COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

The Town's most current COVID-19 update is available at the top of the page, for previous updates scroll down.

February 5, 2021

Town of Longmeadow Update COVID-19 Coronavirus

Governor Announces Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line and 

Increases Capacity for Certain Types of Businesses

Call 2-1-1 and follow prompts to reach the Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line

Hours of Operations:

Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

The Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line is available in English and Spanish and will have translators available to support residents in approximately 100 additional languages. Individuals ages 75 and older will be able to speak to a representative live on the phone to assist them with an appointment through the state’s online system.

These representatives have the same access to appointments as on the public website; it will not give individuals access to additional appointments.

If no appointments are available, callers will have the option to be placed on a call back list for the mass vaccination sites. The caller will receive a call back when an appointment becomes available for them at a mass vaccination site, and the list will be called on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line is currently only for individuals ages 75 and older who cannot use or have difficulty accessing the internet and therefore are unable to schedule an appointment through the online platforms. The Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line is only able to support individuals with scheduling an appointment and representatives are not able to answer general questions about COVID-19 or provide individual health care advice.

The quickest and easiest way to schedule a vaccine appointment or check availability is to use the online system at mass.gov/covidvaccine.

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, Governor Baker announced that a number of types of businesses, including restaurants and close-contact personal services, will be able to operate at 40% capacity effective Monday, February 8, 2021 at 5 a.m. The restrictions on gathering size limits remain in place. For more information visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-updates-and-information

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Combating COVID Fatigue

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The Town has cloth face coverings available for residents. If you are in need of one or more please fill out this form.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Information Links

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Longmeadow Social Distancing

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Previous Town of Longmeadow COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates

Town of Longmeadow Update COVID-19 Coronavirus - December 8, 2020


The Baker-Polito administration today announced new measures to disrupt the trend of increasing new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Massachusetts. A copy of the press release regarding this announcement can be found here.

Town of Longmeadow Update COVID-19 Coronavirus - November 19, 2020


On Saturday, November 21 from 12pm – 2pm the Town will be holding a drive thru mask giveaway at the Longmeadow High School parking lot. Masks are available for all household members and residents can receive masks for individuals not able to attend. Please follow the signs and stay in your vehicle.  The Thanksgiving holiday is approaching and while we are accustomed to gathering with friends and extended family to celebrate, this year it is extremely important to limit gatherings to just those in your primary household. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has put together guidance to keep us all safe during the holidays. If you host a holiday celebration, keep it small. If you are considering travel, be aware of Massachusetts travel orders. If you participate in a celebration, follow public health guidance. All gatherings – no matter the size or location – must end and people must disperse by 9:30.


Town of Longmeadow Update COVID-19 Coronavirus - November 4, 2020

Governor’s Updated Orders and COVID-19 Cases 

Today we have 10 active cases and our current status on the MassDPH map is “Yellow”. With the recent increase in cases over the past 14 days we will likely move to “Red” when the updated map is released tomorrow. While this is not cause for alarm, it is a reminder to increase your awareness, remain vigilant by wearing face coverings, social distancing and avoiding large gatherings. COVID-19 is still in our community. Stay safe and take care of each other. On Monday, November 2, 2020, Governor Baker released new advisories aimed at keeping people safe and containing the virus. The “Stay at Home Advisory” and “Further Revised Gatherings Order #54” begin on Friday, November 6, 2020, and all residents of Massachusetts are advised to stay home between the hours of 10pm and 5am. 

Town of Longmeadow Update COVID-19 Coronavirus - October 22, 2020

Board of Health recently met and discussed Halloween events and trick-or-treating and weighed whether activities like door-to-door trick-or-treating that can attract large groups of people should take place at this time. After review and discussion the Board of Health voted to prohibit door-to-door trick-or-treating. As unfortunate as it is to eliminate this fun annual tradition, protecting the health and safety of residents and doing what we can to prevent the spread of the virus is the top priority. 

Town of Longmeadow Update COVID-19 Coronavirus - August 12, 2020

Reminder on Masking and Social Distancing, New State Data Tool on Community Cases, Follow State Orders on Travel, Council on Aging to Remain Closed until New Building is Completed, Greenwood Daycare to Remain Closed

The Annual Town Meeting logistics team met this morning and reviewed weather information and updated COVID-19 case numbers. There has been no marked change in COVID-19 positive community cases. Currently, there are 2 positive cases in the community and that number has been relatively consistent for 3 weeks. Weather information and radar has been continuously monitored since last Thursday. The weather pattern is stable for the next two days with a 30% chance of rain on Tuesday. The team has decided to proceed as planned with tomorrow’s Annual Town Meeting.

Playgrounds and Basketball Courts Reopen, Summer Camps and Pools Will Not Open, Recreation Fields are Open and Limited Team Sports/Sports Leagues Beginning, Greenwood Daycare will open in the fall

Public forums have been scheduled to review the Annual Town Meeting warrant and answer questions. The forums will be held on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7PM and Monday, June 22, 2020 at 7PM.

Tennis Courts Reopening, Face Masks Available to Residents, Recycling Center Opens Saturday for Bulky/Household Items 

Face Masks Available to Residents, Recycling Center Opens Saturday, May 23 for Bulky/Household Items, Town Election Information and Annual Town Meeting

Governor’s Order Requiring Face Coverings & Voting by Absentee Ballot for Town Election

The Recycling Center on Pondside Road will open for yard waste only, West Road leaf dump will close beginning Saturday, May 2. Spring sports have been cancelled, including all sponsored sport leagues. Fiscal constraints necessitating furloughs in 5 town departments. 

Extension of due dates for property taxes, betterments and Community Preservation surcharges, exemption and deferral applications, and motor vehicle excise, water, sewer and stormwater utility bills.

Additional guidance on grocery stores, Town no longer releasing case count data, keep up the social distancing.

Town releases COVID-19 coronavirus positive case numbers, will provide daily update by 5pm each day. 

Updates include, town offices to remain closed through May 4, 2020, leaf and yard waste area to open on April 1, 2020, and the Annual Town Meeting postponed until June 23, 2020 and other updates.

Tennis courts, basketball courts and play structures will be closed Friday, March 27, 2020. Signage on social distancing will be placed at parks and athletic fields. 

The Town of Longmeadow confirmed today that there is one positive case of COVID-19 in the community.

The Select Board declared a state of emergency and a listing of town actions. 

The Select Board voted to declare a state of emergency in Longmeadow. The declaration was done to assure that Town has all available resources at its disposal to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Group gatherings limited to 50 people or less, non-essential board and committee meetings postponed, Storrs Library closed, Council on Aging programming canceled.