TOWN OF TOPSFIELD
This page is a centralized directory for key community resources in Topsfield during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On May 21st, Town Administrator Kevin Harutunian and Health Agent Wendy Hansbury invited local business owners to a Video Conference Call to learn more about the Governor's Phased Re-opening of non-essential businesses. If you still have questions, please visit the State's Reopening web page at https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusetts or contact the Topsfield Board of Health 978-887-1520; email@example.com.
On May 18th, Governor Baker announced a four phase approach to opening businesses, based on health metrics. Some businesses will be able to open immediately, some on May 25th, and others at a future date. All businesses must meet specific requirements before reopening. Essential businesses already operating will also have to comply with mandatory safety standards by May 25th.
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If you have questions, please contact the Topsfield Board of Health 978-887-1520 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
5/1/2020 Governor Baker: Order Requiring Face Masks or Face Coverings in all public places for ages 2 and up effective 5/6/2020. Read more here.
Do you need a cloth face covering? Contact the Topsfield Board of Health: email@example.com; 978-887-1520. Wearing a cloth face covering does not mean it is safe to go out in public. Many people are asymptomatic, but can spread COVID-19 to others. Please continue to follow the Governor's Stay-At-Home Advisory.
Video tutorial - how to make a cloth face mask: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gcLp0y-Mfg
4/21/2020: The Board of Selectmen have adopted the local option to extend the Real Estate and Personal Property tax bill due date to June 1, 2020 (from May 1st).
Nursing Home Family Resource Line - Available 9am - 5pm 7 Days a Week: 617-660-5399
April 9, 2020 Federal Unemployment Benefits from CARES Act: https://www.mass.gov/news/massachusetts-announces-initial-implementation...
On March 31, 2020 Governor Baker extended the closure of non-essential businesses and prohibited the gathering of 10 or more people: https://www.mass.gov/news/baker-polito-administration-extends-non-essential-business-closures-and-executive-branch
The actual order is here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/march-31-2020-essential-services-extension-order
Essential service businesses: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-essential-services?n
On-line symptom checker tool through Buoy Health. Click here for more information.
Protect yourself and your family:
- Stay Home.
- Wash your hands often or use alcohol based hand gel.
- Use household cleaners to clean frequently touched surfaces like doorknobs, light switches, toys and phones.
- If you feel sick, contact your doctor.