COVID-19 Information

This page will provide the latest information and updates regarding Town of Weymouth activities and responses to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency and declared pandemic.

According to the most recent data provided by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services and Department of Public Health, the Town of Weymouth has a total of 178 confirmed cases as of April 9, 2020. This is data collected and reported through the State MAVEN system only. It likely does not reflect actual, total cases. Residents are encouraged to continue implementing hygiene practices and social distancing to prevent the spread of the virus.  

You can find a list of cases state and county wide at this link ... https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-cases-quarantine-and-monitoring#covid-19-cases-in-massachusetts-


>> CLICK HERE to Review the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Daily Situation Report <<


Watch the latest PSA from South Shore Health and our Public Safety Leaders: SSH Director of EMS, Eugene Duffy; Police Chief Fuller; Chief Stark; and Mayor Hedlund:

PSA re COVID-19


Town of Weymouth - COVID-19 Order Extension through May 4, 2020

As an extension to Mayor Hedlund’s emergency declaration and in accordance with the most recent guidance from Governor Baker and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), the town is taking the following measures at this time. These measures are being taken in an effort to balance the ability to continue to provide important services and to protect the health and safety of the residents of Weymouth. These measures can be extended, shortened, or changed as the town receives additional guidance from the state and federal government.

**ALL Weymouth Town Buildings will be closed to the public until at least Monday, May 4th**


Grocery Store Occupancy and Operations

The Department of Public Health issued an emergency order regarding grocery store operations and occupancy limits.  The order sets maximum permissible occupancy limits and provides other guidance. This includes that each grocery store shall limit occupancy to 40 percent of its maximum permitted occupancy level as documented in its occupancy permit; store staff shall monitor the number of occupants entering and exiting the store to ensure compliance; and store staff shall monitor the lines outside of the stores to ensure compliance with social distancing requirements. Additional information is available in the emergency order


Emergency Public Health Order - Personal Services Discontinued as of Saturday March 21, 2020

After consultation with public health and safety officials, the Town of Weymouth and Health Department Director, Daniel McCormack, determine that a public health emergency continues and issue an emergency order. 

All personal services offered to the public that professionals cannot provide at a distance of at least six (6) feet are ORDERED DISCONTINUED as of the close of regularly scheduled business hours, or 6:00 PM, whichever is earlier, on SATURDAY MARCH 21, 2020. 

These services include:

  • Hairdressers;
  • Barbers;
  • Nail salons;
  • Massage services;
  • Body work services;
  • Gyms;
  • Health or fitness clubs;
  • Yoga studios;
  • Private schools, such as driving schools, academic or tutoring schools;
  • All other such similar services.

This emergency order does not include emergency childcare facilities licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care or other services provided by a licensed health care provider such as, but not limited to, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractors, acupuncture, and mental health providers. 

For the full text of the Emergency Order, click here


As of the close of business on Monday, March 16, 2020 services and closures are as follows:

TOWN BUILDINGS/OFFICES

**ALL Weymouth Town Buildings will be closed to the public until at least Monday, May 4th**

This includes Town Hall, the McCulloch Building/Senior Center, the DPW Building, the Teen Center, and all Public Libraries. Access will be limited to staff only. For additional information regarding specific department functions, please CLICK HERE, or contact the department at the information below. 

Essential services will continue but are subject to change as circumstances change. Town business hours will remain the same, but residents and others must call or utilize online resources at weymouth.ma.us for services. Additionally, residents can utilize the existing drop box located outside of Town Hall for payment of bills. Any envelope-sized documents directed to Town Hall departments may be left in the drop box. Staff will be available by phone and email in all departments during regular business hours to provide information and answer questions. General questions about ongoing operations should be directed to the Mayor’s Office at 781-340-5012.  After-hours calls may be directed to the Mayor’s 24hr hotline at 800-335-8606.

Department

Phone Number

Email

Animal Control

781-335-1212 ext. 43154

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Assessor

781-682-3677

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Municipal Licenses and Inspections

781-340-5004

building@weymouth.ma.us

DPW/Highway/Engineering

781-337-5100

DPW@weymouth.ma.us

Elder Services

781-682-6140

EServices@weymouth.ma.us

Fire Department (non-emergency)

781-337-5151

Fire@weymouth.ma.us

Harbormaster

781-682-6109

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Health Department

781-340-5008

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Human Resources

781-340-5010

hr@weymouth.ma.us

Mayor

781-340-5012

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Municipal Finance

781-335-2000

mfinance@weymouth.ma.us

Parks/Trees/Grounds

781-337-5100

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Planning & Community Development

781-340-5015

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Police Department (non-emergency)

781-335-1212

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Procurement

781-682-3843

PDepartment@weymouth.ma.us

Recreation

781-682-6124

WeyRec@weymouth.ma.us

Schools

781-335-1460

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Substance Abuse Prevention Team

781-340-5008

addictionhelp@weymouth.ma.us

Tax Collector

781-340-2401

towcollector@weymouth.ma.us

Town Clerk

781-340-5017

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Town Council

781-340-5020

towncouncil@weymouth.ma.us

Trash/Recycling - EZ Disposal

781-337-5100

DPW@weymouth.ma.us

Treasurer

781-340-2401

TRWeymouth@town.weymouth.ma.us

Veterans Services

781-340-2405

VServices@weymouth.ma.us

Water & Sewer

781-337-5100

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Weymouth Public Libraries

781-340-5002

wecontact@ocln.org

Youth and Family Services

781-331-1719

constituentservices@weymouth.ma.us

Teen Center

781-335-9713

TCenter@weymouth.ma.us


CLICK HERE for the Town of Weymouth's COVID-19 Order Extension to May 4th

CLICK HERE for the Governor's Extension of COVID-19 Order No. 13

CLICK HERE for the Commonwealth's Directive on Essential Services

CLICK HERE for the Emergency Public Health Order Issued March 20, 2020

CLICK HERE for March 16, 2020 Extended Emergency COVID-19 Statement 

CLICK HERE for March 13, 2020 Emergency COVID-19 Statement

CLICK HERE for the Town of Weymouth’s Emergency Declaration

CLICK HERE for Weymouth Public Schools Info and FAQ Page 

CLICK HERE for the State's 211 System for Coronavirus Questions

CLICK HERE for a COVID-19 Fact Sheet

CLICK HERE for the latest information on cases, quarantine, and monitoring from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health

CLICK HERE for information on Isolation and Self-Quarantine 

CLICK HERE for Unemployment Assistance Information

CLICK HERE for Resources and Guidance for Businesses


For additional guidance on mitigation strategies, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/MA_Community_Mitigation.pdf

Stay informed. As this is a new virus, unknown to the medical community, information about the virus changes by the minute.  The best sources of accurate up to date information are available on the Mass Department of Public Health (DPH) Website www.mass.gov/2019coronavirus and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Website: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov

These decisions are all subject to change as this is a very fast moving situation. For more information, please contact the Office of the Mayor, 781-340-5012

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