Assisted living facility failed to comply with coronavirus protocol, officials say

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY FAILED TO COMPLY WITH CORONAVIRUS PROTOCOL, OFFICIALS SAY

Town officials are expressing concern that the facility has failed to comply with the lawful and appropriate instructions after a staff...

Local auto design company making face shields for health care providers

LOCAL AUTO DESIGN COMPANY MAKING FACE SHIELDS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

It began with a plea from an acquaintance who works as a nurse, but the company is now getting requests from doctors and nurses all...

 
 
 
BCEC to join DCU Center as coronavirus field hospital

BCEC TO JOIN DCU CENTER AS CORONAVIRUS FIELD HOSPITAL

The state's biggest convention centers will be converted in anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.

Officials reverse decision, say social security recipients will automatically receive stimulus check

OFFICIALS REVERSE DECISION, SAY SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE STIMULUS CHECK

Social Security recipients will not have to file a tax return to receive a stimulus check, the Treasure Department announced Wednesday.

 
 
 
Local hospital closing maternity, pediatric units amid coronavirus outbreak

LOCAL HOSPITAL CLOSING MATERNITY, PEDIATRIC UNITS AMID CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Nurses who work at the units will have an opportunity to apply for other jobs within the system, according to the president of Cape...

5 Investigates: Coronavirus spreading through state prison population

5 INVESTIGATES: CORONAVIRUS SPREADING THROUGH STATE PRISON POPULATION

There are more than 20 COVID-19 cases among inmates and staff in one Massachusetts prison.

 
 
 
Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

COAST GUARD: CRUISE SHIPS MUST STAY AT SEA WITH SICK ONBOARD

The U.S. Coast Guard has directed cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely"...

Police officer buys groceries for single mother of 3 during coronavirus crisis

POLICE OFFICER BUYS GROCERIES FOR SINGLE MOTHER OF 3 DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

The officer says the moment reminded him of why he decided to become a police officer in the first place.

 
 
 
Advice for renters, landlords during coronavirus crisis

ADVICE FOR RENTERS, LANDLORDS DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

The first of the month means rent is due, but does that change in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

University arena converted into temporary morgue during coronavirus outbreak

UNIVERSITY ARENA CONVERTED INTO TEMPORARY MORGUE DURING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

The facility is part of a CDC-recommended plan to deal with the expected surge in COVID-19 cases.

 
 
 
Boston streets oddly quiet during coronavirus state of emergency

BOSTON STREETS ODDLY QUIET DURING CORONAVIRUS STATE OF EMERGENCY

The city known as "The Hub" has become a virtual hub of inactivity during the Massachusetts stay-at-home advisory.

Video: Coastal storm to bring rain, wind to parts of Mass

VIDEO: COASTAL STORM TO BRING RAIN, WIND TO PARTS OF MASS

Eastern Massachusetts will get the heaviest rain and wind.

 
 
 
More veterans die of coronavirus at soldiers' homes in Massachusetts

MORE VETERANS DIE OF CORONAVIRUS AT SOLDIERS' HOMES IN MASSACHUSETTS

In addition, a spokesperson said one veteran in his or her 80s died last Thursday at the VA hospital in West Roxbury.

Boston Convention Center will become coronavirus field hospital

BOSTON CONVENTION CENTER WILL BECOME CORONAVIRUS FIELD HOSPITAL

Gov. Charlie Baker made the announcement after touring the DCU Center in Worcester, which is already being converted into a COVID-19...

 
 
 
MBTA worker dies of COVID-19, sources tell 5 Investigates

MBTA WORKER DIES OF COVID-19, SOURCES TELL 5 INVESTIGATES

An MBTA employee who died Sunday tested positive for COVID-19, sources told 5 Investigates.

5 for Good: Local diner gives free soup to seniors impacted by coronavirus

5 FOR GOOD: LOCAL DINER GIVES FREE SOUP TO SENIORS IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

The booths may be empty at Johnny's Luncheonette in Newton Centre, but co-owner Karen Masterson and her team are still working.

 
 
 
Airlines not making it easy to collect refunds: Ben Has Your Back

AIRLINES NOT MAKING IT EASY TO COLLECT REFUNDS: BEN HAS YOUR BACK

Airlines owe passengers refunds if they cancel your flight, but most have been pushing customers to take credits for future flights.

Mazel tov! Teen celebrates virtual Bar Mitzvah

MAZEL TOV! TEEN CELEBRATES VIRTUAL BAR MITZVAH

The pandemic has put life on hold, but instead of canceling, technology has allowed families to move forward with life's biggest celebrations...

 
 
 
Nursing home residents being moved to make room for COVID-19 patients

NURSING HOME RESIDENTS BEING MOVED TO MAKE ROOM FOR COVID-19 PATIENTS

“ it's for the greater good of the community... But I don't believe this is for the greater good for my grandfather or the other residents.”

Data Center: Mass. bed capacity not enough to handle virus peak

DATA CENTER: MASS. BED CAPACITY NOT ENOUGH TO HANDLE VIRUS PEAK

Massachusetts will have enough ventilators to treat the state's COVID-19 patients if the federal government delivers the 1,000 units...

 
 
 



Officials reverse decision, say social security recipients will...

Officials reverse decision, say social security recipients will automatically receive stimulus check

Social Security recipients will not have to file a tax return to receive a stimulus check, the Treasure Department announced Wednesday. Read more ...

Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz patriarch, dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz patriarch, dies at 85

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Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

A phone call between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is in the works to discuss the coronavirus. Read more ...

Man intentionally derails train near US Navy hospital ship, prosecutors say

Man intentionally derails train near US Navy hospital ship, prosecutors say

A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track because he was suspicious of a Navy hospital ship docked there amid the coronovirus pandemic Read more ...

Bobblehead that honors Dr. Fauci will help raise funds for 100 Million Mask...

Bobblehead that honors Dr. Fauci will help raise funds for 100 Million Mask Challenge

The museum says they will donate $5 from every Dr. Fauci Bobblehead sold to the American Hospital Association in support of the 100 Million Mask Challenge. Read more ...

Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

The U.S. Coast Guard has directed cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely" offshore during the coronavirus... Read more ...

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

Major pharmacies had already pulled the popular heartburn drug and its generic equivalents due to a contaminant. Now the Food and Drug Administration says definitively they... Read more ...

Dolly Parton donates $1 million to coronavirus research

Dolly Parton donates $1 million to coronavirus research

Country icon Dolly Parton is making a big donation to help fund coronavirus research, as well as taking time out every week to read children's books online to kids everywhere. Read more ...

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II. Read more ...

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff. Read more ...