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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SBS reverts to curbside pickup

MV Times | November 10, 2020 - 2:46pm

SBS the Grain Store is returning to curbside pickup amid the rising number of cases of COVID-19 on the Island. While no employees at the store have tested positive for the virus, Isabelle Dupon, who ... Read full article


Oak Bluffs postpones special town meeting

MV Times | November 10, 2020 - 12:29pm

Oak Bluffs has postponed its special town meeting that was slated for Saturday Nov. 14 at 12 pm amid concerns about the increasing number of COVID-19 cases on the Island. The decision to postpone the ... Read full article


Up-Island schools allocate funds for testing

MV Times | November 10, 2020 - 11:03am

    By Lucas Thors   The Up-Island schools have approved funding for the Islandwide testing initiative that will see elementary schools conduct 600 tests biweekly as a necessary safety ... Read full article


UPDATED: Hospital reports COVID-19 spike

MV Times | November 9, 2020 - 1:58pm

Updated 6:10 pm In its largest single day report, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend in a troubling sign for the Island as it continues to see a spike in ... Read full article


IGI Mobile Market switches to mostly pre-orders

MV Times | November 9, 2020 - 1:44pm

Due to coronavirus concerns, Island Grown Initiaitive’s Mobile Market will be unable to offer on-site shopping at a number of their delivery locations. According to Mobile Market program leader Alli ... Read full article


Cronig’s stays closed as case total reaches 10

MV Times | November 8, 2020 - 3:35pm

Updated Nov. 9 Cronig’s planned to reopen Monday Nov. 9, but after a ninth employee tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, the store remained closed on Monday morning. Meanwhile, Monday ... Read full article


Five new COVID-19 cases at hospital Friday

MV Times | November 6, 2020 - 6:07pm

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported five new cases of COVID-19 late Friday afternoon, bringing the total new cases to 16 since last Friday, and 33 since Oct. 26.  In total, the hospital has tested 6 ... Read full article


Breaking: Cronig’s to close over weekend after third positive test

MV Times | November 6, 2020 - 1:25pm

Update: Five new cases reported Island-wide on Friday. See update here. Cronig’s Market closed at 3 pm Friday with plans to reopen Monday, according to owner Steve Bernier. The store is already closed ... Read full article


All-Island School Committee approves testing plan

MV Times | November 5, 2020 - 7:50pm

The All-Island School Committee has approved a COVID-19 testing plan that seeks to balance cost and the ability to determine transmission within the school population. The committee unanimously ... Read full article


Three new COVID-19 cases at hospital

MV Times | November 5, 2020 - 5:44pm

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported three new cases of COVID-19 Thursday.  In total, the hospital has tested 6,546 since March. Of those, 71 have come back positive, 6,410 negative, and 65 are pending ... Read full article