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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Partners with ConvenientMD Urgent Care to Open Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site In Quincy

ConvenientMD and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation are partnering to open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site starting at noon on Friday, April 3rd at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s Quincy headquarters’ parking lot, located at 1600 Colony Dr. “This creative partnership with ConvenientMD is designed to help provide timely, easy and critical access to COVID-19 … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Steps To Encourage Social Distancing At State Parks, Beaches

Governor Charlie Baker Thursday (April 2) issued an emergency order requiring all coastal beach reservation parking areas managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to close effective 12:00 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020 to reduce large concentrations of people at beaches during the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, effective at noon on Friday, April … Read more

City of Quincy COVID-19 Update April 1, 2020

CITY OF QUINCY COVID-19 UPDATE April 1, 2020 Applications are now available for housing assistance programs sponsored by the City, one for hospitality workers being coordinated by the Quincy Chamber of Commerce and one for all other workers coordinated by the Quincy Community Action Programs. The programs are being funded by an emergency appropriation from … Read more

Supporting Our Local Business Economy: A Message From The City of Quincy

The City of Quincy is working with the Federal & State Government to provide continued updates relative to resources available to the Business Community on COVID-19 information and alerts for funding/disaster business resources. This document will be updated regularly so please stay tuned…. The following is a list of resources for the business community: COVID-19 … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures To May 4th

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Tuesday (March 31) several updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak including extending the non-essential business emergency order and guidance for Executive Branch employees until May 4. The Department of Public Health’s Stay-At-Home Advisory remains in effect. The Administration also updated the “COVID-19 Essential Services” categories for businesses and other organizations that … Read more

Number Of COVID-19 Deaths, Cases In Quincy Up To 7, 89 Respectively

The number of COVID-19 cases and virus-related deaths in Quincy continues to climb with seven residents who have passed away from complications and a reported 89 cases in the city. Quincy also reports 22 residents with symptoms of COVID-19 have recovered as of Monday, March 30. Statewide, there have been 56 deaths attributed to COVID-19 … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Actions To Expand Health Care Workforce, Other Actions To Support Providers, Business During COVID-19

The Baker-Polito Administration announced Monday (March 30th) new actions that will support efforts to expand the Commonwealth’s health care workforce by expediting licensing for certain health care workers and onboarding for health care volunteers who have signed up through the Administration’s new online volunteer portal. The Administration also outlined a Department of Public Health order … Read more

Downtown Construction Activities Week Of March 29

35 Deaths From COVID-19 In MA; Positive Cases State-Wide 3,240

For the second day in a row, 10 new deaths from COVID-19-related illness were announced by state public health officials on Friday (March 27th), as the number of people tested in Massachusetts grew to over 29,000. There were 823 new positive cases reported in the state in 24 hours, bringing the total number of positive … Read more

State Public Health Commissioner Tests Positive For COVID-19

State Health Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, MPH, announced March 27th that she has tested positive for COVID-19. In an statement emailed to the news media, Bharel said: “I want to notify the public that I have tested positive for COVID-19.  I was tested Thursday night and received the results back today from the State Public … Read more