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Posted on: March 22, 2020


Please be advised that the Nantucket Select Board and the Nantucket Health & Human Services Director with endorsement by the Board of Health have voted to issue a Stay at Home Order (aka “Shelter in Place Order”).

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM through Monday, April 6, 2020 however to be reviewed by the Select Board, Public Health, Nantucket Cottage Hospital and the Incident Command weekly to determine when the Order will be suspended.  The Board stresses that there is a possibility that this unprecedented public health event might last longer than the Governor’s current school closing order.

All persons living in the Town and County of Nantucket are directed to stay at their place of residence until further notice.  This not a “lockdown” and essential services such as grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurants (including take-out and coffee shops - for delivery or curbside pick-up only) remain open for business.

Read Emergency Order N. 3 HERE.

Press Release N. 6 - Stay at Home Order
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