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Mass General Staffer Returns to Work Following 28 Day COVID-19 Quarantine

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Mass General Hospital reports It’s not every day that you get a round of applause just for walking into work—much less an entire hallway of people cheering you on at 7:30 in the morning. But that’s exactly the welcome physical therapist (PT) Lauren Detmer received at Massachusetts General Hospital upon her return. Detmer had been out of work for…
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President Trump Criticizes Harvard for $8.7 million COVID-19 Stimulus Aid, University Claims it Now Won’t Accept Funds

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: The Boston Business Journal reports Harvard University said it won't accept the $ million in federal funds the school was slated to receive through the federal stimulus package, a day after President Donald Trump criticized the university on national television. Share More: President Donald J. Trump listens as Surgeon General Jerome Adams delivers remarks and urges citizens to wear…
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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of School and Non-Emergency Child Care Program Closures, Continued Steps to Support COVID-19 Response

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Gov reports The Baker-Polito Administration today announced new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools through the end of the school year, and the closure of all non-emergency child care programs until June 29, 2020. The Administration also announced further support for students and families impacted…
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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Distribution Of PPE To All Emergency Responders In Massachusetts

Boston Strong news Boston, MA: Mass Gov reports BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the distribution of approximately 200,000 respirator masks for all local law enforcement officers and firefighters to ensure they have the protective equipment during the COVID-19 crisis. These FDA-approved respirator masks will be distributed to all local law enforcement officers, including sheriffs and college and university police, and firefighters starting today through a…
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COVID-19 TESTING SITES IN THE CITY OF BOSTON

Boston Strong news Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports (Boston, MA 4/20/20) Health and Human Service Chief Marty Martinez, along with Mayor Martin Walsh, updates the city regarding the coronavirus during a press conference at Boston City Hall.(Mayor’s Office Photo by John Wilcox) Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) today launched a new mapping tool to help Boston residents find locations…
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Coronavirus Pandemic Disaster – Boston set for mobile neighborhood COVID announcements

Boston Strong news Boston, MA: Office of the mayor reports (Boston, MA 4/17/20) Frank Loconte, left, and Bill Leva, from the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment help mount speakers on trucks for neighborhood coronavirus announcements over upcoming weekend. (Mayor’s Office Photo by John Wilcox) Watch Video Briefing City will deploy seven Boston Public Works trucks with sound equipment to broadcast a message about…
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MAYOR WALSH AND FUND STEERING COMMITTEE AWARD $1.7 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL EMERGENCY GRANTS THROUGH BOSTON RESILIENCY FUND

Boston Strong news Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports BOSTON - Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Resiliency Fund Steering Committee today announced the distribution of an additional $ million in funds to support 18 organizations that provide critical services and support to residents, vulnerable populations and Boston families whose wellbeing is most immediately impacted by the COVID-19…
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Boston Strong – MAYOR WALSH INVITES RESIDENTS TO HONOR ONE BOSTON DAY, ANNOUNCES ONLINE MULTI FAITH SERVICE

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Online Multi Faith Service Eagle Room 1 April 15, 2020- Mayor Martin Walsh participates on an online interfaith prayer service at Boston City Hall. (Mayor's Office Photo by Isabel Leon) BOSTON - Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that on Wednesday, April 15, the City of Boston will once…
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COVID-19 PANDEMIC DISASTER – Massachusetts Joins NJ, NY, CT, PA, DE, and RI’s Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work and Restore the Economy

New Jersey Strong news – Trenton, NJ: NJ Joint Information Center reports Council Will Include One Health Expert, One Economic Development Expert and Respective Chiefs of Staff from Each Will Develop a Fully Integrated Regional Framework to Gradually Lift the States’ Stay at Home Orders While Minimizing the Risk of Increased Spread of the Effort Builds on the States’ Ongoing Regional Approach to Combating COVID-19.…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC DISASTER – CDC COVID-19 FOUND ON SHOES, TRAVELS IN AIR 13 FEET

Half of the samples from the soles of the ICU medical staff shoes tested positive. US STRONG - Atlanta, GA: Center for Disease Control reports - Disclaimer: Early release articles are not considered as final versions. Any changes will be reflected in the online version in the month the article is officially released. Aerosol and Surface Distribution of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC DISASTER DIRTY ZONES – Albertsons and UFCW Launch Joint Effort To Classify Grocery Workers as First Responders During Coronavirus Outbreak

America’s Largest Food & Retail Union Announces New Partnership with Major Grocery Chain  News Strong - WASHINGTON, ;– Today, Albertsons Companies stores — including Safeway, ACME Markets, Jewel Osco, Vons, Pavilions, and Albertsons supermarkets — joined the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest food and retail union, in announcing a joint national effort to seek a temporary designation of “extended first responders” or…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC DISASTER DIRTY ZONES – MA Gov has new guidance treating grocery store employees as a high priority to get COVID-19 tests at drive-through sites

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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC DISASTER – NEW HOUSING DEDICATED TO BOSTON’S FIRST RESPONDERS, SHELTER STAFF, AND VETERANS SET TO REDUCE FURTHER DISEASE SPREAD

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports The City has secured 334 dedicated beds at various locations to facilitate social distancing and reduce the further spread of COVID-19. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the City has secured 334 dedicated beds at various locations to facilitate social distancing and reduce the further spread of COVID-19 among Boston's first responders, shelter staff, and veterans…
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COVID-19 PANDEMIC – S Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Transformed into BOSTON HOPE Field Hospital

April 9, 2020 - Scenes from inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in South Boston during the final stages of transformation into a Medical Center during the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) BOSTON STRONG news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports On Thursday, April 9, Mayor Walsh announced a new mortgage relief partnership with 12 of the largest housing lenders in Boston to…
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