Brockton News: Health & Environment

Gathering Reminder

The Commonwealth has issued guidance around holding large gatherings and graduation ceremonies to allow people to celebrate special occasions in a responsible way.  We know that this time of year is usually filled with celebrations and we are grateful for the many residents of the Commonwealth who have followed the guidance to keep people safe;…Read More

Have you attended a large gathering? GET TESTED!

Have you attended a large gathering? Get Tested at no cost to you. Wednesday, June 17th and Thursday, June 18th Over 50 sites across the commonwealth. Go to Mass.Gov/GetTestedRead More

COVID-19 Testing Update

The Brockton High School COVID-19 testing site, staffed by Brockton Neighborhood Health Center at 470 Forest Ave., is now available Monday and Thursday, 12 pm to 7 pm, and Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm to anyone regardless of symptoms including non-Brockton residents. Patients must call 1-844-483-7819 to schedule an appointment.Read More

Brockton Organizations COVID Response Site

Pre-Registration and Appointment Required STEP 1: Call COVID-19 Hotline 1-844-4TEST19/1-844-483-7819 Testing is now open to all in the Greater Brockton community If you have a primary care provider with Signature Medical Group, press 1. If you have a primary care provider with Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, press 2. If you have a primary care provider…Read More

Brockton Organizations COVID Response Site

Pre-Registration and Appointment Required Step 1 - Call COVID-19 Hotline 1-844-483-7819 to see if you meet testing criteria Step 2 - You will be pre-registered and given an appointment date and time Step 3 - Go to Brockton High School on your appointment date and time Step 4 - You will get a call when…Read More

Nursing Home Family Resource Line

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the launch of the Nursing Home Family Resource Line – a dedicated phone line to connect family members of nursing home and rest home residents with the information and resources they need. This new phone line provides one central contact for families and community members…Read More

EPA Encourages Americans to Only Flush Toilet Paper

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be disposed of in the trash. Flushing only toilet paper helps ensure that the toilets, plumbing, sewer systems and septic systems will continue working properly to safely manage our nation’s wastewater.…Read More

MEMA COVID-19 Command Center Situation Report

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has distributed a copy of the COVID-19 Command Center Situation Report (Sitrep). March 26, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep 032620 March 22, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep 032220 March 18, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep #2 031820 March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command…Read More

BUSINESSES & EMPLOYERS UNEMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) and the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA), in coordination with the US Department of Labor (USDOL), are taking a series of actions to assist workers and employers.  The information below is translated in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.  For more information go to: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-guidance-and-directives#BUSINESSES-&-EMPLOYERS- ENGLISH UNEMPLOYMENT…Read More

City Of Brockton DPW Emergency service guidelines for COVID-19

Ensuring the health and safety of our employees and customers is our number one priority. We do not anticipate any service disruption to our customers at this time. We have implemented additional measures that will allow us to safely continue providing essential services to you. In keeping with public health official guidelines, we are taking…Read More