COVID-19 Information Page

Information is rapidly changing, and the Town of Walpole will continue to use this webpage as new and relevant information becomes available to keep Walpole residents up-to-dat

Updated COVID-19 Numbers (11/23/2020)
Total Number of Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Walpole:   471
- Total Number of Individuals Currently Undergoing Monitoring: 38
- Total Number of Individuals Who Have Completed Monitoring: 433
Updated COVID-19 Cases in Massachusetts & Norfolk County


Age Groups of Confirmed Cases in Walpole:

19 & Under48
20 - 2976
30 - 3957
40 - 4962
50 - 5977
60 - 6970
70 - 7929
80 & Over52
Total Number of Confirmed Cases:471

To get up-to-date alerts sent directly to your phone, text COVIDMA to 888-777
You can also call the informational and referral hotline, 211.

Information & Resources
- Public Service Announcements
- Board of Health Information
- School Department -related Information
- Resources for Families
- Resources & Information for Business & Construction
- Resources for Town & School Employees
- State Public Health Resources
- Federal Public Health Resources
- Volunteer Information


Statewide Protective Measures to be aware of: 

  • STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION: On March 10, Governor Baker declared a state of emergency, giving the Administration more flexibility to respond the the Coronavirus outbreak. For the latest orders, clarifications and guidance from Governor's office please click HERE.
  • STAY AT HOME ADVISORY: All residents are advised to stay home and avoid unnecessary travel and other unnecessary activities. Residents over 70 years of age or with underlying health conditions, who are considered at high risk when exposed to COVID-19, should limit social interactions with other people as much as possible. 
  • REOPENING MASSACHUSETTS - For information regarding the Governor's 3 phase plan to safely reopen the Massachusetts economy, get people back to work, and ease social restrictions please click here.  

  • Some government offices are closed, you should call ahead to confirm hours of operation.
  • For information regarding MBTA service schedules please click here.
  • Public & Private daycare providers closed effective March 23rd with a planned reopening June 29th. Exempt Emergency Child Care Programs have been established to provide priority access for families of emergency personnel, medical staff, and others critical to confronting COVID-19. For more information regarding the reopening of these facilities read the Governor's press release HERE.
  • Professional Licenses for individuals in good standing will be extended for 90-days after the end of the public health emergency.

Public Health Guidance for All Residents

  • Avoid unnecessary travel and other unnecessary activities.
  • Protect yourself by following public health advice about keeping your hands clean and covering coughs and sneezes. Stay home if you are sick. If you need to consult a health care provider, call ahead first or use teleheath services. 
  • Protect others who are most at risk of COVID-19 by keeping your distance from people (at least 6 feet away from others), especially those who are older, and people living with chronic health conditions. 
  • If you are outside, avoid crowds. 
  • Don't shake hands or hug. 
  • Stay connected to friends or loved ones by phone or through other technology. 
  • Get information from trusted sources. Visit the Mass.gov Covid page for the latest news, case counts, and lab testing results. 
  • Take care of your emotional health and help others do the same. If you need emotional support during these stressful times, call 2-1-1 and choose the "CALL2TALK" option.