Details about the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Massachusetts can be found here.
Stay informed to stay safe
Below is the Commonwealth’s plan for vaccination implementation.
Phase One (December 2020-February 2021)
In order of priority: clinical and non-clinical healthcare workers doing direct and COVID-facing care; long term care facilities, rest homes and assisted living facilities; Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services; congregate care settings (including shelters and corrections); home-based healthcare workers and healthcare workers doing non-COVID facing care.
Phase Two (February 2021-April 2021)
In order of priority: individuals with 2+ comorbidities (high risk for COVID-19 complications); early education, K-12, transit, grocery, utility, food and agriculture, sanitation, public works and public health workers; adults 65+; and individuals with one comorbidity
Phase Three (April 2021)
Vaccine available to the general public.
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Pre-register for a vaccine
The Commonwealth is supporting free testing sites in regions across Massachusetts to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
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Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. All persons entering the state have a responsibility to help keep the transmission levels as low as possible.
NSCC has posted its COVID-19 Control Plan here in PDF format.
COVID-19 has challenged our ways of life, how we work, learn, worship, recreate, and interact with others. If you need help, please explore these resources.
Take action to stay healthy and prevent the spread of germs.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcohol-based hand rub.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
- While sick, limit contact with others as much as possible to keep from infecting them.
- Cover coughs and sneezes.
- Get a yearly flu shot to prevent complications.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Free standing hand sanitizer pumps have been placed in all classrooms. Over spring break college buildings will receive a deep cleaning with disinfectant specifically targeted at the coronavirus.
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