East Longmeadow has been designated as a RED community for Covid-19. Our Color designation is assigned by The Department of Public Health based on data. According to yesterdays report, which can be found here: https://www.mass.gov/.../weekly-covid-19-public.../download
, we have a pandemic total case count of 340, 33 total positive tests in the last 14 days.
Many of the things you can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses such as the flu include:
Wear a cloth mask whenever in public when you are not able to physically distance yourself from others.
Physical or social distancing whenever in public and as much as possible.
Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds.
Avoid gathering with large groups of people.
Avoid indoor gatherings, where transmission is more likely to occur.
Stay at home if you are sick and avoid close contact with others.