Covid-19 Day to Day Timeline

March 29

  • Select Board Chair Dawn Hill Holdgate, Town Manager Libby Gibson, Chief of Police William Pittman and Town Counsel have a conference call with representatives of the 6 towns in Martha’s Vineyards and Governor’s staff to discuss the Join Petition letter.
  • The Nantucket Cottage Hospital confirms a 6th positive case of Covid-19.

March 28

March 27

March 26

March 25

March 24

  • Nantucket Cottage Hospital confirmed a second and third positive cases.
  • Public Health Director Roberto Santamaria issued a recommendation that any resident who has traveled domestically or internationally (including year round residents) stay at home on a voluntary 14-day quarantine.

March 23

March 22

March 20

March 19

March 18

March 17

March 16

  • The Town of Nantucket Coronavirus Response Team met with local newspaper Inquirer & Mirror.

March 15

March 14

  • The Annual Town Meeting on Saturday, April 4, 2020 is being postponed to Saturday, Mary 2, 2020.
  • Nantucket Public Schools will closed for the next two weeks.
  • Our Island Home restricts all visitation except for certain compassionate care situations, such as end of life situations.
  • All Town boards, commissions and committees meetings are being canceled until further notice.

March 13

March 12 

March 11 

  • The Town of Nantucket Coronavirus Response Team starts meeting.