and best practices, please click HERE.
  • Restaurant Guidance for opening and Safety Standards - Released May 29, 2020 - to review, please click HERE.
  • Restaurant Checklist - Released May 29, 2020 - to review, please click HERE.
  • Emergency Management Presentation - to review, please click HERE.

COVID-19 Information, Documents & Links

  • To review Governor Baker’s Stay Safe as Home Advisory - Click Here.
  • Number of Confirmed Cases in Cohasset since COVID-19 Outbreak. To read – Click Here.
  • Governor Baker’s Mask Order going into effect Wednesday, May 6, 2020 can be viewed by Clicking Here.
  • To read about the Community Tracing Collaborative, please Click Here.
  • Town of Cohasset Community Updates and Other Information - Click Here.
  • To view Governor Baker’s updated Order of March 31, 2020 - 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 
  • Guidance for Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities - For safety information - Click Here 
  • Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Non-Emergency Transport Vehicles - To read - Click Here
  • Is the Virus on my clothes? - NYT Article - April 17, 2020 - To read, 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 .

*This chart will be updated daily by 4 p.m.

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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