Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Yarmouth Town Seal ImageThe Town of Yarmouth is working with many local and state partners to help manage the Coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak. We continue to monitor the situation as a Town and region and maintain the latest recommendations, practices and procedures regarding the outbreak and impacted services and people across our community. Please check back here often for the most recent updates and share this page within your own circles and community to keep everyone informed, healthy and safe.


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**See Below for Official Town, Health & Regional Updates & Information**

Mask recommendation

As of December 7, 2021, the Yarmouth Board of Health recommends that masks be worn indoors within all public areas. Explore the following links for information related to the updated mask advisory:

Town of Yarmouth and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Official Updates
Updated:  January 2022.

Senior Center Booster Clinic, COVID-19 Testing, COVID-19 Vacccination.

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, January 14, 2022

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Yarmouth Health Department/CDC Guidelines on January 4, 2022.

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Cape Cod Community College will host vaccination clinics in January 2022.

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, December 23, 2021

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Governor Baker's Update, December 21, 2021

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Health Director's Update, December 7, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, November 24, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, October 8, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, July 30, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, July 15, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, May 28, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, May 21, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, May 7, 2021

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Health Director's Update: Robocall, April 16, 2021

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Yarmouth COVID-19 Totals

Please visit the Yarmouth COVID-19 Board of Health Information page for current # of cases in Yarmouth, health advisories, updates and information to help you stay safe and healthy. **The BOH page also includes Vaccine information and resources. 

Outer Cape Health Services to Offer COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing Beginning December 23

PROVINCETOWN (12/23/20) — Outer Cape Health Services (OCHS) now offers COVID-19 testing options for asymptomatic individuals via outdoor “drive up” testing at its three health center sites in Provincetown, Wellfleet and Harwich Port beginning Wednesday December 23. Read the Full press release here.

  1. Beaches
  2. Building
  3. DPW Modified Operations
  4. Finance
  5. Golf Courses
  6. Water Department

Social distancing measures sign with person wearing maskYarmouth Beaches: UPDATE Per vote by the Board of Selectmen, Yarmouth beaches have be re-opened. Please remember to maintain social distancing while on the beach and avoid crowds. In the event social distancing is not feasible, masks must be worn per the Governor’s recent executive order.

Yarmouth Beach Access Plan 

The Town of Yarmouth has developed an initial plan for the 2020 beach season consistent with State guidance from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEA). Please read the following document for full requirements and regulations: Yarmouth COVID-19 Beach Opening Plan

Yarmouth Online Town Services

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Please use as many of our Town’s Online Services as possible during this time to help you access Town services and resources as a citizen. Visit our Yarmouth Online Services Center.

Please visit our newly created COVID19 Business Assistance Programs Page for more  options for businesses during this crisis.

Sign Up for Important Town Emergency Information

**ATTENTION** Please sign up for important notifications from the town through CodeRED. Our CodeREDCodeRed Image Click for Signup Opens in new window system provides Yarmouth officials the ability to quickly and professionally deliver messages to targeted areas or neighborhoods, or the entire Town of Yarmouth through personalized messages via voice, email, and text. Your information is never shared. Please click the image or visit this link on the Yarmouth Police site for signup.

2-1-1 Call Line Established by the MA Dept. of Public Health


Mass 211 Graphic Logo Opens in new windowThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health announces the launch of 2-1-1 to provide COVID-19 information and referrals 24/7.  Massachusetts 2-1-1 will now provide real-time COVID-19 information, resources, and referrals in multiple languages.  This expansion is the result of an increased investment in resources directed towards this 24-hour state supported telephone hotline.  
Residents with questions should call 2-1-1 from any landline or cellphone.  Callers dialing 2-1-1 will hear an automated menu of options.  Callers press 2-6 for Coronavirus. Residents can also reach 2-1-1 through a live chat option on the Massachusetts 2-1-1 website. Visit ther Mass211.org website for more information.

State, Regional & Business Updates & Information

Mass.Gov Updates & Information


**Visit Mass/gov/covid19 for all updated information, advisories and current health information for the State of Massachusetts.**

 

Essential vs Non-essential Businesses

Governor Baker has announced various orders and guidance which are all posted on www.mass.gov/covid19. On March 23, 2020 Governor Baker announced closure of non-essential businesses effective at 12:00 PM on Tuesday March 24, 2020. Please refer to the language of the order itself, the essential services list, and assemblage guidance and FAQ for restrictions and information. The Commonwealth does not issue letters or certificates for essential businesses. The essential services list also includes a link to a form for companies to be added to the list of types of essential services if they are not already on the list. Any questions can be directed to covid19.biz@mass.gov.
The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development has produced FAQs around essential/non-essential businesses which will be updated regularly.
The direct link to the FAQ is: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-essential-services-faqs

March 18th, 2020: Attention Business OwnersSmall Business Administration Logo image

We have created a Business Assistance Page to view assistance programs and options for small businesses during the COVD19 crisis. Please visit our Business Assistance Programs page to learn more.

Important Regional Health Updates & Information

Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) están monitoreando de cerca un brote de enfermedad respiratoria causada por un nuevo coronavirus que se identificó por primera vez en Wuhan, en la provincia china de Hubei. Esta es una situación emergente que está cambiando ... siga este enlace para obtener más información: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index-sp.html 

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Below is information directly from the US CDC regarding the novel coronavirus outbreak, now officially called COVID-19.