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Reopening Worcester

Reopening Worcester

Municipal Buildings - Reopen

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Manager Edward M. Augustus, Jr. has ordered that all visitors and employees in municipal buildings must wear a mask regardless of vaccination status, effective Thursday, August 12, 2021. More Information...

Note: Payments, vital record requests and many other services can be completed online.

Outdoor Dining Applications

Restaurant Tables and Chairs Setup and Empty Outdoors

To provide safer dining options for residents and support the restaurant community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Worcester has implemented a Temporary Outdoor Dining Program. The Temporary Outdoor Dining program establishes an expedited permitting process through which restaurants are able to offer expanded outdoor dining options.

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Reopening Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker has announced that all COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted as of May 29, 2021 including the State’s mask mandate, and that the Commonwealth’s State of Emergency, declared on March 10, 2020, was lifted effective June 15, 2021. Beginning May 29, 2021 the state's mask mandate was replaced by recent CDC guidance that those who are fully vaccinated can discontinue use of face coverings indoors or outdoors, with the exception of healthcare settings, long-term care facilities, public transportation and in schools. Private businesses may impose mask regulations at their discretion. For the latest information on the status of COVID-19 and guidelines in Massachusetts, visit www.mass.gov.

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