Update From the Town office
Good afternoon. Yesterday at 3:00 pm Town Officials met to participate in a state wide conference call hosted by the Mass Dept. of Public Health regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). This Meeting was convened by the Colrain Selectboard. Subsequent to the conference call the Selectboard appointed a "Preparedness Planning Team" consisting of the following members:
Selectboard Chair Eileen Sauvageau, Police Chief Chris Lannon (or designee), Fire Chief Nick Anzuoni (or designee), Emergency Management Director Kevin French, Assistant EMD James Hunkler,Colrain Board of Health Chair Mike Friedlander (or designee), Gary Ponce of the Colrain Ambulance Association (or designee), Town Coordinator Kevin Fox.
The teams task will be to develop and lead a coordinated, efficient and effective sttrategy for dealing with the ever and rapidly evolving COVID-19 issue at the local level and to provide as much information as possible to Colrain residents.
The Team will commence regular meetings on March 14, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Town Office. It is anticipated the meetings will be frequent if not daily in the immmediate. Taking the recommendations of all experts the attendance of the public is not encouraged so as to minimize any risk of virus spread.
The Team will be issuing regular reports via the Town website in order to keep Colrain residents updated to the greatest extent possible. Please vist this web-site regularly for the latest updates and thanks for your anticipated patience and cooperation.
In the meantime, the Colrain Board of Health will be posting updates as well.
Posted: to General News on Fri, Mar 13, 2020
Updated: Mon, Mar 16, 2020