2019 Novel Coronavirus

The City of Malden’s resource page for the COVID-19 Coronavirus is full of information from local, state and federal resources.  To help keep our residents safe, we recommend that you follow these steps to stay informed and safe: 

  • Regularly visit this page as it will change frequently
  • Subscribe to our Public Health Website Alerts to receive text or email alerts when any new or major changes occur in 
  • Register for our Public Alert system to receive important broadcast alerts via text and/or phone.
  • Share these resources with other Malden residents who are not aware of this page, do not have access to the internet or do not speak English as their primary language. 

COVID-19 Vaccinations

The State of Massachusetts has laid out the details for the rollout of the COVID-19 VaccineThe Baker-Polito Administration and the Department of Public Health developed a vaccine distribution timeline after extensive consultation with the Massachusetts Vaccine Advisory Group, made up of leaders from health care, the faith community, community organizations, local government, and others. The timeline reflects several priorities: protecting our most vulnerable, maintaining health care system capacity, and addressing inequities in health care access and COVID-19 burden. Vaccine distribution in MA will occur in a phased approach:
  • Phase 1 which includes first responders, healthcare workers, long term care facilities, congregate care settings, home-based and other healthcare workers..  See the Phase 1 plan in full detail. 
  • Phase 2 which includes individuals with 2+ comorbidities and/or age 75+, early education workers, grocery, utility, food and agriculture, sanitation, public works and public health workers. Also adults 65+ and all individuals with one comorbidity. See the Phase 2 plan in full detail
  • Phase 3 which includes the general public who will be able to find vaccine locations using the CDC's interactive website

Reopening Plan

As of Monday, May 18th Governor Baker issued a 4 phase plan for the reopening of businesses, houses of worship, government and other organizations. You can find out which categories will open during which phase by visiting their website.  Each business or organization that opens will be required to comply with new mandatory safety standards. 

Current Rules and Guidelines

List of the current restrictions and guidance from City, State and Federal.

Resources to Help

Resources to help businesses and individuals during COVID-19

Your Health and Wellbeing

List of health resources for you to stay well or get well.

Have You Tested Positive for COVID-19?

We need your help.  If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, The COVID Community Team will be reaching out via phone to you and your close contacts to slow the spread.  The team will also make sure that you are getting the medical attention you need and support through the illness.

When you receive a call the caller id will show one of the following:

  • The City of Malden Team: 781-397-7000 or 781-570-6913
  • The MA COVID Team: 833-638-1685 or 857-305-2728

Your name will not be released and the caller will never ask for Social Security or Health Insurance Information.