COVID-19 Updates

Hingham COVID Dashboard
  1. Update on Reopening of Municipal Facilities

    As public health data in Massachusetts and in Hingham continues to improve, the Town looks forward to implementing the next steps in our municipal reopening process. On Monday, June 14, 2021, the following plans will go into effect... Read on...
  2. June 15th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

    June 15 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  3. June 8th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

    June 8 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  4. May 25th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

    May 25 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  5. May 18th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

    May 18 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  6. mPathy COVID-19 Testing Center Closing on May 23, 2021

    The Town partnered with mPathy LLC to open a COVID-19 testing center at 308 Cushing Street in December 2020. The mPathy testing center has administered more than 19,000 tests for Hingham residents and our neighbors from nearby communities... Read on...
  7. May 4th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

    May 4 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  8. April 27th, 2021 COVID-19 Update

    April 27 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  9. FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

    Congressman Stephen Lynch’s office recently shared information about FEMA’s new COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program. The program reimburses up to $9,000 of funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020 for individuals who died because of COVID-19 in... Read on...
  10. April 13, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    April 13 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  11. Update on Reopening of Municipal Facilities

    As part of the next step in our municipal reopening process, Town Hall and the Senior Center will return to full in-person staffing on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. We anticipate reopening the building to the public on an appointment-only basis as... Read on...
  12. April 6, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    April 6 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  13. March 30, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    March 30 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  14. March 23, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    March 23 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  15. New Hours for COVID-19 Testing Site at 308 Cushing Street

    In December 2020, the Town partnered with mPathy LLC to open a COVID-19 testing site at 308 Cushing Street. This site has played an important role in meeting a community need. As the demand for COVID-19 tests has started to diminish over the last... Read on...
  16. March 16, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    March 16 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  17. Town of Hingham Update on Reopening Guidelines

    HINGHAM -- The Town of Hingham would like to share the latest information regarding the state’s reopening plan and how it relates to Town businesses and municipal facilities. Read on...
  18. February 16, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    February 16 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  19. February 23, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    February 23 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  20. February 9, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    February 9 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  21. March 9, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    March 9 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  22. Town of Hingham Holds First COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for People Age 75 and Over

    February 5 - The Town of Hingham is pleased to report that the Town officially began administering the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals age 75 and over who live and work in town yesterday. The Town vaccinated 160 people as part of a clinic held Thursday... Read on...
  23. February 2, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    February 2 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  24. March 2, 2021 Covid-19 Update

    March 2 - The following report was presented to the Board of Selectmen at their meeting... Read on...
  25. Hingham Planning for Phase 2

    January 27 - Earlier this week, the Baker-Polito Administration announced updates to Phase Two of the state’s vaccine distribution plan, which will begin on Monday 2/1. Individuals 75 years or older will be the first priority group in Phase 2... Read on...
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Vaccination Dashboard

Hingham COVID Vaccine Dashboard

COVID Testing

The Town operated testing center closed on May 22nd.  If you still need a COVID-19 test, tests are available at CVS locations in Hingham, Weymouth, and Norwell; Walgreens locations in Weymouth and Rockland; and the CareWell Urgent Care Center in Norwell, among other places. 

COVID Vaccine

The state COVID-19 website is the best place for the most up-to-date vaccine information.  Please send any questions that cannot be answered on the state website to CovidQuestions@hingham-ma.gov.  Thank you.

When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Learn where you will fit into the COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline. The Town of Hingham is referring all vaccine information requests to the Mass.gov information site. Please visit their site for up to date information.

Compliance

COVID Complaint Form 

Town of Hingham staff are working with local businesses and organizations and the public to increase awareness of and compliance with the state’s new guidelines. Please report any non-compliance issues you observe at Hingham businesses / organizations via our COVID Complaint Form.

Current Office Status

Open  to the Public

  • Transfer Station (with the exception of the Swap Shop)
  • South Shore Country Club Golf and Dining
  • Recreation Department - Program Schedule

Effective June 14th

  • Town Hall  is open to the public during normal business hours (Mon/Weds/Thu from 8:30am-4:30pm, Tuesday from 8:30am-7:00pm, Friday from 8:30am-1:00pm).  Some Town offices may limit capacity to one member of the public at a time in their lobby area and require other individuals to wait in the hallway until the previous person has concluded their business to allow for social distancing.  Please note that the Town Hall café/lunch room is no longer in operation
  • The Senior Center is open to the public during normal business hours (Town Hall hours).  Virtual programs/resources will continue; limited in-person programs will resume in July.
  • The Recreation Department’s Fitness Room in Town Hall is open to staff and the public.  Equipment has been spaced out to encourage social distancing and enhanced cleaning protocols are in place.  Hours of operation will be Mon-Fri from 8:30am-5:00pm and Sat/Sun from 8:30am-11:00am.  
  • The DPW Office at 25 Bare Cove Park Drive is open to the public during normal business hours (Mon-Fri from 8:00am-4:00pm).  DPW may limit capacity to one member of the public at a time in the lobby area and require other individuals to wait to enter until the previous person has concluded their business to allow for social distancing.  The Town continues to work on plans related to the Swap Shop at the Transfer Station.
  • Hingham Public Library has resumed its normal operating schedule of Mon-Thurs from 10:00am-9:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am-5:00pm.  Virtual programs/resources will continue; in-person programs will resume in September.  Visit https://www.hinghamlibrary.org/ to read the Library’s reopening guidelines.

Please see our Contact Information for up to date Department notices and contact details.

Public Meetings

Public Meetings will be held in keeping with the Governor’s recent Open Meeting Law Executive Order. We are working with boards and committees to facilitate the conduct of public meetings remotely via conference call. Meeting agendas and minutes will continue to be posted in the Agenda Center on the Town website as usual.

Resources for MA Residents

Buoy Online Tool: Massachusetts residents can use the Buoy Health online tool to get advice from an online health assistant safely at home, for free.

Text Alerts: The new messaging tool called “AlertsMA” allows residents to subscribe to real-time text notifications about coronavirus by texting the keyword COVIDMA to 888-777.  

211 Hotline: You can also make a free and confidential call to the COVID-19 Informational and Referral Hotline 24/7 by dialing 211.  

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