The state has updated guidance on the . We also continue to update City-specific guidance for Boston on our reopening website.

Racial data on Boston cases

COVID-19 updates

What you need to know:

  • On December 9, the state announced initial steps for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. You can find more information about the vaccine distribution timeline and safety in state's  
  • On November 2, the state announced a to disrupt the increasing trend of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, including:
    • a  instructing residents to stay home between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
    • a new executive order requiring the early closure of certain businesses and activities each night at 9:30 p.m., including restaurants, liquor stores and other retail establishments, gyms, and indoor and outdoor events ()
    • a revised order requiring all persons to , even where they are able to maintain six feet of distance from others, and
    • . Indoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 10 people and outdoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 25 people.
  • On October 21, Boston Public Schools announced that due to a rising COVID-19 infection rate in the City, all students will shift to remote learning.
  • City Hall is only open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you need to visit City Hall for essential services, you must make an appointment.
  • Boston is in Step 1 of Phase 3 of the . We continue to update City-specific guidance for Boston on our reopening website.
  • Park facilities, including athletic fields, courts, splash pads, and playgrounds are open as part of the City of Boston’s Phase 3 reopening.
  • We have free breakfast and lunch sites across the City for youth and teens through the Boston Eats program.
  • Most are available during limited hours for patrons to . Patrons are also able to use computers at the Central Library, but are limited to  and four walk ups per timeslot.
  • e for the latest public transit service updates.

For more recent City of Boston updates, view our COVID-19 timeline.

Ways to stay informed

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Text BOSCOVID to 888-777 to opt-in for alerts in English. We also have text alerts in 10 other languages.

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About our response

and Boston EMS have taken extensive steps to prepare for a potential outbreak of COVID-19. BPHC and Boston EMS are trained to respond to infectious diseases. In the past, we have successfully stood up heightened awareness, monitoring and response approaches for SARS, MERS, and H1N1 flu. We will do the same for COVID-19.

BPHC is engaging in daily communications with the CDC, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), City of Boston departments and other community partners to make sure we have the latest information on guidance, best practices and recommendations. BPHC will provide updated information on this website and on our social media channels as it becomes available.

 The CDC is tracking confirmed cases across the United States. For the latest on case counts, .