Emergency Management Director Kevin Partridge, Director of Health and Community Services Kristin Kennedy and Town Administrator Connor Read confirm that the Massachusetts National Guard, as part of a new Massachusetts Department of Public Health pilot program which deploys tactical medical support for testing to long-term care facilities in the Commonwealth, will mobilize and respond to the Southeast Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center today.
EASTON — Emergency Management Director Kevin Partridge, Director of Health and Community Services Kristin Kennedy and Town Administrator Connor Read would like to provide some Frequently Asked Questions that residents may find helpful as a guide for the latest information and guidance on the COVID-19 health crisis.
Emergency Management Director Kevin Partridge, Director of Health and Community Services Kristin Kennedy and Town Administrator Connor Read report that the Town of Easton has received notification from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health of a single presumptive positive case of COVID-19, the illness associated with the novel coronavirus, in Easton. Although the Commonwealth of Massachusetts publishes presumptive positive cases on a county by county level only, Town officials are providing this information in order to keep the community educated and informed.
The Easton Emergency Management Agency (EEMA) out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to promote best public health practices of social distancing and limiting non-essential gatherings of vulnerable populations, are closing the Town Offices and Frothingham Hall to the public for one week, March 16-20. Easton Public Schools will be closed for two weeks, March 16-27. Parents, families and staff will receive additional School related information directly via email from the Superintendent in the coming days. All Easton Council on Aging and Recreation Department programs are cancelled effective immediately.
EASTON — The Easton Emergency Management Agency (EEMA) continues to monitor the current situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the recommendations coming out of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the state, and seeks to update its residents on any local preparedness efforts and changes.