Latest updates:
     5/14/21:   BOH UPDATE
                     Cases of Covid in Westport

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As concerns rise over COVID-19, town officials are proactively monitoring the situation to provide Westport residents, town employees, businesses and the general public with updates on some of the measures that have been taken to date in regards to COVID-19.

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

Town Hall and the Town Hall Annex are now open to the public by appointment only between the hours of 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Monday thru Friday.

Please contact the department directly to make any arrangements: Telephone Directory


Links & News:

Myths & Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccines from the CDC

Business Sector guidance:

Outdoor recreation guidance:

Vaccine Appointment Pre-registration:

Vaccine Finder: 

Guidelines for Fully Vaccinated Individuals:

Statewide Guidelines, Advisories & Orders: Find all the latest guidance here

Guidance for Business, including Return to Work, Employee Screening Questionnaire and more:

Quarantine & Isolation Instructions

Check your symptoms 

What to do if you are sick

If you are sick STAY HOME and avoid close contact with others.

Resources for maintaining emotional health COVID-19 Updates and Information to get help for a variety of concerns.

Call Mass 211, call 2-1-1, or use live chat to find services locally.


COVID Testing
You should get tested if:

  • You develop any symptoms of COVID-19, even if they are mild OR
  • You are a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19
  • You are a resident of a community at higher risk for COVID-19 spread (even if you have no symptoms)

Stop the Spread: Free testing for any Mass. Resident, with sites in Fall River and New Bedford. A new rapid test site capable of handling 1000 test a day will open in New Bedford by the end of December.

All Test sites: Check the individual test sites for appointment, referral and insurance requirements.

COVID-19 State of Emergency
CLICK HERE for a list of orders issued by Governor Baker, the Department of Public Health and other state agencies to respond to COVID-19, along with associated guidance and other related resources.

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



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