The City of Fall River will be providing frequent updates to the community on coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The community’s safety and well being is our highest priority. The City of Fall River’s Health and Human Services Division is closely monitoring and responding to this public health outbreak.
At this time, the risk level is rising in Massachusetts. It is critical that Fall River residents practice social distancing. This means residents should limit interaction with others and keep a distance of at least 6ft between individuals. Continue to practice good hand hygiene, cough etiquette, and cleaning procedures. If you are sick, please stay home and away from other individuals.
COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts are updated on the MDPH website by 4:00 pm daily. You can find that information here.
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What is the City doing?
The Fall River Health Department is paying close attention to the situation in Massachusetts, the country, and around the globe. The City of Fall River COVID-19 Task Force has been established with representation from the Administration, Health and Human Services, Police, Fire, EMS, Fall River Public Schools, and more.
The Health Department is currently tracking a limited number of individuals who have either traveled to a high-risk area or are suspected contacts of a confirmed COVID-19 case. We continue to be in communication with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on a regular basis.