Coronavirus (COVID19) Information
The Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic is currently a serious public health concern, 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. Preventative practices are key.
How To Do City Business From a Distance
Do City Business Online Using Mail: (Lewiston City Hall, 27 Pine Street, Lewiston, ME 04240)
E-mail: (Staff Directory - http://www.lewistonmaine.gov/directory.aspx
Drop-Box on Park Street Side of City Hall: Water bills, tax payments, etc.
FAX Machine: (207-784-2959)
Updated Municipal Closure Info (As of 3/24/20)
- Lewiston Recreation & Seniors Programs - Closed Until April 27, 2020
- Lewiston Public Library - Closed Until April 27, 2020
- Lewiston Public Schools - Closed Until April 27, 2020
- LA CA$H - Closed for the Tax Season
- Instructions for Use of Lewiston Municipal Parks/Open Spaces - 3-27-20
- Governor Launches Mainers Helping Mainers Web Site - 3-27-20
- Mayor Cayer Urges Tenants and Landlords to Communicate - 3-26-20
- Social Distancing Public Health Warning from Mayor Cayer - 3-24-20
- Governor’s March 24, 2020, Executive Order - Further Steps Needed
- Mayoral Statement re: Housing - 3-23-20
- Mayoral "Call to Action" - Helping Local Businesses - 3-20-20
- Informative Article on Mortgage Relief
- Multl-Language COVID-19 Info. Videos Released : English French Somali Portuguese Kirundi Maay Maay Arabic
These are also scheduled to air on Spectrum Cable TV Channel 1301 Daily through May18th | See Times
- Update from Mayor Mark Cayer
- Mayor Mark Cayer and City Administrator Ed Barrett jointly issued a Lewiston Proclamation Declaring a Pandemic Emergency
- Economic & Community Development addresses Support for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
- City Buildings Closures Announcement
- Proclamation for Residents of and Visitors to the City of Lewiston to Comply with the Guidance from the U.S. CDC
- Proclaiming a Pandemic Emergency in the City of Lewiston and Naming a Line of Succession
- One-Page City of Lewiston Informational
- Statement by Mayor Mark Cayer
Tri-County Mental Health Services - Mental Health/Substance Concerns - 1-888-304-4673
State Crisis Hotline - 1-888-568-1112
What Can You Do to Protect Yourself?
- Practice social distancing, to include no social gatherings
- Watch for symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, and sometimes a sore throat.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use alcohol-based hand sanitizer (60% alcohol content)
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Stay home while you’re sick
- Avoid close contact with others, "social distancing," such as handshakes, large groups of people.
- Wipe shopping cart handles before use
- Evaluate plane travel
Thank you to the Maine CDC for the wealth of information it has provided.