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Upcoming New Bedford COVID-19 Testing Sites

Project Beacon’s appointment-based COVID-19 testing at New Bedford Regional Airport—part of the state’s Stop the Spread program—is scheduled for its regular dates next week, Sunday through Thursday. Appointments for free COVID-19 tests can be made at beacontesting.com. Airport officials ask that people reach the site via the airport’s side entrance …

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FREE upcoming walk-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics, boosters for New Bedford

Free, walk-up COVID-19 clinics in New Bedford offer CDC-approved booster shots, in addition to first- and second-dose vaccines and, at most locations, pediatric vaccines and boosters for teens 12-17. Please bring your vaccination card when getting a booster. Visit vaxnb.com for updated schedules of local COVID-19 vaccination and testing locations. …

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Upcoming COVID-19 testing sites for New Bedford; how to order FREE at home test kits

Project Beacon’s appointment-based COVID-19 testing at New Bedford Regional Airport—part of the state’s Stop the Spread program—is scheduled for its regular dates next week, Sunday through Thursday. Appointments for free COVID-19 tests can be made at beacontesting.com. Airport officials ask that people reach the site via the airport’s side entrance …

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FDA Takes Actions to Expand Use of Treatment for Outpatients with Mild-to-Moderate COVID-19

On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took two actions to expand the use of the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) to certain non-hospitalized adults and pediatric patients for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 disease. This provides another treatment option to reduce the risk of hospitalization in high-risk patients. Previously, …

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Massachusetts man dies of COVID while waiting for hospital bed

Days after Thanksgiving, Antonios “Tony” Tsantinis, 68, of East Brookfield announced on his business’s social media page that he would be closing the doors of his restaurant, Athens Pizza, because he and his companion Angela DiUlio had both contracted COVID-19. As Tsantinis’s condition worsened, his daughter Rona Tsantinis-Roy brought him …

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Southcoast Health is offering walk-in vaccine appointments January 19th & 20th at Vanity Fair in Dartmouth

Southcoast Health will be accepting walk-ins at the Vanity Fair Vaccination Clinic located at 375 Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth on: Wednesday, January 19 from 10:30am – 3:30pm Thursday, January 20 from 11:30am – 6pm. The clinic is offering first, second, and third dose options, with no appointment needed. COVID-19 …

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