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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Hospital reports 39th COVID-19 case Wednesday

MV Times | August 5, 2020 - 2:52pm

Updated 6:45 pm Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new case Wednesday — their second confirmed case this month — bringing their total number of confirmed cases to 39. On Wednesday the total number ... Read full article

Island emergency shelter moves to high school

MV Times | August 4, 2020 - 12:52pm

The Islandwide emergency shelter is moving from the Oak Bluffs School to the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) in order to meet the COVID-19 space requirements during a disaster. Erik ... Read full article

Edgartown gets outdoor dining grant

MV Times | August 3, 2020 - 2:53pm

On Friday, the town of Edgartown was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) through its Shared Streets and Spaces Program. Funds are intended to support ... Read full article

Update: New COVID-19 case at TestMV site

MV Times | August 3, 2020 - 2:50pm

Updated August 4 The TestMV site reported a new case Tuesday, bringing its total number of confirmed cases to 16. As of Tuesday, the TestMV site reports 7,473 total tests performed, with 6,905 ... Read full article

Baker cites rise in COVID-19 cases, clusters in Mass.

MV Times | July 31, 2020 - 5:27pm

On Friday, Gov. Charlie Baker stressed the importance of taking proper measures against COVID-19, reiterating comments he made Thursday that the virus was on the rise in Massachusetts. “These lapses ... Read full article

TestMV seeks volunteers to ramp up testing

MV Times | July 31, 2020 - 3:06pm

TestMV, the COVID-19 testing site set up at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and run by Island Health Care (IHC) is on the search for clinician volunteers to help as the testing site ramps ... Read full article

Schools propose phased reopening

MV Times | July 31, 2020 - 12:50pm

Island schools are proposing a phased approach to returning students and staff to in-person education Superintendent Matt D’Andrea said at an all-Island school committee meeting that school officials ... Read full article

COVID on the rise in Massachusetts

MV Times | July 30, 2020 - 4:01pm

Massachusetts has seen a slight increase in positive COVID-19 tests, according to Gov. Baker. Speaking to reporters during a press conference Thursday, Baker said there have been a few clusters of ... Read full article

Tickets available for virtual Ag Fair

MV Times | July 30, 2020 - 1:06pm

The virtual Agricultural Fair is weeks away. Virtual tickets are on sale now for adults and children, $10 and $5 respectively, for the August 20 to 23 event. Ticket purchases constitute a donation to ... Read full article

Mandatory masks required in parts of Vineyard Haven

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 5:09pm

The Tisbury board of health has approved a mandatory mask order for Main Street, most of Beach Road and parking lots at Owen Park, Tashmoo Beach, and Lake Street Landing effective at midnight Thursday ... Read full article