Responding to oversights in a major expansion project that broke ground eight years ago, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is taking steps to restore public access to Windemere Road. The road issue has been a longstanding sore point with neighbors.
The determination that a case of measles, diagnosed at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and later confirmed by state public health epidemiologists was not measles has raised questions about how state and local public health officials work with the hospital and Island doctors.
With more than 600 doses of the vaccine that prevents measles, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital began inoculating unvaccinated children and adults Wednesday evening, following a confirmed case of measles on the Island.
The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital was especially crowded on Saturday at the 20th annual hospital health fair. Participants filled the first floor halls, running from the main lobby to Windemere and into the old hospital.