DEDHAM — In an effort to continue to update Dedham residents on state and local preparedness efforts and impacts related to COVID-19 (commonly referred to as Coronavirus), the Dedham Board of Health offers the following updates:
Governor Baker continues to closely monitor confirmed cases in Massachusetts. Information related to confirmed cases throughout the Commonwealth can be found here, which is updated weekly.
Governor Baker also announced a new travel order, effective August 1, 2020. The full content of the Governor’s order can be found here.
The Board continues to support actions by the Governor, and appreciates the open communication and steady stream of information to the local Boards of Health, as well as the public.
The department continues to support the business community in the various stages of their reopening plan(s). Please visit www.mass.gov/reopening for a complete report and daily updates for Reopening Massachusetts.
Although Town Hall remains closed to the public, the Health Department is staffed and available to address all questions and concerns. We encourage residents and businesses to contact the office at 781-751-9220 with any questions or concerns.
The Board appreciates the continued collaboration with all Town departments in assisting residents and businesses adapt to the new normal.
The Board again wishes to remind the public to properly dispose of gloves and masks at all public locations.
There are 418 confirmed cases of the virus in Dedham as of July 29, 2020.
The Board wishes to thank the Health Department staff for their continued dedication during these unprecedented times.
Residents are encouraged to visit the website, dedhamcovid19.com, for all town updates as the COVID-19 situation develops. Visitors can subscribe via email to receive notifications for new posts.
By continuing to practice social distancing, regular handwashing, and wearing a face covering, we can ensure that our return to the new normal is not delayed.
Stay safe! Stay kind! Stay home!
Respectfully submitted by the Board of Health
Leanne Jasset, Chairman
Kathy Reda, Vice-Chairman
Mary Ellard, Member