COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Updates

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance or have any COVID-19 related questions please contact the COVID-19 Information line at 508-871-5111 or via email at COVIDinfo@town.westborough.ma.us 
Click here for a list of additional local resources (Updated April 28, 2020) 
 
THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN HAVE VOTED TO EXTEND TAX BILL AND EXEMPTION APPLICATION DEADLINES AND WAIVE INTEREST THROUGH JUNE 30, 2020. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 
The Town of Westborough is committed to keeping the community informed as we all work together through this public health crisis. This page is intended to provide information regarding municipal operations, Federal and State actions and additional resources that will help our residents navigate this constantly evolving situation. Please take the time to view the resources available on the left side of this page and, as always, feel free to reach out to any department as we continue to provide services to the community. 

RECENT UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


On May 1, 2020 Governor Baker issued an Order  EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, MAY 6th requiring face masks or cloth face coverings in public places where social distancing is not possible. This applies to both indoor and outdoor spaces. Exceptions include children under the age of 2 and those unable to wear a mask or face covering due to a medical condition.

At the April 28, 2020 Joint Board of Health and Board of Selectmen meeting, the Board of Health unanimously voted to recommend that all members of the public who are entering stores or other essential service areas where they will come in contact with essential workers are advised to wear facial coverings to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Click here for more information. 

On April 23, 2020 the Town Moderator issued a declaration postponing Town Meeting to Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7pm. Click here for that declaration.

At the April 21, 2020 Board of Health meeting, the Board unanimously voted to require that employees who interact or come in customer contact must wear facial coverings. Click here for more information. 

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has extended the state's stay-at-home advisory and the executive order requiring all non-essential businesses to close through May 18. They have also announced the development of a Re-Opening Advisory Board.

Governor Baker has closed all schools through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

The Westborough Board of Health, Board of Selectmen and School Committee have issued a Local Stay at Home Advisory.

President Trump extended social distancing guidelines through April 30, 2020


Massachusetts 211

Massachusetts residents are urged to use 2-1-1 for information, resources, and referrals regarding COVID-19. Operators are staffing this hotline 24/7 and translators are available in multiple languages. Residents with questions can dial 2-1-1 from any landline or cellphone, or use the live chat option on the Mass 2-1-1 website (mass211.org).