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August 24, 2020

TestMV Begins Free Covid Testing for Children

TestMV Begins Free Covid Testing for Children

Free coronavirus testing for children will be available effective immediately at TestMV, testing officials announced Monday, as one more person tested positive for Covid-19.

August 19, 2020

State Mandates Flu Vaccine for School Children

State Mandates Flu Vaccine for School Children

The Island boards of health reported two new Covid-19 patients on Wednesday. State public health officials also announced a flu vaccine requirement for students in Massachusetts.

August 19, 2020

Data Shows Island Travelers Are Complying With Massachusetts Rules

Data Shows Island Travelers Are Complying With Massachusetts Rules

Nearly 1,700 out-of-state visitors to the Vineyard have filled out Massachusetts travel forms since they became required on August 1, newly-available data shows.

August 18, 2020

Vineyard Stays Case-Free for Five Straight Days

Vineyard Stays Case-Free for Five Straight Days

After five new Covid-19 cases were reported last week, Island boards of health have reported no new coronavirus cases over the weekend, Monday or on Tuesday.

August 13, 2020

Hospital Reports Another New Covid Case Thursday Morning

Hospital Reports Another New Covid Case Thursday Morning

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported another coronavirus case on Thursday morning, marking the eighth new patient this month as officials noted an uptick in cases.

August 11, 2020

TestMV Reports Three New Covid Cases; Quest Announces Faster Results

TestMV Reports Three New Covid Cases; Quest Announces Faster Results

TestMV reported three new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday and Quest Diagnostics announced faster turnaround times for testing sites nationwide, including the Vineyard.

August 11, 2020

Enhanced State Data Shows Vineyard in Low-Risk Zone for Covid

Enhanced State Data Shows Vineyard in Low-Risk Zone for Covid

New data released by the state Department of Public Health has designated all six of the Vineyard towns as low risk for the transmission of Covid-19.

August 7, 2020

As Cases Inch Up, Governor Baker Taps the Brakes on Reopening

As Cases Inch Up, Governor Baker Taps the Brakes on Reopening

Citing an uptick in Covid-19 cases, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Friday that the state would pump the brakes on its slow reopening process.

August 6, 2020

Fourth Case in a Single Week Reported Thursday

Fourth Case in a Single Week Reported Thursday

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported its 40th positive Covid-19 test on Thursday, as case numbers continue to steadily climb on the Island.

August 5, 2020

Strict Out-of-State Travel Order Begins Saturday

Strict Out-of-State Travel Order Begins Saturday

An out-of-state travel order from Gov. Charlie Baker requires visitors from most of the country to fill out a Massachusetts Travel Form before travel and quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

August 5, 2020

TestMV Reports One New Positive As Covid Cases Rise Statewide

TestMV Reports One New Positive As Covid Cases Rise Statewide

With coronavirus cases inching upward across the state, Island boards of health reported one new positive Covid-19 patient on Tuesday from the TestMV site.

August 4, 2020

One New Case Reported Monday; Numbers Creep Up Around the Region

One New Case Reported Monday; Numbers Creep Up Around the Region

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported one new positive Covid-19 case Monday as the Vineyard entered the month of August. Cases are creeping upward regionally.

July 30, 2020

Navigating the Pandemic, From Start to Midsummer

Navigating the Pandemic, From Start to Midsummer

More than 70 residents have tested positive for the coronavirus. Even more striking is how the virus has in five short months has changed nearly every aspect of life on Martha’s Vineyard.

July 29, 2020

Mass Testing on Cuttyhunk Returns All-Negative Results

Mass Testing on Cuttyhunk Returns All-Negative Results

All 96 residents who were tested for Covid-19 on tiny Cuttyhunk island last week have received negative test results.

July 27, 2020

Two New Covid-19 Cases Reported Over Weekend

Two New Covid-19 Cases Reported Over Weekend

Both TestMV and the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported new cases of Covid-19 over the weekend, bringing the total number of patients who have tested positive for the virus to 52.

July 24, 2020

TestMV Announces Delays in Results Due to Nationwide Demand

TestMV Announces Delays in Results Due to Nationwide Demand

Due to a nationwide surge in demand for testing, patients will now have to wait a week or longer for results from the TestMV comprehensive coronavirus testing site.

July 24, 2020

State Intervenes With Mass Testing on Cuttyhunk

State Intervenes With Mass Testing on Cuttyhunk

A sweeping, state-coordinated public health response has been initiated on remote Cuttyhunk after a recent spike in coronavirus cases.

July 24, 2020

Governor Baker Clamps Down on Out-of-State Travel

Governor Baker Clamps Down on Out-of-State Travel

Gov. Charlie Baker announced further crack downs on out-of-state travel on Friday, issuing a strict travel order for visitors from most of the country.

July 23, 2020

Boards of Health Report One New Case on the Vineyard Thursday

Boards of Health Report One New Case on the Vineyard Thursday

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported one new confirmed case of Covid-19 Thursday, bringing the total number of cases on the Island to 69.

July 22, 2020

TestMV Expands to Offer Online Registration

TestMV Expands to Offer Online Registration

In a shift, the comprehensive coronavirus testing site TestMV will now be allowing online and same-day registration for patients, according to a press release from testing officials.

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