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Masking will be a key strategy in returning to school safely amid the continued presence of COVID-19 and its delta variant, said a pair of Duke University pediatrics professors who also stressed the importance of enforcing and adhering to mask policies.
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday that skilled nursing facilities and the two state-run soldiers' homes must ensure that all personnel, including those employed directly or by contract, are fully vaccinated against the highly infectious virus.
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Ben Downing is calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to issue a mask mandate that aligns with new federal guidance.
The mask guidance update from DPH comes at the end of a week that saw the CDC reverse course and recommend that vaccinated people in areas of substantial or high COVID-19 transmission go back to wearing a mask indoors as the Delta variant surges across Massachusetts and other parts of the country.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is planning to delay its return to working out of its Boston offices due to concerns about the Delta variant.
The first winner of the VaxMillions Giveaway will be announced at a news conference on Thursday.
The House and Senate approved a one-year postponement of the charitable tax deduction as part of the fiscal 2022 budget.
Leaders of the Vaccine Equity Now! Coalition wrote to the Department of Public Health flagging lower vaccination rates among Black and Latino residents and demanding the administration walk back a decision to halt release of hospitalization rates among different demographic categories.
Massachusetts has paid millions in consulting fees to McKinsey & Co., a firm that has said it helped pharmaceutical companies increase profits from opioid sales amid a national addiction crisis. Two state senators are calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to end the state’s business with the firm.