Mass. Extends School Mask Mandate; Some Middle And High Schools Can Opt Out Mid-OctoberMassachusetts is extending the school mask requirement through at least November 1, the state’s education department announced Monday afternoon.
Massachusetts Reports 4,095 New COVID Cases, 14 Additional Deaths Over 3 DaysAs of Monday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.87%
Growing Salmonella Outbreak Has Sickened 10 In Massachusetts; CDC Names Possible Food SourcesHealth officials have been collecting food from some restaurants where sick people dined.
Massachusetts Reports 1,784 New COVID-19 Cases, 13 Additional DeathsAs of Friday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.09%.
COVID Booster Shots - Who Can Get It And Who Has To WaitThere is no formal official list of who can and who can’t get a booster, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance Friday on eligibility.
CDC Director Overrules Panel, Approves Pfizer COVID Booster Shots For Frontline WorkersCDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky overruled a panel of advisers and approved a booster shot for frontline workers who are at increased risk of being exposed to COVID-19.
Who Is Eligible? Dr. Mallika Marshall On Pfizer COVID Vaccine Booster ShotDr. Mallika Marshall answers questions about the FDA's decision to authorize booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine for senior citizens and other high-risk groups.
Massachusetts Reports 1,885 New COVID-19 Cases, 23 Additional DeathsThere are 606 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness.
Can You Mix And Match COVID Vaccine Booster Shots? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your QuestionsDr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus vaccine-related medical questions.
Topsfield Fair To Require Masks IndoorsVisitors to the Topsfield Fair will be required to wear masks while inside any buildings on the fairgrounds.
32,345 Breakthrough COVID Cases Reported In Massachusetts, Just 0.71% Of Vaccinated PeopleThe cumulative count this week was 32,345 people, which is just 0.71% of around 4.5 million people in Massachusetts who are fully vaccinated.
Arlington Police Warn Parents About 'Benadryl Challenge' On TikTokArlington officials are warning parents about a new TikTok craze that could be dangerous for kids.
Massachusetts Reports 1,283 New COVID-19 Cases, 25 Additional DeathsAs of Tuesday, the seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 2.10%.
Johnson & Johnson Says Its Booster Shot 94% Effective Against COVID-19A two-dose version of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine provides 94% protection against symptomatic infection, the company said Tuesday.
I-Team: COVID Patient Unable To Get Monoclonal Antibody Treatment At 2 HospitalsA woman says even though she had serious risk factors, she was not able to get monoclonal antibody treatment at South Shore Hospital or Mass. General.