Coronavirus Emergency Information

Ashby is working with MEMA and the CDC to stay up to date on the latest information regarding Coronavirus, COVID-19. The town website is the primary place for updates. More Coronavirus/ Covid-19 information is available here: Mass.gov Coronavirus Updates and CDC Coronavirus Updates .

Updates:

3/30/2020 Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), COVID-19 Response Command Center, situation update.

3/29/2020 Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), COVID-19 Response Command Center, situation update.

3/27/2020 The Board of Health report on the actions are being taken to assist the community with the COVID-19 outbreak

3/26/2020 Any Ashby resident, age 60+ who is self-isolating at home, is eligible to receive Meals on Wheels at this time. To sign up for Meals on Wheels contact the Ashby COA Director at 978-424-6508.
Any Ashby resident, age 60+ who is self-isolating and needs assistance getting basic groceries and supplies, can contact the Ashby COA Director at 978-424-6508.

3/25/2020 A second confirmed case of COVID-19 has been reported in Ashby.  Please refer to the March 23, 2002 announcement regarding the first case for information regarding COVID-19 cases in Ashby. As the number of cases grow we may not receive notice of individual cases.

3/25/2020 If you are over the age of 65 and self isolating, to please contact the Council On Aging Director for assistance: 978-424-6508.

As of 3/23/2020, an Ashby resident has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). More information is available on this bulletin.

3/24/2020 Statement from Ashby Board of Health on action being taken to assist the community with the COVID-19 outbreak.


Closed to the Public

Town Hall is closed to the public. Staff is still available during regular office hours by telephone or email. Payments can be made by mail, online or deposited in the box in front of Town Hall.

Public meetings of boards and commissions will be held remotely by teleconference.

Ashby Police and Fire Departments are temporarily suspending all non-emergency walk-in services.


Closures and Cancelled Activities

Ashby Town Library is closed to the public until further notice.

Ashby Public Schools are closed through at least April 7.

All public parks, playgrounds and facilities, including all public open recreational areas, are closed. Recreation activities and events are cancelled until further notice.

Council on Aging activities are cancelled until further notice.


Contacting Emergency Services

Please make all non-emergency reports and inquiries to the Ashby Police and Fire Departments by telephone or email, rather than in person.

Call 911 for any emergency


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