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New Bedford’s Mayor Mitchell and BoH update strong public health measures at senior living, long-term care facilities and nursing homes

Mayor Jon Mitchell and the Board of Health have updated New Bedford’s strong public health measures to protect senior living facilities, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities. Under an updated emergency order in effect August 24, visitation is allowed by appointment only and a daily log must be maintained at …

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COVID-19 Infection Increase sparks enforcement, gatherings crackdown in Massachusetts

Gov. Charlie Baker has had enough of people holding large private gatherings and disregarding COVID-19 mitigation strategies like social distancing. So on Friday, he indefinitely paused the state’s economic reopening, lowered the outdoor gathering limit, and empowered the police to enforce coronavirus-related orders. Amid reports of large parties and unauthorized …

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