Coronavirus Update

FOR UPDATES ON THE COVID-19 VACCINE AVAILABILITY AND ELIGIBILITY PLEASE CLICK BELOW:  

https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-vaccine-in-massachusetts

The Town Health Department is partnered with Harrington Hospital and the Town of Palmer for COVID-19 vaccinations.  You can register for the Harrington Hospital vaccination clinic here:  https://forms.gle/tMDnRLcXzZnPUxqP9

If you are 65 or older, the staff at the Senior Center can assist with questions about vaccination eligibility, the registration process and alternative vaccination locations.  Please call the Senior Center, 508-347-7575, to receive additional help with registration for the COVID-19 vaccination. 

COVID-19 Vaccine frequently asked questions:   https://www.sturbridge.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif3881/f/uploads/vaccine_faq_2.3.2021.pdf

 

PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF VACCINATION PLANS  :   Thursday February 11th at 6pm. Click here

 

Please click on the link below for the latest Massachusetts updates and information regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-updates-and-information#daily-updates-


COVID-19 Case Update

Community Color:  YELLOW

Active case count in Sturbridge as of February 21, 2021:   17  

Total case count as of February 18, 2021:  493

Please check here for updates on cases in Massachusetts:

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-cases-quarantine-and-monitoring#covid-19-cases-in-massachusetts-

Please click below for information about isolation and quarantine procedures:

mass.gov/isol8

January 25 - The Board of Health was notified today of 2 positive COVID19 cases at Kaizen Sushi Bar & Grill located at 479 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 23 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Old Sturbridge Village located at 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 23 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Village Pizza located 487 Main Street .  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 21 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Walmart located at 100 Charlton Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 12 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Walmart located at 100 Charlton Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 8 - The Board of Health was notified today of 2 positive COVID19 cases at Stop & Shop located at 100 Charlton Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 7 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Walmart located at 100 Charlton Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 5 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Applebee's Grill & Bar located at 120 Charlton Road .  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 5 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Hampton Inn located at 328 Main Street .  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 5 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Stop & Shop located at 100 Charlton Road .  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

January 4 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Whoopie-Doo and Cupcakes Too located at 179 Main Street .  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

December 30 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store located at 215 Charton Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

December 29 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Old Sturbridge Village located at 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

December 28 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Stonewall Grill located at 538 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently to clean and disinfect their establishment.

December 10 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Old Sturbridge Village located at 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

December 10 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Walmart located at 100 Charlton Road .  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently to complete cleaning protocols and complete contact tracing.

November 25 - The Board of Health was notified today of multiple positive COVID19 cases at Holiday Inn located at 21 New Boston Road.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and CTC to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

November 20 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Village Pizza located at 487 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment.

November 9 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at the Town Hall located at 308 Main Street.  The Town is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing. 

November 9 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at the Duck located at 502 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment prior to reopening.

November 6The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Teddy G's at 179 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  

September 30 - The Board of Health was notified Tuesday of a positive COVID19 case at All Star Incentive Marketing at 660 Main Street .  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment prior to reopening.

September 28 - The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at TD Bank at 178 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment prior to reopening.

September 25 - The Board of Health was notified on Thursday of a positive COVID19 case at Dunkin Donuts at 120 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment prior to reopening.

September 11- The Board of Health was notified today of a positive COVID19 case at Teddy G's at 179 Main Street.  The business is in contact and working with the Health Department and Public Health Nurse to complete cleaning protocols and contact tracing.  The Health Department is confident that management and their employees are working diligently and proactively to clean and disinfect their establishment prior to reopening.


General COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 is a growing concern for the world, and the Town of Sturbridge is no exception. At this time, we ask that you participate in the following recommendations to do your part in staying healthy and keeping others healthy as well:

  • Follow the same protocol as the flu;
  • If anyone has flu-like symptoms, stay home;
  • Under no circumstances should you medicate a child and send them to school; they need to stay home and be fever free for 24 hours;
  • Practice good hand washing techniques; wash with soap and water for at least 20 seconds;
  • Wear a mask when in public places or when in groups of people;
  • Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze. Use a tissue or your inner elbow, not your hands;
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands;
  • Get a seasonal flu immunization.
  • When available, get a COVID-19 vaccination

It is encouraged that all people practice social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. You can help prevent COVID-19 with social distancing by:

  • Call/Facetime/online chat with friends and family
  • Stay home as much as you can
  • If you must go out:
  • Don’t gather in groups
  • Stay 6 feet away from others
  • Don’t shake hands or hug
  • And please continue to wash your hands frequently