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 ..
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Eight new COVID-19 cases Thursday

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 5:05pm

There were eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday — three from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, two from TestMV, and three from other healthcare providers. The hospital has conducted 11,266 tests ... Read full article


Baker: Vaccines to congregate housing, prisons, shelters on Monday

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 2:36pm

In another step for vaccine distribution, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday that Massachusetts will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to those in congregate care settings, prisons, and ... Read full article


Majority of Island first responders set to receive COVID vaccine

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 12:52pm

There are 250 out of 275 Island first responders set to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Friday and Island chiefs are hoping the number will rise. The hospital, boards of health, ... Read full article


Vaccines for general public expected in spring

MV Times | January 13, 2021 - 2:25pm

Updated 4:35 pm  Plans for vaccinating the Martha’s Vineyard community are underway at the hospital, with an estimated rollout for the general public in the spring and throughout the summer. Speaking ... Read full article


MV Bank offers second round of PPP loans

MV Times | January 13, 2021 - 1:20pm

Martha’s Vineyard Bank is now accepting applications for its second round of the 2021 Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to a press release. In the first ... Read full article


Six new COVID cases Tuesday

MV Times | January 12, 2021 - 4:59pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Tuesday — four from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and two from the TestMV site. Also Tuesday, the boards of health ... Read full article


Surveillance testing underway at Island schools

MV Times | January 12, 2021 - 2:29pm

Updated 7:30 pm Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) are testing students and staff on a regular basis, using a minimally invasive saliva test they can administer at home. The tests, provided by ... Read full article


Island Home employee tests positive for COVID-19

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 6:58pm

A Steamship Authority employee assigned to the MV Island Home has tested positive for COVID-19, the authority was informed Monday. As a result, the SSA is taking additional preventive steps to ensure ... Read full article


Update: 31 new cases from over the weekend

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 11:58am

Updated at 4:50 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Boards of Health reported 31 new cases of COVID-19 Monday — 20 on Saturday, four on Saturday, and seven on Monday. The weekend’s new cases come after the ... Read full article


23 new COVID cases Friday

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 5:12pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 — a total of 98 new cases since Dec. 31, the highest weekly total since the Island began testing in March. Of Friday ... Read full article