Category: COVID19

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

RCN Extends COVID-19 Response Policies to June 30

From RCN Corporate Headquarters: PRINCETON, NJ – May 5, 2020 – RCN  announced it will extend its commitments through June 30 to ensure business and residential customers remain connected to the internet during the COVID-19 crisis. Originally announced on April 6, the company made the following commitments that will now be extended through June 30, … Continued

MEMA Command Center Update, May 3, 2020: Daily Cases, Community Contact Tracing Collaborative and Other Important News and Resources

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, the Community Contact Tracing Collaborative, jobs to assist long-term care facilities, mobile testing sites, as well as other news and important resources, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_05.03.20

Comcast Extends COVID-Relief Service Policies Through June 30

Customer Service News From Comcast: As shelter in place continues to be the norm and schools remain closed across the country, Comcast announced today it will extend its commitments for Xfinity customers through June 30 to help ensure students can finish out the school year from home and remain connected to the Internet during the … Continued

Mayor Galvin Advises Residents to Continue Wearing Masks in Public and Remain Vigilant About Physical Distancing

Mayor Scott Galvin continues to advise Woburn residents to follow CDC guidance recommending people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain, as a way to keep our community and state moving in the right direction. In particular, residents are advised to wear something to cover their face … Continued