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Yes, effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders issued by the Governor. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible.
The 14-day self-quarantine is advisory only, it is not required; however, there is a current Massachusetts state advisory that those travelling into Massachusetts from certain states “instructed” to self-quarantine for 14 days. Additionally, there is a mandatory face covering Order issued by the Nantucket Board of Health when in the Nantucket and Siasconset Historic Districts.
If there is an emergency please call 911. If you feel it is not safe for you to remain home, we urge you to find another safe place to stay during this order. Please reach out so we can help. Call 508-228-1212 if this is not an emergency.
The landfill is still open regular hours. Haulers are considered essential and will continue to pick up garbage and bulky items. Individuals may take their own trash to the landfill. The Town reminds everyone to use precautions and to practice safe social distancing.
You may drive to the beach or park or walking trail for exercise and fresh air - if you do, practice social distancing and considering wearing a face covering.
Yes, restaurants are open for outside and limited inside dining now as of Phase II, Step 2 in addition to curbside and takeout. See here a list of restaurants open.
Please, remember to practice social distancing and use a face covering when you do your grocery shopping.
Yes, you can get a mooring permit.
At this time the Town Pier is closed to the public. The Town’s staff who are responsible for managing the pier and insuring the safety of mariners are following the Federal, State and Local “Stay at Home” Orders. The Town Pier is closed until either the State of Emergency is lifted or the Town advises otherwise.
Yes, the Governor’s Office issued this guidance for boaters and marine activities on April 27, 2020.