COVID Webinar

The next webinar will be held  on Thursday February 4 at 7 pm.  You can join the webinar at the following link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85756654647 or by calling  301-715-8592 and entering the webinar ID of 857 5665 4647.  The webinar will focus on vaccinations plans as well as answer any questions that are submitted by the public.  If you have a question and are looking for an answer just  e-mail covid19@town.canton.ma.us by noon on February 2.  Time permitted we will answer as many questions as possible. 

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF CANTON METROPOLIS RINK

Unfortunately, three Canton Metropolis Rink employees have tested positive for COVID-19.  The employees are currently isolating and the Canton Parks & Recreation Department is following guidance from the Canton Board of Health. As a result, and in an abundance of caution, other Metropolis Rink staff members are being tested for COVID-19 and will quarantine or isolate following the Canton Board of Health recommendations.  In response, the Metropolis Rink will be temporarily closed while we continue to sanitize and deep clean the facility.    During this time, we will continue to work with local health officials to meet quarantine and contact tracing responsibilities.  Once we meet the criteria to safely reopen we will update all user groups on our reopening plans.  Thank you for your continued support as we navigate the current situation. Questions may be referred to Charles Aspinwall at the Select Board’s office at 781-821-5000

NOTICE OF TOWN OFFICES OPERATING BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Due to the increasing number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth and in the Town of Canton, all municipal offices will be moving to a “by-appointment only” service model beginning at 8:00 a.m. on December 21, 2020. This model will remain in effect until such time as positivity rate reflects a sustained downward trend as it did during the months of June, July and August.  All offices will be staffed during normal business hours.  

The appointment only service model is intended to limit contacts between visitors and employees; thereby promoting a safer work environment for visitors and employees.  Residents are encouraged to conduct business, via phone, email, US mail or by using the website when possible.  There is also a drop box located at the front of Memorial Hall for any payments or other hard copy communication with Town Offices.  

Please follow this link for detailed policy on the appointment only model:  Appointment Only Policy

Please follow this link for a directory of departments to contact to make an appointment if necessary:  Directory

  • Visitors are required to wear a mask.   Transactions will not be made with unmasked visitors.
  • As outlined in the reopening plan, transactions and payments are subject to a three day wait rule unless there is an emergency.  Therefore, mail and packages will not be opened upon receipt but will be opened after three days.  No interest will accrue on bills submitted by the due date.
  • Floors will be taped for appropriate social distancing.
  • Direction signs will be posted.
  • Visitors will be screened prior to entrance.  

COVID-19 Informational website

For a listing of all Town Related COVID-19 posting, weekly updates from the Select Board, Governor Baker’s Orders, and additional information about the virus, please visit the following link for the CoronaVirus Information Webpage

COVID-19 Statistics

For information and statistics on COVID19 please visit the DPH Dashboard website: Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID19 Dashboard

Community Tracing Collaborative

Want to be part of the COVID-19 solution?  Just answer the call.   If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, the Canton Health Department and/or the COVID Community Team will be reaching out via phone to you and your close contacts to slow the spread.  Please click here to read the full posting

Final Water Bill Request

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to send meter readers out to take a final reading.  Please click here to complete the online form and the office staff can prepare a Final Bill for you

Council on Aging resources

As the corona virus outbreak continues, the health & safety of Canton residents remains the Town of Canton’s priority. The Council on Aging provides resources and referrals to residents of all ages.  For further information please visit the COA website by clicking here

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