Ipswich Health Department Partners with Action Ambulance to Offer COVID-19 Home Testing

IPSWICH — Town Manager Tony Marino and Director of Public Health Colleen Fermon are pleased to announce that the Town of Ipswich has partnered with Action Ambulance Service, Inc. to offer COVID-19 home testing for those identified as close contacts of positive cases. The program seeks to make testing accessible to those unable to drive […]

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Town of Ipswich Shares State Guidelines for Outdoor Recreational Activities and Spaces

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon would like to share the state’s guidelines for outdoor activities and spaces, such as parks and tennis courts. These spaces are open to the public as part of Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan, and restrictions are in place to ensure the […]

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Town of Ipswich Shares State Guidelines for Beaches

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon would like to share the state’s guidance regarding the town’s beaches. Beaches are open to the public as part of Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan, and restrictions are in place to ensure the safety of those using the amenities and to […]

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‘What Do I Need to Do to Reopen My Ipswich Business?’ Town of Ipswich Shares New State Guidelines to Reopening Businesses

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon would like to share the newest state guidelines for local business owners who will be planning to reopen their businesses. On Monday, May 18, Gov. Baker announced the first phase of the state’s four phase reopening plan. The plan allowed some industries to […]

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Town of Ipswich Requires Employees, Customers to Wear Face Coverings at Essential Businesses

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon, after consulting with the town’s Board of Health, have issued an emergency order regarding face coverings in essential businesses. The order, which goes into effect today, requires all employees and customers of essential businesses wear face coverings in an effort to mitigate the […]

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Town of Ipswich Provides Resources, Support to Community Amid COVID-19 and Social Distancing Challenges

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon wish to provide safety tips and resources for anyone who may be struggling or in need of help as a result of the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing. A stay at home advisory has been issued by the state to […]

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Town of Ipswich Provides COVID-19 Glossary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon wish to provide residents with a glossary of terms pertaining to the novel coronavirus pandemic. “There are a lot of terms many of us aren’t familiar with that have suddenly become a part of our daily vocabulary, but they each […]

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Ipswich Police Provide Update on COVID-19 Situation

IPSWICH — Police Chief Paul A. Nikas would like to provide residents with an update on the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. After a first degree exposure to a person with COVID-19, two members of the Ipswich Police Department have tested negative for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The two employees have […]

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Ipswich Fire Department Employees Test Negative for COVID-19

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Fire Chief Andy Theriault report that all nine Ipswich Fire Department employees who were asked to quarantine and get tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, last week have tested negative. The nine staff members were asked to self-quarantine after they came into contact with […]

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Ipswich Fire Department Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Fire Chief Andy Theriault report that a member of the Ipswich Fire Department has tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, leading to additional testing for two of the Fire Department’s shifts who were in close proximity to the employee. The Ipswich Fire Department […]

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