Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Town Hall COVID-19 Phone Extension
In the event that your medical provider has requested for you to self-quarantine on suspicion of possible CV19 exposure/symptoms but without testing for it, we urge that you self-report this to the Town’s Health Agent. This will allow the agent to review reasons for this action as well as to investigate further and asses additional personal and public risk. Contact the Health Agent by calling 413-628-4441 Ext: 77. Leave your name, phone number and a brief message regarding your case, someone will get back to you as soon as possible. Finally, if you have questions, comments or concerns regarding anything relating to COVID-19 call extension as well.
This web page will remain up until COVID-19 is no longer a concern and a threat to our community. The following links provide important and helpful information in our effort to fight this virus:
- About COVID-19
- Stop the spread of germs
- What to do if you are sick?
- Everyday Steps that residents can take to prevent infection
- World Health Organization advice for the public and posters
- COVID-19 Symptoms & Information
Health Agencies Websites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) - https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19
Mass.Gov Information on Cases in Massachusetts
MEMA COVID-19 Daily Situational Reports
Situation Updates Folder - This folder contains the daily situational reports from Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).
COVID-19 Related Scams
Counterfeits - Beware of fake masks, hand sanitizer, cleaning products, and preventative “cures”. Internet companies such as Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target and others have been taking down web pages and items off of their shelves. Amazon has a new Zero Team which is focused on identifying counterfeits.
Malware - Fake maps showing COVID-19 sites and information are circulating on the internet. These maps tend to be fake and are embedded with malware that are activated when clicked on. Read on...
Phishing - These are examples of emails from spoofed with CDC and other such agencies giving information, advice and other supposed relevant information. Some examples of such emails:
- Spoofed workplace emails updating the latest work policy.
- Health advice such as how to make your own hand sanitizer.
- Emails or links with false, sensational information saying that a celebrity has the virus.
- Fraudulent charities asking for donations
For more details on these and other scams read on...