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Apr 06, 2020

Mayor Walsh announces reduced hours for City Hall and other strict new measures to halt the spread of COVID-19

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Boston residents are advised to immediately begin to wear cloth masks outside of their homes while also observing a 9 PM to 6 AM curfew.

On April 5, City Hall issued announcements and strict new guidelines related to the spread of COVID-19.

Effective immediately:

>Residents are advised to wear a face covering over their mouth and nose when in public.

>A curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each day for nonessential workers, to support recommendations by the Boston Public Health department

>The closure of City parks with recreational sports areas.


Effective Tuesday, April 7, the following restrictions will be in place for City-owned buildings:

>City Hall will only be open to the public on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everyone entering City Hall, including employees, must complete a self-screening for COVID-19 symptoms. If you need to visit City Hall for essential services, you must make an appointment.

>Public access to 1010 Mass. Ave. will be limited to the Public Health Commission on the 2nd Floor. Residents must be accompanied when entering the building.

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Mayor Walsh made no changes to his March 16 suspension of construction services.