MA Gov Baker COVID-19 Update: Massachusetts is currently “in the surge” (4.15.20)
Watch MA Gov Baker’s update (4.15.20). Baker says 1M units of personal protective equipment (PPE) are on the way from the Federal government.
Watch Gov. Baker update: From Friday, April 10–“models suggest that Massachusetts will hit surge sometime between April 10-20.” Data projects peak at 2,500 new confirmed cases @ day. Gov. Baker urges all to continue to STAY HOME. “No backyard cookouts.”
MCAS testing requirements for the school year are suspended, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will modify or waive graduation requirements for students set to complete high school this summer, and due dates for district improvement plans will be pushed back under a bill Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law Friday.
Click here to watch Gov. Baker’s outlines (4.9.20) details of Boston Convention Center Field Medical Station & other newly created field hospitals, tests, ventilator update, medical response update. Medical students to be engaged in increasing front-line health care workers…Insurers to cover all charges connected to COVID-19 (4.9.20).
Testing Site Expansion, Grocery Store Restrictions, Crisis Standards of Care (4.8.20):
Click here to watch MA Gov. Baker’s COVID-19, with Lt. Governor Karyn Polito & Secretary of Health & Human Services Marylou Sudders, outlines an expansion of COVID-19 testing sites for public safety personnel; new Crisis Standards of Care documentation for the Commonwealth’s health care facilities; & new guidance to further promote social distancing at grocery stores. (4.8.20)
Gov. Baker announces $800million infusion to support health care providers in this COVID-19 Update (4.7.20)