COVID-19 Updates (rev. 5/18/20)

Please see file attachments at the bottom of this notice for more information on how we are addressing concerns related to COVID-19

The Westminster Board of Health, Town Administrator and Emergency Management Team are monitoring the situation regarding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) closely. We are prepared to make informed decisions that align with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s suggested guidelines and that are in the best interest of our residents and Town employees in an expeditious and well-planned manner.  Please visit the following websites below to stay informed.Please practice social distancing, avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth, and face; clean common spaces that are frequently touched; stay home if you are sick with a flu-like illness, or not feeling well; older adults and high risk individuals should avoid unnecessary gatherings.

Reopening Massachusetts

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Weekly Updates

COVID-19 General Resources Information Hotline:  844-968-3323 (organized by MPHN/manned by volunteer nurses)

For the latest information from CDC please visit: 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/transmission.html#geographic
For a general fact sheet and information on personal protection please visit:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

For more information on COVID-19, please see the following links:
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019
www.coronavirus.gov
www.whitehouse.gov
www.wachusettmrc.org
https://mrc.hhs.gov/HomePage
https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus...


 

  • Postponement of the Annual Town Meeting and Annual Town Election
  • Effective immediately, Town departments will be suspending all non-essential services to the public until further notice. The services that are deemed to be essential will vary by department and evaluated in an ongoing basis but public safety, public health, and public works will not be impacted.
  • The Town will be evaluating the status of department operations on a daily basis and may change what is operating on a day to day or weekly basis.
  • Staff will be working and the public is encouraged to utilize the town website (www.Westminster-ma.gov) to email or phone the desired departments.  Special requests will be handled on a case by case basis.
  • Curbside pickup and Solid Waste Drop-Off Center will operate on it's normal schedule, however the disposal of special items is on hold.  If you need a sticker for landfill access, please call the DPW.
  • Meetings will continue to be held but will be closed to the public.  Please check specific agendas for information on where recordings can be accessed.
  • We encourage you to utilize our online payment systems at www.Westminster-ma.gov and to call rather than visit for information.
  • Please also continue to monitor www.Mass.gov/covid19 for more information.

Treasurer/Collector

874-7403

Building Commissioner

874-7407

Assessors

874-7401

Town Clerk

874-7406

Conservation Agent

874-7413

Town Administrator/BOS

874-7408

Treas./Collector Clerk

874-7403

Assessors Clerk

874-7401

BOH Agent

874-7409

Town Planner

874-7414

Council on Aging

874-7402

Library

874-7416

Police/Fire (Non-Emergency Line)

874-2313

DPW874-5572