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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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Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Actions To Expand Health Care Workforce, Other Actions To Support Providers, Business During COVID-19

he Baker-Polito Administration today announced new actions that will support efforts to expand the Commonwealth’s health care workforce by expediting licensing for certain health care workers and onboarding for health care volunteers who have signed up through the Administration’s new online volunteer portal. The Administration also outlined a Department of Public […]

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Online Portal for Personal Protective Equipment, Volunteers to Support COVID-19 Outbreak

The Baker-Polito Administration announced an online portal where individuals and companies can easily donate or sell personal protective equipment (PPE) and volunteer to support the COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts. This effort will ensure that front line responders get the protective equipment they need to stay and push for more trained volunteers to join […]

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