Coronavirus Updates

On March 10th, 2020, Governor Charlie Baker declared a State of Emergency in Massachusetts with regards to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We have set up this live blog, as well as resources in our Coronavirus Update Portal to keep you informed as this pandemic continues here in New England, and around the globe.

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To the Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dentists, Medical personnel, EMTs, Police officers, Firefighters, Grocery store workers, Custodians, Postal workers, Delivery drivers, Bus drivers, Train conductors: We'll wait to start Until you reach the finish.

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Sunday, April 19th

Saturday, April 18th

  • Brockton Starts Coronavirus Curfew Tonight 9pm-6am Except For Those Providing Essential Services

Friday, April 17th

Thursday, April 16th

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Monday, April 13th

Sunday, April 12th

  • Lynn starts 9pm curfew for all non-essential residents

Saturday, April 11th

  • Governor Charlie Baker announces new Spanish language unemployment form


Friday, April 10th

Thursday, April 9th

Wednesday, April 8th

  • Massachusetts Grocery Stores Limited to 40% capacity, per state

Tuesday, April 7th

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Tuesday, March 31st

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Saturday, March 28th

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Saturday, March 21st


Friday, March 20th

  • Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker shoots down rumors, say NO PLANS for shelter in place orders in the Bay State at this time.
  • Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo reiterates she has no plan to institute a shelter in place order in the Ocean State at this time.



Thursday, March 19th


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Tuesday, March 17th

Monday, March 16th

  • All regular work in construction projects has been halted in Boston. Emergency work is still allowed.
  • Grocery retailer Stop & Shop has created special hours for customers 60 & older starting Thursday, March 19th. 6am-7:30am is limited to seniors over 60 years of age.


Sunday, March 15th

  • Boston Mayor Marty Walsh declares a Public Health Emergency
  • South Boston bars and restaurants agree to voluntarily close

Nick Collins

Good morning, as we are in uncharted waters here and all need to heed the advice of public health professionals to help stop the spread of COVID19, South Boston bars and restaurants will be closed...

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