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.

September 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:

The Town of Sandwich was able to quickly implement a modified operations plan to keep business happening and residents safe. The Town was also the first Cape municipality to fully reopen, all while keeping some of the lowest COVID cases for the area. Online options for doing business with the Town were an important part of Town and resident business continuity. We encourage everyone to continue to use all of the options available. 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

Town of Sandwich: Doing Business Online

During the peak COVID-19 period and in accordance with Governor Baker’s phased plan to re-open the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Town of Sandwich established a list of services which may be conducted on-line in an effort to encourage physical distancing and promote “safer at home.” 

We encourage our citizens to continue to take advantage of as many of our online services as possible to help suit your needs and keep everyone conducting business safely. 

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

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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