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Month: March 2020

Mayor Morse Remarks on Situation at Soldiers Home

  “It has been devastating to hear about the full extent of the COVID-19 outbreak at the Soldiers’ Home. While I am grateful that the State is now taking swift action to ensure residents and staff get necessary care and treatment, I am grief-stricken for those we have already lost, and my heart goes out … Continued

Weekend Report 3/28 & 3/29

On Sunday President Trump extended the voluntary national shutdown through April 30. The federal guidelines recommend against large group gatherings and urge older people and anyone with existing health problems to stay home. People are urged to work at home when possible and avoid restaurants, bars, non-essential travel and shopping trips. Massachusetts has created a website … Continued

Mayor Alex Morse Announces the use of Community Development Block Grant Program to Support Community Efforts

Mayor Alex Morse Announces the use of Community Development Block Grant Program to Support Community Efforts PROVIDES ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES, RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS WHO PROVIDE STABLE HOUSING TO LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS    To meet the increased community needs during the COVID-19 Emergency, Mayor Alex Morse and the Holyoke Office for Community Development are … Continued

City of Holyoke Escalates Response in Preparation for Coronavirus Impacts

Mayor creates dedicated response teams to address the local economy, social services and shelter needs caused by Covid-19 The City of Holyoke today announced a new Incident Command Structure designed to rapidly respond to the needs of Holyoke citizens during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Anticipating the volume and complexity of the challenges to come, … Continued

City of Holyoke Issues Updated and Enhanced Guidance for Retail Closures

COV Order #3: Updated Order on Retail Closures to the Public   The City of Holyoke is taking appropriate steps to protect the public health and well-being of the community. Of particular concern is limiting the opportunities for indoor congregation of persons, which aids the spread of infection. On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020 the City … Continued

Holyoke Senior Center to Close & Suspend All Services Until Further Notice

  In accordance with city-wide policy, and amid growing concerns regarding the potential spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Holyoke Council on Aging and Senior Center will be closed until further notice beginning Thursday, March 19.  All services will be suspended.  Seniors in need of assistance during this time are encouraged to leave a message … Continued

Notice of Closure of the Holyoke Mall and other Retail Establishments

The City of Holyoke has declared a state of emergency in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community and is taking appropriate steps in order to protect the public health and wellbeing. Of particular concern is limiting the opportunities for indoor congregation of persons, which aids the spread of infection. … Continued

Information on the Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

THE CITY OF HOLYOKE WILL NO LONGER UPDATE THIS PAGE – WE HAVE REORGANIZED AND MIGRATED THIS INFORMATION TO A NEW DEDICATED PAGE. CLICK HERE FOR LATEST INFORMATION The City of Holyoke, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Federal Government are all operating under a State of Emergency. The City of Holyoke is doing everything … Continued

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