COVID-19 Information Center

Town of Hanover Coronavirus Information and Updates

COVID-19 Page Banner
On February 1, 2020, the first Massachusetts case of 2019 novel coronavirus was confirmed. On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. The Town continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and is in daily communication with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH). The Hanover Health Department monitors all communicable diseases and is ready to respond. All guidance is based on information from the MDPH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Chart Icon Statistics

RX Testing and Vaccination

At-home self-test kits are available to Hanover residents while supplies last. Test kits are available at the Hanover Council on Aging, 665 Center Street; Hanover Town Hall, 550 Hanover Street; and the Hanover Fire Headquarters, 32 Center Street.

Droplet Exposure and Quarantine

Email News, Announcements, Orders, and Updates

Megaphone Notifications

The Town of Hanover communicates with residents and the public through email messaging and various social media channels. Explore our social media and email subscription options:

Hotline Phone Hotlines

Residents are now able to call local and State of Massachusetts hotlines with COVID-19 questions and information about testing and scheduling, vaccination, clinic availability, and other COVID-19-related issues and concerns. 

Hands Prevention

Coronaviruses are respiratory viruses and are generally spread through droplets from coughs and sneezes of an infected person to another person. Information about how this novel coronavirus spreads is still limited. Visit the following CDC references for additional information about prevention and what to do if you are sick:

To help protect yourself against colds and any types of the flu, always remember to:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds
  • Use hand sanitizer and let dry to be effective
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes
  • Stay home if you are sick