Coronavirus (COVID19) Information

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June 10, 2021 - City of Lewiston Lifts Pandemic State of Emergency  

Governor Janet Mills Updates COVID19 Protocols - May 14, 2021

FIRST IN ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY - High-Volume Vaccination Clinic Opened March 17, 2021, at the Auburn Mall, Center Street, Auburn.  For information on vaccination appointments and to volunteer, please click here: INFORMATION HERE

Covid Ribbon Cutting - 3-17-21
The Coronavirus (COVID19) Pandemic has been a public health emergency in 2020 and into 2021.  The City of Lewiston consistently engages with the Maine Center for Disease Control (CDC), communicates with public health leaders, and actively takes safety measures. This page is regularly updated with evolving news and information. Social distancing, masking, and handwashing are critical towards stopping the transmission of COVID19. 

Lewiston City Hall is open from 8:30 - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday; please use the Park Street entrance. Safety precautions are being taken due to COVID19, and masking is necessary when entering the building.

UPDATE:  3/5/21 - "Moving Maine Forward" - COVID19 Updates from Governor Janet Mills

1/28/21:  Governor Mills Lifts Early Closing Time for Businesses Starting 2/1/21

1/25/21 Update from the Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicle: The regular deadlines and requirements for renewals of Bureau of Motor Vehicles issued licenses, State IDs, and other credentials have been reinstated. Those that expired during the state of civil emergency must now be renewed. Mainers can renew their credentials by visiting any Bureau of Motor Vehicles office during business hours, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, or online by clicking hereBureau of Motor Vehicle

December 4, 2020 - Governor Mills Extends Early Closing of Establishments to 1/3/21 - 9 p.m.

OPENS November 13, 2020 - FREE Testing at the Downtown Auburn Transportation Center

Keep Maine Healthy Testing Site Information

November 4, 2020 - Governor's Executive Order to Revise Indoor Gathering Limits, Strengthen Face Covering Requirements and Delegate Certain Authority

October 2020 - Governor's Executive Order Towards Re-opening Economy & Mask Wearing Strengthened

8/1/20 Governor's Executive Order - Outside Gatherings & Face Coverings for Children

7/8/20 Executive Order from Governor Mills - MASKING

5/20/20 Increase in COVID-19 in Lewiston:  WHAT YOU CAN DO

5/15/20 Status Update - Lewiston Municipal Operations - Some Offices Providing In-Person Service by Appointment Only

 If You Prefer, You Can Still Do City Business from a Distance:

  • Do City Business Online 
  • Postal Mail: 27 Pine Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
  • E-mailStaff Directory 
  • Telephone:  (207) 513-3000
  • Drop-Box on Park Street Side of City Hall:  Water bills, tax payments, etc.
  • FAX Machine:  (207) 784-2959

   Municipal Closures & Schedule Changes

  • March 22, 2021 - Lewiston Library Commences Limited Browsing w/ Various Time Blocks - Release
  • Lewiston Public Library - Open by Appointment for Computer Use & Children's Room You may also call 513-3133.
  • Library Curbside Pick-up Continues:   
  • Lewiston Recreation & Seniors ProgramsClosed Until Further Notice - Recreation Does Have Virtual Offerings
     NOTE:  Two Lewiston Recreational Facilities are Now Re-opened!  The Franklin Pasture Tennis/Pickle Ball Courts adjacent to Lewiston High School and the Kennedy Park Skate Park are now open!  The City recommends that the tennis/pickle ball   matches be singles only and that CDC social distancing practices be maintained in the skate park. 
  • Lewiston Public Schools In-person & Virtual Offerings
  • Lewiston Oak Street Bus Station, 111 Bates StreetClosed (Bus Service Still Operating

  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.