The Town of Phillipston is actively monitoring the global coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency and its potential impacts on our community. Gatherings are limited to no more than 25 people. We will continue to regularly communicate with the community, and will post updates to this website. Additional information may also be found on our Facebook page .
THERE ARE POSITIVE CASES IN PHILLIPSTON
PHILLIPSTON IS IN YELLOW (MODERATE) RISK
This webpage catalogs important information for our community, but is not intended to serve as a single reference about the rapidly evolving situation. Other official sources include:
- Beaches, Boat Ramps & Fishing:
BEACHES are OPEN- following strict guidelines.
BOAT RAMPS are OPEN- following strict guidelines.
- BUOY SYMPTOM CHECKER : www.buoyhealth.com
Check your symptoms and clarify your options for care. The Buoy A.I. health assistant guides you on your way to well, the moment you feel sick.
COVID Safe Practices Concern Form (NEW!!)
You should submit this form if you would like to report possible concerns about non-compliance with the Commonwealth’s travel advisory quarantine, face covering, gathering, or other public health rules.
- Food Pantry (Phillipston/Templeton):
Open Tuesdays 9am - 12pm and Thursdays 12pm - 3pm AND 5pm - 7 pm and Saturdays 12pm - 3pm (or to make donations). Located at 16 Senior Drive (Rear) Baldwinville. To make other arrangements or to inquire about delivery please call: 978.894.2780 .
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: Call 1.800.799.7233 or Chat online @ www.thehotliine.org or TTY 1.800.787.3244
The Hotline is on the front lines of supporting survivors as the nation’s only 24/7 provider of services via phone, chat, and text. They are there to provide hope in times of crisis.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1.800.273.8255
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
PLAYGROUNDS remain CLOSED.
TRAVEL AND EVENTS
As we are all aware, Governor Charles Baker has declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts to support the state’s response to Coronavirus. People should use their own judgment if they wish to attend meetings and events where there will be crowds. If you are ill or symptomatic you should not attend. The Town can make no assurance of safety or assistance in preventing the transmission of illness.
Phillipston's Board of Health/ Phillipston Emergency Management continues to monitor the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). This public health concern is evolving. The public can expect that recommendations may change, and Board of Health/ Phillipston Emergency Management will provide updates as needed.
PEMA Director- Don Smith 978.895.1236
Board of Health- Ruth French 978.939.8946
Fire Chief Parker- 978.249.6302
Police Chief Dodge- 978.249.3560
Last updated August 5, 2020.