Board of Health (508) 862-4644 health@town.barnstable.ma.us

Revised Gatherings Order:

Under the updated gatherings order, indoor gatherings are limited to eight people per 1,000 square feet, but should not exceed 25 people in a single enclosed, indoor space. Outdoor gatherings in enclosed spaces are limited to 25 percent of the facility’s maximum...

Step One of Phase III:

The following businesses will be eligible to reopen in Step One of Phase III, subject to industry-specific rules concerning capacity and operations: Movie theaters and outdoor performance venues; Museums, cultural and historical sites; Fitness centers and health...

Reopening Massachusetts

The Baker-Polito Administration’s comprehensive plan to safely reopen the Massachusetts economy, get people back to work, and ease social restrictions while minimizing the health impacts of COVID-19. TABLE OF CONTENTS Learn more about Reopening Massachusetts General...

Reopening: Four-Phase Approach

The Massachusetts economy will be reopened using a four-phase approach, based on public health guidance. TABLE OF CONTENTS Overview Essential Businesses and Activities Overview ​​​​​The Massachusetts economy will be reopened using a four-phase approach, based on...

Trial Court Help Line

The Trial Court has established a Help Line to provide general info about cases & navigation of the court system while it is closed to the public for all but emergency matters. The Help Line is staffed from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Mon-Fri, & can be reached at...

COVID-19 State of Emergency Orders & Guidance

Updates, Emergency Orders, and Guidance: CRISIS STANDARDS OF CARE: On April 20, the Department of Public Health issued clarified guidance and an emergency order regarding crisis standards of care (CSC): ORDER | GUIDANCE EMERGENCY CHILDCARE PROGRAMS: On April 16,...

Stay Informed – State Resources

Get information from trusted sources. Visit https://www.mass.gov/covid19 for the latest news, case counts, and lab testing results. Call 2‐1‐1 with questions. Text the keyword COVIDMA to 888‐777 to receive notifications to your phone. To receive these notifications in...

Massachusetts Frontline Worker Resources

In an effort to connect frontline workers with various supports such as free/discounted meals, guidance on accessing PPE and priority testing, emergency child care, and alternate housing options, the Attorney General’s Office developed the Frontline Workers Resource...

DPH Releases New Comprehensive COVID-19 Data

The Administration released an enhanced, comprehensive and detailed COVID-19 data report, including trend data in a variety of areas. The new daily dashboard is 23 pages in length and includes information on cases rates, testing, and breakdowns by age, sex, race and...