Last Thursday, the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) determined that Plymouth County’s COVID 19 community presence is now “Medium” – down from “High” over the past few weeks. This decision to downgrade our community presence level is consistent with other data we’ve seen for Hingham, suggesting decline in cases over the last few weeks.
At Medium, the CDC does not recommend indoor masks, regardless of vaccination status. As such, we are removing signs with this recommendation from exterior doors of Town buildings.
While this is an improvement, COVID-19 persists. At the Medium community presence level, the CDC recommendations include:
Going forward, we will provide updates based on changes in the CDC’s COVID community presence level or other compelling data.