Transfer Station 2021 Holiday Hours

The Transfer Station holiday hours are as follows:
Tuesday, December 21: Open 4-8pm
Thursday, December 23: Open 4-8pm
Saturday, December 25: CLOSED
Tuesday, December 28: Open 4-8pm
Thursday, December 30: Open 4-8pm
Saturday, January 1, 2022: CLOSED
Happy Holidays!

Free COVID Vaccines

The Hilltown Community Health Center is offering free COVID-19 Vaccines to all residents of Blandford, Chester, Russell, Granville, Tolland, Goshen, Chesterfield, PLainfield, and Middlefield.

For more information or to schedule an appointment for a vaccine, please call (413) 667-3009, extension 261.

4/26/21 Travel Update from the CDC

As summer approaches, please review the travel recommendations from the CDC. Always check your traveling state to review the local guidelines. As always, if you are sick – DO NOT TRAVEL – stay home! Travel Safely.

Domestic Travel Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

If you are fully vaccinated, take the following steps to protect others if you travel:

DURING TRAVEL

  • Wear a mask over your nose and mouth. Masks are required on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States and in U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and stations.
  • Avoid crowds and stay at least 6 feet/2 meters (about 2 arm lengths) from anyone who is not traveling with you.
  • Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer (with at least 60% alcohol).

AFTER TRAVEL

  • Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if you develop symptoms.
  • Follow all state and local recommendations or requirements.

You do NOT need to get tested or self-quarantine if you are fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 3 months. You should still follow all other travel recommendations.

Domestic Travel Recommendations for Unvaccinated People

If you are not fully vaccinated and must travel, take the following steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19:

BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

  • Get tested with a viral test 1-3 days before your trip.

WHILE YOU ARE TRAVELING

  • Wear a mask over your nose and mouth. Masks are required on planes, buses, trains, and other forms of public transportation traveling into, within, or out of the United States and in U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and stations.
  • Avoid crowds and stay at least 6 feet/2 meters (about 2 arm lengths) from anyone who is not traveling with you.
  • Wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer (with at least 60% alcohol).

AFTER YOU TRAVEL

  • Get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel AND stay home and self-quarantine for a full 7 days after travel.
  • Even if you test negative, stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days.
  • If your test is positive, isolate yourself to protect others from getting infected.
  • If you don’t get tested, stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.
  • Avoid being around people who are at increased risk for severe illness for 14 days, whether you get tested or not.
  • Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if you develop symptoms.