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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COVID case confirmed in Project Headway classroom

MV Times | November 5, 2020 - 1:06pm

A positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed in the Project Headway program, a play-based preschool program that serves children ages 3 to 5 years old with and without disabilities. The Times confirmed ... Read full article


Two Cronig’s employees test positive for COVID-19

MV Times | November 5, 2020 - 10:19am

Updated, Friday, Nov. 6, 1:30 pm* Two employees at Cronig’s in Vineyard Haven have tested positive for COVID-19, owner Steve Bernier told The Times. The store remains open for business after ... Read full article


Edgartown begins phasing in middle school kids

MV Times | November 4, 2020 - 9:56pm

The Edgartown School will be phasing more students into in-person learning, starting with grades 5 and 6 on Nov. 10. According to principal Shelley Einbinder, the middle school reentry plan was ... Read full article


Iyanough SSA employee tests positive for COVID-19

MV Times | November 4, 2020 - 5:55pm

A Steamship Authority employee assigned to the MV Iyanough, the fast ferry that travels between Nantucket and Hyannis, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a press release from SSA ... Read full article


COVID cases continue to climb

MV Times | November 4, 2020 - 2:54pm

Updated 5:10 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported four new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. In total, the hospital has tested 6,486 since March. Of those, 68 have come back positive, 6,312 negative, ... Read full article


Flu shot clinic set for Saturday, Nov. 7

MV Times | November 4, 2020 - 2:33pm

The public flu shot clinic organized by various Island health organizations is set for this Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 am to 1 pm. To help with flow patterns, there will be staging areas at Waban Park ... Read full article


TestMV reports new case

MV Times | November 3, 2020 - 5:21pm

There was one new case of COVID-19 reported at the TestMV site Tuesday. The new case was a woman in her 40s. The Island has now seen 21 new positive cases over the past eight days. As of Monday, ... Read full article


Circle of life and healing

MV Times | November 3, 2020 - 10:43am

David Berube served in the military for 21 years, part of that time spent as a chaplain at Dover Air Force Base where he comforted the families of fallen troops. Eleven years ago, the Oak Bluffs ... Read full article


High school will look at shifting to hybrid education

MV Times | November 2, 2020 - 10:05pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will look at shifting to a hybrid model once officials deem it safe to do so, and missing pieces of the plan are filled in.  Initially, principal Sara ... Read full article


High school will shift to hybrid education

MV Times | November 2, 2020 - 10:05pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will shift to a hybrid model on Nov. 30, depending on case counts and evaluation of community spread by health officials. Initially, Principal Sara Dingledy ... Read full article