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 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


Masks mandatory in downtown O.B.

MV Times | July 16, 2020 - 1:59pm

Updated 3:20 pm Headed to Nancy’s? On your way to Mocha Mott’s? Then you better have a mask on. On Thursday, the Oak Bluffs board of health approved a new regulation requiring mandatory mask use in ... Read full article


County takes stand on mask wearing

MV Times | July 16, 2020 - 1:48pm

The Dukes County Commission is drafting a resolution to be sent to all Island towns suggesting mandatory fines be enforced for folks not wearing masks. Commissioner Christine Todd, who is also ... Read full article


M.V.’s mixed mask messages

MV Times | July 15, 2020 - 3:32pm

Across Massachusetts, COVID-19 numbers have plunged from their March and April highs, but a recent uptick of nine confirmed cases on the Island, surging cases across the country, and two more months ... Read full article


Sunday street closures in O.B. moved to 11 am

MV Times | July 15, 2020 - 2:11pm

Oak Bluffs selectmen unanimously approved to change the Sunday street closures for Circuit and Kennebec avenues. The streets will now be closed from 11 am to 10 pm. The decision to move the time ... Read full article


Hospital is fully operational

MV Times | July 15, 2020 - 2:07pm

Updated 5:05 pm All departments and services at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital are back open, and hospital officials are urging those who need care to make an appointment. As the state continues on phase ... Read full article