There are so many news reports. How can I tell fact from fiction?
Residents are urged to get the facts from reliable sources. Both the MDPH and CDC have websites with reliable information that is updated frequently.
• Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds, if soap and water are not available use alcohol-based hand sanitizer
• Cover coughs and sneezes
• If you are sick, stay home from school, work or activities
The Health Department is following CDC monitoring guidance on travelers returning from China and Iran. If you have traveled internationally, or are planning on doing so, check the CDC website for travel alerts here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html
To date, all town offices will remain open to the public via phone and online. This information will be posted on the Coronavirus Information page at arlingtonma.gov/covid19