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COVID-19 Community Resources




Know the phases for reopening businesses, attractions, and public venues this season on Nantucket. Updates to state guidelines and the four-phase approach outlined below can be found here.

Phases of reopening nantucket summer 2020

Phase I 

  • Beaches remain open
  • Retail Stores can offer curbside pickup or delivery 
  • Golf Courses are Open 
  • Restaurants continue to offer curbside pickup, takeout or delivery 
  • Real Estate can now do showings by taking all health precautions, such as social distancing and wearing a mask 
  • Pet Grooming, Hair Salons and Barbershops 
  • Houses of Worship 
  • General Office spaces 

Phase II: “Cautious”

  • Hotels and short term rentals
  • Personal Services: nail salons, massage therapy, day spas
  • Day Care Centers
  • Restaurants may offer dine-in 
  • Beaches remain open 

Phase III: “Vigilant”

  • Performance Venues 
  • Museums 
  • Casinos 

Phase IV: “New Normal”

  • Most businesses can now open while maintaining safety and health precautions for the protection of others. This includes large arenas. 

Thank You to Nantucket’s
First Responders!

For non-emergency concerns or questions about COVID-19
call 508-325-4111
or contact Nantucket Police Department at 508-228-1212.

For emergencies Nantucket community members are still urged to dial 911.

We are grateful for Nantucket’s police, fire department, and the team at Nantucket Cottage Hospital for their service during this challenging time.

Information from Nantucket Cottage Hospital, including Daily Nantucket COVID-19 testing updates from Nantucket Cottage Hospital can be viewed here.

Nantucket Cottage Hospital

To stay up to date on local COVID-19 news and information visit Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s website.

Nantucket Cottage Hospital requests those with symptoms of COVID-19 to please call ahead before going to the hospital, 508-825-1000.

Nantucket Police Department

For questions or concerns about COVID-19 , email 

You may also contact the COVID-19 Police Department Hotline: 508-325-4111.

Nantucket Fire Department

The Nantucket Fire Department may be reached at 508-228-2324.

A Safe Place Nantucket

A Safe Place provides free, confidential services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. 24-hour hot line 508-228-2111

Fairwinds Counseling Services

Fairwinds—Nantucket’s Counseling Center is taking care of the mental health needs and physical security of our clients and staff via remote services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Call 508-228-2689

Town of Nantucket

The Town of Nantucket has additional resources for updates and information for our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click here to learn more.

We also thank our island’s everyday heroes in continuing to serve our community’s daily needs!

A Safe Place Nantucket
Mental Health Resources and Support Providers
Nantucket Food Fuel Rental Assistance
Supermarkets and Grocers
Rubbish Services
Postal Workers
Delivery Services