Island boards of health

Hospital, Boards of Health Produce Bilingual Public Service Video

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and Island boards of health have teamed up to make a bilingual public service announcement promoting pandemic safety.

Builders Talk Covid on Zoom

The Martha's Vineyard Builders Association holds a Zoom town hall meeting Thursday to discuss Covid-19 safety in the workplace.

Unprecedented Twenty New Cases Reported Over Weekend, Alarming Public Health Officials

The 20 new cases alarmed public health officials as they try to stem the Island’s largest case surge since the pandemic began.

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.

TestMV Reports Second Positive Case Thursday

Island boards of health reported another new positive Covid-19 test Thursday from TestMV, the high school coronavirus testing site, marking the second positive test in as many days.

One Presumed Positive Case Reported Tuesday

Island health officials reported one new probable antibody positive case on Tuesday, bringing the Island’s total coronavirus caseload to 46.

As Testing Ramps Up, New Cases Reported

In the Island’s biggest day of coronavirus testing since the pandemic began, the boards of health reported three new antibody cases and three new symptomatically positive patients on the Vineyard Thursday.

One New Coronavirus Case Reported Thursday

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported one new case of Covid-19 on Thursday — the second case in three days on the Island after a weeklong case-free lull.

No New Cases; Island Health Officials Remain Vigilant

Martha’s Vineyard health officials reported no new coronavirus cases for the ninth straight day Monday

Two Health Agents, One Pandemic, Lots of Sleepless Nights

Tisbury health agent Maura Valley, Edgartown health agent Matt Poole and their colleagues in Oak Bluffs, Chilmark and West Tisbury are working around the clock.