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MEMA COVID-19 Command Center: Update on Testing, PPE Procurement, $502M in Federal Relief Funds, and Blood Donation

The latest report from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency’s (MEMA’s) COVID-19 Command Center includes daily case updates, and outlines Governor Charlie Baker’s news on testing capacity and PPE procurement, $502 million in federal relief COVID-19 funding for cities and towns, new blood donation information, as well as other news and important resources. To view the … Continued

Governor Baker Outlines Four-Phased Approach to Reopening Mass Economy, New Guidance on Mandatory Workplace Safety

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers daily updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including Governor Charlie Baker’s update on testing, hospitalizations, PPE distribution and outline of a four-phase approach to reopening the Commonweath’s economy, as well as Lt. Governor Polito’s new guidance on mandatory workplace safety standards as well as … Continued

Update from U.S. Senator Markey: Updates on Broadband Legislation, Human Rights Efforts, Airline Consumer Rights, LGBT Protections

UPDATE AND RESOURCES FROM U.S.SENATOR ED MARKEY: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, as of 4:00PM today, has announced 73,721 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, 5% of which are currently hospitalized. 351,632 individuals have been tested and there have been 4,552 reported deaths. A list of cases by hospital facility, long-term care facility, … Continued

Guidance for Wearing Face Masks in Public Settings in the City of Woburn

GUIDANCE FOR WEARING FACE MASKS IN PUBLIC SETTINGS IN THE CITY OF WOBURN: Governor Baker issued an order effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020, requiring individuals to wear masks in public places. This guidance is issued pursuant to that Order to further clarify who is required to wear masks and any exceptions. Any person who is … Continued

Mass. House Passes Legislation to Ensure the Fiscal Health of the Commonwealth–Woburn Reps Vote in Favor

A Joint Release from the Offices of State Rep. Richard Haggerty and State Rep. Michelle Ciccolo: BOSTON – During its historic first remote voting Formal Session yesterday, Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) and Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington), along with their colleagues in the House of Representatives, passed legislation to authorize necessary state borrowing during the COVID-19 … Continued

Latest from MEMA Command Center includes Governor’s Order on Mask/Face Coverings in Effect May 6, and Updates from Salvation Army and Mobile Testing

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, Governor Baker’s Mask/Face Covering Order (that goes into effect on May 6), Salvation Army Response, Update on Mobile Testing, as well as other news and important resources, click on COVID-19 Command Center 05.05.20