Effective November 3rd, 2021, the mask mandate will transition to a mask advisory.  This will include Holyoke municipal properties such as City Hall and the Annex.

This action does not prevent local businesses or industries from enforcing their own mask requirements.

This also does not apply to the mask mandate in the Public Schools set by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)

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Massachusetts Residents Encouraged to Plan Ahead For the Shutdown of 3G Cellular Networks

Posted on November 22, 2021

The federal government and cellular providers have announced that older phones and devices will lose call and data functions, including the ability to contact 911   The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) is supporting efforts by carriers and the federal government to raise awareness about plans by major cellular providers to phase...
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Baker-Polito Administration Encourages COVID-19 Boosters for All Fully Vaccinated Individuals 18+

Posted on November 18, 2021

BOSTON– Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced that effective immediately, all Massachusetts residents aged 18 and over are eligible to get a COVID-19 booster six months after receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or two months since receiving a Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine. Massachusetts residents can access booster doses from more than 1,000...
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MassDevelopment to Hold Public Hearing on Bonding for Gándara Mental Health Center Project

Posted on November 9, 2021

MassDevelopment is considering approval of a conduit bond financing for a project being undertaken by Gándara Mental Health Center, Inc. in the cities listed on the attached notice. By having MassDevelopment issue the bonds, they can be sold to investors at a lower interest rate because interest on the bonds is exempt from federal income...
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CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11 years

Posted on November 5, 2021

CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine. CDC now expands vaccine recommendations to about 28 million children in the United States in this age group and allows providers to...
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Lyman Street Bridge to be Reopened to Traffic on Friday November 5th

Posted on November 3, 2021

After over 2 years of construction by MassDOT and their contractor New England Infrastructure, the City of Holyoke is pleased to announce that the Lyman Street Bridge over the 1st Level Canal will be reopened to traffic on Friday, November 5th. Construction will continue through November so there will still be traffic delays in the...
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VIRTUAL DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING / REUNIÓN PÚBLICA VIRTUAL DE DISEÑO – Resurfacing on Cabot and Race Streets / Re-pavimentar en las Calles Cabot y Race

Posted on October 29, 2021

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Resurfacing and related work on Cabot Street and Race Street (Center City Connector) project in Holyoke, MA When Wednesday, , November 10, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Attend www.mass.gov/massdot-highway-design-public-hearings   Una reunión pública...

Covid 19 Relief & Recovery Grants Available

Posted on October 14, 2021

Covid 19 Relief & Recovery Grants for Small Businesses and the Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Industry are launched in Holyoke $800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act Funds allocated by Acting Mayor Terence Murphy to address the local negative economic impacts of the pandemic to be distributed as grants  HOLYOKE - As part of his initial...

Northampton Street Roadway Milling, Paving and Related Work from October 14th through October 21st

Posted on October 8, 2021

Effective Thursday October 14th through Thursday October 21st roadway milling, paving and related work will occur on Northampton Street (Rte.5) from Allyn Street to Mountain Park Road. This much needed project is being completed by Northeast Paving as part of the City’s roadway maintenance program. This work will provide a smooth pavement surface for the...

Citywide Mask Mandate to Go into Effect 10/6/2021

Posted on October 5, 2021

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS  CITY OF HOLYOKE  BOARD OF HEALTH  COVID-19 MANDATORY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR WEARING  OF MASKS OR OTHER FACE COVERINGS IN  THE CITY OF HOLYOKE  WHEREAS, the Delta variants are now accounting for approximately 99% of positive cases in Massachusetts (source https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#variant-proportions) and cases have appeared in Holyoke and WHEREAS, these variants are...

Office of Planning and Economic Develop to Host ‘Doors Open Holyoke’ Event

Posted on September 21, 2021

The Holyoke Office of Planning & Economic Development (OPED), in collaboration with Glammoré Premier Events, is happy to announce an exciting cultural event called Doors Open Holyoke. Doors Open Holyoke, which will take place on Saturday, October 16th, 2021, will let visitors experience historical, cultural, and architectural treasures and look behind doors that are not...
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Community Preservation Act Committee Seeks Input (Closed)

Posted on September 15, 2021

This survey has now been closed and is no longer being monitored. The Community Preservation Act Committee is looking for your input. In an effort to understand the public's level of awareness of CPA funded projects, the Committee is encouraging participation in a survey. The survey will also help the Committee understand how much the...

Notice of Availability – ARPA Round II

Posted on September 14, 2021

Acting Mayor Terry Murphy In conjunction with the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development Notice of Availability of American Rescue Recovery Act Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Round II - $3,850,000.00 (County funds) Date of Notice: September 14, 2021 Round II ARPA consists of $3.85 million allocated to the City of Holyoke by the...
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Office of Planning and Economic Development to Host ValleyBike Share Ribbon Cutting Event

Posted on September 2, 2021

The Office of Planning and Economic Development (OPED) invites the public to join the ValleyBike Share Ribbon Cutting Event on Friday, September 17 starting at 10am at one of three new ValleyBike stations in the City of Holyoke, El Corazón Station located at 282 Main Street.   ValleyBike Share is the first bike share program...

Tropical Storm Henri – Guidance and Resource Page

Posted on August 22, 2021

10 PM Update - Schools will be open at their regular times tomorrow morning. The tropical storm was downgraded to a depression earlier this evening. A flood watch will remain in effect until 8 PM on Monday.   5:30 PM Update - Due to the potential for high wind gusts later today and overnight the...

VA Assistance to Help Avoid Eviction

Posted on August 2, 2021

On July 31, 2021, the extension of the national eviction moratorium — temporary ban on evictions implemented during the coronavirus pandemic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — will end. This change will impact Americans, including Veterans, across the country who live in communities without local eviction moratoriums in place. VA is ready to assist Veterans...
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MassDOT to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Improvement Design for High & Maple Streets

Posted on July 30, 2021

A Virtual Public Meeting will be posted on the MassDOT website to present the proposed Improvement design and related work on High streets & Maple in Holyoke, MA. The purpose of this meeting is to offer the public the opportunity to become fully familiar with the proposed Road Sign Improvement and related work on High...
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City of Holyoke Seeks Citizens Advisory Committee Members

Posted on July 29, 2021

City of Holyoke Seeks Citizens Advisory Committee Members July 29, 2021   The City of Holyoke seeks residents to serve on the volunteer Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to assist the Office for Community Development in identifying community development and housing needs in the City and to review federal grant applications and make funding recommendations to the...

ARPA Public Comment Period Extended to noon on 7/26/21

Posted on July 23, 2021

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD - Extended to July 26 @ Noon The Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds will be administered by the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development with the assistance of the Mayor’s Office, Treasurer’s Office, and Auditor’s Office consistent with the administration of the Community Development Block Grant funds.    Coronavirus State...
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Planning and Economic Development Transitions El Corazón/Heart of Holyoke Placekeeping Project Management to Nueva Esperanza

Posted on July 21, 2021

HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS -- JULY 21, 2021 El Corazón / The Heart of Holyoke is a cultural placekeeping project celebrating the Puerto Rican Cultural Area of Holyoke. The project commissions public art works, including banners, large-scale art works, dynamic lighting, murals, food trucks, and art festivals on Main Street, to reflect the vital culture of the...

ARPA Grant Proposal Deadline Extended

Posted on July 16, 2021

ARPA Grant Proposal Deadline Extended Date of Notice:  June 1, 2021 Date of Revision:  June 16, 2021  June 16, 2021 Updates The application deadline is extended to June 28, 2021, at 6:00 pm EST.   The character length limits for each response have been added to each question. At this time, the city is not accepting applications from...
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City Seeks Input on Composition of School Building Committee

Posted on July 6, 2021

Mayor Murphy and Superintendent Soto are seeking input on the composition of a School Building Committee. After receiving the input, the information will be used to develop a recommendation/application form. He will also meet with the Mayoral candidates to solicit their input to ensure this is a committee that has the support of the incoming...
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Mass VaxMillions Registration Details Announced

Posted on June 30, 2021

The Baker-Polito Administration and the Massachusetts State Lottery announced registration details for the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway, which will begin on July 1.   Beginning Thursday, July 1, eligible residents will be able to enter the giveaway at VaxMillionsGiveaway.com   Click here for the announcement and full details!
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Mayor Murphy to Make Important Announcement on Creation of a Community Police Relations Board

Posted on June 23, 2021

Acting Mayor Terry Murphy is inviting the press for a very important announcement on Thursday June 24 at 4:00 pm at his office. Mayor Murphy will speak about establishing a “Community Police Relations Board” which will work directly with Room 1. Acting Mayor Murphy is seeking applications of interest from Holyoke residents to be submitted...
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Board of Health Releases Findings from Holyoke Covid-19 Antibody Study

Posted on June 21, 2021

The Board of Health recently completed an antibody test study on COVID-19 that was done in collaboration with the Harvard-MGH Global Health Initiative. The infographics below explains the primary results of the study. The documents provide a report that contains more in depth details of the study. City of Holyoke Serosurvey Report   Informe del...
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State of Massachusetts Launches VaxMillions Giveaway

Posted on June 16, 2021

The State of Massachusetts is launching the Massachusetts VaxMillions Giveaway as one of many strategies to increase awareness of the availability and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines and to encourage residents to get vaccinated and be safe   The VaxMillions Giveaway will consist of five weekly statewide drawings with participants being eligible to win one of the prizes below:  Massachusetts residents 18 years of age...
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June 15th City Council Meeting to be Held at City Hall

Posted on June 14, 2021

Holyoke City Council to resume meetings at City Hall The Holyoke City Council will hold its first meeting at City Hall since going remote over a year ago due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Acting Mayor Murphy, the Board of Health, and Holyoke Media have been working with the City Council over the last several weeks...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 6-11-21

Posted on June 11, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not change...

Mayor Murphy Invites the press to a round table on Tuesday June 15

Posted on June 11, 2021

HOLYOKE - Acting Mayor Terry Murphy and Andrew Melendez from the Latino Chamber of Commerce are inviting the press to a Latino Business Forum on Tuesday June 15 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 on the first floor of City Hall in Room 6. The goal is to gain greater understanding of any unique challenges these...

Acting Mayor Murphy invites the press to a listening session on Monday June 14

Posted on June 11, 2021

Acting Mayor Murphy invites the press to a listening session on Monday June 14 HOLYOKE - Acting Mayor Terry Murphy is inviting the press to a listening session on Monday, June 14 at 3:00 PM at 208 Race Street, STEAM building. This is the location of the Opioid Substance Abuse Task Force and the Crisis...

Free Car Checkup Event Hosted by Holyoke Fire Department

Posted on June 8, 2021

  Holyoke Fire Department will be hosting a free car check up. Do you have the right car seat for your child? Have your car seat checked by trained car seat technicians. 600 High Street Friday, June 11, 2021 1pm-4pm

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 6-4-21

Posted on June 4, 2021

  STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

City Seeks Proposals for use of American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Posted on June 4, 2021

    The United States Department of the Treasury has issued an Interim Finale Rule (31 CFR Part 35) to implement the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund established under the American Rescue Plan Act. The City of Holyoke will be awarded $29,894,310.00 in two tranches to help turn the tide on the pandemic, address economic...

Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds 

Posted on June 1, 2021

Acting Mayor Terry Murphy  In conjunction with the City of Holyoke Office for Community Development  Notice of Availability  of  American Rescue Recovery Act  Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds  Date of Notice: June 1, 2021  The United States Department of the Treasury has issued an Interim Finale Rule (31 CFR Part 35) to implement  the Coronavirus...
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City Hall to re-open June 1st

Posted on May 27, 2021

Holyoke City Hall & City Hall Annex, located at 536 Dwight Street, will officially re-open to the public on June 1st. The schedule of operation will be Monday thru Friday, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The Council on Aging & Senior Center will have all services available by June...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 5-25-21

Posted on May 25, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th Both Stop the Spread test sites in Holyoke will be closed on Saturday 5/29/21 and Monday 5/31/21, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 5-21-21

Posted on May 21, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...
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Mayor Murphy Invites Restaurant Owners to a Listening Session Next Tuesday, May 25

Posted on May 19, 2021

Mayor Terry Murphy and Aaron Vega, Director of Planning and Economic Development, invite all restaurant owners and managers to a listening session on Tuesday, May 25 at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Auditorium/ballroom to learn about the challenges and opportunities in the restaurant industry in Holyoke. There will be a virtual option if you cannot attend...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 5-17-21

Posted on May 17, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID 19 Report Holyoke 5-14-21

Posted on May 14, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH SPTEMBER 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...
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Mayor Terry Murphy Invites the Community to Participate in Their Local Government

Posted on May 14, 2021

Mayor Terry Murphy is inviting all Holyoke residents interested in serving the City through its boards and commissions to send a letter of interest to the Mayor’s Office. “The City of Holyoke is best served when we work together to solve critical issues. I extend an invitation to all residents to fully engage and participate...

COVID Report Holyoke 5-13-21

Posted on May 13, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...
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Holyoke Parks & Recreation Department Lifeguard Training Course 2021

Posted on May 12, 2021

Para traducir esta página, haga clic en el icono del globo y seleccione su idioma. The Holyoke Parks and Recreation Department is holding American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and Re-Certification Classes   Lifeguard Certification Class Classes will be held on May 22 & June 5 Classes will run from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 8:00...
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Phase 2A Water Main Replacement Project to Begin Soon in the Highlands Area of Holyoke

Posted on May 3, 2021

Residents are advised that work will begin soon on a Holyoke Water Works water main replacement project in the Highlands area of Holyoke. Work will take place in Fairfield, Morgan, Pearl, and Nonotuck Streets, along with Loomis Avenue and small segments of Pleasant and Northampton Streets. Construction is expected to continue into this fall with...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 5-3-21

Posted on May 3, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-30-21

Posted on April 30, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-27-21

Posted on April 27, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-23-21

Posted on April 23, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-20-21

Posted on April 20, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...
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EL CORAZÓN/HEART OF HOLYOKE PLACEMAKING PROJECT ARTWORK OPENING

Posted on April 20, 2021

El Corazón / The Heart of Holyoke Cultural Place keeping project is opening the second phase of public art installations for view next week! This phase of work includes Large Scale Photo Banners on four buildings along Main Street, a Panel Mural project on the corner of Sergeant & Main Street, and two Storefront Installation...
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Mayor Murphy Invites Business Leaders to a Listening Session Next Friday, April 23   

Posted on April 16, 2021

Mayor Murphy is inviting 50 business Leaders to a listening session next Friday, April 23rd, at 1:30 PM at the City Hall Auditorium. This listening session is intended to give business leaders the opportunity to meet the new Mayor as well as have their voices heard when it comes to the challenges and needs they...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-16-21

Posted on April 16, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-13-21

Posted on April 13, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

Springdale Corridor – Main Street Improvement Project Seeks Input

Posted on April 12, 2021

SPRINGDALE CORRIDOR-MAIN ST IMPROVEMENT PROJECT SEEKS INPUT        The City of Holyoke is in partnership with Nitsch Engineering to design the Springdale Corridor-Main Street Project. This project (formerly announced as the CT River Pathway) will provide a safe and innovative shared-used path for residents and visitors by connecting Route 5 to Springdale Park. This project...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-9-21

Posted on April 9, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-6-21

Posted on April 6, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 4-2-21

Posted on April 2, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

South Canal Street to be closed at Main St and Sargeant Street starting Tuesday March 30th thru Friday April 2nd

Posted on March 30, 2021

South Holyoke Sewer Separation Work is Continuing South Canal St to be closed at Main St and Sargeant St from Tue March 30th thru Fri April 2nd     Effective Tuesday, March 30th through Fri April 2nd South Canal St from Main Street to Sargeant St will be closed to thru-traffic. Local traffic only will be allowed. At...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 3-23-21

Posted on March 23, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report 3-19-21

Posted on March 19, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 3-15-21

Posted on March 15, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 3-11-21

Posted on March 11, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th   WALK UP COVID-19 Testing Site in Holyoke.   The walk-up COVID testing site is at the War Memorial, located at 310 Appleton Street. The lot at 323 Appleton Street may still be used as parking for the test site. Hours of operation will not...
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Updates to MA Travel Restrictions

Posted on March 10, 2021

Hello All, There have been a few updates to the travel restrictions that Massachusetts has in place. The COVID-19 Travel Order and the list of exemptions can be found here: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-travel-order If you have recovered from COVID-19, or have been completely vaccinated for COVID-19, you may be exempt from the requirement to quarantine for 10...
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Update from the Board of Health

Posted on March 10, 2021

Hello All, I know it's been a while since I've sent out an update, so I'll summarize some of the new information and changes. First and foremost, the vaccine rollout is moving slower than initially anticipated. The driving factor behind all of the delays and the slow rollout is vaccine supply. There simply is not...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 3-8-21

Posted on March 8, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE 30th  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 3-4-21

Posted on March 5, 2021

*Due to consistently decreasing numbers COVID-19 Reports will now be published bi-weekly rather than daily.*     STOP THE SPREAD TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted....

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 3-1-21

Posted on March 1, 2021

*Due to consistently decreasing numbers COVID-19 Reports will now be published bi-weekly rather than daily.*     STOP THE SPREAD TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted....

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-26-21

Posted on February 26, 2021

*Due to consistently decreasing numbers COVID-19 Reports will now be published bi-weekly rather than daily.*     STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-25-21

Posted on February 25, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-24-21

Posted on February 24, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-23-21

Posted on February 23, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-22-21

Posted on February 22, 2021

  STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-21-21

Posted on February 21, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-19-21

Posted on February 19, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-18-21

Posted on February 18, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-17-21

Posted on February 17, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-16-21

Posted on February 16, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-15-21

Posted on February 15, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-12-21

Posted on February 12, 2021

Both Holyoke Stop The Spread testing sites (HCC and the War Memorial) will be closed on Monday, 2/15/2021 for the President's Day holiday.   STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-11-21

Posted on February 11, 2021

Both Holyoke Stop The Spread testing sites (HCC and the War Memorial) will be closed on Monday, 2/15/2021 for the President's Day holiday.   STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-8-21

Posted on February 8, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report 2-7-21

Posted on February 7, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report 2-5-21

Posted on February 5, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-4-21

Posted on February 4, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-3-21

Posted on February 3, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...
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City of Holyoke Invited into Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) Accelerated Repair Program

Posted on February 3, 2021

The City of Holyoke and the Holyoke Public Schools (HPS) are excited to receive an invitation from the MSBA into their Accelerated Repair Program. In a recent letter to Mayor Alex B. Morse, MSBA Executive Director John K. McCarthy shared, “The MSBA’s Board of Directors voted to invite the City of Holyoke into the Accelerated...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-2-21

Posted on February 3, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 2-1-21

Posted on February 1, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-31-21

Posted on January 31, 2021

Both Stop the Spread test sites in Holyoke will be closed on Monday 2/1/2021, due to the predicted snowstorm.   STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-29-21

Posted on January 29, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-28-21

Posted on January 28, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COIVD-19 Report Holyoke 1-27-21

Posted on January 27, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...
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City of Holyoke Invests in Air Quality Improvement Devices for HPS Classrooms

Posted on January 27, 2021

City of Holyoke Invests in Air Quality Improvement Devices for HPS Classrooms Mayor Morse allocates $950,000 in CARES Act funds to install HEPA filters in every classroom   To improve indoor air quality for students and educators, and to help mitigate the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19, Holyoke Public Schools and the City of...

Child care affiliated individuals will now have access to eight rotating testing locations:

Posted on January 26, 2021

Child care affiliated individuals, including educators, staff, children, and household members, will have access to eight rotating testing locations operating 6 days a week with both daytime and evening hours. This new testing opportunity is in addition to the existing resources available in Massachusetts including Stop the Spread testing locations, local testing programs, and testing...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-26-21

Posted on January 26, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-25-21

Posted on January 25, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-24-21

Posted on January 24, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-22-21

Posted on January 22, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-21-21

Posted on January 21, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-20-21

Posted on January 20, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...

COVID-19 Report Holyoke 1-19-21

Posted on January 19, 2021

STOP THE SPREAD TESTING SITES EXTENDED TESTING THROUGH March 31ST  Staffing at both test sites has been increased. The staff at the drive-through site has been doubled to lower wait times and increase the volume of vehicles that can be accepted.   Changes have been made in operations at the drive-through site to clearly establish...
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