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 4.09.2020.

On Thursday, April 9, Mayor Walsh announced a new mortgage relief partnership with 12 of the largest housing lenders in Boston to aid homeowners during the pandemic. The City secured 334 dedicated beds to reduce the spread of COVID-19 among Boston’s first responders, shelter staff, and veterans living in group homes. Mayor Walsh also created a COVID-19 Health Inequities Task Force to provide guidance on addressing current inequities for Blacks, Latinos, Asians, and immigrants. 

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