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Reopening Massachusetts

This page details the Baker-Polito Administration comprehensive plan to safely reopen the Massachusetts economy, get people back to work, and ease social restrictions while minimizing the health impacts of COVID-19. Please find below links and resources that may answer some of your questions. As always, my office is available to answer any additional questions you may have.

CURRENT STATE: Phase III, Step 2 (as of October 5, 2020) for lower-risk communities

Lower-risk communities are permitted to move into Step II of Phase III of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan. (Details)

Lower-risk communities are defined as cities and towns that have not been designated in the “red” category in any of the last three weekly Department of Public Health weekly reports. Communities will lose their lower-risk designation if they are a "red" community for three consecutive DPH weekly reports.

Click here to see the list of communities not designated as lower-risk communities.