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A new omicron subvariant is spreading rapidly, with risks especially high for non-boosted or single-boosted people.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to children 5 to 11 years old — in addition to everyone above that age group. Here's what you need to know.
New daily cases of COVID-19 in Berkshire County pushed the region this week to the top of national lists, second only to a Connecticut county in the continental U.S.
Following two years of having performances cut back by COVID, Berkshire cultural institutions are preparing for a full season this summer, and are cautiously optimistic that what they have planned will take place.
School officials in Pittsfield knew to expect COVID-19 cases to rise after a recent vacation. But they’re dismayed to find that the increase hasn't stopped. If that continues, the district may return to required use of masks and social distancing.
The federal government now says Berkshire County is at “medium” risk for the transmission of COVID-19 — a status shared, as of last week, by just 5 percent of U.S. counties. That may sound worse than it is.
When state public health officials publish Monday's report about the latest COVID-19 impacts on Massachusetts, the cumulative death toll through two years of the pandemic will suddenly stand about 15 percent lower.
The regional health agency serving Lee, Lenox and Stockbridge will meet on Thursday to act on Executive Director James Wilusz’s recommendation to remove its COVID masking directive.
When the Tri-Town Boards of Health invited people to discuss a proof of vaccination policy at restaurants, some of the reaction was off the wall.