Mask Mandate

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Regulation

Notice is hereby given that on January 6, 2022 the Northborough Board of Health adopted the following emergency regulation under the provisions of MGL Chapter 111, §§ 31, 104 and 122. Based upon review of current COVID-19 caseload and testing positivity rates in the community and the rise of the Omicron Variant, the Board of Health has found that there exists in the community a disease and cause of sickness that is dangerous to public health and that action is necessary to minimize the further spread of that disease.

The following indoor face covering regulation have been adopted as a public health mandate and Order in the Town of Northborough. 

Effective at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, January 10th, 2022 face coverings that cover the nose and mouth are required for all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, aged two years and above in all indoor public spaces, including but not limited to restaurants, retail establishments, bars, performance venues, social clubs, event spaces, healthcare facilities and congregate care settings, places of religious worship and municipal buildings, and private spaces open to the public.  To view the entire regulation, click here.

Businesses open to the public must post notice on their entry doors advising customers that face coverings must be worn inside the establishment.  Businesses may download and post attached sign below or contact the Health Department for printed copies of signs.

Please visit the town's dedicated Covid-19 webpage for additional information and updates:

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