Brockton News: Health & Environment

New Telehealth program for new COVID-19 treatment, “Paxlovid”

New Telehealth program for new COVID-19 treatment, "Paxlovid". Massachusetts has launched a new free telehealth program to help residents easily access COVID-19 treatment The COVID-19 telehealth program is a quick, easy and free way for individuals to see if Paxlovid is an appropriate treatment for them. Paxlovid is a COVID-19 treatment pill taken orally that…Read More

City of Brockton Mask Advisory Notice

City of Brockton Mask Advisory Notice CITY OF BROCKTON Office of the Mayor and the Board of Health Emergency Order - Mask Advisory Recommending the Use of Masks and Other Protective Measures December 1 7, 2021 Pursuant to the declaration of a Modified Public Health Emergency issued May 28, 2021 by Governor Baker, and the…Read More

BAMSI C.O.P.E. presentation to the City Council 11-16-21

BAMSI Presentation for the Community, Outreach, Prevention and Education (COPE) Center. Town Council Presentation COPE 11.16.2021 PSVRead More

Mayor’s Mask Mandate

As of Monday, August 2nd, masks and/or face coverings are once again required by both employees and visitors at all City buildings. The Mayor has reinstated the mask mandate at all City buildings in an effort to minimize and mitigate the spread of the virus and the new Delta variant. To view the Mayor's letter…Read More

Latest Reopening Guidelines as of May 24, 2021

Latest Reopening Guidelines: The Baker-Polito Administration reopening guidelines have been adjusted due to the recent announcement to lift COVID-19 restrictions on May 29th. Effective May 18, the youth and amateur sports guidance will be updated to no longer require face coverings for youth athletes 18 and under while playing outdoor sports. Effective May 29, all…Read More

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

In recent weeks, the Animal Control Department has responded to numerous calls involving sick skunks and raccoons.  It appears an outbreak of Distemper is affecting wild animals in the City. Distemper is a highly contagious and often fatal virus affecting skunks, raccoons, dogs, cats and other animals; humans are not affected.  The disease targets respiratory…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

City of Brockton Awarded $250,000 Grant to Clean Up Brownfield Site

Press Release-Brownfield Remediation Grant Awarded to BrocktonRead More

City of Brockton Returns to Massachusetts Reopening Plan Phase Two, Step Two, Effective December 16, 2020

Executive Order Establishing Supplemental Covid-19 Restrictions December 14, 2020Read More