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Baker Says “No Plans” To Lift Mask Mandate In Massachusetts
Gov. Baker said his administration has “no plans” to lift the statewide mask mandate after Texas became the largest state in America to end the order.
Two COVID-19 Online Discussions Today at 12 PM
There are two online COVID-19 conversations taking place this afternoon (Thursday, Feb. 25) that may interest Berkshire County residents. One of them will focus on vaccine distribution and how that is going here in the Berkshires thus far. The other one will focus more generally on COVID-19 and will…
Berkshires Have Highest Percentage Of Vaccinated Residents
Excellent news! Berkshire County has reached a milestone. The Berkshires have vaccinated the highest percentage of its residents.
CDC Says “We Have Work To Do” To Reopen Schools Safely
The director of the CDC on Sunday emphasized the need for masking and other mitigation measures in order to reopen schools safely.
Those Accompanying a 75+ Senior May Also Get Vaccinated Starting Today
Beginning today (Thursday 2/11), any individual who is accompanying a person age 75 or older to get the COVID-19 vaccine at one of the state’s mass-vaccination sites or here locally at one of Berkshire County’s three public clinics i…
Second Round Of Vaccinations Well Underway In The Berkshires
This information comes from a press release sent to me by Berkshire Healthcare Systems Lisa Gaudet, VP of Communications.
Pittsfield Schools Plans Full Return To Hybrid After February Break
Interim Superintendent of Schools Joseph Curtis delivered hope in his weekly update of plans to return all students to in-person hybrid learning after February break.
Pittsfield Market 32 To Offer COVID Vaccine Appointments
Starting Sunday(2/7), six Price Chopper/Market 32 pharmacies in Massachusetts now offer the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.
Posting Your Vaccination Card Comes with a Hefty Price
Until the CDC releases stickers which states will hand out to the newly-vaccinated, it's best to err on the side of caution.