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City of Quincy COVID-19 Update April 1, 2020

CITY OF QUINCY COVID-19 UPDATE April 1, 2020 Applications are now available for housing assistance programs sponsored by the City, one for hospitality workers being coordinated by the Quincy Chamber of Commerce and one for all other workers coordinated by the Quincy Community Action Programs. The programs are being funded by an emergency appropriation from … Read more

Supporting Our Local Business Economy: A Message From The City of Quincy

The City of Quincy is working with the Federal & State Government to provide continued updates relative to resources available to the Business Community on COVID-19 information and alerts for funding/disaster business resources. This document will be updated regularly so please stay tuned…. The following is a list of resources for the business community: COVID-19 … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures To May 4th

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Tuesday (March 31) several updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak including extending the non-essential business emergency order and guidance for Executive Branch employees until May 4. The Department of Public Health’s Stay-At-Home Advisory remains in effect. The Administration also updated the “COVID-19 Essential Services” categories for businesses and other organizations that … Read more

Number Of COVID-19 Deaths, Cases In Quincy Up To 7, 89 Respectively

The number of COVID-19 cases and virus-related deaths in Quincy continues to climb with seven residents who have passed away from complications and a reported 89 cases in the city. Quincy also reports 22 residents with symptoms of COVID-19 have recovered as of Monday, March 30. Statewide, there have been 56 deaths attributed to COVID-19 … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Actions To Expand Health Care Workforce, Other Actions To Support Providers, Business During COVID-19

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Monday (March 30th) new actions that will support efforts to expand the Commonwealth’s health care workforce by expediting licensing for certain health care workers and onboarding for health care volunteers who have signed up through the Administration’s new online volunteer portal. The Administration also outlined a Department of Public Health order … Read more

35 Deaths From COVID-19 In MA; Positive Cases State-Wide 3,240

For the second day in a row, 10 new deaths from COVID-19-related illness were announced by state public health officials on Friday (March 27th), as the number of people tested in Massachusetts grew to over 29,000. There were 823 new positive cases reported in the state in 24 hours, bringing the total number of positive … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Disaster Declaration for COVID-19 Response

In response to Governor Charlie Baker’s request for federal disaster assistance, the White House and FEMA announced March 28 that  President Donald Trump has issued a Major Disaster Declaration that will make federal disaster assistance available beyond what was included in the Emergency Declaration declared by President Trump on March 13. Public Assistance Program – … Read more

President Trump Approves Massachusetts Disaster Declaration 

President Donald J. Trump has declared that a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and ordered Federal assistance to supplement Commonwealth, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, and continuing. The President’s action makes Federal funding available for Crisis Counseling … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Federal Disaster Request, Other COVID-19 Response Efforts

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Thursday (March 26) a new request to the federal government for a Major Disaster Declaration, in addition to other actions to sustain the Commonwealth’s response to COVID-19. If approved, this declaration would provide the Commonwealth additional federal assistance beyond what was included in the Emergency Declaration declared by President Trump on … Read more

Baker Orders All MA Schools, Non-Emergency Child Care Programs Closed Until May 4

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Wednesday (March 25) new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools and non-emergency child care programs and steps to protect homeowners and low-income tenants from eviction and foreclosure. The Department of Public Health (DPH) also issued an order relative to pharmacies … Read more