Latest Town of Littleton Updates on COVID-19
Updated May 27, 2020
- Effective May 6, 2020 - Order Requiring Face Mask Wearing in Public : Governor Baker has issued an Order effective Wednesday, May 6 requiring face masks or cloth face coverings in public places where social distancing is not possible. This applies to both indoor and outdoor spaces. Exceptions include children under the age of 2 and those unable to wear a mask or face covering due to a medical condition. Guidence from the Dept ofPublic Health for wearing facemasks in public can be found at https://www.littletonma.org/sites/littletonma/files/uploads/dph_guidance-face-masks-public-settings-5-1-20.pdf
- Confirmed Cases: The number of COVID-19 cases in the Town of Littleton is 97 as of 5/22/20; 27 cases of Littleton residents (who are not residents of the Life Care Center) and 70 cases from the Life Care Center. The Board of Health receives this information from the Massachusetts Department of Public (MDPH). To see the full report from the Board of Health, including ways to protect you and your family and the limitation of the information provided below, please click on the following link. https://www.littletonma.org/town-littleton-information-center/files/littleton-boh-covid-19-update-05-22-2020.pdf
- Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley Confirmed Cases: Life Care Centers of America have published a press release of the cases of COVID-19 at their facility in Littleton, which has been updaed on May 6, 2020. To view the full breakdown of numbers from the press release visit https://www.littletonma.org/sites/littletonma/files/uploads/nashoba_numbers_050620.pdf
- FrontlineMA.org: On April 15, 2020, Attorney General Maura Healy launched a new website (FrontlineMA.org) for health care workers and first responders in Massachusetts and information to the public about how to help and thank frontline heroes responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Click HERE for the press release.
- Town Buildings: At their April 27, 2020 meeting the Board of Selectmen voted to extend the closure of municipal buildings through May 18th in line with the Governor's recent order for non-essential personnel. Contact departments directly for assistance.
- Playgrounds and Recreation Facilities: All playgrounds and recreational facilities are closed and residents should not congregate at these locations. Conservation areas remain open, but residents are reminded to practice physical distancing at all times and to keep your pets on leashes.
- Town Meeting and Town Election: Also on April 6, 2020 the Board voted to set the dates for Town Meeting and Town Election on June 15th and June 20th respectively. For information on requesting a Early Ballot, visit https://www.littletonma.org/home/news/annual-town-election-update or contact the Town Clerk's Office.
- Littleton's Community Connections: Littleton’s Community Connections Page was launched to help resident engage each other even while social distancing. The program is a collaboration between Parks and Recreation, Elder and Human Services, and Conservation to help residents connect socially, explore nature, or participate in virtual meetings/activities/classes.