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Covid 19 Holyoke Weekend Report 5/30 & 5/31

Posted on May 31, 2020


COVID19 Report

Mass website featuring all Covid-19 testing sites: www.mass.gov/covid-testmap

Massachusetts comprehensive daily “dashboard” illustrating the spread of this virus across regions and demographics: https://www.mass.gov/doc/covid-19-dashboard-may-31-2020/download

Testing has a turnaround time of 1 – 4 days and many cases are being clinically diagnosed (no testing or reporting involved). All are advised to behave as though they are carriers of Covid-19.

830 Holyoke residents have been confirmed positive by testing.

6,035 confirmed cases in Hampden County (1.5% increase)
855 in Hampshire (<1% increase)
320 in Franklin (<1% increase)
544 in Berkshire county (0% increase)

The curve we need to flatten: County numbers graphed over time can be found here: https://www.wmasscovid.com/

Massachusetts has now experienced a total of 6,846 deaths connected to Covid-19

Please be advised that you may be contacted by Public Health officials as part of the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or were exposed to someone who has tested positive, you may receive a call from your local Board of Health or from the MA Department of Public Health. The call will only take a few minutes and is a necessary step to limit the spread of the virus. Your information will not be shared with any other agencies and these officials will never ask for your social security number or health insurance information. If you have any questions about a call you received, contact us at coronaresponse@holyoke.org

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We are in PHASE 1: START

Opened May 18:

Opened May 25

General Reopening Information

PHASE 2 Preview

At the commencement of Phase 2, restaurants will be allowed to serve outdoor seating only. View the full sector-specific guidelines here.

Lodging operations will commence in Phase 2, but ballrooms, meeting rooms, function halls, and all other indoor or outdoor event facilities must remain closed. Lodging operators are not permitted to host weddings, business events, or other organized gatherings of any kind. View the full sector-specific guidelines here.

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