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1/10/2022 Baker says ‚Äòthe best place for kids is in school‚Äô amid COVID surge - The Boston Globe Boston Globe Governor Charlie Baker on Monday reiterated that state officials are working to keep children in school for in-person learning amid the ongoing Omicron-fueled surge of COVID-19.‚AuWe‚Aove said all along that we think the best place for kids is in school,‚Au Baker told reporters at the State House following his regular meeting with legislative leaders. ‚AuAnd that is because in many respects, every respected public ...
12/21/2021 It's time to upgrade your mask, public health experts say - The Boston Globe Boston Globe As another crushing wave of COVID-19 hits New England, public health experts are pushing a message well-tested by time: Wear a mask.Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday issued an advisory ‚Ai but not a mandate ‚Ai to mask up in public indoor spaces. And several Massachusetts towns, including Boston, have enacted mask requirements of their own in the hopes of tamping down the surge of cases and hospitalizations ...
12/21/2021 These 5 charts show how fast Omicron is spreading - The Boston Globe Boston Globe ... Charlie Baker announced a new mask advisory that urges all residents, regardless of their vaccination status, to wear a mask in indoor, public places and said he would activate the National Guard to help hospitals. The measures came ahead of an announcement by President Biden on new initiatives to counter Omicron‚Aos rise.With the variant spreading, public health officials have warned that COVID-19 cases are set to rise ...
12/21/2021 Baker announces indoor mask advisory for Mass., activates National Guard to help hospitals with COVID-19 surge - The Boston Globe Boston Globe ... Charlie Baker said during a State House briefing. ‚AuWe‚Aoll continue to release the best public health [guidance] we have, so people can make informed decisions about how to protect themselves.‚AuAdvertisementBaker said the state will support communities that adopt ‚Auadditional‚Au safety protocols, and he continued to plug vaccines.‚AuFor the foreseeable future, Massachusetts and most of the country will see large numbers of new cases,‚Au ...
12/21/2021 ‚ÄòThe Commonwealth can and must do more‚Äô: Pressley urges Baker to take stronger measures to combat Omicron wave - The Boston Globe Boston Globe ... Boston mandated proof of vaccination for city workers and those gathering in certain public establishments, Representative Ayanna Pressley pushed Governor Charlie Baker to take stronger precautions as well and issue a statewide mask mandate, as ... all levels of government, to act aggressively to center the public health and keep our collective constituents safe and healthy,‚Au Pressley said in the letter to Baker, which was shared with the Globe.She ...
12/11/2021 Lack of staff means fewer available hospital beds even as coronavirus cases increase nationwide ... capacity.The report came from Sue Breen in her final City Council appearance as interim head of the city‚Aos public health department. Breen stepped in from retirement as head of school nurses to fill ... isn‚Aot a surprise. Last month the administration of Gov. Charlie Baker said 500 hospital beds remained out of service because of lack of staff, while Covid-19 hospitalizations are rising. The state ordered hospitals ...
12/6/2021 With Omicron in Mass., ‚Äòpeople need to be very careful,‚Äô expert says - The Boston Globe Boston Globe Public health experts in Massachusetts Sunday cautioned that holiday plans could be upended by the presence of the Omicron variant, as researchers race to evaluate the risk ‚Ai and the effectiveness of current vaccines to ... getting vaccine shots, masking up, and following pandemic guidelines.Governor Charlie Baker said late Sunday afternoon at a public event that the state is working to expand its capacity to administer vaccines and open more ...
12/4/2021 First Case of Omicron Variant Detected in Massachusetts | Massachusetts News | US News U.S. News & World Report ... state is the first known case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus detected in Massachusetts , the state Department of Public Health announced Saturday.Genetic sequencing confirmed the variant, officials said. The unidentified woman ‚Ai ... state has experienced a rise in COVID-19 cases.Gov. Charlie Baker last week announced an emergency order requiring any hospital or hospital system facing limited patient capacity to reduce non-essential, non-urgent scheduled ...
12/4/2021 First case of omicron variant detected in Massachusetts SF Chronicle ... state is the first known case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus detected in Massachusetts, the state Department of Public Health announced Saturday.Genetic sequencing confirmed the variant, officials said. The unidentified woman ‚Ai ... state has experienced a rise in COVID-19 cases.Gov. Charlie Baker last week announced an emergency order requiring any hospital or hospital system facing limited patient capacity to reduce non-essential, non-urgent scheduled ...
12/1/2021 Free access to monoclonal antibodies for high-risk Massachusetts coronavirus patients Boston Herald People at high risk for serious coronavirus infections who have been exposed to or diagnosed with COVID-19 can now find free access to monoclonal antibody treatment at three state-run mobile sites, Gov. Charlie Baker announced.‚AuThese mobile sites enable individuals with early COVID-19 or who have been exposed to COVID-19 to be treated quickly and safely with monoclonal antibody infusion,‚Au said Acting Public Health Commissioner ...
11/29/2021 Gov. Charlie Baker has “three big questions” about Omicron COVID variant - NewsBreak Count Gov. Charlie Baker among the public officials who are eagerly awaiting answers to crucial questions about the latest COVID-19 mutant and whether it could alter the nature of the pandemic and the public health response. The Omicron variant has not yet been detected in the United States, but ...
9/27/2021 Massachusetts troopers to quit over vaccine mandate; New York contingency plan in place ahead of deadline: Live COVID-19 updates ... dozens of troopers are planning to leave their jobs after a judge on Thursday denied a request to delay Gov. Charlie Baker‚Aos state employee COVID-19 vaccine mandate. ‚AuWe are disappointed in the judge ... agencies see mandates and surges of cases. In Los Angeles, public health officials have identified more than 200 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout the county since the start of the pandemic, according ...
