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Face Covering Guidance MAY 29

In line with updated CDC face covering guidance, the Administration will rescind the current face covering order and issue a new face covering advisory effective May 29. Non-vaccinated individuals are advised to continue wearing face masks and to continue distancing...

MA Announces Expansion of Pre-Registration System

The Administration has announced the expansion of pre-registration to include some regional collaboratives and improved features to allow for vaccination location selection during appointment booking. Later this week, the Commonwealth’s preregistration system will...

PHASE IV Step 1 & Travel Advisory Updates

Thanks to continued reductions in #COVID19MA transmission + hospitalizations and vaccine progress, we can continue the safe and responsible reopening of our economy, effective Monday. Also Monday, we will implement an adjusted Travel Advisory. MORE:...

Further Measures to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

The Baker-Polito Administration announced further restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, including new capacity and gathering limits. These measures will go into effect on Saturday, December 26 and will remain in effect until noon on...

Vaccine Update, New Holiday Guidance

The Baker-Polito Administration announced updates on the Commonwealth’s distribution efforts of the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as new guidance from the Department of Public Health (DPH) to help residents celebrate the holiday safely. On Monday, the...

DPH Updates Quarantine Guidance

The Department of Public Health updated its guidance and information for individuals in quarantine due to COVID-19. The guidance provides new information on the 14-day quarantine requirement, and the conditions that must be met to ‘test-out’ after at least ten days in...