Tag Archives: Charlie Baker

Massachusetts High Court Upholds Baker’s Sweeping Coronavirus Emergency Orders – CBS Boston

[ad_1] BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker did not overstep his authority when he issued sweeping orders to close businesses and limit gatherings to control the spread of the coronavirus, the state’s highest court said in a ruling released Thursday. The Supreme Judicial Court rejected a challenge brought on …

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Gov. Baker to Reveal Coronavirus Vaccine Plan Wednesday – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to explain how Massachusetts plans to distribute coronavirus vaccines Wednesday as the state prepares to receive 300,000 doses by the end of the month. The Baker administration submitted the commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccine order to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday. Prior …

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Here’s How Massachusetts Is Responding to the 2nd Coronavirus Surge – NBC Boston

[ad_1] With the second surge of the coronavirus showing no signs of letting up, Gov. Charlie Baker is implementing several new measures to slow the spread, raising concerns among about whether more stringent restrictions are on the horizon. Baker announced Monday the state was reopening a second field hospital, beefing …

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Massachusetts Set To Unveil Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Plan – CBS Boston

[ad_1] BOSTON (CBS) — How soon can Massachusetts residents expect to have access to a coronavirus vaccine? More information is coming this week. Gov. Charlie Baker said at his coronavirus update that there is a “comprehensive plan to distribute the vaccine in a safe and effective manner.” More details will …

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Gov. Baker Gives Update on Coronavirus Testing in Mass. – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Gov. Charlie Baker announced new measures Monday to increase coronavirus testing and ease the strain on Massachusetts hospitals amid a rise in coronavirus cases after Thanksgiving. “Effective Friday, hospitals will curtail elective procedures that can be safely postponed,” Baker said at a news conference. He also said the state …

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Baker Under Pressure to Tighten Coronavirus Restrictions – NBC Boston

[ad_1] As coronavirus cases continue to surge and field hospitals reopen in Massachusetts, more are joining a chorus of calls on Gov. Charlie Baker to implement more stringent restrictions. One of the latest health professionals to question the governor’s decision is Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University’s …

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Mass. to Submit Coronavirus Vaccine Plan to Feds Friday – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts officials will submit their plan for coronavirus vaccine distribution to the federal government Friday, though Gov. Charlie Baker said the process could be “lumpy.” With 300,000 doses expected to be delivered to the state by the end of the month, Baker has outlined a preliminary plan that prioritizes …

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Here’s What We Know About Coronavirus Vaccine Plans in Massachusetts – NBC Boston

[ad_1] The first coronavirus vaccines could arrive in Massachusetts as early as this month, Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday, but it will take time to achieve widespread distribution. It will likely be months before the general public can get vaccinated, based on plans the federal government and Massachusetts are finalizing …

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These Mass. Schools Are Eligible for Rapid Coronavirus Tests in December – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts will roll out a new rapid coronavirus testing program at eligible schools next month, as Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration attempts to keep in-person learning available amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. The program, announced by health officials Wednesday, will kick off in early December in 134 schools that …

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Massachusetts Coronavirus Cases by Town – NBC Boston

[ad_1] Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to provide an update on the coronavirus on Wednesday morning. He is scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m. at the State House. He will be joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders and Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley. Download …

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