Coronavirus Information

Small Business Administration Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Registration for the Small Business Administration Restaurant Revitalization Fund is open.  The application for funds starts on Monday, May 3rd.  Priority is given to minority & veteran owned businesses in the first 21 days.  After 21 days it is open to all eligible on a first come, first served basis. 

Register Here: 

https://restaurants.sba.gov

SBA Information on RRF: 

https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/2021-04/Restaurant%20Revitalization%20Fund%20Program%20Guide%20as%20of%204.28.21-508_0.pdf

Sample Application Form: 

https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/2021-04/SBA%20Form%203172%20RRF%20Application%204.20.21-508.pdf


COVID Webinar

June 16, 7pm Covid zoom webinar on life this summer and fall, live on cable

 

Tune into Zoom for the next webinar to learn about life in Canton as the pandemic loosens its grip.  What is the new normal? What have we learned?   Zoom ID number 867-7817-6146  or dial by phone (audio only) 929-205-6099. Direct Zoom link on Town website, Covid page. Or watch live on cable (Comcast channels 8 and 22 or Verizon channels 42 and 43) or visit CantonCommunityTV.org for a live streaming link.  Send questions in advance to covid19@town.canton.ma.us by Monday June 14 at noon.


The March 18 webinar recording is now available.  Please click here for the recording.   A transcript of the questions and answers can be found by clicking here. 

Looking for information on the School's plan for students - Here is a link to the Canton School webinar on All-in return to school

Transcript of the questions and answers from the February 4, 2021 webinar can be found by clicking here

The December 30th webinar recording is now available.  Please click here for the recording.  A transcript of the questions and answers can be found by clicking here.

The November 12 webinar recording is now available.  Please click here for the replay.  A transcript of the questions and answers can be found by clicking here.

 The October 8th webinar recording is now available.  Click here for the replay.  A transcription of the questions and answers can be found by clicking here.   

 Want to see the September COVID Webinar recording click here for the replay.  A transcript of the questions and answers can be found  by clicking here.

Attorney General Maura Healy's Press Release Advising Tenants of their Rights During the Pandemic

Please follow link here for the Attorney General's Press Release advising to inform tenants of their rights during the COVID 19 Pandemic.

Meals Available for Adult Individuals Living with a Disability

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the MetroWest Aging and Disability Consortium partners now offer home delivered meals to individuals over age 18, living with a disability in the community. For Eligibility Information Contact an Aging and Disability Resource Consortium Partner BayPath Elder Services 508-573-7200. HESSCO 781-784-4944, or MetroWest Center for Independent Living 508-875-7853. Meals provided at no charge. Meals delivered to your home Monday through Friday. Funding for this service provided by the U.S. Administration for Community Living through COVID-19 response grant

Governor Baker’s Reopening Plan

On May 18 Governor Baker released a report providing some detail about how businesses and other entities in Massachusetts will be allowed to reopen in the coming weeks and months.  Residents and Businesses are encouraged to visit the following webpage with links to the various State provided reopening standards and guidelines - Reopening Massachusetts.

Resources to help answer common questions related to the COVID-19 outbreak

Here are links to some questions and answers regarding COVID-19

If your question is not addressed here, please submit it below. 

Submit a COVID-19 question

Do you have a question about COVID-19.  Click the image below to access the form or send an e-mail to  covid19@town.canton.ma.us 

COVID question link

COVID-19 Information Flyers with Tips and FAQ’s from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in various languages:


English            Spanish          Chinese          Portuguese          Haitian-Creole          Vietnamese

School and Town Notices

Additional Links

Massachusetts Nursing Home Family Resource Line

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the launch of the Nursing Home Family Resource Line – a dedicated phone line to connect family members of nursing home and rest home residents with the information and resources they need. This new phone line provides one central contact for families and community members who have questions about the nursing home or rest home care their loved one is receiving during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Nursing Home Family Resource Line is staffed from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, seven days a week. Staff will field questions on a range of topics and coordinate across state agencies to help provide answers.

Massachusetts Nursing Home Family Resource Line: 617-660-5399
Open Every Day - 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

COA Outreach

If there is someone in Canton that you are worried about, because they fall into any of these categories:

  • Lives alone
  • Lack access to resources due to financial constraints
  • Do not have a support system
  • Do not have transportation

Please contact Robin Tobin, Outreach Worker or Diane Tynan, Director at 781-828-1323 or email dtynan@town.canton.ma.us  Please know that all Town Departments, The Canton Food Pantry, HESSCO Elder Services and volunteers are working together during these trying times