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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Update: 16 new COVID cases Friday, week’s total at 47

MV Times | December 4, 2020 - 3:42pm

Updated 9:40 pm There were 16 new COVID-19 cases reported on the Island Friday — 14 from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and two from TestMV. Friday’s new cases bring the Island’s weekly total to 47. ... Read full article


COVID forces SSA to cancel ferry crossings

MV Times | December 4, 2020 - 1:16pm

Updated 6:45 pm A crew member of the MV Martha’s Vineyard has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.  The Steamship Authority canceled two crossings of the MV Martha’s Vineyard Friday afternoon ... Read full article


County and chamber collaborate to hire grant writer

MV Times | December 3, 2020 - 4:06pm

The county commission is collaborating with the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce to garner funds to hire a grant writer and acquire funds for Island issues. Commissioner Christine Todd said the ... Read full article


Boys and Girls Club store will not reopen

MV Times | December 3, 2020 - 1:59pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Second Hand Store on North Summer Street in Edgartown will not be reopening at its downtown location. “COVID was difficult. We had to shift resources away ... Read full article


School officials report no in-school COVID spread

MV Times | December 2, 2020 - 1:47pm

At a superintendent’s forum Tuesday, school officials asserted that there is no COVID spread happening within Island schools, and denied allegations of a Halloween party that purportedly involved ... Read full article


SSA employee tests positive for COVID-19

MV Times | December 1, 2020 - 6:47pm

A Steamship Authority employee assigned to the MV Katama has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release issued Tuesday. The individual, who the SSA is not naming to ensure privacy, is ... Read full article


11 new COVID cases Tuesday

MV Times | December 1, 2020 - 4:52pm

There were 11 new cases of COVID-19 reported on the Island Tuesday — eight from TestMV and three from the hospital. As of Monday, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has tested 8,160 individuals since ... Read full article


The Salvation Army continues to support Islanders

MV Times | December 1, 2020 - 3:11pm

The Salvation Army has had a strong presence on Martha’s Vineyard for 15 years, and community donations have continued supporting Islanders with things like rental assistance, food, and transportation ... Read full article


Permanent Endowment awarded $200,000 for COVID relief effort

MV Times | December 1, 2020 - 2:09pm

The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard, the Island’s community foundation, will distribute $200,000 to community-based organizations on the front lines of addressing food security, housing ... Read full article


Aquinnah town offices closed to the public

MV Times | November 30, 2020 - 2:16pm

The Aquinnah town hall and town offices are closed to the public for the time being due to the rise in COVID-19 cases on the Island. Individuals can call into the town offices and leave a message for ... Read full article