COVID-19 Updates

  1. State Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

    Today, Governor Baker announced a new set of initiatives aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, especially in higher risk communities that have seen a recent uptick in cases. While Massachusetts has seen a decrease in COVID-19 cases... Read on...
  2. August 4, 2020 COVID-19 Update

    Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 4, 2020. Read on...
  3. State Guidance for Graduations and Large Gatherings

    Please take a moment to read the state’s message about COVID-19 guidance for graduations and large gatherings. Both DPH and the Hingham Health Department are receiving troubling reports of large gatherings, including high school graduation events, where Read on...
  4. July 28, 2020 COVID-19 Update

    Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 28, 2020. Read on...
  5. July 21, 2020 COVID-19 Update

    Town Administrator Tom Mayo gave the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 21, 2020... Read on...
  6. July 14th COVID-19 Update

    Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur gave the following COVID-19 and Town services updates at the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 14, 2020 Read on...
  7. COVID-19 Beach Guidance

    With the warm summer weather, many residents are flocking to local beaches, including our own Bathing Beach. In Phase III - Step I of the Governor’s reopening plan, passive recreation at beaches is allowed under the following guidelines... Read on...
  8. Town Office Reopening Update

    July 10 - We have continued to work hard behind the scenes to provide municipal services remotely. While Town Hall remains open to employees only at this time, we are working towards reopening to the public later this summer. Read on...
  9. July 7, 2020 COVID-19 Update

    July 7, 2020 - Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 and Town services updated as the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 7, 2020... Read on...
  10. June 30, 2020 COVID-19 Update

    June 30, 2020 - Town Administrator Tom Mayo gave the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on June 30, 2020... Read on...
  11. June 9, 2020 COVID-19 Update

    June 9, 2020 - Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 and Town services updates at the June 9, 2020 Board of Selectmen Meeting. Read on...
  12. May 26th COVID-19 Update

    Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur gave the following COVID-19 and Town services updates at the Board of Selectmen meeting on May 26, 2020. Read on...
  13. Transfer Station Scale Operations to Re-open on Saturday, May 23, 2020

    On Saturday, May 23, 2020, scale operations for bulky waste and construction and demolition (C&D) debris will re-open at the Transfer Station for Hingham residents and commercial permit holders. Read on...
  14. State Issues New Order Requiring Face Coverings

    Effective Wednesday May 6th, the Baker-Polito Administration has ordered all residents over the age of two to use a face covering or mask in indoor and outdoor public places where maintaining proper social distancing measures to... Read on...
  15. April 28 COVID-19 Update

    Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur gave the following updates at the April 28, 2020 Board of Selectmen meeting... Read on...
  16. April 24, 2020 Advisory from the Hingham Board of Health

    April 24 - The Hingham Board of Health has issued a new advisory urging all members of the public to wear a cloth face covering when a social distance of 6 feet cannot be maintained in public settings... Read on...
  17. Hingham Public Library Online Programs, Help, and Resources

    April 24 - The Hingham Public Library building may be closed, but we are still here to help and excited to bring you library programs and services in new online ways! Read on...
  18. April 21 COVID-19 Update

    Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur gave the following updates at the April 21, 2020 Board of Selectmen meeting.. Read on...
  19. New Order from Board of Health Regarding Face Coverings for Essential Workers

    April 18 - Hingham Health Department has ordered all essential service workers to wear protective face covering when interacting with public and within 6 feet of a co-worker, effective April 19, 2020 @ 12:01am. Read on...
  20. Transfer Station Reminder During COVID-19

    April 16 - With the exception of the Swap Shop, all other Hingham Transfer Station operations remain open during regular business hours of 7:00am to 4:00pm Thursday - Sunday... Read on...
  21. Important Information Regarding Your Tax Bill

    April 15 - Under “An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting From COVID-19,“ Hingham has adopted local options to extend due dates for real and personal property payments and applications for exemptions... Read on...
  22. April 14 – Storm and COVID-19 Update

    April 14 – Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur gave the following updates at the April 14, 2020 Board of Selectmen meeting. Read on...
  23. Mental Health Resources During COVID-19

    April 14 - During this stressful time, it’s important to take to care of your emotional health and help others do the same. If you need emotional support during these stressful times, available... Read on...
  24. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Resources during COVID-19 Crisis

    April 10 - Yesterday, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the expansion of SafeLink, the Commonwealth’s statewide, 24/7, toll-free and confidential domestic violence hotline to now include resources and support for survivors of sexual assault. Read on...
  25. New Nursing Home Family Resource Line Available

    April 8 - The Baker-Polito Administration also announced the launch of a new Nursing Home Family Resource Line... Read on...
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Compliance

COVID Complaint Form 

Town of Hingham staff are working with local businesses and organizations and the public to increase awareness of and compliance with the state’s new guidelines. Please report any non-compliance issues you observe at Hingham businesses / organizations via our COVID Complaint Form.

Current Office Status

Open  to the Public

  • Transfer Station (with the exception of the Swap Shop)
  • South Shore Country Club Golf and Dining *with restrictions
  • Recreation Department - limited programs
  • Public Library - Curbside Pickup Only

Open for Employees Only

  • Town Hall Offices
  • Senior Center
  • Police Administration and Records
  • Fire Administration and Prevention
  • DPW Offices
  • Public Schools and School Administration
  • Hingham Municipal Light Plant Offices
  • GAR Hall

Please see our Contact Information for up to date Department notices and contact details.

Public Meetings

Public Meetings will be held in keeping with the Governor’s recent Open Meeting Law Executive Order. We are working with boards and committees to facilitate the conduct of public meetings remotely via conference call. Meeting agendas and minutes will continue to be posted in the Agenda Center on the Town website as usual.

Resources for MA Residents

Buoy Online Tool: Massachusetts residents can use the Buoy Health online tool to get advice from an online health assistant safely at home, for free.

Text Alerts: The new messaging tool called “AlertsMA” allows residents to subscribe to real-time text notifications about coronavirus by texting the keyword COVIDMA to 888-777.  

211 Hotline: You can also make a free and confidential call to the COVID-19 Informational and Referral Hotline 24/7 by dialing 211.  

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