News Flash

Acton Town News

Posted on: April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 6, 2020 9:30 PM

Acton COVID-19 Update

An update on the Town of Acton's response to the COVID-19 situation

COVID-19 Updates for April 6, 2020 9:30 PM

  • The are a total of 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Acton that have been reported from the Mass Department of Public Health to the Town of Acton.   View more details from Acton Public Health about the reporting of confirmed cases: https://www.acton-ma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6306/Acton-COVID-Case-Reporting-Info  Due to privacy concerns individual details are not provided. 
  • The Acton Board of Health voted this evening to close NARA Park effective immediately and for the park to remain closed for the duration of the declared local state of emergency.
  • The CDC published new recommendations regarding wearing masks and face coverings in public.  View more information here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.html and here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html.  
  • The Acton Transfer Station has adjusted operating hours and is open Monday through Saturday from 7:00AM to 3:00PM.  The first hour starting at 7:00 AM is designated for seniors.  For more information on the Transfer Station and Recycling Center, please call (978) 929-7742.
  • Acton’s Public Safety Facility is ready to serve as a central drop-off point for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including home-made masks.  If you have N95 masks, PPE or home-made masks, please share them.  The police will distribute items locally where most needed. Call first 978-929-7711 to coordinate your drop-off. The Public Safety Facility is located at 371 Main Street in Acton. Do not enter the building!  Masks are urgently needed. Acton Boxborough Regional School District food services urgently requests 30 masks. Home-made masks are fine.  First responders need N95 masks. Please call first before dropping off masks at the PSF in Acton. 
  • Reminder from Public Safety:  When you call 9-1-1, please share if someone in your home has tested positive for COVID-19, feels ill or is in self-isolation. Help protect our first responders.
  • Many of Acton’s restaurants remain open for takeout and delivery. Visit www.actonrestaurantweek.com for more a current list of options.The Board of Health affirmed orders to close fields and playgrounds.  View the order here: https://www.acton-ma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/6305/April-2-Updated-BOH-closure-of-town-fields
  • Rail trails and conservation trails remain open but residents are reminded to practice social distancing at all times.  
  • All town buildings, playgrounds, recreation fields, NARA Park, and the skate park remain closed to the public.  Town Hall services are still operational.  Please call or use the web site to contact staff. 
  • Practice social distancing of 6 feet between yourself and others to help decrease the transmission of COVID-19. 
  • Stay tuned to the Town of Acton’s FM radio station WAEM 94.9 as we are broadcasting public meetings and other current information and programming.
  • For the most up to date information of COVID-19 via text messages from state officials text the word "COVIDMA" to the phone number 888-777

Comprehensive listing of service updates at Acton’s COVID-19 Information Center: http://www.actonma.gov/covid19

Acton's COVID-19 Information Center
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Acton Town News

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 11

Posted on: August 6, 2020
AUGUST 2020

Municipal Monthly - August

Posted on: August 1, 2020

Acton At-A-Glance - Episode 10

Posted on: July 23, 2020
Road_ Striping

Reflective Line Painting

Posted on: July 17, 2020
Police

Notice of Public Auction

Posted on: July 9, 2020
Capture

Annual Town Meeting Abstract

Posted on: June 29, 2020
July 4th cancellation

July 4th Celebration Cancelled

Posted on: July 2, 2020
Road Work 2

Spring Roadway Paving

Posted on: June 12, 2020
mosquito-side-view

Mosquito Control Information

Posted on: June 9, 2020
vote

Early Voting by Mail

Posted on: April 3, 2020
memorial day 2020

Acton Memorial Day

Posted on: May 24, 2020
AWDLogo2

Seasonal Outdoor Water Use

Posted on: May 1, 2020
442 Mass Ave - Flyer

Affordable Homeownership Opportunity

Posted on: April 16, 2020
Acton COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update - March 15, 2020 10PM

Posted on: March 15, 2020
Acton COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update March 13th

Posted on: March 13, 2020
Acton COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update March 12th

Posted on: March 12, 2020
images

Motor Vehicle Excise Tax

Posted on: March 4, 2020
MM March 2020

Municipal Monthly - March

Posted on: March 1, 2020

Early Voting

Posted on: February 11, 2020
MM February 2020

Municipal Monthly - February

Posted on: February 1, 2020

Statement Regarding January 9th Incident

Posted on: January 30, 2020
AEDCPR

CPR, AED & First Aid training class

Posted on: January 30, 2020
Housing Production

Housing Production Plan Public Forum

Posted on: January 7, 2020
MM January 2020

Municipal Monthly - January

Posted on: January 1, 2020