The Town of Upton, through the Board of Health, Public Safety, and Emergency Management departments, are working closely to monitor and prepare for COVID-19. Town officials continue to discuss protective measures in accordance with Massachusetts Department of Public Health and CDC guidelines.
The most current information can be found at the links below:
DPH Coronavirus website: https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus...
State website on States of Emergency: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/state-of-emergency-information
State of emergency declaration: https://www.mass.gov/executive-orders/no-591-declaration-of-a-state-of-e...
March 10, 2020 Press Release: https://www.mass.gov/news/governor-baker-declares-state-of-emergency-to-...
Public Health officials strongly encourage you to take these important steps:
- Cover your mouth - when you cough or sneeze use a tissue or your inner elbow, not your hands.
- Wash your hands- with soap and water or use an alcohol-based sanitizing gel.
- Stay at home if you are sick and avoid close contact with others.
- Frequently clean touch points such as doorknobs, handles, and common surface areas.
For more information, please call the Board of Health at 508-529-6813.