Little Compton, Westport add restrictions for out-of-state arrivals

Posted 3/28/20

Efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus from out-of-state visitors, especially those from New York, were ramped up with declarations by both Westport and Little Compton late Friday.

In Little …

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Little Compton, Westport add restrictions for out-of-state arrivals

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Efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus from out-of-state visitors, especially those from New York, were ramped up with declarations by both Westport and Little Compton late Friday.

In Little Compton:

In conformance with the Governor’s Executive Order 20-12, all persons arriving in town from New York, whether homeowners, seasonal residents or visitors, are required to self-quarantine for a period of 14 days. As has been evident elsewhere, a single person;’s illness can propagate quickly.

And in Westport:

Following Governor Baker’s directive that out-of-state travelers self-quarantine for two weeks …

Out of state travelers arriving in Westport are instructed to remain in their homes or on the grounds of their property for a period of two weeks. Health care, public health and safety, transportation and designated essential workers are exempt from this requirement.

Items needed from businesses such as groceries, pharmacies or hardware stores should be obtained through deliver services wherever possible. If the deliver  of necessities cannot be obtained, please contact the Board of Health at 508-636-1015 or email health@westport-ma.gov

Everyone should be practicing social distancing when out at public places such as beaches, parking lots and stores.

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