Coronavirus Info (COVID-19)
Covid-19 Vaccine Information
In Massachusetts, the COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule is determined by the MA Department of Public Health (MADPH) in conjunction with the CDC and Governor Baker's office.
Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Phone Line
COVID-19 Testing Information
Please be advised that as of today, September 25, 2023, residential households in the U.S. can once again order free COVID-19 test kits via the U.S. Postal Services. Please visit www.covid.gov/tests to place an order and receive up to four free COVID-19 at-home test kits per household. Orders will ship free starting the week of October 2, 2023. We encourage you to share this resource with your staff, coworkers, patients, and mailing lists as appropriate.
To learn more about testing for COVID-19 in Massachusetts or to find a testing location, please visit mass.gov/GetTested
COVID-19 Data Dashboard
The Town of Medfield and the Medfield Board of Health has created a COVID-19 Data Dashboard which is available by clicking here. The dashboard utilizes the Massachusetts Department of Public Health weekly COVID-19 data and will be updated every Friday with information cases, testing, and vaccinations.
Updated Orders from the Governor
All remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted effective May 29.
Face coverings will still be mandatory for all individuals on public and private transportation systems (including rideshares, livery, taxi, ferries, MBTA, Commuter Rail, and transportation stations), in healthcare facilities, and in other settings hosting vulnerable populations, such as congregate care settings.
Governor Charlie Baker ended the State of Emergency on June 15.
The Town House reopened to the public as of Monday, September 14, 2020.
The Town Administrator released this set of guidelines for how boards and committees should conduct public meetings during this state of emergency.
Board of Health
On January 6, 2022, the Board of Health issued this memo urging the public to follow Governor Baker's Winter Advisory Regarding Face Coverings
On December 9, 2020, the Board of Health issued a Quarantine Policy for Close Contacts
On August 24, the Board of Health provided this guidance with tips on masks and how to protect your school community and your family.
On April 21, 2020, the Board of Health issued this memo with recommendations about facial coverings.
On March 18, 2020, the Board of Health issued this memo with recommendations about playdates and how families can navigate the social distancing strategies advocated by Governor Baker, Mass. Department of Public Health, and the CDC.
On March 13, 2020, the Board of Health issued this memo with social distancing recommendations.
Medfield Community Resources
There is a dedicated Facebook group for the town to share information, for people to volunteer to help, and for people to find help if they find themselves in need. Everyone is welcome to join at https://www.facebook.com/
The Medfield Foundation is soliciting funds to help those impacted by COVID-19. Information on how to donate can be found at https://www.
For those who find themselves negatively impacted by COVID-19, the Medfield Foundation has created a form to ask for help. All information is kept strictly confidential. The form can be found at https://docs.google.com/
Other state, and federal resources:
The Massachusetts website has a dedicated COVID-19 page with links to Governor Baker’s various emergency orders and guidance. It also has links to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health information.
The Centers for Disease Control is posting information about COVID-2019 here.
Many of the things you do to help prevent colds and the flu can help protect you against other respiratory viruses, including COVID-19:
- Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Clean things that are frequently touched (like doorknobs and countertops) with household cleaning spray or wipes.
- Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. Use a tissue or your inner elbow, not your hands.
- Stay home if you are sick and avoid close contact with others.
- If using disposable wipes, please do not flush them down the toilet (even if they are labeled biodegradable) in order to prevent any type of sewer/septic backups.