Should anyone stay home?

Yes. Please defer your participation if:

  • You have a fever or a measured temperature above 100.3 degrees or greater, a cough or trouble breathing within the past 24 hours. (We will not measure temperature)

  • Or you have had at least two of these symptoms with in the past 24 hours

  • Fever

  • Chills

  • Repeated shaking with chills

  • New unexplained muscle pain

  • Headache

  • New loss of taste of smell

  • Sore throat

  • or have experienced the following within the last 14 days:

    • Have had “close contact” with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19. “Close contact” means or has shown symptoms as described above.

    • Living in the same household as a person who has tested positive for COVID-19

    • Caring for a person who has tested positive for COVID-19

    • Being within 6 feet of a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 for about 15 minutes, or coming in direct contact with secretions (e.g., sharing utensils, being coughed on) from a person who has tested positive for COVID-19, while that person was symptomatic.

    • Have been asked to self-isolate or quarantine by their doctor or a local public health official.

  • MA DPH guidance indicates that “Persons who are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19 according to the Centers for Disease Control (e.g., due to age or underlying conditions) are encouraged to stay home.”

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1. Can we have a town meeting?
2. How did the date get chosen for June 23?
3. Have the numbers declined?
4. Why is this outside?
5. What measures will be taken to create a safe environment for people?
6. Should anyone stay home?
7. If I work in healthcare, may I participate?
8. How do we get in?
9. What are the procedures for check-in?
10. May I sit wherever I want?
11. Can I bring my own chair or blanket?
12. Will the area be accessible?
13. What restroom facilities are available?
14. May I leave whenever I want?
15. May I bring children?
16. May I bring my dog/pet?
17. Can you take everyone’s temperature?
18. What public health guidance is the Town following?
19. What have you done to make sure everyone can hear?
20. Will visual aids be used?
21. Will there be an opportunity to learn more about the warrant articles?
22. Can we deliberate as we normally do?
23. What will the microphone set-up be like?
24. Will the meeting be long?
25. Why not have the meeting in July?
26. Can this be online?
27. Can’t we vote on articles by a ballot?
28. Are other towns having town meetings?
29. What other sites were considered?
30. Why couldn’t we have a drive-in Town Meeting?
31. Will there be a visitors’ section?
32. What will we do if it rains?
33. Can we distribute literature or hold signs?