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Pols struggle with COVID response
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Pols struggle with COVID response
With the seven-day average of active COVID-19 cases reaching 4,490 in early December according to the city’s dashboard, Mayor Martin Walsh said his goals are to get students back to school, find ways to support restaurants through the winter and increase COVID testing.
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Shakespeare gets a 2020 twist in Hub Theatre Company's 'Much Ad About Nothing'
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Arts & Culture
Shakespeare gets a 2020 twist in Hub Theatre Company's 'Much Ad About Nothing'
William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” is getting a very 2020 makeover in the Hub Theatre Company adaptation, running virtually in four performances Nov. 14, 15, 20 and 21.
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Social factors contribute to COVID-19 cases among Blacks and Latinos
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Social factors contribute to COVID-19 cases among Blacks and Latinos
In a recent study by Health Affairs, a national health journal that has been focusing on COVID-19 matters, researchers have found specific social factors that predict high COVID-19 cases in Black and Latino communities.
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Baker rolls back phase 3 as COVID cases climb
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Baker rolls back phase 3 as COVID cases climb
Though Massachusetts was leading the northeast in COVID-19 recovery, a recent uptick in cases and deaths has alarmed state officials.
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Walsh warns against second COVID surge
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Walsh warns against second COVID surge
Mayor Walsh warned Boston residents that COVID-19 will likely have a second surge and encouraged them to take precautions as the city reopens.
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Opinion
Obesity: The risk lurking in the shadows during the COVID-19 pandemic
Public health officials and policymakers need to implement strategies that can specifically reduce the risk of disease transmission in low-wage workers and racial/ethnic minority communities, for this pandemic and for public health emergencies in the future.
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Walsh announces funding for small businesses
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Walsh announces funding for small businesses
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Making vote-by-mail inclusive
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Making vote-by-mail inclusive
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Massachusetts launches public awareness campaign to stop spread of COVID-19
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Massachusetts launches public awareness campaign to stop spread of COVID-19
Massachusetts has launched a new multicultural campaign to help stop the spread of COVID in diverse communities that have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic.
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What is the Community Tracing Collaborative?
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What is the Community Tracing Collaborative?
The Community Tracing Collaborative was recently launched by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to protect our communities and slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Education key to preventing further COVID disparities in black communities
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Education key to preventing further COVID disparities in black communities
Black residents of Greater Boston have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a crisis that requires major education and health efforts to further stem the outbreak in our communities.
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Congress seeking health center funds
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Congress seeking health center funds
More than 100 Democratic members of Congress sent a letter to the top leaders of the House and Senate last Thursday urging they support additional funding for the nation’s community health centers.
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