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COVID-19, State of Massachusetts, Uncategorized COVID-19 Massachusetts Reopening Plan by Industry Sectors

Massachusetts Reopening Plan by Industry Sectors

Governor Charlie Baker announced the following industry sectors may open, with guidance, in Phase I on the following dates: May 18 – Travel: all travelers to MA urged to self-quarantine for 14 days. Lodging restricted to essential workers only *Restaurant & Hospitality workgroup convened May 15 to develop procedures for reopening May 18 – Houses of […]

5/18/20 at 11:42 am     698
Children and Family, Community Tips, Schools, State of Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of School and Non-Emergency Child Care Program Closures

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of School and Non-Emergency Child Care Program Closures

New measures include deferred student loan payments, updated remote learning guidance and enacting legislation to protect residents from evictions and foreclosures. Please visit read more at UPDATES TO SCHOOL CLOSURES

4/22/20 at 3:20 pm     338
Community Tips, COVID-19, State of Massachusetts Update: MEMA Covid-19 Command Center Situation Report 02/18/21

Update: MEMA Covid-19 Command Center Situation Report 02/18/21

The COVID Command Center, under the leadership of Secretary Marylou Sudders and reporting to Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, is the Commonwealth’s single point of strategic decision making and coordination for the Administration’s comprehensive COVID-19 response.  

4/16/20 at 12:17 pm     1165
Community Tips, COVID-19, State of Massachusetts Massachusetts Launches a COVID-19 Text Message Notification System

Massachusetts Launches a COVID-19 Text Message Notification System

The new messaging tool called “AlertsMA” will allow residents to subscribe to real-time notifications by texting the keyword COVIDMA to 888-777.  After signing up, state and public health officials can send short messages and links to information directly to a resident’s cell phone or other mobile device.

4/2/20 at 11:34 pm     822
COVID-19 Press Releases, State of Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures and Executive Branch Employee Guidance

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures and Executive Branch Employee Guidance

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced several updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak including extending the non-essential business emergency order and guidance for Executive Branch employees until May 4. The Department of Public Health’s Stay-At-Home Advisory remains in effect.

3/31/20 at 11:48 pm     414     Mass.gov