Coronavirus Information

In our continued efforts to outreach to our residents and local businesses about the ever evolving situation of the coronavirus pandemic, the Mansfield Public Health Department has established this Coronavirus Information page. You’ll find up to date information, website links, and contact information from the Town’s COVID-19 Task Force, the Health Department, Town Administration and the School Department.

Update April 3, 2020

There are 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Mansfield, 47 cases subject to self-quarantining and isolation and 2 positive cases that has recovered. 

Sign up for Massachusetts COVID-19 text alerts

To get up-to-date alerts sent directly to your phone, text COVIDMA to 888-777.

COVID-19 Task Force

The Mansfield Town Manager has established a COVID-19 Task Force where the central goal and mission is to provide a balance in which the Town can continue to provide essential services to the public, while trying to prevent and mitigate the spread of the virus.  The task force is comprised of Town Manager Kevin Dumas, Assistant Town Manager Barry LaCasse, Fire Chief Justin Desrosiers, Chief of Police Ron Sellon, Health Agent Amy Donovan-Palmer, School Director of Health Services Christine Dooling, Superintendent of Schools Teresa Murphy, and Director of Human Resources Jocelyn LeMaire. 

3.26.2020 Notice

Questions about Coronavirus?

If you have specific question you need to ask, the Mass 211 call center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Mass 211 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. It serves as a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources. Always a confidential call, Mass 211 maintains the integrity of the 9-1-1 system saving that vital community resource for life and death emergencies.

Mansfield Public Schools

Information from the Mansfield Public Schools can be found on their dedicated COVID-19 Resources Page

  1. Town Business during Coronavirus
  2. Support Local Establish-ments
  3. Essential Services
  4. COVID-19 Task Force Updates
  5. Testing for COVID19
  6. Social Distancing
  7. Mental Health Services
  8. Coronavirus Information
  9. Hand Washing

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic and in efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus by limiting personal interactions, Mansfield Town Government is working remotely to continue to provide services to the town. Town Departments can be reached through email and by leaving voicemail messages. The Town Contact information can be accessed here

All non-emergency inspections, including building, electrical, plumbing and gas fitting, conservation, septic, and housing, have been put on hold through May 4th at which time it will be re-evaluated. Please contact the appropriate inspectional department through email or voicemail for more information. We understand that this will be disruptive and we appreciate your patience as we work through this unprecedented event.

Mansfield Public Schools

Information from the Mansfield Public Schools can be found on their dedicated COVID-19 Resources Page

Closed Municipal Fields 

Municipal and school fields and playgrounds have been closed to public use in an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. We understand that this is extremely difficult on these beautiful spring days with no school and no organized sports, for kids and parents alike. Please understand this was not an easy decision for the town to make but it was made in the best interest to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Some studies show there is a possibility that the virus can live for up to 3 days on plastic and steel, two common playground materials. An open field and a soccer ball is an easy way for kids to forget to practice social distancing and reduce gatherings. We ask that families focus on outside activities such as walking, running, biking and hiking with people living in the same household as alternative options. As always, we appreciate all efforts that our residents are making together to reduce the spread of this disease. We all have a role to play and we thank you for yours.

  1. Board of Health Local Updates on Coronavirus

    The Public Health Department has created a web page for updates and information on the Coronavirus, COVID-19. This web page will be updated periodically to keep residents informed on the Town level. Click for more information...
  2. Employee Rights During COVID-19

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. Click for more information...
  1. Municipal Building Closures

    All public programs have been suspended at this time. Business with the Town requiring an in-person transaction may only be conducted by appointment through each department. Click for more information...
  2. Public Access to Town of Mansfield Public Meetings During the COVID-19 Outbreak

    In light of the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Governor Baker issued an emergency Order on March 12, 2020, allowing public bodies greater flexibility in utilizing technology in the conduct of meetings under the Open Meeting Law. Click for more information...
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