Omicron Variant Boosters Now Available
Covid vaccine boosters specific to the omicron variant are now available by appointment at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
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Hospital Urges Caution as Covid Cases Surge Again on Eve of Holiday
Covid-19 case numbers have increased sharply on the Vineyard, prompting public health officials to issue advisories this week.
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Vaccination Bus Returns on May 1
The vaccination bus returns to Martha's Vineyard on Sunday, May 1.
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As Covid Cases Drop, Schools Look to End Mask Mandate
With Covid cases dropping sharply on the Island, health officials are poised to reconsider the school mask mandate that has been in place for most of the past two years.
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Island Schools Grapple With Ending Mask Mandate
With the end of the state-imposed school mask mandate less than two weeks away, Island school committee members split Thursday on whether or not to immediately drop the mandates.
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Hospital Reports Its First Death From Coronavirus
Two years after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic began, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported its first on-Island death from the coronavirus Tuesday.
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Covid Case Counts Soar; Round Two Set for Home Test Kit Distribution
A new distribution of rapid at-home test kits will take place on Wednesday and Thursday this week in all the Island towns.
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More Covid Test Kits Headed to Island
Facing a rush of demand on the Island for at-home Covid-19 testing, Island Health Care has ordered 28,350 more rapid test kits as cases of the virus hit record numbers on Martha’s Vineyard.
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