Board of Health

Due to the increasing number of positive cases on COVID-19 in the Commonwealth and in the Town of Canton, all municipal offices will be moving to a by-appointment only” service model beginning at 8:00 a.m. on December 21, 2020.

The appointment only service model is intended to limit contacts between visitors and employees; thereby promoting a safer work environment for visitors and employees.


 Vaccine phases and rollout
 (Click on vaccine and rollout for up to date info)

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MA Responds

The Board of Health continues on the look for both medical and non-medical volunteers to assist in our efforts.

If you are looking for volunteer opportunities  in the community or indeed outside our community please sign up for MA Responds, a confidential statewide database that offers a standardized application process. 

Volunteers that do not enroll in MA Responds will not be eligible to volunteer with the Board of Health.

Please click on the link below.

MA Responds 

Covid-19 Testing Sites

Covid-19 Testing Sites                           PCR Covid Test Canton

COVID19 Daily Statistics

Updated daily by 9am


As of January 20, 2021 the Town of Canton has 1,280 confirmed and 158 probable COVID-19 cases in Canton. The number of unknown and undiagnosed cases in the community are most likely considerably higher. YOU have the power to save a life. Wear a mask - Wash hands - Keep it small - Avoid crowds - Stay home - Get tested


Total confirmed cases in Massachusetts462,910

New confirmed cases in Massachusetts today: 4,821

Total Confirmed cases in Canton: 1,280

Total Probable cases in Canton158

Total number of deaths in Canton reported: 65


The following data covers the last 14 day period from December 27 to January 9, 2021:

Updated each Monday by 9am


This data aligns with data provided by the Department of Public Health and will be updated Monday of each week. These numbers reflect confirmed and probable cases. Please note that probable cases that turn confirmed are not counted twice. (See link below to the MDPH dashboard to access the glossary of terms)


Current Status: Red

Current Phase: Step 1 Phase III

Case Count: 261

Average Daily Incidence Rate per 100,000: 80.5

Total Tests: 3,688

Total Positive Tests: 274

Percent Positivity: 7.43%

Change in Percent Positivity: Higher

Breakdown in age (14 day data): 


Total Breakdown in age: 



 For more information and statistics on COVID19 please visit the DPH Dashboard website: Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID19 Dashboard

MA Vaccination Report 12/24/2020

Covid-19 Order No. 58 regarding Return to Phase lll, Step 1

Covid-19 Order No.59 Temporary Capacity Restrictions

Covid -19 Order No.55 regarding revised order requiring face coverings in public places.

Covid-19 Order No.53 regarding early closing of certain business and activities. 

Covid-19 Order No.57 regarding revised order further regulating gatherings in the Commonwealth.

Quarantine and Isolation guidelines.

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