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Mayor Roxann Wedegartner and Greenfield Health Department Strongly Recommend Masks Indoors When in Public to Slow Spread of COVID-19 (August 2021): Due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the City, Mayor Roxann Wedegartner and Greenfield Health Department Director Jennifer Hoffman are strongly recommending residents, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, wear masks or face coverings indoors when in public. Beginning Monday, August 23, 2021 masks will be required for all visitors to City Hall and other municipal buildings until further notice to help protect both members of the public and municipal employees. If you do not have a mask when visiting, one will be provided for you. This temporary recommendation will go into effect on Monday, August 23, 2021 and last until COVID-19 numbers go back down
Greenfield Lifts Mask Advisory, Effective Saturday, May 29, 2021 (May 2021): Mayor Roxann Wedegartner and Greenfield Health Department Director Jennifer Hoffman are pleased to announce the lifting of the city-wide mask advisory that went into effect last year. Beginning Saturday, May 29, 2021, and in accordance with the Commonwealth, wearing masks will no longer be required while in public in the City of Greenfield. This decision follows the recommendation of the Greenfield Board of Health, who held an emergency meeting on Monday, May 24, 2021, and follows last week’s announcement by Governor Charlie Baker. Learn more.
Baker-Polito Administration to Lift COVID Restrictions May 29 (May 2021): The Commonwealth’s face covering order will also be rescinded on May 29. The Department of Public Health will issue a new face covering advisory consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance. 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.
Massachusetts COVID-19 Vaccine Information(December 2020 - April 2021): Learn more about the groups in each phase of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline. The timeline reflects several priorities: protecting our most vulnerable, maintaining health care system capacity, and addressing inequities in health care access and COVID-19 burden.
Stop the Spread Testing Site(January 8, 2021): The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is supporting free testing sites in regions across Massachusetts to help stop the spread of COVID-19. A location opened a Greenfield Community College on January 11, 2021. These sites support the testing of asymptomatic individuals and are free for all Massachusetts residents.
Massachusetts will advance to Step 2 of Phase III on March 1; Phase IV planned to start March 22(February 25, 2021): The Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts would advance to Step 2 of Phase III of the state’s reopening plan on Monday, March 1, and also announced its plan to transition to Step 1 of Phase IV on Monday, March 22. With public health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction, including drops in average daily COVID cases and hospitalizations, and vaccination rates continuing to increase, the Administration is taking steps to continue to reopen the Commonwealth’s economy.
Mask and Face Covering Order(Updated November 6, 2020): Governor Baker issued an order requiring the use of masks or face coverings in public.
COVID-19 Travel Order( August 1, 2020): All visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible.
Greenfield COVID-19 Community Information Line: 413-775-6411. Serving Franklin County Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Greenfield Community Information Line is in place to help local residents find answers to questions about COVID-19, and get up to date guidelines and information on resources. The Greenfield Information Line is not designed to be used to diagnose or treat a medical issue.
The City of Greenfield is Distributing Donated Homemade Masks to Those in Need
Here’s How it Works:
Community members make and donate masks to the City
We wash and package them
You call us at the COVID-19 Community Hotline 413-775-6411 when you need one
Thank you to all who are donating.
Donate Homemade Masks
Help protect your community and stop the spread of COVID-19!
City of Greenfield is Collecting Homemade Mask Donations
We know Greenfield is filled with talented creators and we need your help! Please consider donating your homemade cotton masks to the City of Greenfield to distribute to our community members in need. With Greenfield’s new advisory on wearing face coverings in public, we want to ensure that anyone who needs a mask can get one!
100% cotton is best
Multiple layers of fabric
Do not include any metal within the mask
Ear straps or ties for behind the head
Must be able to be washed and dried without changing size or shape
Thank you to all of those who are making masks and/or providing material to the cause.
Donations can be dropped off at the Health Department. Please call the Community Hotline at 413-775-6411
Massachusetts 2-1-1 - Massachusetts residents are urged to use 2-1-1 for information, resources, and referrals regarding COVID-19. Operators are staffing the hotline 24/7 and translators are available in multiple languages. Residents with questions can dial 2-1-1 from any landline or cellphone, or use the live chat option on the Mass 2-1-1 website.