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Latest update 11.28.20:

Effective Monday November 16, 2020
Chairman of the Board of Selectmen, Richard Brewer,
has ordered to
close all Town Buildings to the public
except by appointment only.

  • Covid cases*  PHASE 3,  WESTPORT REMAINS IN "RED" & A HIGHER RISK COMMUNITY since 10/23/20.
  • Board of Health Update 11-28-20

Thanksgiving do's and don'ts

stay at home       New Face Mask Requirements
Public Gatherings        Private Gatherings

The Westport Board of Health is committed to keeping our community informed about the latest developments on the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

We issue weekly updates on Thursdays or Fridays (see BOH Updates & Directives tab) with local case data and other important news.

Information about the coronavirus is evolving, and the situation remains dynamic. The Town of Westport continues to be in contact with state officials, emergency management teams and board of health representatives to discuss plans regularly. This website is updated as needed.

For quick access to key information:

Phase 3, Step I

Regulating Gatherings (updated order effective 11/2/20)

Travel Order (8/7/20 RI designated as higher risk state):

Testing Guidance:

Face Coverings:

Sector specific safety standards (updated 11/2/20 to align with new orders)::

Guidance for sports & recreation (updated 11/2/20 to align with new orders)

Quarantine & Isolation Instructions:


Please check back regularly for updates, e-alerts will be issued if there is an urgent message.



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