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State guidance for municipalities

The Commonwealth has put in place rules, safeguards, and resources to help cities and towns support residents, businesses, and employees during the pandemic. Municipalities are encouraged to use the data, educational materials, and state and federal aid available through the Commonwealth. YOU have the power to save a life.

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COVID-19 reporting data and press releases

The Department of Public Health issues daily updates on case numbers through its COVID-19 dashboard.

Gov. Baker provides regular progress reports, via press conferences, on the state of COVID-19 in Massachusetts. These can be found on the Commonwealth's main COVID-19 page and by signing up for alerts by texting COVIDMA to 888-777.


COVID-19 orders and guidances

The Commonwealth has issued orders and guidances to help keep residents safe and provide workplace safety standards. City and town officials can use these orders to help enforce the rules and regulations to help save lives.

Public messaging graphics and guidelines for use in your community

Federal and state aid for municipalities