Public Health Department
CONTACT TRACING NOTICE
As of January 4, 2022, the Montachusett Public Health Network's Contact Tracing team for Covid 19 will begin making calls to persons who have tested positive in Clinton.
The Contact Tracing telephone number is 978-602-2356.
Please call 978-602-2356, if you have Covid 19 questions regarding test results or any other related questions.
Telephone calls are answered 10 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Saturday.
Positive Covid-19 ALERT
Anyone who gets a positive home self-test is encouraged to seek lab testing - a PCR test - to confirm the diagnosis.
NEW ISOLATION GUIDANCE
If you tested positive for Covid-19:
STAY HOME FOR AT LEAST 5 DAYS.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SYMPTOMS OR YOUR SYMPTOMS ARE RESOLVING, YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HOME AFTER FIVE DAYS. PLEASE WEAR A MASK FOR 5 DAYS AFTER YOU LEAVE YOUR HOME. IF YOU HAVE A FEVER, YOU SHOULD STAY HOME UNTIL IT RESOLVES.
CONTACTS; YOU MUST WARN/ALERT ANY CONTACTS IF YOU HAVE EXPOSED THEM. IF CONTACTS ARE FULY VACCINATED AND BOOSTED, THEY SHOULD WEAR A MASK FOR 10 DAYS AND SEEK TESTING ON DAY 5 AFTER EXPOSURE. IF THEY DEVELOP SYMPTOMS, THEY SHOULD BE TESTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND STAY HOME.
EXPOSED AND UNVACCINATED PEOPLE SHOULD STAY HOME FOR 5 DAYS AND CONTINUE TO WEAR A MASK FOR 5 MORE DAYS WHEN NOT AT HOME.
IF EXPOSED, UNVACCINATED AND CANNOT QUARANTINE CONTACTS MUST WEAR A MASK FOR 10 DAYS AND SEEK TESTING ON DAY 5 POST EXPOSURE.
PLEASE CALL YOUR PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR OR THE TOWN OF CLINTON PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE AT 978-365-4154, if you require further information.
COVID-19 MASK REQUIREMENTS:
NOTICE TO ALL CLINTON RESIDENTS AS OF SEPT. 1, 2021 MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN ALL TOWN BUILDINGS.
The Town Hall is open. Face masks are required as of Sept. 1, 2021. Social distancing and capacity restrictions should continue to be observed.
THE MASK MANDATE FOR ALL TOWN OF CLINTON PUBLIC BUILDINGS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 28, 2022
Shaw's Supermarket in Clinton has set aside Tuesday and Thursday, 6 am to 9 am for seniors and at risk people.
Masks are still mandatory for all individuals on public and private transportation systems (including rideshares, livery, taxi ferries, MBTA, Commuter Rail and transportation stations), in healthcare facilities and in other settings hosting vulnerable populations, such as congregate settings.
As of January 11, 2022, the Board of Health will no longer be publishing Covid-19 case numbers. Due to the abundance of home testing kits, accurate numbers are no longer available.
For online Covid-19 information in Massachusetts: www.mass.gov
- Stephen Lipka, Chair
- Peter Notaro, Clerk
- Shawn Moran, Member
- Thomas Bonci, Health Agent
- John McNally, Health Agent
- Lorraine Caouette, Public Health Nurse
- Alice Dziczek, Office Administrator
- David Moran, Gas Inspector
- Ken Poulin, Plumbing Inspector