In the Berkshires, the majority of vaccinations are expected to take place at major clinics run by local public health officials, Berkshire Health Systems and Community Health Programs. Some people also have been able to receive vaccines at local pharmacies.
The Licensing Board will hold a hearing next week about a recent wedding event at the Proprietor's Lodge that city health officials say violated COVID-19 occupancy limits while attendees defied mask and social distancing rules.
The city of Pittsfield and community volunteers are moving forward in response to continuing concern for the health and well being of homeless people taking up camp in Springside Park. The Berkshire Eagle reports that on Monday, city workers installed portable toilets and hand-washing stations i…
Methanol is not an acceptable active ingredient for hand sanitizers and must not be used due to its toxic effects. FDA’s investigation of methanol in certain hand sanitizers is ongoing. The agency will provide additional information as it becomes available.
Experts help interpret the evidence, but they may differ on details that can be confusing for non-experts, and filtering out what matters from a rising sea of misinformation has become a daunting task.
Crane Stationery Co. restarted operations Friday in defiance of North Adams Mayor Thomas Bernard, claiming that it isn't required to prove its printing business qualifies as "essential" under pandemic rules.
Unveiled during a ceremony at CHP Community Health Center in Great Barrington, the 40-foot vehicle contains two full exam rooms, an intake area, and a bathroom. It will be staffed by a Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner, and Medical Assistant and offer a variety of services from primary care, sick visi…