Easter Brings No New Cases of Covid-19, As Total Holds at 12 for the Fifth Day
Noah Asimow

Easter Sunday marked the fifth day of no new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Martha's Vineyard. The Island hospital reported only three tests were still outstanding, and no one is hospitalized with the coronavirus.

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Island Coronavirus Cases Stay Steady; New Field Hospital Planned on Cape Cod
Julia Wells

No new coronavirus cases were reported on Martha’s Vineyard Sunday, while statewide cases continued to rise and a new field hospital on Cape Cod was announced by Gov. Charlie Baker.

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Hospital Reports Two More Cases of Covid-19, Bringing Island Total to Twelve
Noah Asimow
Two more cases of Covid-19 were confirmed Saturday, bringing the total of confirmed cases on the Island to 12. No one with the virus is hospitalized at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.
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Flurry of Activity as Vineyard Prepares for Surge in Covid-19 Cases
Noah Asimow and Julia Wells

No new cases of Covid-19 were reported on Martha’s Vineyard Wednesday, but with nine confirmed cases and counting, a flurry of preparations continued around the Island.

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Ninth Case of Covid-19 Reported on the Vineyard; Governor Extends State Stay-at-Home Advisory
Noah Asimow

Amid rising numbers of confirmed cases of Covid-19, Gov. Charlie Baker extended a statewide stay-at-home order to May 4 Tuesday, and a ninth confirmed case was reported on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Island Coronavirus Cases Hold Steady at Eight; Hospital Battens Down
Noah Asimow
No new coronavirus cases were reported as of Tuesday, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital said. In a morning briefing, hospital spokesman Katrina Delgadillo said the hosital had performed 101 tests to date. There are currently eight confirmed cases on the Island.
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Free Flu Shot Clinic Is Set for Saturday
Will Sennott

With influenza season approaching, the Island boards of health will be hosting a free flu immunization clinic on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon at the regional high school.

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Flu Season Hits Hard; Immunization Clinic Announced
Holly Pretsky

Flu season is bad this year across the country and Island health care leaders are taking note, with an extra immunization clinic announced this week.

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Boards of Health Mull Decision to Fund Narcan Rescue Kits
Chloe Reichel

Island boards of health are considering establishing a program to cover the cost of naloxone, an antidote for opioid overdoses.

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Boards of Health Propose Regulations on Fertilizer Use
Olivia Hull
Island boards of health prepare regulations for fertilizer use to limit leaching of nitrogen and phosphorus into ponds and coastal waters. The proposal is modeled closely after one on Nantucket.
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