Brockton News: Health & Environment

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

City of Brockton Partners with Boston Medical Center, BSU to Combat Opioid Crisis

City of Brockton Partners with Boston Medical Center, BSU to Combat Opioid CrisisRead More

Executive Order from the Mayor of Brockton

Executive Order from the Mayor of the City of Brockton Related to Public Buildings Being Open to the Public by Appointment Only City of Brockton Buildings Will Close to Public, Be Open by Appointment Only on Monday, December 7, 2020 Until Further Notice.Read More

Amendment to the Executive Order

Due to Brockton's designation as a "higher risk" community, effective tomorrow Saturday August 22, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan has ordered a Citywide curfew for all residents and visitors between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am with exceptions for essential travel. He is also closing the Harold D. Bent Playground at Ash Street Park; the…Read More

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

COVID-19 Testing

Brockton Neighborhood Health Center is offering COVID testing in Brockton as part of the Stop the Spread campaign. Testing is FREE to anyone regardless of symptoms, including non-Brockton residents. To get more information, please visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/stop-the-spread.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