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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Amherst Board of Health Issues Emergency Order


Amherst Board of Health Issues Emergency Order: Temporarily Reduces Capacity and Implements Early Closures

The Board of Health for the Town of Amherst has issued an emergency order that will (a)  continue the Mandatory Early Closing Order and (b) ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Current Phase Information


The vaccines to provide some protection to COVID-19 are coming, but not fast enough for any of us. The Town of Amherst will be an active player in distributing the vaccine. We understand there is eagerness among all populations, and especially seniors, to...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Community COVID-19 Testing Site in Amherst

View of UMass Amherst Mullins Building Test Center

As part of the state’s expansion of testing, UMass Amherst is providing free COVID-19 tests for local community members starting Monday, Dec. 14. Tests will be offered by appointment only at the Public Health Promotion Center (PHPC) at the Mullins Center,...

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