Hospital Announces New Primary Care Doctors
The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has announced the addition to its staff of two new primary care physicians, Dr. Zachary L. Gitlin, and Dr. Ruppert A. Hawes.
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Hospital, Islander Team Up on Medical Supply Shipment to Ukraine
A shipment of medical supplies is on its way to Ukraine from the Vineyard thanks to a collaboration between the Martha's Vineyard Hospital and a West Tisbury resident with family in the war-torn country.
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Hospital Benefit Planned by Oak Bluffs Cottagers

The Cottagers will hold a sale at Hartford Park in Oak Bluffs on Friday, Aug. 2 for the benefit of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Their tables will include gifts, food, white elephants, grabs, hot dogs and tonic. Mrs. John J. Goldsberry is serving as general chairman, Miss Dorothy West, Mrs. Frederick White, Mrs. Wilmer Lucas, and E. W. Finley, who is president of the Cottagers.

There will also be tables in charge of the following: Mrs. David Rappaport, special benefit, a doll; miscellaneous, Mrs. Herbert G. Louis; aprons, Mrs. Anna M. Ryan.

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Hospital Takes Over Emergency Behavioral Health Services
The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has taken over as lead coordinator for emergency behavioral health services on the Island.
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Covid Cases Inch Down Slightly on the Island
Vineyard boards of health reported 82 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the week ending Christmas Day, a decline from weeks prior. The count still ranks among the highest on Island in 2021.
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With Covid Inpatients on the Rise, Hospital Urges Caution
With the Omicron variant creating an explosion of cases nationally, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported Wednesday that four people were hospitalized — the most since the pandemic began.
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Case Surge Fuels Heavy Demand for Testing, Booster Shots
Islanders are queuing up in large numbers for Covid-19 tests and booster shots, as an early winter case surge swells on the Vineyard and public health officials keep close eye on the numbers.
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Case Surge Fuels More Hospitalizations; Booster Shots Are Scarce
The recent surge in Covid-19 cases on the Island has included an increase in hospitalizations, even as appointments for booster vaccine shots have been hard to come by.
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Boards of Health Set to Revisit Mask Mandate
As Covid-19 cases continue on a downward trajectory this fall, the six Martha’s Vineyard boards of health are now poised to revisit the question of mandatory indoor mask mandates on the Island The boards of health planned to meet at noon Friday by Zoom.
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Hospital To Offer Moderna, J&J Booster Shots
Martha’s Vineyard Hospital will begin taking appointments for booster doses of the Moderna and J&J vaccines for eligible individuals starting at 4 p.m. Friday.
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