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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Hospital warns of vaccination scam

MV Times | January 15, 2021 - 1:52pm

As with almost everything else, scammers have found a way to give people false hope when it comes to vaccinations. In a press release issued Friday, hospital officials alerted the public about “a ... Read full article

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

Update: Island first responders start getting vaccine

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

Several of the Island’s first responders got their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Friday. Speaking to The Times after getting his vaccine, Edgartown Police Chief ... 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