New COVID-19 reopening guidelines have been issued by the Governor’s Office in conjunction with the Department of Public Health. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working closely with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide updated information about the novel coronavirus outbreak. Make sure to keep up with the latest information for Boards of Health and Health Departments by visiting the following web pages: COVID-19 Information for Local Boards of Health and COVID-19 Updates and Information/
On July 25, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released initial guidance for school reopening this fall that prioritizes getting students safely back to school in person, following a comprehensive set of health and safety requirements. The Department is also requiring schools to create hybrid learning plans to teach students in-person and remotely on alternating schedules, and to have robust remote learning plans in place, should those alternate learning models be needed.
On July 22, the Department of Public Health Released Phase II Step 2 Reopening Plan
Go to Phase II Step 2 of Reopening Massachusetts began on Monday, June 22.