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UMass Dartmouth statement on vaccinations and the University’s expectations ahead of eligibility pool increase

“Dear UMassD community, On Monday, April 19, Massachusetts will expand the eligibility pool for the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 16 years and older. This is an opportunity for our entire campus community to take part in the Commonwealth’s vaccination program. UMass Dartmouth strongly encourages and recommends all students, faculty, and …

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FEMA now offering COVID-19 funeral assistance

Fraud Alert: FEMA has received reports of scammers reaching out to people offering to register them for funeral assistance. FEMA has not sent any such notifications and we do not contact people prior to them registering for assistance. Learn more here. ____________________________________________________________________________ The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to …

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Massachusetts receives approval for the Hynes Convention Center to be designated as mass vaccination site

“The federal/state partnership launches this week with FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and other federal partners and will bring 6,000 additional daily vaccine doses to Massachusetts and will help reinforce the Commonwealth’s focus on vaccine access and equity. Yesterday MEMA Director Samantha Phillips joined Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, Secretary …

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