Coronavirus (COVID19) Information

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3-31-20 - Governor Mills Issues "Stay Healthy at Home" Mandate for the State of Maine

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The Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic is currently a serious public health emergency, and in an effort to combat community transmission of COVID19, the City of Lewiston is daily monitoring updates from the Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC), communicating with public health leaders, and actively taking safety measures. This page will be regularly updated with evolving news and information. Social distancing is key to help stop the spread of COVID19.

 How To Do City Business From a Distance - Offices Are Closed

   Municipal Closures & Schedule Changes

  • Lewiston Solid Waste Facility - Starting April 13th, Only Open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Lewiston Recreation & Seniors Programs - Closed Until April 27, 2020
  • Lewiston Public Library - Re-opening on May 6, 2020
  • Lewiston Public Schools - Closed Until May 1, 2020
  • LA CA$H - Closed for Tax Season                                         

  Health Information

     What Can You Do to Protect Yourself?

  • Watch for symptoms:  fever, cough, shortness of breath, and sometimes a sore throat.
  • Practice social distancing, to include no social gatherings, no handshakes, no close contact
  •  Remain 6 feet apart from someone you come in contact with
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer (60% alcohol content)
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Stay home while you’re sick 
  • Wipe shopping cart handles before use
  • Evaluate plane travel

Thank you to the Maine CDC for the wealth of information it has provided.