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Public Health

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August 7, 2020 12:00 PM

Mayor Issues New COVID-19 Alert

Due to a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases in Malden, Mayor Christenson has issued the following alert.

Good afternoon, I’m Mayor Gary Christenson and I have an important update regarding COVID-19.

The latest Department of Public Health statistics show that our average positivity rate for the past 14 days has increased from 2.4 to 3.2 percent. While we’re...

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July 22, 2020 11:30 AM

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures to October 17

Governor Charlie Baker extended the pause on evictions and foreclosures for 60 days, until October 17, 2020

, through the authority granted to the governor by Chapter 65 of the Acts of 2020, An Act providing for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 Emergency, which was signed into law on April 20, 2020. This law’s limitations on...

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July 8, 2020 12:10 PM

Summary of Governor's Phase III, Step 1 MA Reopening of Parks and Recreation

On Monday, July 6th, Governor Baker’s Phase III, Step 1 of the Massachusetts Reopening Plan came into effect. This step in the plan includes the process by which organized sports and programs may be resumed in a limited manner.

May 18, 2020 3:15 PM

Governor Announces 4-Phased Reopening Plan for Massachusetts

As of Monday, May 18th Governor Baker issued a 4-phased plan for the reopening of businesses, houses of worship, government and other organizations. The City of Malden will be closely following these orders and guidelines for our re-opening.

We are encouraging all businesses, houses of worship and other organizations to review the linked State resource guides to evaluate how they should establish a proper and compliant return to operations. If there are any questions, feel free to reach out...

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April 28, 2020 8:05 PM

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures to May 18th, Announces Reopening

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration extended the essential services emergency order to May 18th and launched a Reopening Advisory Board that will produce a plan to the Governor by May 18th.

The Administration also announced that the Department of Public Health’s Stay At Home Advisory remains in effect and gatherings of 10 or more people remain prohibited until May 18th.

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April 21, 2020 1:54 PM

State Announces Extension of School and Non-Emergency Child Care Program Closures

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools through the end of the school year.

April 8, 2020

Mayor's Local Executive Order On Collection of Taxes, Interest, Penalties and Fees

Mayor Christenson gives update on COVID-19 and issues an Executive Order on the Collection of taxes, interest, penalties and fees.

April 4, 2020 10:01 PM

Health Department Orders Changes to Malden Grocery Stores

Due to concerns over grocery stores in Malden being unable to maintain physical distancing between patrons, the Malden Health Department has ordered the following changes.

Stop & Shop
99 Charles St
7:30 AM – 8:00 PM

150 customers at a time with only 50 people allowed in line.

99 Asian Market
60 Broadway
8:30 to 8:30 PM

100 Customers at one time with only 50 people allowed in the line.

Super 88
188 Commercial St

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March 31, 2020 5:12 PM

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures and More

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced several updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak including extending the non-essential business emergency order and guidance for Executive Branch employees until May 4.

The Department of Public Health’s Stay-At-Home Advisory remains in effect. The Administration also updated the “COVID-19 Essential Services” categories for businesses and other organizations that provide essential services and workforces related to...

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March 30, 2020 5:36 PM

Mayor Christenson COVID-19 Update for March 30th 2020

The following COVID-19 update was issued to Malden residents on Monday, March 30th, 2020 by Mayor Christenson.

Good afternoon, I’m Mayor Gary Christenson with an important update.

As of today, March 30th, Malden has 59 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Our Health Department has been in contact with each affected resident and all isolation protocols are being followed. ...

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March 27, 2020 11:01 AM

Massachusetts Announces State Income Tax Filing Deadline Being Extended to July 15

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Senate President Karen Spilka and House Speaker Robert DeLeo today announced an agreement to extend the 2019 state individual income tax filing and payment deadline from April 15 to July 15 due to th

March 25, 2020 5:04 PM

Governor Baker Extends School Closure Order

Governor Baker extended the closure order for K-12 schools and non-emergency child care to May 4th.

March 23, 2020 11:28 AM

New Orders from Governor Baker Affecting Residents and Businesses

Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public as of 3/24/20 at 12PM

March 20, 2020 11:39 AM

Master List of Malden Coronavirus Updates

In an attempt to consolidate an increasing amount of new information that is developing on a daily basis, we will begin posting updates in this thread that pertain to Coronavirus.

We continue to take direction from our local Health Department and by extension from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH). We will continue to update residents as changes occur and we will attempt to keep updates focused on information...

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July 22, 2020 11:34 AM

This "Master List" thread of updates will be closed out. For any updates related to COVID-19, please subscribe to our Public Health Alerts linked below.

March 18, 2020 5:00 PM

Malden Declares State of Emergency

On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020, Mayor Gary Christenson signed an order declaring a State of Emergency in the City of Malden in conjunction with the Malden Board Health’s declaration of a public health crisis.

The formal declaration enables the City to take decisive action in conjunction with its Board of Health to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). It also gives the City the ability to facilitate the use of resources to respond to the impacts of the...

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March 12, 2020

Boards and Commissions Meetings

Due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, we have advised our Boards and Commissions to conduct meetings that are only required by law. For meetings that aren't canceled, we recommend that members of the public use their judgement.

Attending any public gathering can present a risk of either contracting or spreading COVID-19 and in accordance with the recommendations from the CDC and Mass DPH those who are at risk with preexisting medical conditions and/or are a member of a...

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