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Baker-Polito Administration, CVS Announce Expansion Of Rapid COVID-19 Drive-Through Testing In Massachusetts

The Baker-Polito Administration and CVS today announced the launch of a new rapid testing site in Lowell, which will enable on-the-spot COVID-19 testing and results at no cost. The new CVS site in Lowell will use the new Abbott ID NOW™ COVID-19 test. With the launch of this site, Massachusetts […]

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North Central Massachusetts Chamber Resources on COVID-19

The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce has provided online resources for its members during the COVID-19 outbreak. “It is important for all employers to monitor the Coronavirus outbreak and implement strategies to protect their customers and workers while ensuring the continuation of their operations,” according to the webpage. Learn […]

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Marketing Massachusetts Farms, Crops, and Products

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) continue to be committed to promoting your local food and agricultural businesses throughout the state through the “Massachusetts grown and fresher” (MassGrown) brand during the COVID-19 crisis. Many farmstands, farms and markets are still open for business and making adjustments to ensure safety […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Steps to Encourage Social Distancing at State Parks and Beaches

Governor Charlie Baker today issued an emergency order requiring all coastal beach reservation parking areas managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to close effective 12:00 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020 to reduce large concentrations of people at beaches during the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, effective 12:00 PM on Friday, […]

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Massachusetts extends the closure of non-essential businesses until May 4

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced several updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak including extending the non-essential business emergency order and guidance for Executive Branch employees until May 4. The Department of Public Health’s Stay-At-Home Advisory remains in effect. The Administration also updated the “COVID-19 Essential Services” categories for businesses and […]

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