Town of Ayer: Board of Health Public Notification Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 March 20, 2020

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Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Ayer

March 20, 2020

The Board of Health would like to inform you citizens from our town have tested positive for the COVID-19.  Upon this notification, the Board of Health followed protocols established by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.  

These protocols included an investigation into those people identified as "close contacts" of the individuals who tested positive.  Anyone identified as a "close contact" has already been notified by the Board of Health and has been requested to self-quarantine for a period of fourteen days.  Unless you have been contacted by the Board of Health, it is not likely that you have had exposure to these individuals.  

The Town continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 within the community and will take appropriate actions as directed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to mitigate the spread of the virus.  The Town is also advising residents to do your part and follow the CDC guidelines by staying home if you are sick, continue practicing social distancing (staying 6 feet away from others when possible), and check in on others that may need assistance during this time. 

Engage with your friend online and do your part to reduce the spread of Coronavirus.

Questions regarding this matter please contact Jim Garreffi at 978-772-3335 x 305

Citizens can find information to prevent the spread of this disease and how to protect your families at: