BOSTON STRONG (tm).com
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

Coronavirus Pandemic – Capital “Liberty Rally” Mass Gathering Delineates Social Distancing Etiquette

Boston Strong news Boston,MA: Mass gathering at Capital demanding reopening of the economy. WATCH VIDEO: Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and HHS Secretary Marylou Sudders provided an update on the Commonwealth's response to COVID-19, including the recent progress of the Reopening Advisory Board. Under the leadership of Lt. Governor Polito and Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, the Advisory Board engaged with…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

Coronavirus Pandemic Disaster – Boston Public Health Commission is encouraging people to wear a face covering when they leave their home to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports ( file from April 7, 2020. ) INFORMATION ON FACE COVERINGS FOR COVID-19 People still need to continue to practice social distancing and good hand hygiene, even when wearing a face covering. Wearing a face covering may help people who may have the virus and do not know it from transmitting it to others. Boston…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

Coronavirus Pandemic Disaster – Don’t Touch Your Face or Mask with Dirty Gloves. Face Mask Coverings are Now Mandatory in Public at All Times and When Using Any Means of Transportation Service or Public Mass Transit

Boston Strong news Boston, MA: Office of the Governor reports NewsStrong .com Coronavirus Pandemic Disaster - DO NOT TOUCH YOUR FACE WITH A USED GLOVE. WEAR A MASK WHEN NOT AT HOME. SOCIAL DISTANCE 6 FEET WITH A MASK COVERING YOUR NOSE & MOUTH. Office of the Governor reports Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito tour Cartamundi converted to PPE production. Governor Charlie Baker and Lt.…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »

Harvard University Agrees to Pay Over $1.3 Million to Resolve Allegations of Overcharging NIH Grants

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ Boston reports Harvard University has agreed to pay $1,359,791 to resolve allegations that Harvard’s Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) overcharged certain grants funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). This settlement resulted from Harvard’s self-disclosure of issues that it identified on NIH and HRSA grants by a…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

BPD Officers Flock to Beth Israel Hospital to Celebrate COVID-19 Patient Discharge of BPD Officer

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Boston Police Department BPD News reports BPD Officers Flock to Beth Israel Hospital to Celebrate the Patient Discharge of BPD Officer Omar Borges Now Home Recovering from COVID-19: Today, Friday, April 24, 2020, at about 5:00pm, a wonderfully joyous and emotional scene as hundreds of Boston Police Officers gathered outside the Beth Israel Hospital’s Rosenberg Building to cheer on…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Awareness

COVID INNOVATION – Could a New Ultraviolet Technology Fight the Spread of Coronavirus?

Columbia researcher David Brenner believes far-UVC light—safe for humans, but lethal for viruses—could be a ‘game changer.’ New York City Strong news – New York, NY: Columbia University reports The technology, developed by Columbia University’s Center for Radiological Research, uses lamps that emit continuous, low doses of a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light, known as far-UVC, which can kill viruses and bacteria without harming human skin,…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

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…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
BOSTON STRONG

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…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

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…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Awareness

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…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

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…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

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…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
Boston Strong bostonstrong.com NEWS

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…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »
AWARENESS I PREPAREDNESS I RESILIENCY

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.…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / Read Story »