COVID-19 Information for the Town of Belmont - Find All Updates Here

COVID-19 Cases in Belmont, MA as of July 10, 2020  
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 (cumulative) 231

Deaths possibly related to COVID-19 (total)

 60 

Unconfirmed 

 3

Confirmed by filed death certificates with the Town Clerk's Office

 57
**Link to State of Massachusetts Statistics**  

*Due to the increased incidence of COVID-19 in the community and growing caseload, the Belmont Health Department can only provide a running count of confirmed positive cases and deaths.

Belmont COVID-19 Informational Call Center

Phone: (617) 993-2222                     

Testing is available at a number of different community health centers and urgent care centers located throughout the State

 
The State maintains a list of testing centers on its website that can be accessed here: https://www.mass.gov/doc/ma-covid-19-testing-sites/download
 
The closest community health centers to Belmont are:
 
  • Cambridge Health Alliance - East Cambridge Care Center
    • 163 Gore St
    • Cambridge, MA 02141  
    • (617) 665-2928
 
  • Cambridge Health Alliance - Somerville Hospital
    • 230 Highland Ave
    • Somerville, MA 02143
    • (617) 591-4500
 
  • Additionally, Tufts has set up a COVID testing center downtown.  They use insurance if people have it, but it is free if they do not have insurance. 
    • Tufts Medical Center Testing Site
      • Josiah Quincy School
      • 885 Washington St.
      • Boston, MA
      • (617) 636-0019
*It is recommended that anyone seeking testing call a testing site ahead of time to learn about their testing requirements and for scheduling.

Belmont Parks Information


5/11/2020 - Temporary Emergency Regulation #2 - Update to Required Use of Face Coverings

4/27/2020 - Temporary Emergency Regulation #1 - Required Use of Face Coverings in Essential Services/ Businesses


Leonard Street Closed June 11 until September 8


Belmont Food Pantry Summer Hours


5/8/2020 - Contact Tracing - Infographic


4/29/2020 - Call From the Council on Aging Regarding Masks


Volunteers needed for local Medical Reserve Corps

Who Should Join?
ANYONE can volunteer! Whatever your experience or training; medical or non-medical, MRCs needs you!
 
Public Health Professionals
Epidemiologists • Health Educators • Public Health Nurses • Other Public Health Officials
 
Practicing, Retired or Otherwise Employed Health Professionals and Students
Physicians • Nurses • Pharmacists • Dentists • Nursing Assistants • Veterinarians • Respiratory Therapists
 
Others Who are Interested in Assisting their Community
Including social workers, interpreters, chaplains, and those who can provide support and administrative assistance

Belmont Helps: Ways to Help Our Community

Donate | Volunteer | Ask for Help | Find Resources | Request or Help Sew Masks


Town of Belmont Declaration of Local Emergency


Information on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities (CARES) Act


No Dogs Off-Leash - Notice to Dog Owners

Text Only Version Here


Belmont’s Annual Local Election has been Postponed to June 23, 2020


CDC Information


March 31, 2020 Update - Waste Management is now Accepting Bulkly Items Again
Please Call 800-972-4545 to Set up your Bulky Pickup - More Info Here
 

Bag & Seal your Trash for Driver Safety


Senior Call Check:

The Council on Aging is utilizing employees and volunteers to reach out to Belmont Senior Citizens to check on their needs and wellbeing. These phone calls began on 03/27/2020. If you know any senior in the community, please advise them of this notice. If you are a senior and have a question about a phone call that you received please feel free to reach out to the Police non-emergency line at 617-993-2501. As always, if you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911.


The Town will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available. Click on the link below for the latest update:

 

Click Here for Up-to-Date Belmont Public School Information

 

Here are some things you can do:

Keep yourself and others healthy

  • Wash your hands with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Actively Promote Social Distancing – encourage children to practice social distancing and good hygiene when interacting with family and friends of all ages. 

Know the facts (and help prevent the spread of rumors)

Please continue to remain calm and open-minded 

  • History has seen many instances of societies excluding, blaming, or devaluing those feared to have an unfamiliar disease. Recent examples include Ebola, HIV, and past influenza pandemics where fear led to stigma and discrimination.  In many instances, the discriminatory actions caused the health problems to worsen as those who felt alienated avoided seeking out health care and information they needed. We encourage you to continue to remain calm.

Questions?

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.  When calling 911, please remember to notify dispatch of any possible COVID-19 symptoms or exposures.

You should contact your healthcare provider for all medical and health related concerns. 

All other questions may be directed to the Belmont Health Department at (617) 993-2720.


If you are trying to reach the Belmont Veteran Service Officer (Robert Upton), please email [email protected] or call his line at 617-993-2725. During this unprecedented time, please understand that there may be some delay in sending a response. Thank you