COVID-19 Emergency Resource Center

The City of Everett is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts and taking proactive steps to support containment efforts and prepare for further spread of the disease. Regular updates will be shared here and via social media, Facebook and Instagram.

The health and economic impacts of COVID-19 are devastating and is impacting every person in the City of Everett community. We are seeking guidance and funding from both the Federal and State governments, meanwhile the City is coordinating further assistance to support small businesses, individuals, students, seniors and every Everett resident. 

Below is a list of resources. We will continuously update this page as it occurs.  

If you have questions or concerns call Everett City Hall at 3-1-1, calls must be made within the city limits.

311 Hours: Mon & Thursday, 8am - 7:30pm,                                                                                                    Tues & Wed, 8am - 5pm,                                                                                                                Friday, Sat. & Sunday,  8am - 8pm. 

City Hall Hours: First Floor only                                                                                                                                Mondays and Thursdays: 8am - 7:30pm                                                                                                 Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8am - 5pm

Be safe.

Most Recently Updated Documents and Links.

Governor Baker Announces the Beginning of Step 1 in Phase 4 of the Massachusetts Re-opening Plan 3.22.21

Governor Baker Announces the Beginning of Phase 3, Step 2 of the Massachusetts Re-opening Plan 3.1.2

Click Here: Update regarding continued PUA (pandemic unemployment assistance) continuing for 11 weeks. 1.12.21

Mayor DeMaria announces mortgage and rental assistance for Everett residents 12.7.20

Click Here: (READ BEFORE APPLYING) Everett small business COVID relief grant guidelines 2020 (downloadable pdf)

Click Here: Online application Everett small business COVID relief grant 2020, 9.4.20

Click Here: Small Business COVID Relief Application (downloadable pdf)

Click Here: English-Mask executive order 8.10.20

Click Here: Spanish-Mask executive order 8.10.20

Click Here: Haitian Creole-Mask executive order 8.10.20

Click Here: Portuguese-Mask Executive order 8.10.20

Click Here: French-Mask executive order 8.10.20

Click Here: City of Everett COVID-19 confirmed cases by gender, age, ethnicity. 7.27.20

Click Here: City Buildings/Operations

Click Here: Mayor’s Executive Order allowing temporary Outdoor Dining, June 1, 2020 (application below)

Click Here: Fillable Application for temporary Outdoor Dining Permit. June 1, 2020

Click Here: House of Worship regulations, May 23, 2020

House of Worship regulations (SPANISH) May 23, 2020

House of Worship regulations (PORTUGUESE), May 23, 2020

House of Worship regulations (CREOLE), May 23, 2020

Click Here: Phase One Guidelines for reopening of the State of Massachusetts, May 18th, 2020.

Click Here: Everett Food Establishment Scope of Services, May 12, 2020

Click Here: Street Sweeping Policy during COVID 19, May 11, 2020. Multi Language   

Click Here: Executive Order regarding all Non-Essential Construction and/or Landscaping in the City of Everett, April 30, 2020

Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID-19 Cases - Overview Wednesday, April 29, 2020

New COVID-19 Testing Site now available for Everett Residents, April 29, 2020

Click Here: Executive Order - April 22, 2020 Update. Emergency Order.

Click Here: Executive Order, requiring face coverings in all public businesses within City of Everett, April 20, 2020.        Download and Print Flyer for your business here.

Click Here: City Credit Rating Reflects Financial Stability during Crisis

Click Here: Initial Implementation of Unemployment CARE Act, April 9, 2020

Click Here: Real estate, Personal Property Tax, Excise, Water and Sewer extensions & payment exemptions. April 9, 2020

Click Here for Emergency Order-Temporary Moratorium on Construction Activities April 4, 2020

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Important Contact Information

Information is being disseminated at the federal, state and local levels.  It may be hard to keep track of all the latest updates and information.  Call or visit these websites for the most current information relating to COVID-19 best health practices and assistance programs.
  • City of Everett Updates can be found on this Resource Page, Mayor Carlo DeMaria's Facebook or Instagram (@mayorcarlodemaria) pages, and the City of Everett Facebook and Instagram (@cityofeverettma) pages
  • 3-1-1: Constituent Services, Everett City Hall is functioning remotely to combat COVID-19 as well respond to other constituent questions and issues.  Please call constituent Services at 311, Everyday of the week, 8a to 7:30p Monday and Thursday, 8:00a to 5:00pm Tuesday and Wednesday, and 8:00am to 8:00pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Massachusetts Updates and Resources: for the latest updates and executive orders from Governor Baker related the COVID-19 emergency, visit Massachusetts Department of Health.  Updates, emergency orders, and guidance associated with COVID-19 State of Emergency, click here.  
  • Federal Resources:  National Institute of Health, Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Map shows confirmed cases by country and state, 
  • Text “COVIDMA” to 888-777 to receive updates and important announcements from the State of Massachusetts relating to COVID-19.

COVID-19 Health Information

For the latest guidelines visit the US Center for Disease Controls.  Governor Baker has instituted a Shelter in Place advisory. To protect yourself and others, practice social distance (stay 6 feet away from others) when you have to leave the house.

Food Assistance Programs

Free meal and food assistance is being provided for:
  • Seniors: Meals-to-Go and meal-delivery are being brought to seniors in need. Any senior who needs a meal delivered, please call 311 or contact Dale Palma at or call at 617.394.2323.
  • Students: Meals-to-Go will be provided by the City of Everett from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Whittier School and at Everett High School. THIS SERVICE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
  • Food Pantries: Grace Food Pantry (50 Church St Everett) and Elliot Family Resource Center 
  • Project Bread: website and hotline is toll-free at 1.800.645.8333 

Everett Public Schools

Massachusetts Schools will remain closed for the remainder of the school year.  Everett Public Schools has instituted a distance learning program starting March 31st using Google Chrome books all grade levels.  For more information visit:

Unemployment Assistance

Federal and State assistance benefits and qualifications are being expanded based on the recent Congressional recovery bill.  To learn more and apply:

Small Business Assistance

Small Business Assistance is being provided in the form of loans, grants, and loan forgiveness programs for the State of Massachusetts, U.S. Small Business Administration, and philanthropic organizations and businesses. 
  • U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance:

     provides low-interest, long-term disaster loans to businesses of all sizes (including start-ups), private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters to repair or replace uninsured/underinsured disaster damaged property. SBA disaster loans offer an affordable way for individuals and businesses to recover from declared disasters. 

    Apply and learn more.
  • Remote Mentoring from SCORE:

    SCORE Mentors are available to provide assistance remotely. Find a mentor to work with online.

  • The Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network:

    Get in touch with the Northeast Regional Office to speak to a counselor. MSBDC advisors can assist businesses with disaster loan applications.

  • WorkShare

    : The State’s Office of Workforce and Labor offers a WorkShare program that allows for businesses to reduce the hours of permanent full-time and part-time employees from 10% up to 60% with the remainder of hours being made up with Unemployment Assistance.

  • Intake Form for Small Businesses