Orders and Advisories

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Read the emergency orders issued by the Commonwealth in response to the COVID-19 crisis, including:

Travel Order

On August 1, 2020, a new Travel Order for Massachusetts went into effect and requires all visitors and residents returning to Massachusetts to comply with specific restrictions to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19. Individuals MUST:

  • Complete the Massachusetts Travel Form prior to arrival, unless you are visiting from a lower-risk state designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. 
  • Quarantine for 14 days or produce a negative COVID-19 test result that has been administered up to 72-hours prior to your arrival in Massachusetts.

Mask and Face Coverings Order

REVISED on November 6, 2020. 

On May 1, 2020, Governor Baker issued an order requiring face coverings in public places where social distancing is not possible. This Executive Order was revised on November 6, 2020. This order applies to both indoor and outdoor spaces. Exceptions include children under the age of 2 and those unable to wear a mask or face covering due to a medical condition. 


COVID-19 Resources