Brockton News: Health & Environment

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

Brockton Mayor Robert F. Sullivan Declares Local State of Emergency

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan today announced a local state of emergency in the City of Brockton which will enable his office to take decisive action to control the spread of COVID-19. The declaration will also allow the city to request federal reimbursement for costs accrued during the emergency response. “City departments and our local partners…Read More

Wash Your Hands

Follow these steps for proper handwashing to prevent the spread of germs. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. The information below is translated in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Wash your Hands - English Wash your Hands - Spanish Wash your Hands - French Wash your Hands - PortugueseRead More

Mayor Sullivan on COVID-19 Governor Baker’s Announcement

Watch Mayor Sullivan's Video Here! This video has captions. Click the cog on the video and select Caption On to see them.Read More

Brockton Public Library System will be closed

The Brockton Public Library System will be closed Monday, 3/16/20 in order to deep clean. East and West will be cleaned on Saturday 3/14/20. Main will be cleaned Sunday 3/15/20 and Monday 3/16/20. The Historical room, Finberg Room, and the Periodical Room will be closed to the public until further notice effective immediately.Read More

Steps to keep your institution safe by preventing the spread of the Coronavirus

Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Avoid touching your mouth, eyes, and face. Avoid overcrowded areas and ensure ventilation. Keep restrooms supplied with soap and paper towels or hand dryers.Read More