9/22/2021 Baker, GOP govs want sit-down with Biden over border crisis ... With migrants, many seeking refuge from Haiti, flocking to the southern border to gain entry to the United States, Gov. Charlie Baker has joined 25 other Republican governors to request a meeting with with President ... opened the floodgates to human traffickers and drug smugglers endangering public health and safety in our states,‚Au the letter read. The governors, led by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, said ...
9/21/2021 Baker, GOP governors want sit-down with Biden over border crisis ‚Äì Boston 25 News ... With migrants, many seeking refuge from Haiti, flocking to the southern border to gain entry to the United States, Gov. Charlie Baker has joined 25 other Republican governors to request a meeting with with President ... opened the floodgates to human traffickers and drug smugglers endangering public health and safety in our states,‚Au the letter read.The governors, led by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, said ...
9/21/2021 Baker, GOP governors want sit-down with President Biden over border crisis ... With migrants, many seeking refuge from Haiti, flocking to the southern border to gain entry to the United States, Gov. Charlie Baker has joined 25 other Republican governors to request a meeting with with President ... opened the floodgates to human traffickers and drug smugglers endangering public health and safety in our states,‚Au the letter read. The governors, led by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, said ...
9/21/2021 Baker, GOP governors want sit-down with Biden over border crisis ‚Äì Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News ... With migrants, many seeking refuge from Haiti, flocking to the southern border to gain entry to the United States, Gov. Charlie Baker has joined 25 other Republican governors to request a meeting with President Joe ... opened the floodgates to human traffickers and drug smugglers endangering public health and safety in our states,‚Au the letter read.The governors, led by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, said ...
9/20/2021 King Boston donates $1 million to Twelfth Baptist Church Boston Herald Gov. Charlie Baker joined Boston‚Aos Black leaders to celebrate a $1 million gift from the nonprofit King Boston to Twelfth Baptist Church, where he again plugged his plan to spend billions in federal coronavirus ... during this pandemic, it‚Aos that housing insecurity is a public health issue,‚Au the Republican governor said. ‚AuWe have significant opportunities right in front of us to do great work in this space if ...
9/16/2021 Connecticut Democrats, Republicans parse meaning of COVID ‚Äôemergency‚Äô ... public health commissioner and Massachusetts Public Health Council, not the governor. As the General Assembly prepares to return in special session to vote on a resolution extending Connecticut‚Aos state of emergency until February, the Massachusetts experience is prompting political and legal questions. Republicans (and some Democrats) are asking why Gov. Ned Lamont needs the extraordinary emergency powers afforded him to do what the administrations of Gov. Charlie Baker and ...
9/16/2021 Massachusetts teachers unions blast Charlie Baker over refusal on statewide teacher vaccine mandate ‚Äì Boston Herald Boston Herald The two largest teachers unions are blasting Gov. Charlie Baker over the state‚Aos lack of a uniform vaccine policy at schools, saying he is ‚Auabdicating his responsibility‚Au by leaving students and teachers unprotected ... not leading a coordinated statewide strategy to address this crucial public health initiative.‚AuThe Republican governor has defiantly signaled there would be no statewide COVID vaccine mandate for Massachusetts educators, despite a call to ...
9/11/2021 Baker urged to mandate vaccines in disabilities care settings The Arc of Massachusetts called on Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday to mandate vaccines for anyone providing care to people with disabilities in group living or day programs, and urged the state to provide direct ... employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, and this week the Public Health Council approved his request to require vaccines for home care workers and rest home, assisted living, and hospice program staff. The governor previously ...
9/11/2021 Baker urged to mandate vaccines In disabilities care settings The Arc of Massachusetts called on Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday to mandate vaccines for anyone providing care to people with disabilities in group living or day programs, and urged the state to provide direct ... employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, and this week the Public Health Council approved his request to require vaccines for home care workers and rest home, assisted living, and hospice program staff. The governor previously ...
9/10/2021 Baker urged to mandate vaccines in disabilities care settings | WWLP The Arc of Massachusetts called on Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday to mandate vaccines for anyone providing care to people with disabilities in group living or day programs, and urged the state to provide direct ... employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, and this week the Public Health Council approved his request to require vaccines for home care workers and rest home, assisted living, and hospice program staff.The governor previously ...
9/10/2021 Vaccine mandate spawns new fear: finding and keeping workers ... Charlie Baker has already mandated that all executive branch employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, and this week the Public Health Council approved his request to require vaccines for home care workers and rest home, assisted living, and hospice program staff. The governor previously mandated vaccines for workers in skilled nursing facilities. Wong says he understands trying to get people vaccinated, but he does have concerns about losing workers at ...
9/10/2021 CDC figure shows 99 percent of Mass. residents 65 and older have at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose - The Boston Globe Boston Globe ... Charlie Baker on Friday.In the tweet, Baker thanked everyone who had made the vaccine milestone possible.Massachusetts is the second most vaccinated state on a per capita basis, behind only Vermont, according to data collected by the CDC .AdvertisementThe CDC numbers state officials cited Friday differ slightly from those reported by the state. A weekly report published by the Department of Public Health Thursday indicated that 95 percent ...
9/9/2021 Baker Designates September as Emergency Preparedness Month Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed September 2021 as Emergency Preparedness Month to encourage residents, families, and organizations to prepare for emergencies and disasters. These efforts are part of a month-long National Preparedness Month campaign ... just that,‚Au said Governor Charlie Baker. ‚AuPreparedness can improve public health and safety and can help minimize property damage and the economic impacts of disasters.‚Au Visitors to Mass.gov/Ready can see the full ...