State Representative Paul K. Frost (R-Auburn) is encouraging residents to remain updated on the ongoing concerns in regards to the coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The World Health Organization has now called the outbreak of the virus a pandemic. President Donald J. Trump addressed the Nation on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 to announce an expanded travel ban to now include travel from continental Europe. On Tuesday, March 10, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker declared a State of Emergency.
Below are links residents can learn more and stay updated on the coronavirus.
- Declaration of state of emergency by Governor Charlie Baker: https://www.mass.gov/executive-orders/no-591-declaration-of-a-state-of-emergency-to-respond-to-covid-19
- DPH Coronavirus website: https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19
- CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/summary.html
- Updated information on public school closure procedures and the 180 days requirement: http://www.doe.mass.edu/sfs/emergencyplan/covid19.html
- Details on Massachusetts states of emergency, in general: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/state-of-emergency-information
- March 10, 2020 Governor Baker’s Press Release: https://www.mass.gov/news/governor-baker-declares-state-of-emergency-to-support-commonwealths-response-to-coronavirus
- Travel Restrictions from Europe: https://www.dhs.gov/news/2020/03/11/homeland-security-acting-secretary-chad-f-wolf-s-statement-presidential-proclamation