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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC DISASTER – PATRIOT’S JET TO SHENZHEN CHINA and RETURN WITH FIRST PLANELOAD OF FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE PROTECTION SUPPLIES

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Kraft Entertainment reports It took a lot of teamwork to secure the mask shipment on our team plane. The Patriots and Revolution Foundation is providing personal protective equipment to the brave doctors, nurses, healthcare workers and first responders are who are fighting COVID-19 on the front lines. In the midst of uncertain times as our world faces new challenges…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities, School Districts

Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, joined by Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, announce legislation has been filed to provide administrative relief to state and local government entities impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at a State House SOCIAL DISTANCED press conference on March 24, 2020. The legislation, “An Act to Further Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and School Districts…
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Massachusetts Issues Guidelines to Assisted Living Facilities, Community-Based Providers and Other Caregivers to Reduce Risk of Coronavirus

Boston Strong news Boston, MA: Office of the Gov reports Today the Baker-Polito Administration released new policies  to further protect individuals served in community-based and congregate care settings from respiratory illnesses, including Coronavirus (COVID-19). The new guidance is for Assisted Living Residences, Congregate Care Settings, In-Home Caregivers and Workers (Agency Based and Non-Agency Based), and Community Day Program Settings. This follows Governor Charlie Baker’s Tuesday…
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AG’s Office Issues Guidance on Coronavirus Resources, Warns of Consumer Scams

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Attorney General reports BOSTON — Attorney General Maura Healey is warning Massachusetts residents to be on alert for individuals and businesses that may try to take advantage of uncertainty about the coronavirus. “Fears about the coronavirus are on the rise and so are those looking to capitalize on uncertainty about its impact in Massachusetts,” said AG Healey. “We…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – NEU Moves to Online and Remote Instruction

Boston Strong news Boston, MA: Northeastern Univ. President Joseph E. Aoun reports ADVANCING OUR MISSION IN A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY To all members of the Northeastern Community:  Like everyone on our campuses and around the world, I have been closely following the latest news about the spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19. It is truly an anxious time for all of humanity. Last…
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CITING COVID-19 OUTBREAK, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT PUSHES FOR FEDERAL PROTECTIONS FOR F-1 VISA HOLDERS, San Francisco and Silicon Valley Campuses move to Online Teaching

coronavirus 2020 news Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Northeastern University Molly Callahan reports Thousands of international students attend Northeastern University, many of them in the on F-1 student visas. Photo by Billie Weiss/Northeastern University. Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern University, is urging the Department of Homeland Security to provide relief to students in the on F-1 visas who will likely need to take classes online…
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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) CONFIRMED IN BOSTON

coronavirus 2020 Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports The Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19 (formerly referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) is a new respiratory virus that was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December of 2019. As of March 6, 2020, there has been one confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Boston resident and 3 presumptive positive cases of COVID-19…
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