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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Remote Cuttyhunk is up to eight COVID-19 cases

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 10:32am

The small Island of Cuttyhunk confirmed its eighth positive case of COVID-19 Monday, following its first positive case last Wednesday, sending the remote community into a scramble to contain the virus ... Read full article


SSA bailout remains in supplemental budget

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 3:58pm

Updated July 21 Both the state House and Senate have agreed to hold port communities of the Steamship Authority harmless from any budget deficits at the end of this year. Since the pandemic reached ... Read full article


Updated: three new confirmed cases on Island

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 11:59am

Updated 5 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported two new cases Monday morning and later that day one additional case was reported at the TestMV site, bringing the Island’s total number of ... Read full article


Island cases at 48

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 11:59am

Updated July 21 The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported no new cases Tuesday morning holding the Island’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 48.  As of Tuesday, the hospital has tested 2,416 ... Read full article


IHT reports meeting its fundraising goal

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 4:05pm

Island Housing Trust (IHT) had to go virtual with its annual fundraising brunch, but donors came through just the same. In an email to supporters Friday, IHT announced that it had raised $526,472 from ... Read full article


‘Let’s just come together and support each other’

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 3:26pm

On Wednesday, July 22, the Burgess Committee of Grace Episcopal Church will sponsor a Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Reconciliation and Peace at 7:30 pm at Dennis Alley Park, also known as Waban Park, ... Read full article


It’s a banner day in Vineyard Haven

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 2:50pm

A new banner went up on Main Street Friday reminding residents and visitors alike to wear a mask to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The banner, which was paid for by the Vineyard Haven Business ... Read full article


Post Offices have trouble delivering

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 11:55am

At The Times, we try to give our interns real-life experiences and no experience is more real than going to the Post Office on Martha’s Vineyard during the summer. Even in this summer of the COVID-19 ... Read full article


West Tisbury votes in mask signage

MV Times | July 16, 2020 - 2:41pm

Updated 7:46 pm West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday evening to recommend the board of health install roadside signs and affix or distribute business signs promoting mask usage. Unable ... Read full article


Hospital confirms one new case

MV Times | July 16, 2020 - 2:23pm

Updated 5:10 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 Thursday. In total, the hospital has tested 2,202 patients. Of those 33 are positives, 2,097 are negative, ... Read full article