Town COVID-19 Status Updates

Image of Coronavirus CellTown of Sandwich COVID-19 Current Status

Town of Sandwich, MA- Town of Sandwich convened numerous meeting of the COVID 19 Command Team to discuss operations. The Command Team is comprised of the Fire Chief, Police Chief, Emergency Management Director, Town Manager, Assistant Town Manager, School Superintendent, Director of Health and Public Health Nurse. See below for Recent News & Regional Coronavirus Info.

May 2021

Town of Sandwich, MA- Thank you to everyone in our community for patience, calm and continued commitment to social distancing. 

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The Town of Sandwich COVID-19 Command Team and Town Departments have produced a number of informational Public Service Announcement Videos (PSAs) to assist in conveying the status of the Town and other health information. Please see our most recent COVID-19 PSA by visiting our Sandwich COVID-19 PSA Videos Page to view all PSAs.

Town Modified Operations Update:

On Tuesday May 26, 2020 the Town of Sandwich began a modified opening of Town Departments.  The Town Hall, Town Hall Annex, Public Works Administration and Jan Sebastian Drive Offices offer limited public service. Public Safety buildings will be open for limited public service. All other Town Buildings remain closed to the public.  Please make every effort to conduct your business electronically and check our electronic or mail service options prior to considering in person service. Visit our Sandwich Online Town Services page for options. Your continued support and patience is sincerely appreciated.

  1. Town Services Online
  2. Virtual Meeting Info
  3. Beach & Transfer Stickers

Town of Sandwich: Doing Business Online

In accordance with Governor Baker’s phased plan to re-open the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Town of Sandwich has established a list of services which may be conducted on-line in an effort to encourage physical distancing and promote “safer at home.” 

Please visit our Online Town Services page to learn more and do business online with us.

COVID -19 PSA #8 Year 2

Updates on Testing, Vaccination,  Current COVID 19 Status and the Governors Orders related to August 1, 2021 return to business, and Future PSAs.

Click to View PSA #8 Year 2

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COVID-19 Year 2 PSA #7: Did you Travel for April Break? Softball League Starting Up? 

If you would like to be tested, the next Stop the Spread/Free Community Testing Event will be held on Wednesday April 28th from 2pm-6pm at the Sandwich Human Services Building on  Quaker Meetinghouse Road.   To learn more about COVID-19 Variants in Sandwich and hear an update on case status watch our most recent PSA.

Click to View PSA #7 Year 2 on YouTube

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COVID-19 Year 2 PSA #6:
Status Report & Update 

Director of Health David Mason & Fire Chief JJ Burke discuss the current status of COVID-19 cases & vaccination availability in our community.

Click to View PSA #6 Year 2 on YouTube

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Vaccine PSA with Sandwich Town Physician and Nurse

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination from Town Public Health Nurse Joanne Geake and Town Physician D. Ryan Bemis.

Click to View on YouTube

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When Am I a Contact? Click to View

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  1. Preventative Measures
  2. Testing Information

Practicing Preventative Measures

You can help by practicing social distancing and continuing preventative measures. We encourage residents to continue to take steps to prevent the spread of the COVID 19 respiratory virus by:

· Sustaining Social Distance
· Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
· Cover your coughs and sneezes.
· Stay home if you are sick.

If you would like to help by making a donation to the Council on Aging to assist seniors with food or prescription insecurity, please send a check to made payable to the:

Council on Aging
COVID 19 response
Mail to - 270 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537

Please reach out to your elderly neighbors and others who may be in need.

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    Sandwich COVID-19 Command Team PSA #9 – Year 2

    Updates on Testing, Vaccination, Current COVID 19 Status and the Governors Orders related to August 1, 2021 return to business, and Future PSAs. Read on...
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    COVID-19 Year 2 PSA #8: Updates on Testing, Vaccination, COVID 19 Status and the Governors Orders

    Updates on Testing, Vaccination, Current COVID 19 Status and the Governors Orders related to August 1, 2021 return to business, and Future PSAs. To learn more about COVID-19 in Sandwich and hear an update Read on...
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    Annual Town Meeting is Tomorrow – Monday, May 3rd at 7pm in the Gymnasium

    For more information about COVID-19 preparation please find more information in our Video: COVID-19 PSA #21 – Town Meeting Explained. We also encourage you watch all four (4) brief videos about planned investment of $1M in WIIF funds for engineering Read on...