Massachusetts Tops 1 Million COVID Cases as Omicron Surges

BOSTON (AP) - More than 1 million coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Massachusetts. That's according to state Department of Public Health data … [Read more...]

State Releases New Evidence of Vaccine Efficacy

  HYANNIS – 97% of COVID-19 cases in those that are fully vaccinated against the virus do not result in severe illness, according to the … [Read more...]

State Provides New Guidance To Aid Hospitals Dealing With Staffing Shortages

HYANNIS – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recently announced new guidance to help hospitals address staffing and inpatient capacity … [Read more...]

State Study Finds Fatal Opioid Overdoses Rose Among Workers

BOSTON (AP) - A state study has found that fatal opioid overdoses nearly doubled in recent years among Massachusetts workers, with construction, … [Read more...]

Advisories Issued After PFAS Detected In Fish

HYANNIS – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has issued new fish consumption advisories to provide guidance on safe fish consumption to … [Read more...]

Chatham Officials Address Drinking Water Concerns

CHATHAM- The Chatham Board of Health held a lengthy discussion on the quality and testing of groundwater in Chatham, and the concerns of PFAs in … [Read more...]

Massachusetts’ Commissioner of Public Health Stepping Down

BOSTON (AP) - A key player in Massachusetts’ response to the coronavirus pandemic announced that she is stepping down. The Executive Office of Health … [Read more...]

State’s First Brazilian COVID Variant Detected in Barnstable County

BOSTON-The first case of the P.1 COVID-19 variant of concern within Massachusetts has been detected in Barnstable County, according to state health … [Read more...]

State Sees New UK Variant Cases; None on Cape and Islands So Far

BOSTON - A total of 19 new cases of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant were recently identified within Massachusetts by the state's Department of Public … [Read more...]

Long-Term Care Residents in Mass. Begin Receiving Virus Vaccine

BOSTON - COVID-19 vaccinations are now underway for residents of long-term care facilities across Massachusetts. A retired teacher received the … [Read more...]
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