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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TestMV, hospital report new COVID-19 cases

MV Times | October 2, 2020 - 5:06pm

Updated There were two new cases of COVID-19 reported Friday, both males under the age of 20. Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s new case of COVID-19 Friday brought its total number of confirmed cases to 47 ... Read full article


TestMV reports new COVID-19 case

MV Times | October 2, 2020 - 5:06pm

There was one new case of COVID-19 reported at TestMV Monday. The new case is a woman in her 40s. TestMV, which is located at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, reported its total number of ... Read full article


Island school committee approves testing directive

MV Times | October 2, 2020 - 9:39am

The All-Island School Committee (AISC) gave the green light for Superintendent Matt D’Andrea to finalize a mandatory testing program for Vineyard schools. At Thursday’s committee meeting, members ... Read full article


West Tisbury voters return to O.B. Tuesday

MV Times | September 30, 2020 - 3:16pm

West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs on Tuesday at 4 pm. The event will mark the second historic change of location for a West Tisbury town meeting since the ... Read full article


Baker announces reopening for low-risk communities

MV Times | September 29, 2020 - 3:16pm

Updated 5:40 pm Beginning Monday, Oct. 5, low risk communities — which include the six Island towns — can transition to step two of phase three of the state’s reopening plan. Speaking at a press ... Read full article


EduComp is closing permanently

MV Times | September 29, 2020 - 3:01pm

EduComp in Vineyard Haven is closing down after serving the Island community for the past 40 years. According to a post Monday on the classic Island art and office supply store’s Facebook page, the ... Read full article


Edgartown extends seasonal liquor licenses

MV Times | September 29, 2020 - 1:59pm

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Edgartown selectmen approved extending seasonal liquor licenses to Dec. 15. Rosewater Wine & Spirits owner Julia Tarka brought the original request to selectmen. All ... Read full article


Nantucket sees jump in COVID-19 cases

MV Times | September 28, 2020 - 3:29pm

Nantucket Cottage Hospital (NCH) has reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, according to a statement from the hospital issued Monday. Nantucket officials have linked a cluster of the 19 cases ... Read full article


No new COVID-19 cases Friday

MV Times | September 25, 2020 - 6:34pm

Of the Island’s 74 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 71 are no longer symptomatic and have been released from isolation. One case was lost to a follow up check-in and two are being monitored. There were no ... Read full article