Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Hospital staff member among confirmed cases of COVID-19

Updated 5:20 pmA staff member at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is one of the 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on the Island.Claire Seguin, chief...

Keating says president should listen to Baker

UPDATED April 7Gov. Charlie Baker requested 1,700 ventilators from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), but only received about 100, something the state’s congressional...

Celebrating a quaranTEEN birthday

 My youngest son, Walter (a sixth-grader at the West Tisbury School), had an exciting spring ahead of him with his 13th birthday on April...

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Coronavirus updates

Quote of the day

“I want to be able to cook for people who can’t afford to pay or if you can pay, you can make a donation. If you’re out of work and don’t have a paycheck, you shouldn’t feel embarrassed. I have food here for you, so that’s one less thing you have to pay for … put that money into rent or day care.” – Art Cliff Diner owner Gina Stanley

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Para os nossos leitores que falam português

As Últimas Notícias sobre máscaras para we proteger assim como proteger os outros do vírus Covid -19

O vídeo, que é um anúncio de serviço público, lembrou as pessoas que uma restrição de permanência em casa está em vigor até 4 de maio e uma moratória da construção em vigor até 21 de abril. O anúncio de serviço público também demonstra como colocar e tirar com segurança máscaras e luvas.

Pandemia do COVID-19: Práticas seguras para compra de alimentos, comida de take out, e uso do posto de gasolina

Têm surgido muitas perguntas sobre sugestões de protocolos para comprar comida e gasolina. Os Gerentes de Emergência de Martha’s Vineyard consultaram o Corpo de Reserva Médica e médicos locais para as melhores práticas para ajudar a manter os residentes seguros.

Fique em casa/ abrigo no local

Escute a interpretação em português do que significam as ordens “Fique em casa/ abrigo no local” em West Tisbury. As regras são muito semelhantes as de Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, Edgartown e Chilmark. Aquinnah votará na quinta-feira.

News updates

Things to do


MV Hospital Call Center
The hospital has expanded its call center capacity. People can speak to a healthcare provider by calling 508-684-4500 from 8 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday. Outside of those hours a physician will be on call.

MV Community Services (MVCS) staff is working remotely but remain available via telephone and email. 

  • For a mental health or substance use disorder emergency:
    8 am – 6 pm: call 508-693-7900 x 241.
    6 pm – 8 am: Call our emergency services 24/7 hotline at 508-693-0032. 
  • For a domestic or sexual violence emergency, call 24/7 crisis hotline at 508-696-7233 (SAFE). 
  • For food or other essential supplies, call 508-693-7900 x410. 
  • More details here.

  • FAQS from CDC and MV Hospital here, in English; em Portugues

A complete list of cancelled and postponed events

Updated March 21Due to concerns about the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, here is a list of events and meetings that...

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An Open Letter to Our Community

The coronavirus pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge. At Martha’s Vineyard Bank, we are inspired by the local response, a unique mix of American fortitude, New England stoicism, and a balance of self-sufficiency and neighborly...


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