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Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, Local Health News, State of Massachusetts, Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 Massachusetts Rolls Back to Phase 3, Step 1, Effective December 13, 2020

Massachusetts Rolls Back to Phase 3, Step 1, Effective December 13, 2020

The measures outlined below with go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, December 13. The entire Commonwealth will move to Phase 3, Step 1 of the Reopening Plan. In addition, the following updates to capacity limits will go into effect: · Outdoor gatherings at event venues and public spaces to 50 people · Outdoor […]

12/8/20 at 10:44 am     237
Businesses and Employers, Children and Family, Community Tips, Prevention, State of Massachusetts, Uncategorized, Uncategorized COVID-19 New Safety Protocols for Businesses and Residents

New Safety Protocols for Businesses and Residents

Governor Baker and Lt. Gov. Polito announced new safety protocols for businesses and residents. These are targeted measures to intervene and disrupt rising trends in the health data. The work is to keep our businesses and schools open. The effective date of all orders and advisories was on Friday 11/6/2020. See graphics summarizing new Executive Orders […]

11/9/20 at 1:13 pm     143
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, Prevention Stay Healthy – Stay Open

Stay Healthy – Stay Open

To keep our businesses open and people employed, we need everyone to stay well. Massachusetts began reopening on March 25, one of the last to do so, and our rate of new cases has decreased by 75% from May 25 to July 10. We were also one of the first states to enact a mask […]

7/28/20 at 12:56 pm     378
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Local News, COVID-19 Press Releases, Newsroom Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org

Cape Cod Reopening Task Force Unveils ReopeningCapeCod.org Website to Provide Information to Public as Summer Season Begins FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- May 29, 2020 Cape Cod – The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force unveiled a new website this week: www.ReopeningCapeCod.org.The site serves as a one-stop location for residents, businesses, employees, municipalities, and visitors to the region. The […]

5/29/20 at 12:35 pm     945
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Uncategorized COVID-19 Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2020 Contact: Frank Schulze (Senator Cyr’s office) 508-562-0840 (cell) Frank.Schulze@masenate.gov Task Force Launched to Reopen Cape Cod Safely (CAPE COD) A region-wide task force has been assembled to develop strategies for reopening Cape Cod once it is safe to do so. The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force is led by the […]

5/7/20 at 10:28 am     1223
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19 Reopening Toolkit for Small Businesses

Reopening Toolkit for Small Businesses

The impact of Covid-19 has been shocking and difficult for small businesses.  Cape Cod & the Islands SCORE mentors have provided the best thinking on how you can take steps now to help your business survive and prosper. Read more >

4/27/20 at 2:41 pm     616
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19 Updated April 27, 2020 | SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

Updated April 27, 2020 | SBA Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus

Small business owners in all U.S. states and territories are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Attention small businesses on Cape Cod and the Islands affected by COVID-19: The Small Business Administration has resumed accepting PPP loan applications today from approved lenders on behalf of any eligible borrower. Learn […]

4/20/20 at 8:37 am     469
Businesses and Employers, Community Tips, COVID-19 Interim Guidance When a Worker  May Have Had Exposure to Confirmed COVID-19

Interim Guidance When a Worker May Have Had Exposure to Confirmed COVID-19

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Critical Infrastructure workers who have had an exposure but remain asymptomatic should adhere to the following practices prior to and during their work shift.

4/9/20 at 4:59 pm     462     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)