HINGHAM — The Hingham Health Department is encouraging all residents to keep up their protection against COVID-19. Like other viruses, COVID-19 changes over time, leading to new variants. COVID-19 boosters provide protection against these variants, giving the body an added layer of defense. While vaccine protection decreases over time, boosters re-stimulate the immune system and increase vaccine effectiveness again.
V.I.P.O. Calls for Massachusetts to Take Action on Benefits for Families of First Responders Lost to COVID-19
The Violently Injured Police Officers Organization (V.I.P.O.) and the New England Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (NECOPS) are calling on the Massachusetts Legislature to act on stalled bills that would provide state death benefits to first responders who lost their lives to COVID-19 in the line of duty.
The Massachusetts Organization of Educational Collaboratives (MOEC) wishes to thank and recognize school nurses across its 25 collaboratives as part of School Nurse Day.
HINGHAM — The Hingham Health Department reports that the Town of Hingham has made COVID-19 test kits available at several locations throughout town.
Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators Welcomes Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley to Spring MAVA General Membership Meeting
MARLBOROUGH – Executive Director Steven C. Sharek is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators (MAVA) held its spring general membership meeting this week, which featured a presentation from Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Commissioner Jeffrey Riley.
HINGHAM — Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Executive Health Officer Susan Sarni report that the Town of Hingham will lift its mask policy starting next week, making masking optional in all non-school municipal buildings in town.
EASTON — Superintendent Lisha Cabral reports that as of today, face masks are optional for all students and staff in Easton Public School buildings. Additionally, masks will be optional on all school vehicles beginning tomorrow, March 1.
GLOUCESTER – Mayor Greg Verga and the Gloucester Health Department report that a vaccine clinic scheduled for Saturday is being postponed due to an expected winter storm.
GLOUCESTER – Mayor Greg Verga is pleased to share that the Gloucester Health Department is collaborating with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to offer a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for those ages 5 to 17 on Saturday.
Brookline Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Partnership with Transformative Healthcare for Those 12 and Older
Interim Health Commissioner Patrick Maloney is pleased to announce that the Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services, in Partnership with Transformative Healthcare, will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for those ages 12 and older on Thursday.