Town of Falmouth COVID-19 INFORMATION

corona picGovernor's Order Limits Indoor Gathering at Private Residences to 10 people - November 2, 2020

Governor's COVID-19 Order #54 (issued November 2, 2020) reduced gathering size limit for gatherings at private residences: indoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 10 people and outdoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 25 people. All gatherings (regardless of size or location) must end and disperse by 9:30 PM.


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COVID-19 Confirmed Cases - December 1, 2020 

As of this date:

  • 420 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Falmouth since the beginning of the outbreak on March 19, 2020 – a ‘confirmed case’ represents an individual who received a positive molecular (viral) test result.

  • There were 3,013 tests performed in Falmouth for the 14-day period ending November 21st of which 48 were positive, which represents a positive test rate of 1.59%.

  • Average Daily Incidence Rate per 100,000 for the 14-day period ending November 21st: 9.2.

For past reports click HERE.

Falmouth Health Agent, Scott McGann - November 20, 2020

Town Hall Re-Opens to the Public - October 13, 2020

Town Hall is open to the public for in person visits. To limit potential spread of the Coronavirus, we do ask all individuals seeking to transact business with the Town to consider whether you indeed need to physically enter Town Hall as most business can be conducted by telephone, mail, drop box, email or online. Read on... 

Local and Regional Coronavirus Information 
(see links on the left for more)

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

Massachusetts Public Health Informational PDFs

Quick Tips on Preventing the Coronavirus and Seasonal Flu:

  • Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each season.
  • People who are at high risk of serious flu illness should take flu antiviral drugs quickly if they get sick.
  • Cover Your Cough
  • Stay Home if you are sick
  • Wash your hands (for at least 20 seconds)
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What is the Coronavirus


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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a virus (more specifically, a coronavirus) that has been declared as a pandemic by the World Health Organization.  There is still a lot to learn about the virus including how and where it is spreading around the globe and the U.S. but we do know that taking the same precautions as Influenza can help reduce the spread of the virus.   Below are active Federal, State and Local links with up to date information on the virus and the areas that it is effecting.