Brockton News: COVID-19

Baker-Polito Administration announces latest reopening guidelines

The Baker-Polito Administration announced new reopening guidelines to support the ongoing COVID-19 response. -Effective Friday, April 30th, no masks outside in most settings. -Effective May 10th, amusement and water parks can open at 50% capacity. Road races, other organized athletics allowed. -Effective May 29th, gathering limits increase to 200 indoors, 250 outdoors. Wineries, breweries, and bars…Read More

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update from MDPH, April 15th, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Health Immunization Division has released the following recommendations for the public regarding the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 1. If you have received the J&J COVID-19 vaccine and develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination, contact your healthcare provider, or seek medical care.…Read More

COVID-19 Update, February 26th, 2021

Today, Governor Baker announced that effective March 1st, the Commonwealth will move to Phase 3, Step 2 of the reopening plan. This will allow indoor performance venues, such as concert halls, theaters, and other indoor performance spaces, and indoor recreational activities to reopen and capacity limits across all sectors will increase to 50 percent excluding…Read More

COVID-19 Update, February 4th, 2021

Today, Governor Baker announced that effective February 8th at 5:00 AM, businesses that are currently open and operating at 25% capacity can increase their indoor capacity to 40%. The Commonwealth will remain in Phase 3, Step 1 of the reopening plan. For more information, please visit: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusettsRead More

COVID-19 Vaccination Update, February 4th 2021

Steward Medical Group is now accepting appointments for COVID-19 vaccine for patients 75+. Patients of Steward should call the scheduling hotline at 877-358-8794 to make their appointments. Steward has also been notifying their patients.Read More

Brockton Residents Aged 75+ Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine on February 1st, Sign Up Begins Tomorrow, January 27th

Attention Brockton Residents Aged 75+: You are eligible to get vaccinated for COVID-19 on February 1st, 2021. You can sign up beginning tomorrow, January 27th, 2021. Find a vaccination site and sign up on the following website: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccine-locations-for-individuals-in-phase-1#find-a-location-to-get-vaccinated-if-eligible- If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Office of Mayor Robert F. Sullivan at 508-580-7123.Read More

Citywide Curfew Repealed Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM

Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan withdrew the Executive Order that instituted a Citywide curfew from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM. This withdrawal is in accordance with State guidelines. Robert F. Sullivan - Executive Order - Public Health Curfew RescissionRead More

COVID-19 Update, January 21st, 2021

Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM, the Baker-Polito Administration has announced that businesses that are currently open under Reopening Plan Phase 3, Step 1 may now stay open past 9:30 PM. Capacity limits remain the same. This guidance will be reevaluated on February 8th.Read More

COVID-19 Update, January 7th, 2021

The Baker- Polito Administration announced today that Massachusetts will remain in Reopening Phase 3, Step 1 with special capacity limits until at least January 24th. This change represents a two week extension of the December 26th order. For a description of current guidelines and limits, please read below.   Current State Guidance: Effective December 26th,…Read More

COVID-19 Update, January 4, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6th, at 11:59 PM, the City of Brockton Executive Order dated December 14th will be lifted. This means that the City will follow all Massachusetts reopening guidelines on COVID-19. While spaces like gyms, museums, and recreation facilities can reopen, they cannot exceed 25% indoor capacity. Current State Guidance: Effective December 26th, The…Read More