Martha's Vineyard Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Travel Order

Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible.READ MORE ..
To schedule a free COVID-19 test on Martha's Vineyard, please call 877-336-9855.

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Schools create testing proposal committee 

MV Times | September 18, 2020 - 12:04pm

The All-Island School Committee decided to form a testing proposal committee composed of various stakeholder representatives at their Thursday meeting. In late August, the committee voted to authorize ... Read full article


Nantucket sees 30 new COVID-19 cases in past two weeks

MV Times | September 17, 2020 - 4:12pm

Nantucket has reported 30 new COVID-19 cases in the past 14 days, according to the State House News Service. Nantucket’s total number of confirmed cases (79) has eclipsed Martha’s Vineyards total ... Read full article


Some Island kids return to in-person learning

MV Times | September 17, 2020 - 11:28am

Island elementary school students who require additional support in their learning returned to in-person instruction Thursday as all Island students returned to some form of education — either remote ... Read full article


No new cases at hospital 

MV Times | September 16, 2020 - 3:40pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported no new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. Since March, the hospital has tested 4,579 patients with 45 positives, 4,486 negatives, and 48 pending results. Thus far, ... Read full article


A $200,000 harvest for Ag Society

MV Times | September 15, 2020 - 3:55pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society gleaned more than $100,000 from its community auction and associated donations, and an anonymous donor has made a matching grant of another $100,000. The ... Read full article


Edgartown looks at extended seasonal liquor licenses

MV Times | September 15, 2020 - 1:17pm

Edgartown selectmen have set a Sept. 28 meeting to discuss the potential of extending seasonal liquor licenses. Rosewater Wine & Spirits owner Julia Tarka reached out to town administrator James ... Read full article


New COVID-19 case was individual test off-Island

MV Times | September 14, 2020 - 5:38pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 Monday from an individual that was tested off-Island. The boards have health have confirmed another case bringing the ... Read full article


New COVID-19 case was individual tested off-Island

MV Times | September 14, 2020 - 5:38pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 Monday from an individual that was tested off-Island. The boards have health have confirmed another case bringing the ... Read full article


MVRHS officials approve Island-based fall sports season

MV Times | September 14, 2020 - 1:24pm

Updated Sept. 15 The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee voted at Monday night’s meeting to approve the health and wellness committee’s recommendation to hold intramural-only ... Read full article


Two new cases at TestMV site

MV Times | September 11, 2020 - 5:45pm

There were two new cases of COVID-19 reported at the TestMV site Friday bringing the week’s total to four new cases at that site, according to a report issued by the Island’s boards of health Friday. ... Read full article