COVID-19 Pandemic IMPORTANT Information - Continuously Updated

Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, effective March 17 until further notice, City Hall, other city offices/departments, and TMLP will remain staffed; however, public access will be limited to appointment only.

REOPENING MASSACHUSETTS: General business guidance and sector-specific protocols & best practices:

The Baker-Polito Administration’s announces phase 1 to reopen the Massachusetts:

Massachusetts reopening plan: Phase 2 guidelines for restaurant and hotels:;;;

Gov. Baker Updated Emergency Order- March 31, 2020: closure of non-essential businesses, prohibition of gatherings, etc. until May 18 .

Effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Governor Baker issued an Order requiring face masks or cloth face coverings in public places where social distancing is not possible.  Full details are outlined in the May 1 Order :

Please find below the links regarding various information and available resources-UPDATED 06/04/2020:

Mayor Shaunna O'Connell -COVID-19 Daily Video Updates

Advisory Regarding Face Coverings and Cloth Masks resource (bilingual) & additional resource 

Instructions on How to Make a Face Mask

Por favor clique aqui para obter mais informacaoes sobre COVID-19:

Health Care

City Government



Grocery Stores

Emergency Child Care

Taunton Public Schools


Substance Use and Mental Health & additional resource 

Recovery Support & additional resource  

Senior Citizens/ GATRA

Small Business resource

Financial Assistance/Unemployment



Fun Activities

Online Narcotics Anonymous

How to protect the household when you must leave the house (bilingual)

How to isolate household member when household space is limited (bilingual)

How to eat meals together and feed a household member who is sick (bilingual)

Tip: What can I do if my child has difficulties adjusting to new routine

What can I do if my child has difficulties adjusting to new routines(bilingual): 

Alzheimer’s Support

View daily case details and a summary of lab testing here: