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Posted on: August 20, 2020

South Hadley COVID-19 cluster attributed to indoor gathering

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The Town of South Hadley COVID-19 threat level is elevated to “red” as of Aug. 19.

Based on the average daily cases per 100,000 residents, each Massachusetts city or town has been designated as a higher risk (red), moderate risk (yellow...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

First EEE positive mosquito found in Orange

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The first EEE positive mosquito sample of the year has been detected in Orange on July 2.

This is the first EEE detection of 2020 for the entire state as well as the earliest detection of EEE in Massachusetts in all of the past 20 years of recorded data. A...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Wearing a mask in public helps slow COVID-19 spread

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Wearing a mask in public, coupled with physical distancing and preventative measures like hand washing, help slow the spread of COVID-19. Governor Baker requires all residents to cover their face with a mask when they cannot maintain six feet of social di...

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